Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • TCM intern intends to take skills home to Brazil - CHINAdaily
    China Daily] Many patients in Beijing ... taught in Chinese by Chinese doctors, through interpreters, so Davino was familiar with some medical ...
    11/22/2014 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • Data Companies Carve Out Niche In DNA Test Interpretation - Xconomy
    But patients won’t benefit if their doctors don’t know what to ... They need interpreters, and that’s ... sequencing equipment to medical ...
    11/21/2014 - 7:20 am | View Link
  • Atul Gawande: The Smiling Angel of a Happy Death - MSNBC Newsweek
    ... are now spent on patients who have ... or with the aid of doctors and ... that ­mortality is a medical problem ... or doctor, to act as ...
    11/20/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Link
  • Pune: In sickness and in health - India Today
    Pune an ideal healthcare hub Doctors ... interpreters. These amenities have seen a rise in medical tourism in the city with as many as 200 ...
    11/20/2014 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • The handicapped: Faith, hope and no charity - India Today
    ... of Vitamin A deficiency.  Medical ... even hire professional interpreters. ... Dr Mukherjee with his patients. ... worsened by the fact ...
    11/18/2014 - 12:28 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    10/11/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Interpreters flourish as medical tourism booms
    it has opened job opportunities for many like Kalyan who can communicate the needs of international patients to doctors and vice versa. At the medical tourism conference held last year, experts said that every year, Tamil Nadu has been drawing an average ...
    10/3/2014 - 12:55 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
  • 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 ...
    12/9/2012 - 12:40 am | View Link
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  • Medical Interpreter Training
    Medical Interpreter training in Boston, MA for Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and other languages. Medical ...
    11/22/2014 - 11:36 pm | View Website
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center
    The region’s trusted academic medical center, part of the UMass Memorial Health Care system, where patients and families find doctors in Worcester, MA.
    11/22/2014 - 11:14 pm | View Website
  • Xculture » Medical Interpreter Training
    Bridging The Gap: Medical Interpreter Training. New Saturday classes! January 10 – February 7, 2015 in Seattle, WA. March 9-13, 2015 in Seattle, WA
    11/22/2014 - 11:07 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 ...
    11/22/2014 - 7:47 pm | 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 ...
    11/22/2014 - 6:53 am | View Website
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