Interpreter

Innovations

Remote Interpretation Delivered via Simple and Inexpensive Videoconferencing Technology Generates High Satisfaction Among Patients and Clinicians at Outpatient Clinic 06/25/12

An outpatient clinic pilot tested use of inexpensive, widely available, easily implemented videoconferencing technology to provide Spanish-speaking patients with interpretation services from an...

Hospital-Based Program Protects Newborns by Providing Pertussis Vaccinations to Medically Underserved Hispanic Mothers and Caregivers 04/07/11

The hospital-based Pertussis Cocooning Program provides pertussis booster vaccinations before hospital discharge to mothers who have just given birth, as part of standing orders; it also seeks to...

Health System Improves Access to Culturally Competent Interpreters Through Participation in Telephone and Video Interpretation Network 03/24/11

Through its participation in the Health Care Interpreter Network, Contra Costa Health Services provides video and telephonic interpretation services in a broad array of languages to diverse...

Culturally Responsive Maternity Care Clinic Enhances Access to Care for Expectant Refugee Mothers and Their Children 03/17/11

The Culturally Appropriate Resources and Education (more commonly known as CARE) Maternal/Child Health Clinic provides comprehensive, culturally competent prenatal and well-baby care to refugee...

Trained Peers Provide Culturally Appropriate Education and Support to Refugees, Improving Access to Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment 02/08/11

The Daylight program trains volunteers—recognized and influential women from local refugee and immigrant communities—to provide to their peers culturally sensitive information about breast health...

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