Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

Topics:  interpreters   patients   doctors   communicate   
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  • Meet a small team of doctors giving Syrian refugees care - Chatelaine
    Airport to give medical care to some of ... As doctors began to realize these patients required longer appointments, interpreters and specialized ...
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  • Zimbabwe's Deaf Community Isolated -
    Even the nurses and doctors cannot ... communicate with deaf patients in ... sign language proficiency by medical ... that sign language ...
    01/29/2016 - 6:09 am | View Link
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    Even the nurses and doctors cannot ... communicate with deaf patients in ... sign language proficiency by medical ... that sign language ...
    01/29/2016 - 5:20 am | View Link
  • InDemand Interpreting Applauds Clinical Trial Held at Seattle... - PRWeb
    ... and safety of care for patients and ... experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology InDemand Interpreting provides ...
    01/27/2016 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • InDemand Interpreting Applauds Clinical Trial Held at Seattle ... - Channel 8 Eyewitness News
    InDemand Interpreting Applauds Clinical Trial Held at Seattle ... - Minyanville
    01/27/2016 - 10:45 am | View Link
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  • Holy Cross Hospital Announces In-Person Medical Interpreter Services
    Medical interpreters play a fundamental role in making sure patients get the best care possible by removing language barriers and thus helping doctors and other health care personnel get an accurate understanding of patients’ symptoms and why they are ...
    02/4/2016 - 12:08 am | View Link
  • Lost In Translation: How Foreign-Speaking Patients Suffer Without Medical Interpreters
    Allowing doctors and nurses to see fewer patients and hiring interpreters is costly, putting an additional strain on hospital budgets even as they face the usual shortfalls. Still, there are low-cost steps every hospital can take to make physicians more ...
    12/29/2015 - 7:06 am | View Link
  • Medical interpreters make sure doctors and patients speak the same language
    When Mario Rivera's nurse at Banner Estrella Medical Center asks how he is doing, it's important she gets the right answer. "It is probably the most important thing, is communication with the patient and the healthcare providers,” says Dina Miranda, the ...
    06/23/2015 - 6:58 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    10/10/2014 - 6:31 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
  • Medical interpreters help patients, doctors communicate
    Jan Almarza, CFO of The Bridge - World Language Center Inc., leads an interpreter training session on Oct. 6. (Photo: Kimm Anderson, St Cloud Times) Going to the doctor can be an uncomfortable and intimidating experience. But imagine if you couldn't ...
    12/9/2012 - 12:40 am | View Link
  • Trained Interpreters For Patients With Limited English Can Help Avoid Medical Mishaps
    According to a study published in March, such ad hoc interpreters make nearly twice as many potentially ... These encounters involved patients who spoke Spanish at home and had limited proficiency in English. Researchers analyzed audiotapes of the visits ...
    05/21/2012 - 4:44 pm | View Link
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  • For Patients | UCSF Medical Center
    Welcome to UCSF Medical Center. We realize that hospitals and clinics can seem overwhelming, especially when you're ill. This section of our site includes many of the ...
    02/5/2016 - 12:45 pm | View Website
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  • | Social media’s leading physician voice
    Closing a medical practice to new patients is like cutting off the very top of a tree. It’s the beginning of the end. The top of the tree, the crown, is where the ...
    02/5/2016 - 8:20 am | View Website
  • The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
    The National Board works to consolidate resources, strengthen the national certification program and make certification available to the largest number of languages ...
    02/5/2016 - 4:24 am | View Website
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    Language barriers pose additional dilemmas for doctors caring for a patient. Not being able to accurately learn a patient’s symptoms or relay to them their ...
    02/5/2016 - 3:27 am | View Website
  • Medic Interpreters Ltd
    Medic Interpreters provide face-to-face interpreting by medically trained linguists to aid communication and the exchange of information between patients with limited ...
    02/4/2016 - 12:03 pm | View Website
  • Infection Control and Industrial Safety for Medical ...
    free webinar for interpreters ... View Weibnar ppt slides here. Replay Webinar here . CCHI continues the new Continuing Education webinar series.
    02/3/2016 - 10:34 pm | View Website
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