Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

Topics:  interpreters   patients   doctors   communicate   
  • Language interpreters vital to Erie - Erie Times-News
    ... many languages.'' Interpreters also assist in emergency room settings helping doctors communicate with injured patients, and provide medical...
    09/2/2014 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • 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
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  • Plastic surgery and medical procedures in Thailand: Why more of us are doing it
    Lounge areas offer free (non alcoholic) drinks, check-in desks look more like civilised bank tellers, in-house travel agents organise visa extensions and a whole wing is dedicated to interpreters offering translator services for its international patients.
    09/7/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Twitter Tuesday: Medical interpreters, breast cancer survival, more Ebola
    This story describes the disturbing frequency with which doctors and hospitals fail to provide legitimate interpreters for patients (read: interpreters who know medical terms and aren’t family members). Medical visits — especially in the hospital ...
    09/2/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters
    Oregon certified medical interpreter Helen Eby said Ramirez was taken ... Thirteen years ago, Oregon passed a bill requiring the use of certified medical interpreters when treating patients who aren’t proficient in English. But wages aren’t great ...
    07/10/2014 - 2:14 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
    Now the state's reminding doctors ... interpreters is not optional. Linda Lambrecht says she's told time and time again that she needs to provide her own interpreter at hospitals and doctor offices. She's one of many hearing impaired or deaf patients ...
    05/7/2014 - 10:20 pm | View Link
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  • Xculture » Medical Interpreter Training
    Bridging The Gap: Medical Interpreter Training. September 15- 19, 2014 in Seattle, WA. Connecting to Care: Patient Guide Training. October 15-18, 2014 in Seattle, WA
    09/17/2014 - 6:20 am | 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 ...
    09/17/2014 - 5:58 am | View Website
  • Medical Interpreters Are in High Demand | Legal Language ...
    How important are medical interpreters? Imagine having a medical emergency and not being able to talk to or understand the doctor. What would you do?
    09/17/2014 - 3:21 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 ...
    09/16/2014 - 1:02 pm | View Website
  • Training and Certification for a Medical Interpreter in ...
    Medical interpreters join non-English speaking patients during the examination with the physician. They handle, with discretion, the sensitive information from the ...
    09/16/2014 - 7:18 am | View Website
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