Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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    Break Down Our Medical Jargon' That’s why Brown encourages medical residents, who will become the primary doctors for the children, to get to know their patients first, before talking about health care. But even with trained medical interpreters ...
    04/25/2017 - 11:54 am | View Link
  • Language barriers at Japanese medical institutions put foreign patients at risk: expert
    These people rarely went to doctors — unless they got severely sick ... While Japan has no laws that mandate hospitals to use medical interpreters for non-Japanese-speaking patients, some community-based nonprofit groups have worked hard to train ...
    04/19/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • A doctor's life-enhancing experience of working on a humanitarian TB project
    Dr. McNicol was working in a team with five local doctors of different ages ... His experience of working with interpreters has improved his communication skills, he noted. "It is not easy talking to patients through an interpreter. There are cultural ...
    04/18/2017 - 3:54 am | View Link
  • How One Pediatric Refugee Clinic Helps Children "Move Beyond The Trauma"
    That's why Brown encourages medical residents, who will become the primary doctors for the children, to get to know their patients first, before talking about health care. But even with trained medical interpreters, cultural and language barriers can be ...
    04/17/2017 - 9:00 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
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    Medical interpreters in short supply as health coverage ... to a medical interpreter the right of all patients ... Medical interpreters in short supply as ...
    04/26/2017 - 4:52 pm | View Website
  • Doctors should use medical interpreters with LEP patients
    Many doctors with limited Spanish language proficiency still discuss medical care with patients in Spanish. Study suggests that limited language proficiency can lead ...
    04/25/2017 - 6:40 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter — Hunter College
    Medical Coding & Billing; Medical Interpreter; Medical Office Assistant; ... The demand is growing for trained interpreters to help doctors and patients communicate.
    04/23/2017 - 2:25 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? 3 | P a g e A. The auxiliary aid requirement is flexible, and ...
    04/22/2017 - 9:43 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreters: Facilitating Communication between ...
    In a recent article in the Boston Globe, the importance of using medical interpreters to facilitate communication between doctor and patient is discussed by Dr. Kiran ...
    04/21/2017 - 4:19 am | View Website
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