Ignorance is not bliss: The effect of systematic information on immigrants' knowledge of and satisfaction with the Danish healthcare system.

@article{Jervelund2017IgnoranceIN,
  title={Ignorance is not bliss: The effect of systematic information on immigrants' knowledge of and satisfaction with the Danish healthcare system.},
  author={Signe Smith Jervelund and Thomas Maltesen and Camilla Lawaetz Wimmelmann and J\orgen Holm Petersen and Allan Krasnik},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2017},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={161-174}
}
AIMS Suboptimal healthcare utilisation and lower satisfaction with the patient-doctor encounter among immigrants has been documented. Immigrants' lack of familiarity with the healthcare system has been proposed as an explanation for this. This study investigated whether a systematic delivery of information affected immigrants' knowledge of and satisfaction with the Danish healthcare system. METHODS A prospective, randomised intervention study of 1158 adult immigrants attending two language… CONTINUE READING
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