Side Effects of Not Using Medical Interpretation  

Side Effects of Not Using Medical Interpretation can be long lasting

  Most healthcare professionals know of at least one case where a hospital relied on untrained hospital staff, or a patient's relative or friend. The lack of adequate medical interpretation services created a risky situation and put a patient in harm's way. One such story is...
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8 Interpretation Modes You May Not Know

Interpretation Modes

The interpretation mode is the setting in which the interpretation is performed. These are the 8 Interpretation modes:  1. Medical interpretation Medical interpreters allow the communication between the medical staff and their patients. A thorough knowledge of medical terminology and practices is a must in medical interpretation. They are usually formally instructed and certified.   2. Community interpretation Community...
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What is the impact of Medical Interpretation?

What is the impact of Medical Interpretation on both patient and doctor?

The quality of a doctor-patient relationship has a strong impact on a patient’s life. Patients who feel that they’ve been understood by their doctors are usually more engaged with their health care than those who have not been treated in the same manner. The...
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