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Comparing In-Person, Video, and Telephonic Medical Interpretation
(from the Journal of General Internal Medicine)

Using trained interpreters to provide medical interpretation services is superior to services provided on an ad hoc basis, but little…

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Health Takeaway: Understanding cultures is key to treating a diverse patient population
(via berkshireeagle.com)

Establishing trust and treating a patient medically means understanding them culturally, knowing who they are, where they’re from and what’s…

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With Scarce Access To Interpreters, Immigrants Struggle To Understand Doctors’ Orders (via NPR.org)

NPR, in this in-depth investigation, highlights the life-threatening risks that can result when interpreters aren’t provided to limited English-language proficiency…

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