Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • An Irishman’s Diary – Patient lost in translation - Irish Times
    ... the bad handwriting of doctors. But according to the British Medical ... make quick decisions about patients ... and where no human ...
    12/16/2014 - 8:22 am | View Link
  • Bakken boom brings surge of diversity to North Dakota - Billings Gazette
    Interpreters are provided to help ... necessary, but only medical staff ... Patients, who are shown iPads and ... or a child may not know what ...
    12/14/2014 - 3:17 pm | View Link
  • Many refugees unaware about preventive health care - Observer-Dispatch
    ... a difficult time convincing patients ... of St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s ... use professional interpreters and ... St. Elizabeth ...
    12/14/2014 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • Residents respond to new diversity in North Dakota - Miami Herald
    Residents respond to new diversity in North Dakota - Modesto Bee
    12/13/2014 - 1:05 pm | View Link
  • Training delays Cuban doctors from fighting Ebola - Miami Herald
    Training delays Cuban doctors from fighting Ebola -
    12/9/2014 - 1:42 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
  • Hearing-impaired patients experience gap in medical help
    The state's reminding doctors, having interpreters is NOT optional ... her OWN interpretor at hospitals and doctor offices. She's one of many hearing impaired or deaf patients who claim they do not get proper services. 2016 I REMEMBER ONE TIME I HAD ...
    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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  • Medical Interpreter Training | eHow
    Medical Interpreter Training. Interpreters serve as important facilitators for better communication in any cross-cultural society. Medical interpreters, also called ...
    12/19/2014 - 7:40 am | View Website
  • National Certification for Medical Interpreters –A ...
    Medical Interpreter Certification is already a reality. After many years of hard work by different groups that share a common goal, two entities now offer medical ...
    12/19/2014 - 1:49 am | 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 ...
    12/18/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Website
  • Certified Medical Interpreters
    Medical interpreter services in Wheat Ridge, Boulder, Lone Tree, Denver, Lafayette, Westminster, Highlands Ranch, Golden, Broomfield, Littleton, Aurora, Centennial ...
    12/18/2014 - 3:38 am | View Website
  • 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.
    12/17/2014 - 10:30 pm | View Website
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