Category Archives: medical errors

A Call for Professional Translators and Interpreters for Non-Native US Speakers

[youtube][/youtube] Video by the Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators, Houston, TX How many times have you been to the emergency room or doctor’s office where people who speak limited English are having difficulty communicating what’s wrong? Have you … Continue reading

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It’s a Sign III—Deaf Access to Health Care

This post is a guest post by Billie Noakes, a freelance writer, storyteller, and children’s author living in Pinellas FL. She also makes lace, is learning to garden, and a blogger in this year’s Word Count Blogathon, aka #blog2011. She … Continue reading

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