North Texas Wants to Know: How do we get more bilingual nurses into the health care system?

FILE: Doctor's office.
FILE: Doctor's office. Photo credit Getty Images

Tens of millions of people in the United States speak Spanish, but that number is not reflected in the health care system. One North Texas nonprofit, the Cuidado Casero Foundation, is working to change that by helping aspiring nurses fund their education.

Host Baylee Friday talks to the foundation's president and executive director, Doricelys Martinez, about the challenges facing Spanish speakers at the doctor.

We also hear from Teresita Oaks, director of community health programs at Parkland Hospital, about how they are meeting patients where they are.

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