Quality Healthcare: Reduce Risk and Increase Patient Safety through Language Access

 When a Deaf, hard of hearing (HOH), or limited English proficient (LEP) patient has a medical appointment, providers are legally obligated to make arrangements for a qualified interpreter. Some providers believe if a patient is accompanied by a family member or friend to a medical visit, these...

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Is Your Healthcare Compliance Program Effectively Meeting the language Access Needs of Your Organization?

Developing trust with a doctor or healthcare provider can take time. The same can be said for the relationship between patients and interpreters. Many healthcare organizations contract with interpreter agencies to provide language access for their Deaf and limited English proficient (LEP)...

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Certified, Qualified, Experienced VRI Interpreters – Unparalleled Standards for Medical Interpreting

One of the most important considerations when selecting a video remote interpreting (VRI) provider is the quality of the interpreters who support the clinician/patient encounter. Interpreters are the bedrock of a high performing VRI program, and InDemand has unparalleled standards when it comes...

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Health Equity: How Video Remote Interpreting Is Reducing Disparities in Acute Care Organizations

Healthcare organizations across the country strive to give the best possible treatment to everyone who walks through their doors. However, there are serious barriers to true health equity, no matter how compassionate the healthcare team is. Without acknowledging these challenges and leveraging...

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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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