Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Why Medical Interpreting Matters at Hospital Discharge
    In 2013, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles tracked the time difference between discharging English-speaking and Spanish-speaking patients. On average, discharging Spanish-speaking families took 41 minutes longer. By having interpreters at the doctors ...
    09/6/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • ‘A dangerous conversation’: Medical interpreters need extra training to help dying patients
    They become even more indispensable during patients’ dying days. But specialists say interpreters need extra training to capture the nuances of language around death. Many doctors and nurses need the assistance of interpreters not only to overcome ...
    08/16/2016 - 10:06 pm | View Link
  • Videoconferencing Connects Hearing Loss Patients with Medical Interpreters in Real-Time
    When you bring doctors and hospitalization into the mix ... when a surgical hospital paid $100,000 to settle claims from two deaf patients that said they were denied proper sign language interpreters. The hospital also agreed to set up video communication ...
    07/15/2016 - 1:41 am | 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 ...
    06/17/2015 - 7:04 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 ...
    12/7/2012 - 8:00 pm | View Link
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