Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Language interpreters vital to Erie - Erie Times-News
    ... many languages.'' Interpreters also assist in emergency room settings helping doctors communicate with injured patients, and provide medical...
    09/2/2014 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • Deaf mom-to-be sues to have sign language in delivery room - Miami Herald
    ... to communicate with her doctors and ... own medical treatment. Medical ... administrators agreed to provide interpreters in the future to ...
    08/29/2014 - 11:03 am | View Link
  • Grand Forks family brings healing and hope through medical mission ... - Grand Forks Herald
    ... pastors, served as interpreters. ... “triage” work, which included meeting patients, writing down their medical complaints for the doctors, ...
    08/26/2014 - 6:08 am | View Link
  • Helen Bamber, who helped war, genocide and torture victims recover, ... - Washington Post
    Anti-torture activist Helen Bamber lived a noble life: Mallick - Toronto Star Online
    08/26/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
  • City Briefs: Norwalker to be featured on TV - Norwalk Hour
    ... of Norwalk is seeking interpreters fluent in both Spanish and English to help doctors and patients better ... to effectively communicate ...
    08/24/2014 - 3:39 pm | View Link
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  • EDITORIAL: Medical marijuana ban needs a fix
    Unscrupulous doctors were granting cards that allowed their patients to grow as many as 99 plants ... To ensure that the appeals are fairly considered, skilled interpreters must be provided. Many of the people seeking reductions in the fines, which ...
    09/29/2014 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Interpreters of Maladies in Demand as Medical Tourism Booms
    KOZHIKODE: The growth of medical tourism in the state has given rise to a new career mostly for women: medical interpreters, who assist patients in their communication with doctors and healthcare attendants. Around 25 women interpreters are working in ...
    09/22/2014 - 3:06 am | 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
  • Hearing-impaired patients experience gap in medical help
    Now the state's reminding doctors ... interpreters is not optional. Linda Lambrecht says she's told time and time again that she needs to provide her own interpreter at hospitals and doctor offices. She's one of many hearing impaired or deaf patients ...
    05/7/2014 - 10:20 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
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  • Xculture » Medical Interpreter Training
    Bridging The Gap: Medical Interpreter Training. September 15- 19, 2014 in Seattle, WA. Connecting to Care: Patient Guide Training. October 20-23, 2014 in Seattle, WA
    10/1/2014 - 4:52 am | View Website
  • The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
    The National Board works to consolidate resources, strengthen the national certification program and make certification available to the largest number of languages ...
    09/30/2014 - 1:36 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Career Profile
    A medical interpreter serves as a translator between a patient and a doctor to alleviate language barriers. Medical interpreters, or healthcare interpreters, are very ...
    09/30/2014 - 6:12 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? 1 | P a g e The short answer is yes. This is covered under the ...
    09/29/2014 - 11:09 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Training
    Medical Interpreter Training. Interpreters serve as important facilitators for better communication in any cross-cultural society. Medical interpreters, also called ...
    09/29/2014 - 10:19 pm | View Website
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