13Sep
By: Alison On: September 13, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 1

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 09, 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 09, 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 09, 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 08, 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 07, 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 07, 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 02, 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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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 02, 2016 In: Medical Comments: 0

Medical roundtables provide a great space for professionals to discuss advances in the field, however, there reach is limited. By employing transcription services, both the rest of the medical community and the general public can gain access.

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

In addition to knowledge of medical terminology, language professionals have to be able to properly handle issues of cultural taboos.

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