This is the first in a two-part series that highlights scenarios when interpreting services did not meet expectations and some specific learnings from the situations.
Money talks and it is the pathway to success for health care and all medical interpreters. Learn how standards, consistency and efficiency in operations can have healthcare showing you the money!
I never thought working at a super club would change my life, but in so many ways it did. It became the catalyst for the design of my scheduling department. How can we effectively run a business if we don't look at the big picture, all the while keeping our customers happy and our interpreters busy.
Consistency in any service, from a grocery store, to banks, to the doctor office, needs to be a consistent system. If Google marries Siri, will that fix all the variables for a consistent experience where ever you go? Let's hope that isn't the answer.
Interpreters need to convey an accurate message, not edit the speaker’s message or style of speech.
What does your professional journey look like so far? Where are you headed? Use this exercise to map your professional experiences and goals.
Critical thinking is an essential skill that impacts every aspect of the medical interpreter's work.
Medical interpreters must be careful to avoid inadvertent comments that breach confidentiality and break trust.
When participating in professional development activities, let's find ways to share the learning with all interpreter colleagues.
Cynthia Peinado Hermosillo highlights her topic on informed consent, which she’ll present at the 9th Annual TAHIT Educational Symposium.
Natalya Mytareva highlights her topic on interpreting non-standardized healthcare terms. She’ll present at the 9th Annual TAHIT Educational Symposium.
Andrew Jerger highlights his session on note-taking skills for interpreters, which he'll present at the 9th Annual TAHIT Educational Symposium.
This post highlights the third of six steps for interpreter managers to create a great place for medical interpreters to work: Resources.
Eliana Lobo shares highlights of her presentation for working medical interpreters, which she'll present at the 9th Annual TAHIT Educational Symposium.
Obtaining CEUs shouldn't be the primary consideration when signing up for medical interpreter continuing education courses.