Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Eight Nevada Guard Airmen support humanitarian mission in Tonga - National Guard
    ... the help of Red Cross volunteer interpreters, doctors and medical technicians were able to provide care and educate patients on preventative...
    07/23/2014 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • Pacific Angel making a difference in Tonga - Air Force Link
    With the help of Red Cross volunteer interpreters, doctors and medical technicians were able to provide acute care and educate patients on...
    07/22/2014 - 2:23 pm | View Link
  • Family of deaf couple sues Erlanger over lack of interpreters - Chattanooga Times Free Press
    ... hospitals to provide sign language interpreters for deaf patients and ... That meant that doctors and nurses relayed complex medical ...
    07/22/2014 - 1:33 pm | View Link
  • 2 Wilkes medical students provide care in rural India - Wilkes Journal Patriot
    ... medical doctors, dentists, medical students, nursing students, interpreters and other volunteers. They see approximately 1,200-2,000 patients...
    07/21/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Insurers, providers might need to work harder to educate ACA's newly ... - Crains Detroit Business
    ... language materials and interpreters. ... care solutions that also help both doctors and patients save time ... by 2015. Insurers seek change ...
    07/18/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Link
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  • Family of deaf couple sues Erlanger over lack of interpreters
    A Chattanooga family backed by a state disability advocacy group has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Erlanger Health System claiming the hospital did not provide the husband and wife — both deaf — with a medical interpreter during crucial health procedures and for prolonged periods while they were patients at the hospital.
    07/23/2014 - 1:10 am | View Link
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center Implements Improved Language Interpretation System
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Anne Arundel Medical Center was recently selected from Language Access Network's (LAN) rapidly growing client base to implement its enhanced Martti(TM) (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted ...
    07/16/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • UT Professional Development Center announces launch of Medical Interpreter Certificate Program
    The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering – the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP).
    07/15/2014 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • UT Professional Development Center Launches Medical Interpreter Certificate Program for Bilingual Healthcare Workers
    AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering – the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP). This 40-hour program will be conducted on The University of Texas at Austin campus in a bootcamp-style week of classes.  This MICP is taught in a small ...
    07/15/2014 - 8:35 am | View Link
  • Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters
    Thirteen years ago, Oregon passed a bill requiring the use of certified medical interpreters when treating patients who aren't proficient in English.  But there are fewer than 100 fully qualified interpreters to cover the state.
    07/10/2014 - 8:11 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • One-Day Free Health Care Clinic Seeking Medical and Non-Medical Volunteers
    their volunteer workforce of doctors, dentists, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, technicians and other health care professionals, as well as the patients served by free and charitable clinics in communities throughout the nation.
    07/28/2014 - 5:25 am | View Link
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center Implements Improved Language Interpretation System
    Martti is LAN's state-of the-art mobile device connecting the highest quality, medically trained interpreters with doctors and patients around-the-clock via live video at the touch of its screen. With Martti's usage in more than 350 medical facilities ...
    07/16/2014 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • UT Professional Development Center Launches Medical Interpreter Certificate Program for Bilingual Healthcare Workers
    This MICP program is designed to train bilingual healthcare workers to interpret for Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking doctors. Course participants ... This program gives medical interpreters the knowledge and background they need to speak ...
    07/15/2014 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Medical Interpreters
    Communications between patients and their doctors need to be very clear ... sight to see parents taking their children with them to the doctor to act as their interpreters. That's bad for the child and bad for the patient. This is why Assembly Bill ...
    10/9/2013 - 6:01 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 ...
    12/6/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Medical Interpreter Training
    Medical Interpreter training in Boston, MA for Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and other languages. Medical ...
    07/28/2014 - 4:57 am | 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 ...
    07/28/2014 - 4:29 am | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Career Profile
    A medical interpreter serves as a translator between a patient and a doctor to alleviate language barriers. Medical interpreters, or healthcare interpreters, are very ...
    07/28/2014 - 4:14 am | View Website
  • National Certification for Medical Interpreters –A ...
    Medical Interpreter Certification is already a reality. After many years of hard work by different groups that share a common goal, two entities now offer medical ...
    07/27/2014 - 10:09 pm | View Website
  • Interpreters | Patient Services | UCSF Medical Center
    Interpreting Services are available to patients in several languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish and Russian. We also provide interpreters in American Sign ...
    07/26/2014 - 6:29 pm | View Website
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