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Immigrant patients get care, connection from immigrant physician

July 17, 2017

Immigrant patients get care, connection from immigrant physician

By Tami Dennis Tami Dennis

California’s rural Kings County has far fewer doctors than the patient-to-doctor ratio that defines a federal “shortage” – 3,500-to-one. It also has a high percentage of immigrant farmworkers, many with customs and perceptions of health that most U.S.-born doctors wouldn’t understand. Both of these factors make Dr. Jose Javier Hernandez an important part of the […]

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