Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

Topics:  interpreters   patients   doctors   communicate   
  • COVER STORY: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End - DAWN Group
    ... not trained to be interpreters, Gawande ... seldom are doctors and other medical professionals trained enough to be able to actively help ...
    01/24/2015 - 9:52 am | View Link
  • International Medical Relief's 2015 Medical Mission Raffle - Minyanville
    Medical Relief recruits qualified medical teams made up of doctors ... transportation, interpreters, food ... continuity of care for the patients ...
    01/23/2015 - 8:09 am | View Link
  • To make a real difference in some of Africa's poorest countries, we ... - Public Radio International
    ... and interpreters—to help patients understand what doctors are ... employ translators or interpreters,” ... recruited to translate medical ...
    01/21/2015 - 12:23 pm | View Link
  • IASIS Healthcare Selects InDemand Interpreting for Remote Language ... - Yahoo! Finance
    IASIS Healthcare Selects InDemand Interpreting for Remote Language ... - KMPH Fox 26
    01/21/2015 - 5:18 am | View Link
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  • COVER STORY: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
    "Our reluctance to honestly examine the experience of aging and dying has increased the harm we inflict on people and denied them the basic comforts they most need.
    01/24/2015 - 9:59 pm | View Link
  • International Medical Relief's 2015 Medical Mission Raffle
    International Medical Relief runs a Medical Missions Trip Raffle each year where every donation of $25 receives a raffle entry and chance to win a free trip to one of their 2015 international medical mission locations. (PRWeb January 23, 2015) Read the full story at
    01/23/2015 - 8:25 am | View Link
  • IASIS Healthcare Selects InDemand Interpreting for Remote Language Services
    SEATTLE, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IASIS Healthcare, a healthcare services organization with hospitals in high-growth urban and suburban markets, has selected InDemand Interpreting to provide language ...
    01/21/2015 - 5:14 pm | View Link
  • Volunteers to descend on OC clinic in honor of MLK
    Doctors, health pros needed Tuesday to donate time - Kaiser Permanente gave Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine Founders Clinic a $7,500 “Martin Luther King Day of Service” Grant, making it possible for the clinic to provide an extra day of health care this week, in addition to its normal clinic ...
    01/20/2015 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • Chinese medical staff absorb UPMC’s ‘people-oriented care’
    Chinese doctors, nurses and administrators visiting UPMC East in Monroeville are learning the importance of people skills, an official with the Xiangya Hospital said this ...
    12/28/2014 - 9:35 pm | View Link
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  • Medical Tourists Swear by These Language Doctors
    The growth of medical tourism in Kerala has given rise to a new career for women: medical interpreters, who assist patients in their communication with doctors and health care attendants. Thiruvananthapuram has close to 50 women interpreters who work in ...
    10/11/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Interpreters flourish as medical tourism booms
    it has opened job opportunities for many like Kalyan who can communicate the needs of international patients to doctors and vice versa. At the medical tourism conference held last year, experts said that every year, Tamil Nadu has been drawing an average ...
    10/3/2014 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • Indigenous Interpreters Provide Missing Link for Natividad Medical Center Patients
    Five years ago, Natividad Medical Center had no data about the languages spoken by their patients. There were no interpreters on staff ... One of the biggest challenges for doctors at Natividad prior to indigenous interpreting was labor and delivery ...
    05/15/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Medical interpreters help patients, doctors communicate
    Going to the doctor can be an uncomfortable and intimidating experience. But imagine if you couldn't communicate with your doctor or nurse to describe your symptoms or explain your medical history. As the nation becomes more diverse, demand for trained ...
    12/9/2012 - 12:40 am | View Link
  • Interpreters for patients can help avoid medical mishaps
    According to a study published in March, such ad hoc interpreters make nearly twice as many potentially ... These encounters involved patients who spoke Spanish at home and had limited proficiency in English. Researchers analyzed audiotapes of the visits ...
    05/22/2012 - 9:42 pm | View Link
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  • UMass Memorial Medical Center
    The region’s trusted academic medical center, part of the UMass Memorial Health Care system, where patients and families find doctors in Worcester, MA.
    01/26/2015 - 5:32 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 ...
    01/26/2015 - 5:22 am | View Website
  • For Patients & Visitors
    Click to Link to important patient information at Boston Medical Center. Questions, please call our main number 617-638-8000 or to make an appointment, call: 800-841 ...
    01/26/2015 - 3:49 am | View Website
  • Xculture » Medical Interpreter Training
    Bridging The Gap: Medical Interpreter Training. New Saturday classes! January 10 – February 7, 2015 in Seattle, WA. Connecting to Care: Patient Guide Training
    01/25/2015 - 8:58 am | View Website
  • Are Doctors Required to Provide Interpreters for Medical ...
    Are Doctors Required to Provide Interpreters for Medical Visits and Other Medical-Related Situations? 3 | P a g e A. The auxiliary aid requirement is flexible, and ...
    01/25/2015 - 7:46 am | View Website
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