Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

Demand for trained, interpreters to help doctors and patients communicate is growing.

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  • Medical interpreters make sure doctors and patients speak the same language
    When Mario Rivera's nurse at Banner Estrella Medical Center asks how he is doing, it's important she gets the right answer. "It is probably the most important thing, is communication with the patient and the healthcare providers,” says Dina Miranda, the ...
    06/23/2015 - 7:16 pm | View Link
  • Medical interpreters get doctors, patients speaking same language
    He knew he didn't feel well when he checked into the hospital last week, but wasn't sure how he would tell the doctors, because he only speaks Spanish. Through an interpreter he tells us, trying to explain with hand signals is not a good option, which is ...
    06/18/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • HCMC Interpreters Key to a Diverse Patient Population
    Communication is a vital part of everyday life, but one department at the Hennepin County Medical ... to 130 interpreters and we are looking at 280,000 encounters for 2015, so it's just a tremendous need," Chillstrom said. Thirty percent of all patients ...
    06/17/2015 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Medical interpreters help patients, doctors communicate
    Jan Almarza, CFO of The Bridge - World Language Center Inc., leads an interpreter training session on Oct. 6. (Photo: Kimm Anderson, St Cloud Times) Going to the doctor can be an uncomfortable and intimidating experience. But imagine if you couldn't ...
    12/9/2012 - 12:40 am | View Link
  • Why doctors skip medical interpreters, and how that damages physician-patient communication
    As surgeon Pauline Chen notes, “Patients ... and medical errors, and decreased access to acute and preventive care services, often regardless of socioeconomic or insurance status.” She points to an interesting study showing that doctors use interpreter ...
    04/29/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
    The Board Directors and staff of the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (National Board), welcome all of you who are interested in becoming a ...
    06/30/2015 - 8:08 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Services
    Medical Interpreter Services at Massachusetts General Hospital is dedicated to helping providers establish a direct relationship with their non-English or limited ...
    06/29/2015 - 9:49 pm | View Website
  • Xculture » Medical Interpreter Training
    Bridging the Gap Training Program Bridging the Gap is a renowned pioneer in the field of medical interpreter training. For over 20 years, Bridging the Gap has been ...
    06/28/2015 - 9:22 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Training
    Medical Interpreter training in Boston, MA for Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and other languages. Medical ...
    06/28/2015 - 5:32 pm | View Website
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    Doctor-Patient Relationship :: DC Medical Malpractice & Patient Safety Blog
    06/28/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Website
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