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Basic Breakdown: Website Localization
Throughout the past several years, localization has become an increasingly common buzzword within the translation industry. So, how does it differ from translation and what exactly is it?
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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 and Roles Of Medical Interpreters

Healthcare

Professional medical interpreters play a vital role in providing high-quality care to Limited-English Proficient (LEP) patients, yet many healthcare providers are unaware of what an interpreters' actual role is. Or the code of ethics they must follow. How can you expect to employ a successful language access program if your team doesn't know how to work with the interpreters tasked to facilitate communication?

Throughout this article, we will shine the light on various organizations that work to constantly raise the bar for professional interpreters, the code of ethics and standards of practice they are held to, what they can and cannot do while on the job, and more.

If you work in the healthcare industry and expect to work with an interpreter at sometime, keep reading to learn about how to be the most effective so you can provide the best level of care.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

6 Important Distinctions Between a Medical Interpreter & a Bilingual Employee

Healthcare, Popular

With over 60 million people in the United States speaking a language other than English as their primary language, odds are you are encountering more and more LEP (Limited English Proficiency) patients every day. Because a patient’s well-being is on the line, healthcare providers must assist them as quickly and effectively as possible.

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

Language Access Still a Barrier In Equal Care For All

Healthcare

 

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

Common Questions about Utlilizing Bilingual Employees

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette