Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Videoconferencing Connects Hearing Loss Patients with Medical Interpreters in Real-Time
    When you bring doctors and hospitalization into the mix ... when a surgical hospital paid $100,000 to settle claims from two deaf patients that said they were denied proper sign language interpreters. The hospital also agreed to set up video communication ...
    07/15/2016 - 1:41 am | View Link
  • Deaf people encounter troubles with medical care
    Aside from sign-language interpreters for the deaf ... they attest to the difficulties deaf patients can face in medical settings. Patients who read lips can be stymied when doctors or medical personnel wear surgical masks, have obscuring facial hair ...
    07/11/2016 - 3:43 am | 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 - 11:30 am | 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 ...
    12/8/2012 - 7:40 pm | 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 - 2:44 pm | View Link
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  • Doctors-Medical Practitioners in QLD
    Find Doctors-Medical Practitioners in QLD in Yellow Pages® ... Service Notes After Hours Care Home Doctor Service 3216-8500 for call diversion from practice.
    07/19/2016 - 10:36 am | View Website
  • 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
    07/19/2016 - 10:15 am | View Website
  • Doctors in Nelson, New Zealand. Stoke Medical Centre
    Stoke Medical Centre is committed to providing good quality medical care to our patients. We welcome new patients.
    07/19/2016 - 9:18 am | View Website
  • Sign Language Interpreters at Doctors, Dentists and Hospitals
    What the law says about deaf people and interpreters for doctors, dentists, and hospitals.
    07/19/2016 - 9:11 am | View Website
  • Lost in Translation: Integrating Medical Interpreters into ...
    Professional medical interpreters play a crucial role in ... everything that the doctors have ... interpreters allow patients and physicians to understand ...
    07/18/2016 - 7:03 am | View Website
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