Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Eight Nevada Guard Airmen support humanitarian mission in Tonga - National Guard
    ... the help of Red Cross volunteer interpreters, doctors and medical technicians were able to provide care and educate patients on preventative...
    07/23/2014 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • Pacific Angel making a difference in Tonga - Air Force Link
    With the help of Red Cross volunteer interpreters, doctors and medical technicians were able to provide acute care and educate patients on...
    07/22/2014 - 2:23 pm | View Link
  • Family of deaf couple sues Erlanger over lack of interpreters - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    ... hospitals to provide sign language interpreters for deaf patients and ... That meant that doctors and nurses relayed complex medical ...
    07/22/2014 - 1:33 pm | View Link
  • 2 Wilkes medical students provide care in rural India - Wilkes Journal Patriot
    ... medical doctors, dentists, medical students, nursing students, interpreters and other volunteers. They see approximately 1,200-2,000 patients...
    07/21/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Insurers, providers might need to work harder to educate ACA's newly ... - Crains Detroit Business
    ... language materials and interpreters. ... care solutions that also help both doctors and patients save time ... by 2015. Insurers seek change ...
    07/18/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Family of deaf couple sues Erlanger over lack of interpreters
    A Chattanooga family backed by a state disability advocacy group has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Erlanger Health System claiming the hospital did not provide the husband and wife — both deaf — with a medical interpreter during crucial health procedures and for prolonged periods while they were patients at the hospital.
    07/23/2014 - 1:10 am | View Link
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center Implements Improved Language Interpretation System
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Anne Arundel Medical Center was recently selected from Language Access Network's (LAN) rapidly growing client base to implement its enhanced Martti(TM) (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted ...
    07/16/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • UT Professional Development Center announces launch of Medical Interpreter Certificate Program
    The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering – the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP).
    07/15/2014 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • UT Professional Development Center Launches Medical Interpreter Certificate Program for Bilingual Healthcare Workers
    AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering – the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP). This 40-hour program will be conducted on The University of Texas at Austin campus in a bootcamp-style week of classes.  This MICP is taught in a small ...
    07/15/2014 - 8:35 am | View Link
  • Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters
    Thirteen years ago, Oregon passed a bill requiring the use of certified medical interpreters when treating patients who aren't proficient in English.  But there are fewer than 100 fully qualified interpreters to cover the state.
    07/10/2014 - 8:11 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center Implements Improved Language Interpretation System
    Martti is LAN's state-of the-art mobile device connecting the highest quality, medically trained interpreters with doctors and patients around-the-clock via live video at the touch of its screen. With Martti's usage in more than 350 medical facilities ...
    07/16/2014 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • UT Professional Development Center Launches Medical Interpreter Certificate Program For Bilingual Healthcare Workers
    This MICP program is designed to train bilingual healthcare workers to interpret for Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking doctors. Course participants ... This program gives medical interpreters the knowledge and background they need to speak ...
    07/15/2014 - 2:22 am | View Link
  • Dr Cesar Yepes: speaking multiple languages opens ways for medical professionals
    While tech certainly helps address communication problems, the need for fluent language speakers and interpreters still ... bilingual or trilingual doctors have taken advantage of their fluency by serving patients in positions and appointments throughout ...
    07/14/2014 - 2:41 am | View Link
  • Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters
    She said that despite Oregon’s requirement for medical interpreters, many hospitals and doctors’ offices still rely on family ... Hernandes’ doctor, Angela Alday, said that five to 20 percent of her patients require an interpreter.
    07/10/2014 - 2:14 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 ...
    12/6/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Code of Ethics for Medical Interpreters | eHow
    Code of Ethics for Medical Interpreters. As part of its work on developing national standards for medical interpreters, the National Council on Interpreting in Health ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:29 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 ...
    07/24/2014 - 1:06 am | 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 ...
    07/24/2014 - 12:37 am | View Website
  • Interpreters | Patient Services | UCSF Medical Center
    Interpreting Services are available to patients in several languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish and Russian. We also provide interpreters in American Sign ...
    07/23/2014 - 4:30 pm | 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 ...
    07/23/2014 - 7:05 am | View Website
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