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As of 2016, more than 28 million people remained uninsured, many seeking care within the safety-net health system – public hospitals, community health centers, local health departments, free clinics and special service providers. How do we support quality care among our most diverse, vulnerable populations?

In a published Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association article, researchers found bilingual patient portals catering to Spanish-speaking, vulnerable communities can improve their healthcare engagement.

Why informatics? So, we can ensure our most vulnerable populations, including the uninsured, receive quality care.