Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • 1,560 institutes qualified to treat foreign patients
    Currently, foreign patients undergoing ... professionals and interpreters here but also those from overseas by offering them opportunities to train here. It maintains a network between local medical professionals and foreign doctors. Meanwhile, the ...
    06/22/2017 - 12:42 am | View Link
  • Hospital expects remote ICU will allow more patients to stay local
    The new level of service depends in part on the types of doctors available through ... and local patients already can access remote services online ranging from stroke neurologists to virtual interpreters in various languages. The eICU, however, offers ...
    06/20/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Interpreters translate medical information to non-English speakers
    “Diva is always coming by to see if we need anything, even when the doctors don't ... Services whenever their patients need medical information converted into Spanish. Besides Ortega and McCardle, two other Spanish interpreters are available: Nicole ...
    05/20/2017 - 1:42 pm | View Link
  • ‘A dangerous conversation’: Medical interpreters need extra training to help dying patients
    They become even more indispensable during patients’ dying days. But specialists say interpreters need extra training to capture the nuances of language around death. Many doctors and nurses need the assistance of interpreters not only to overcome ...
    08/16/2016 - 10:06 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 ...
    06/17/2015 - 7:04 pm | View Link
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  • Interpreting in Healthcare Settings
    A site with the mission of providing resources and learning opportunities in ASL & English for Interpreters and Educators related to healthcare settings
    06/24/2017 - 10:01 pm | View Website
  • Articles & Reviews | Medical Tourism | Patients Beyond Borders
    What you need to know before you go to Mexico for dental care ABC KGUN-9, 18 May 2017 "Another resource that patients considering medical tourism should reference is ...
    06/24/2017 - 12:36 pm | View Website
  • Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in ...
    1.1 Purpose of the code. Good medical practice (the code) describes what is expected of all doctors registered to practise medicine in Australia.
    06/24/2017 - 10:13 am | View Website
  • General Medical Council
    Regulates the activities of practising medical doctors. Includes guidance for doctors and the public.
    06/24/2017 - 4:58 am | View Website
  • Patient safety endangered when unqualified interpreters ...
    A Spanish-speaking male patient entered the emergency department at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md., in December 2012 suffering from vomiting ...
    06/22/2017 - 8:02 pm | View Website
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