6 Ways High Performing Video Remote Interpreting Impacts Patient Safety

 

This week we celebrate Patient Safety Awareness Week, an event intended to advance important discussions and inspire action to improve the safety of the health care system for patients and providers. With more than 25 million limited English proficient (LEP) patients living in the United...

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VRI is Breaking Down Language and Cultural Barriers for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Nine out of ten Deaf people originate from families who hear normally, which means that typically children who are born to hearing families are at an immediate language disadvantage. Most often hearing families are not aware of the communication options for a Deaf child. This can make it...

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Four Features to Consider when Selecting a Video Remote Interpreting Program

This is the fifth blog in a series where we will explore excellence in video remote interpreting and what to consider when selecting a language services partner.      

It is important to select a VRI solution that offers features and functions that satisfy the needs of your providers and their...

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Reliability and Easy Access to Interpreters is Essential to a High Performing VRI Program

This is the fourth blog in a series where we will explore excellence in video remote interpreting and what to consider when selecting a language services partner.

As we continue our exploration of a quality video remote interpreting (VRI) program, it’s also important to consider how easy it is...

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3 Ways to Evaluate the Efficacy of VRI for Deaf Patients

Video remote interpreting (VRI) can be a controversial subject within Deaf and interpreting communities, especially in medical settings. While some believe VRI does not belong in medical settings, others argue that if used responsibly, it can effectively support communication between providers...

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Evaluating the Suitability of Equipment to Support a High Performing VRI Program

This is the third blog in a series where we will explore excellence in video remote interpreting and what to consider when selecting a language services partner.

The equipment used to access a VRI service can be critical to the overall delivery of effective communication with limited English...

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Are Your Interpreters Compliant?

When it comes to determining what a quality and effective language access program looks like, language access managers need to refer to ACA 1557.  The provisions in the most recent update to ACA 1557 states that clinicians can no longer rely on bilingual staff, family, or children. Rather, a ...

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Guidelines for Evaluating High Performing VRI Interpreters for Healthcare

This is the second blog in a series exploring high-performing video remote interpreting programs and what to consider when selecting a language services partner.

One of the most important considerations when selecting a VRI provider is to understand the quality of the interpreters who will be...

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Using Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDI) to Communicate with Deaf Patients

Did you know that in addition to providing medical interpretation services for 28 languages over video, InDemand also offers Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDIs) to support the interpreting needs of Deaf patients and their families? CDIs are a valuable resource for Deaf patients that have...

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Top Five Considerations When Selecting a Video Remote Interpreting Partner for Healthcare

This is the first blog in a series where we will explore excellence in video remote interpreting and what to consider when selecting a language services partner.

Your healthcare organization may be considering video remote interpreting (VRI) to increase language access, improve compliance with...

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