Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • 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
  • Community health workers bridge culture gap - Union Leader
    Health Workers and patients they ... to comply with what the doctors are ... "She was missing medical appointments ... six foreign language ...
    08/24/2014 - 12:37 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:
  • Grand Forks family brings healing and hope through medical mission work
    They worked in make-shift clinics, set up in school buildings, where several local residents, mostly pastors, served as interpreters ... which included meeting patients, writing down their medical complaints for the doctors, and taking pulse and blood ...
    08/26/2014 - 5:24 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 - 11:30 am | 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 - 9:20 pm | View Link
  • Demand for medical interpreters expected to rise
    Laura Castillo, supervisor of interpreters at Southern Illinois Healthcare ... English and Guarani -- and is using his language skills to interpret for doctors and patients in local hospitals. "At the end of the session, whether it's 15 minutes, an ...
    04/3/2014 - 6:30 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 ...
    12/8/2012 - 6:22 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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 ...
    08/30/2014 - 1:48 am | View Website
  • The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
    Founders. International Medical Interpreter Association (IMIA) represented by Izabel Arocha - Founded in 1986, with over 2,000 members, is a US-based nonprofit ...
    08/29/2014 - 6:17 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 ...
    08/29/2014 - 11:50 am | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Training | eHow
    Medical Interpreter Training. Interpreters serve as important facilitators for better communication in any cross-cultural society. Medical interpreters, also called ...
    08/28/2014 - 8:27 pm | View Website
  • What is Medical Interpreting?
    What is Medical Interpreting? Medical interpreters facilitate communication between patients and health care providers who speak different languages.
    08/28/2014 - 2:07 pm | View Website
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