Best Practices for Communicating Through an Interpreter in Healthcare

When a language barrier arises in a healthcare setting, communication may become stressful for any professional. In situations where you need to communicate with a patient who is not proficient in English, professional medical interpreters are available to overcome language barriers. Professional interpreters in healthcare have been shown to reduce liability, aid in effective communication, 

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The Importance of Education Translation Services in U.S. Schools

How do language support and education translation services impact the quality of education? Every child deserves equal access to education, including children with limited proficiency in English.  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures that students who are learning English have equal opportunity to progress academically. In 2015, more than 4.8 million 

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Language Diversity in Texas (Infographic)

Language Diversity in Texas – Texas is well-known for its cultural and linguistic diversity. While more than 164 different languages are represented in Texas, it also accounts for the 2nd highest population of limited-English speakers in the country (3.6 million, 14% of the total U.S. LEP population). We have explored language diversity in the United 

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Video Interpreting and Tele-Health: How it Works (SlideShare)

Telehealth has the potential to change how we interact with healthcare providers. Advances in healthcare technology provide timely and affordable access to care. Hospitals’ adoption of telemedicine technology has increased by roughly 3.5% per year from 54.5% in 2014 to 61.3% in 2016. An estimated 51-53% of U.S. hospitals are expected to have installed telemedicine 

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