17May
By: Chelsea On: May 17, 2018 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

In order to reduce the number of instances where non-English speaking patients fail to receive the care they need, it is vital that hospitals and other healthcare facilities provide proper interpretation services.

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02May
By: Doug On: May 2, 2018 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

A professional hospital interpreter enables communication between doctor and patient and helps satisfy a patient's needs. Aside from finding someone who's multilingual, these are some of the important characteristics hospital administrators must consider when hiring an interpreter.

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05Mar
By: Nicole On: March 5, 2018 In: Interpreting, Translation Comments: 3

Translation is more than linguistic knowledge or accuracy. Good translators are also sensitive to industry vocabulary, project timelines and the intended audience of any document.

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15Feb
By: Doug On: February 15, 2018 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Elaboration, clarification and neglect are all obstacles in the way of proper interpretation. A professional interpreter should only interpret speech verbatim. If they do otherwise, they're bound to leave everyone tongue-tied.

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08Aug
By: Autumn On: August 8, 2017 In: Conferences, Interpreting Comments: 0

With today's increased focus on globalization, many professionals are doing business with people from around the world. But with so many different customs in every country, it's easy to accidentally offend someone by making the wrong gesture or saying the wrong thing.

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13Mar
By: Alison On: March 13, 2017 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 2

In the interest of patient care, and the safety and comfort of both medical staff and patients, professional interpreting services should always be used in the healthcare field.

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09Sep
By: Nicole On: September 9, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

With 25 million Americans who have limited English proficiency, accurate and on-site interpreting is essential – especially in healthcare, when a life is on the line.

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09Sep
By: Autumn On: September 9, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

Professional medical interpreters not only limit the amount of malpractice suits, but also ensure that patients are properly diagnosed and treated, saving time, money and -- most importantly -- lives.

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09Sep
By: Gilbert On: September 9, 2016 In: Food & Agriculture, Interpreting Comments: 0

Having a professionally translated restaurant menu is one way of showing your customers that you are committed to quality in all aspects of your business.

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08Sep
By: Autumn On: September 8, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Take a look at the backgrounds of some of the most important, well-known interpreters throughout time.

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