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The Daily Lives of Migrant Workers: Most Common Injuries Sustained on the Job

By Dr. Hernandez | August 8, 2018

  The International Labour Organization estimated that around 4% of the world population are migrant workers who leave their home country to search for work. The immigration status of a migrant worker can be legal or illegal. Undocumented immigrants are individuals who enter another country such as the U.S. without legal permission or fail to…

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Ensuring the Right Case Management Process for Immigrant Patients

By Dr. Hernandez | August 3, 2018

Immigrants from around the world require culturally responsive evaluation and treatment planning for their medical needs. However, factors like the language barrier, poor health insurance policies, and immigration status are frequently not taken into account. The answer to incorporating the best medical repatriation practices for immigration lies in efficient case management process in social work…

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How Mexico Hospitals Are Assisting with Medical Repatriation in the USA

By Dr. Hernandez | July 23, 2018

Mexico hospitals are playing an important role in the medical repatriation of immigrant patients located in US and Canadian hospitals.  Most of the time, patients are illegal immigrants without any medical insurance and ability to pay.  Hospitals in the USA are legally required to treat all medical emergency patients until they are in a stable…

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Health Analysis – Healthcare Costs in Mexico vs. United States

By Dr. Hernandez | June 22, 2018

In the United States, immigrants make up about 13% of the total population. Health care facilities fail to provide adequate care to immigrants, especially undocumented immigrants. In addition, workers on temporary visas and legal permanent residents, who do not yet qualify for support are finding it hard to seek care. Finally, the consequences of insufficient…

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Exploring the Choices: Healthcare for Migrants

By Dr. Hernandez | May 24, 2018

In today’s society immigration health care is a major cause for concern. Low-income immigrants lack health insurance. This is due to inadequacy in their access to public insurance like Medicaid or Children’s Health insurance program as well as private job-based health insurance.  Immigrants are often associated with jobs in low insurance coverage sectors like agriculture,…

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Chronic Care Management Solutions in the Health Industry

By Dr. Hernandez | May 16, 2018

Chronic Care Management involves ongoing care, education, and oversight activities by healthcare professionals to help patients understand their condition, to modify their lifestyle to adapt to their status, and successfully live with it. Chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus, multiple sclerosis and sleep apnea require frequent follow-up, regular monitoring, and ongoing care.…

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TBI Treatment Option – Why is Neuropsychological Therapy Important?

By Dr. Hernandez | April 27, 2018

Neuropsychology, as the very name suggests, combines the fields of neurology and psychology to understand how your behavior or skills link to your brain structure and systems. When a person has undergone a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), recovery requires intense rehabilitation to restore normal functioning as far as possible. In such, a rehabilitation team,…

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How to Incorporate the Best Medical Repatriation Practices in Immigration

By Dr. Hernandez | April 13, 2018

Undocumented immigrant patients have put the medical faculty and international governments in a big dilemma worldwide. Hospitals are expected to accept any patient who presents to the emergency department. When patients who have an illegal immigration profile, it becomes challenging for hospitals to provide care, especially when they require ongoing medical care. They become at…

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Immigration Health Care Options – Information, Facts, and Tips

By Dr. Hernandez | March 21, 2018

Every human being, immigrant or not, has the right to life and preservation of health and well-being, international human rights law and domestic law and immigrants’ rights as per the constitution of our country. Immigration health care, this is a right of every immigrant. In the U.S, immigrants make up about 13% of the total…

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Medical Deportations and the Effect on Undocumented Immigrants

By Dr. Hernandez | March 1, 2018

Immigrant health care policy is a highly crucial and controversial subject of discussion. This issue needs a rapid conclusion considering the soaring costs of healthcare facilities and illegal status of the immigrant in need. Many hospitals singly, or in a joint venture with the private transport companies, function as an unauthorized immigration officer and deport…

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