Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Singapore sees a rise in foreign doctors - Asiaone
    Number of foreign doctors rising in Singapore public hospitals and ... - Straits Times
    11/22/2015 - 8:39 am | View Link
  • Stanford study reports ethnicity does not predict type of ... - Medical News Today
    Ethnicity does not predict type of end-of-life care patients want, ... - Science Daily
    11/19/2015 - 7:47 am | View Link
  • Connected Health News, Fall 2015 Edition - Cisco
    ... and Data during Medical Emergencies ... Case Study: Interpreters are just a ... and agreed on after talks between doctors and patients.  ...
    11/18/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • World: UPDATE: Crossing Borders – MdM’s Response to the Migrant ... - ReliefWeb
    ... site staffed by doctors, nurses, psychologists and interpreters within ... see approximately 40 patients per ... MdM provided 338 medical ...
    11/18/2015 - 10:29 am | View Link
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  • 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 - 6:58 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 ... sign language interpreter. "A lot of health care providers, doctors in particular, aren't aware that it's a law that we provide these services," said Green. State agencies created two educational brochures for patients ...
    05/7/2014 - 10:20 pm | View Link
  • Lack of standards for Oregon medical interpreters raises issues about training
    Doctors who ... three tiers of medical interpreters: registered (the basic level), qualified (tested in the language) and certified (tested in medical terminology.) There are only 16 qualified and 25 certified medical interpreters in Oregon.
    05/6/2013 - 7:24 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 ...
    12/9/2012 - 12:40 am | View Link
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  • Medical Interpreter | Inside Jobs
    A Medical Interpreter fills the language gaps between Doctors and patients by translating their spoken words. That way, they can have fruitful Doctor-patient ...
    11/27/2015 - 3:31 am | View Website
  • Patients & visitors | Prince William Medical Center ...
    Novant Health Prince William Medical Center provides information to help our patients and visitors communicate with doctors and staff and get questions answered ...
    11/26/2015 - 3:42 pm | View Website
  • Vanderbilt Health: Hospitals, Doctors, Clinics and Medical ...
    The Interpreter Services Office helps patients who are deaf and hard of hearing, visually impaired, and/or limited English proficient (LEP). These services include:
    11/26/2015 - 8:47 am | View Website
  • Prognosis E-News
    Two Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty members traveled to Asuncion, Paraguay, this summer with a medical mission team, providing six days of health ...
    11/26/2015 - 8:40 am | View Website
  • Patients & visitors | Presbyterian Medical Center | Novant ...
    Learn about services available for patients & visitors of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center including interpreters, online registration, and appointment ...
    11/26/2015 - 6:10 am | View Website
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