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Deaf Doctor Featured in Hospitalist

Dr. Chris Moreland, a Deaf physician who is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA) in San Antonio, is featured in the August 2014 issue of The Hospitalist.  This article explores how Dr. Moreland is able to work both as an... read more

A Doctor's Perspective on Interpreting Surgery

InterpretAmerica recently reposted a reflection by a surgeon about the importance of interpreters.  We wanted to share it as a resource. Here is the introduction to the piece from Katherine Allen, who is a co-founder of InterpretAmerica. This week InterpretAmerica... read more

Healthcare Interpreting in the Netherlands

Information on Netherlands government policy stopping their funding of interpreting services in healthcare settings.

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Oversight of Medical Interpreters Lacking

A recent article on MinnPost points out that for interpreters working in medical settings, there generally is little oversight. You can read it here. read more

NH Lawsuit for Communication Access

A New Hampshire hospital recently settled a lawsuit and agreed to provide interpreters for patients who request them. Click here to read about this case read more

California Bill Requires More Hospital Interpreting Services

Following a debate over whether it was a costly government mandate or an instrument for enhancing care, the California Assembly has voted to pass a bill that would require state hospitals to provide additional interpreting services. (Hospitals are already required to... read more

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