Medical Interpreters Help Patients, Doctors Communicate

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

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  • Gadgets open window to bilingual medical services - Japan Times
    Foreign patients felt more ... doctors, nurses and other medical staff ... chair of the U.S.-based International Medical Interpreters ...
    04/17/2014 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center Bridges Language Gap for ... - Yahoo! Finance
    St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center Bridges Language Gap for ... - TMC Net
    04/15/2014 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • Remote video interpreting helps overcome medical care language ... -
    ... make sure ensure that patients from ... screen computer tablets) allow doctors to connect directly to LAN’s “army” of medical ...
    04/12/2014 - 7:40 am | View Link
  • Make language training compulsory - Toronto Star Online
    As if our doctors were not already ... physicians and immigrant patients is ... the service of interpreters longer ... Medical schools should ...
    04/10/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • University of California San Diego Health System Revolutionizes ... - MENAFN
    Overcome Language Differences Between Patients and Doctors COLUMBUS ... and connects LAN's highly-trained, strictly medical interpreters of more
    04/8/2014 - 9:45 am | View Link
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  • Gadgets open window to bilingual medical services
    Foreign patients felt more comfortable ... “Medical care is a continuous process that involves doctors, nurses and other medical staff throughout the various stages of treatment. And medical interpreters may have a role to play in that process ...
    04/17/2014 - 6:02 am | View Link
  • St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center Bridges Language Gap for Patients
    medically-trained interpreters with doctors and patients round-the-clock. The Martti™ units are portable and resemble a flat computer screen, allowing patients and providers to actually see and communicate directly with interpreters within seconds via ...
    04/15/2014 - 1:35 am | View Link
  • Demand for medical interpreters expected to rise
    Laura Castillo, supervisor of interpreters at Southern Illinois Healthcare ... English and Guarani -- and is using his language skills to interpret for doctors and patients in local hospitals. "At the end of the session, whether it's 15 minutes, an ...
    04/3/2014 - 10:00 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
  • Interpreters for patients 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 ...
    05/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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:
    04/17/2014 - 2:15 pm | View Website
  • Testimonials | The National Board of Certification for ...
    "The launching of a standardized certification process for medical interpreters is a crucial step towards assuring that all patients get the care they need in a ...
    04/16/2014 - 8:43 pm | 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?
    04/16/2014 - 5:29 pm | View Website
  • IMIA
    A quick way of finding dictionaries, glossaries, websites, etc. in a range of medical specialties as well as general practice. The IMIA Terminology Resource Database ...
    04/16/2014 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • Are Doctors Required to Provide Interpreters for Medical ...
    Are Doctors Required to Provide Interpreters for Medical Visits and Other Medical-Related Situations? 3 | P a g e A. The auxiliary aid requirement is flexible, and ...
    04/15/2014 - 6:49 pm | View Website
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