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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28Feb
By: Autumn On: February 28, 2017 In: Interpreting, Languages, Medical, Translation Comments: 0

It’s no secret that the US has long been a popular destination for wealthy citizens of other countries who want top-notch medical treatment as quickly as possible. So how can medical practices make sure they’re giving the best service possible in order to continue being the top destination for...

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09Jan
By: Autumn On: January 9, 2017 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

If you’re not yet used to having a medical interpreter in the office with you, here’s how to get familiar with this situation so you and your patients can benefit from interpreting services right away.

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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: Medical, Translation Comments: 0

PROs can be obtained through various instruments, such as patient questionnaires. But those instruments are only helpful when patients fully understand them, regardless of the language they speak.

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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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08Sep
By: Kaytie On: September 8, 2016 In: Medical, Translation Comments: 0

Patient service agreements demonstrate an understanding between patient and provider on issues such as consent, confidentiality and insurance. But what happens when a patient can't understand their service agreement?

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07Sep
By: Autumn On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

Not everyone in the US speaks English fluently, yet all permanent residents (and sometimes even temporary visitors) need medical assistance at some point.

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07Sep
By: Autumn On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 2

Studies have shown that the use of a medical interpreter during hospital discharge can cut down the process time by half.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

The American Medical Association is pushing for greater use of medical interpreting in pharmacies. Through this expanded policy, the AMA hopes to improve the level of service for non-English speaking patients and help make their treatments more effective.

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