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Medical Interpreters

California Medical Interpreter Bill Could 'Mean The Difference Between Life And Death In Hospitals'

The following story was reported by Capital and Main as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration...

Mandela Interpretation Debacle Could Happen in U.S.

Louis Provenzano | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Obama's message was clear for millions of people around the world who could understand English. But what about the hearing impaired? Inexplicably, the person who was hired to perform sign language for Obama was unable to carry out the duties of a qualified interpreter.

California Translation Bill Veto Misinterprets An Urgent Medical Need

Frying Pan News | Steven Mikulan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News, and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. Poulinna Po had just walked ...

California Interpreter Bill Would Help Save Lives Lost in Translation

Frying Pan News | Gary Cohn | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration wi...

Mass. Woman Gets Grant To Start Training Foreign Language Speakers As Medical Interpreters

Malden Patch | Posted 04.13.2012 | Impact

An Israeli citizen born in Russia, Maria Vertkin speaks five languages – though not all of them well, she jokes – and has been translating profess...

State of Oregon First to Adopt National Certification for Medical Interpreters

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters announced today that the State of Oregon has become the first state in the nation to offi...

Not All Interpretation Services Are Created Equal

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

As a result of the devastating earthquake that recently hit Haiti, roughly 40,000 Haitian immigrants will soon arrive in the United States, mainly for...