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The Dual-Role Interpreter

by Cynthia E. Roat, MPH Imagine a hospital where 25% of the patient population needs an interpreter. And imagine that of those patients, 95% speak Spanish. Now imagine that in that same hospital, about half of all the Medical Assistants … Continue reading

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Weaving a Torn World Back Together

Sometimes my interpreter friends around the country write to me about the experiences they’ve had, wanting to share something that was hard or funny or special, something that nobody but another interpreter would understand. Here is one story that I … Continue reading

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