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 - 7:16 pm | View Link
Medical interpreters get doctors, patients speaking same language He knew he didn't feel well when he checked into the hospital last week, but wasn't sure how he would tell the doctors, because he only speaks Spanish. Through an interpreter he tells us, trying to explain with hand signals is not a good option, which is ... 06/18/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
HCMC Interpreters Key to a Diverse Patient Population Communication is a vital part of everyday life, but one department at the Hennepin County Medical ... to 130 interpreters and we are looking at 280,000 encounters for 2015, so it's just a tremendous need," Chillstrom said. Thirty percent of all patients ... 06/17/2015 - 2:39 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
Why doctors skip medical interpreters, and how that damages physician-patient communication As surgeon Pauline Chen notes, “Patients ... and medical errors, and decreased access to acute and preventive care services, often regardless of socioeconomic or insurance status.” She points to an interesting study showing that doctors use interpreter ... 04/29/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters The Board Directors and staff of the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (National Board), welcome all of you who are interested in becoming a ... 06/30/2015 - 8:08 pm | View Website
Medical Interpreter Services Medical Interpreter Services at Massachusetts General Hospital is dedicated to helping providers establish a direct relationship with their non-English or limited ... 06/29/2015 - 9:49 pm | View Website
Xculture » Medical Interpreter Training Bridging the Gap Training Program Bridging the Gap is a renowned pioneer in the field of medical interpreter training. For over 20 years, Bridging the Gap has been ... 06/28/2015 - 9:22 pm | 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 ... 06/28/2015 - 5:32 pm | View Website
Doctor-Patient Relationship :: DC Medical Malpractice ... Doctor-Patient Relationship :: DC Medical Malpractice & Patient Safety Blog 06/28/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Website
Directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle, written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, and starring Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender, the new Steve Jobs biopic has a mighty pedigree — and this first trailer makes it clear that this take on the life of the late Apple co-founder is aiming to be a top contender in next year's Oscar race:
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For the first time since its founding in 1934, the Export-Import Bank's charter expired at midnight on Tuesday. The federal agency, known colloquially as Ex-Im, helps U. S. businesses export products and provides loans and credit insurance to companies when private lenders view their ventures as too risky.
Though Ex-Im generated a surplus of $675 million to the Treasury last year, conservative advocates of small government saw the agency as an example of the government's over-involvement in business and thus advocated for letting the bank's charter expire.
Although the agency's ability to issue new loans ended at midnight, Ex-Im will likely remain up and running through Sept.
New York TimesFirst Draft | Scott Walker Holds Early Lead Over Muddled Iowa FieldNew York TimesGov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin in Milwaukee on June 24. Credit Andrew Nelles for The New York Times. As the Republican field of presidential candidates continues to grow, the nominating contest in Iowa becomes more muddled.