Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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    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
  • 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
  • Lost In Translation: How Foreign-Speaking Patients Suffer Without Medical Interpreters
    Allowing doctors and nurses to see fewer patients and hiring interpreters is costly, putting an additional strain on hospital budgets even as they face the usual shortfalls. Still, there are low-cost steps every hospital can take to make physicians more ...
    12/28/2015 - 11:00 am | 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 ...
    12/8/2012 - 7:40 pm | View Link
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