Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters - Austin American Statesman
    ” Eby says doctors and hospitals ... services we provide our patients.” ... interpreters in the future. Oregon has about 3,500 medical ...
    10/30/2014 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • Are robots an effective way of combating outbreaks like Ebola? - Tech Briefs
    The robots could also act as interpreters between patients and doctors, or provide checklists to medical workers as they put on and remove...
    10/27/2014 - 3:54 pm | View Link
  • In The Hospital, A Bad Translation Can Destroy A Life - NPR
    In The Hospital, A Bad Translation Can Destroy A Life - KPBS
    10/27/2014 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • The Best Nurses for Ebola: Robots? - Atlantic Monthly
    Robots could also act as interpreters between patients and doctors. ... pilots rely on for take-off and landing procedures—to medical workers who
    10/24/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Eliana Lobos Named National Director of Interpreting Quality at ... - BusinessWeek
    Eliana Lobos Named National Director of Interpreting Quality at ... - WSPA
    10/23/2014 - 1:05 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. Interpreters serve as important facilitators for better communication in any cross-cultural society. Medical interpreters, also called ...
    10/31/2014 - 12:27 am | View Website
  • Medical Interpreters Are in High Demand | Legal Language ...
    How important are medical interpreters? Imagine having a medical emergency and not being able to talk to or understand the doctor. What would you do?
    10/30/2014 - 4:35 pm | View Website
  • Certified Medical Interpreters
    Medical interpreter services in Wheat Ridge, Boulder, Lone Tree, Denver, Lafayette, Westminster, Highlands Ranch, Golden, Broomfield, Littleton, Aurora, Centennial ...
    10/30/2014 - 4:13 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
    10/30/2014 - 2:47 pm | View Website
  • Medical Interpreter Training
    Medical Interpreter training in Boston, MA for Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and other languages. Medical ...
    10/30/2014 - 4:46 am | View Website
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