Jim Zimmerman, CEO of the Health Reach Clinic, the Abbott Fund, one of the agencies, funds HABLA 1992 approached helped to continue the provision of additional funds for the highly successful and valuable medical interpretation program. Abbott Fund have agreed to additional funding for HABLA, pledging $ 100,000 over two years to be divided, which would keep the program afloat and support the expansion. With this support, Zimmerman and his colleagues expanded the program so that it reaches mo … Read more »

Jim Zimmerman, CEO of the Health Reach Clinic, the Abbott Fund, one of the agencies, funds HABLA 1992 approached helped to continue the provision of additional funds for the highly successful and valuable medical interpretation program. Abbott Fund have agreed to additional funding for HABLA, pledging $ 100,000 over two years to be divided, which would keep the program afloat and support the expansion. With this support, Zimmerman and his colleagues expanded the program so that there are more non-English speaking people reached in the Chicago area. After several years of growth, the HABLA program caught the attention of the media, and with this publicity, was willing to serve as a model for other communities in the United States.
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Pat Werhane,
Justin Sheehan,
Jenny Mead
Source: Darden School of Business
3 pages.
Release Date: 29 February 2008. Prod #: UV1153-PDF-ENG
Health Reach and HABLA (B) HBR case solution

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