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What Are The Benefits Of Hiring a Professional Interpreter or Translator?
Over the years, we have seen the disastrous results of clients who have hired an interpreter or translator who was not a certified professional. It is already challenging enough to understand someone through language, but when a person who is translating or interpreting is not professionally trained, the language tends to be much less precise than when a professional is hired.
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What Attorneys Should Look For in a Language Service Provider

Legal

 

Choosing a Language Service Provider (LSP) is a process that should never be rushed. The time and energy you put into this search is an investment in the future of your organization, since the right LSP will end up saving you time and money in the long run. The following are some of the primary factors to consider when searching for a suitable LSP partner.

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

23 Movie Titles That Were Lost In Translation

Translation, Culture

 Movies have become a gigantic global business. Some of America’s most popular imports and biggest cultural influences are cinema-related. Because of this, movies often remind us that translation is not always an exact science. One of the reasons human translators will never go out of style is that people can interpret ideas and concepts in ways that a machine never could. But even with human translators, the nuances that exist within and between languages can sometimes have hilarious results.

 

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

Connecticut Sign Language Interpreters Laid Off Due to Budget Cuts

Press Releases, Interpreting

 

 

 

Hartford, Connecticut – July 1, 2016 – The decision to close the Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services Sign Language Interpretation Program has left many throughout the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community devastated. While large scale layoffs often leave a wake of dismay and confusion, it forces us to evaluate all options for the greater good of our communities. Interpreters & Translators, Inc. has dedicated its’ 30 years of existence in Connecticut to serving both the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Limited-English Proficiency Communities. We look forward to continuing to build upon our relationship with both communities in order to best serve those in need, both interpreters and recipients alike.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

4 Ways to Skyrocket Patient Satisfaction

Healthcare, Popular

The cultural fabric of the United States is changing more rapidly than ever before. As the make-up of the American population continues to change, so do the methods healthcare providers use to raise the bar when it comes to patient satisfaction. If you are reading this article, you are probably aware of the importance of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey, or HCAHPS, and its impact.

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

3 Tactics to Boost Your Localization Strategy

Localization, Corporate

Throughout the last few years, localization has become an increasingly common buzzword within the translation industry. So, how does it differ from translation?

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

How To Prepare For Successful Telephone Interpreting Services

Telephonic Interpreting

Telephone interpreting services allow for people to connect with one another all over the world. Internet has opened several doors but having the capability to access people through phone offers a wider range of audiences who are familiar with the technology making them feel more comfortable to communicate. This article will discuss the benefits of over the phone interpreting and how to prepare for the service for successful communication. 

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

Medical Interpreter Services Lead to Better Care

Healthcare

A research study done at two Massachusetts pediatric emergency rooms found that when Spanish-speaking families have access to a professional interpreter, critical errors like wrong medication doses decrease significantly. But mistakes are twice as likely to happen if the interpreter is a family member, bilingual hospital staff member or other non-professional.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Requirements of Medical Interpreters

Healthcare

 

While medical or healthcare interpreting is a fast-growing segment of our industry, formal educational programs are rare. So what do you as a health care interpreter need to know?

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

The Importance of Communication in Healthcare

Healthcare, Popular

 

One of the best things about working at iTi is the people you meet.  One example of this is Nadesha Mijoba who possesses a wealth of knowledge about interpreting and about training medical interpreters.  She is a leading expert on medical interpretation and has a tremendous commitment for quality of care and a passion for the field.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Many Pediatricians Still Not Using Interpreters

Healthcare

 

Reuters published an article entitled “Many Pediatricians Still Not Using Interpreters”. It discusses the fact that almost half of pediatricians in the USA do not use professional interpreters while seeing patients and families with a limited understanding of the English language.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano