Immigrants offer a healing touch

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From culture to technology, it’s hard to find an area in which immigrants are not driving innovation in the state. And healthcare is no exception. Almost one in three health care workers is foreign born in California, and much of the research being done here is performed by immigrants. Zocalo Public Square commentator Joe Mathews looks at a cutting-edge start-up that’s an example of how immigrants are relying on hard work, technical savvy and their own cultural traditions to reform our nation’s unwieldy healthcare system.

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Joe Mathews