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Certified Medical Interpreters

Medical Interpreting

One of the major areas of demand for interpreting services is generated from the healthcare industry. The medical field is constantly challenged with people who speak languages other than English and healthcare providers, medical facilities and patients alike have a great need for certified medical interpreters. Medically certified interpreters provide language services to healthcare patients with limited English proficiency, and must be masters of medical terminology and technology, as well as possessing the unique skills of simultaneous and consecutive interpreting. In the field of health care, tiny mistakes in interpreting can cause huge consequences for patients, doctors and hospitals. When looking for services in this field, it is extremely important to find a certified medical interpreter to ensure the best service possible.

Certifications and Qualifications for Medical Interpreting

A medically certified interpreter refers to an interpreter who has completed course work and has passed challenging verbal and written tests. Requirements for certification are not uniform throughout the United States; however, many states have strict standards for certified medical interpreters. When healthcare providers are in need of interpreting for medical related proceedings, it is essential to provide the most qualified and experienced interpreter available. The field of certified medical interpreting covers various assignments that include: Pre-surgery meetings, initial medical appointments, follow up appointments, consultations, Workers Compensation hearings, litigated matters and many others. The field of medicine is extremely technical, and the need to hire an interpreter that is adept in understanding medical terminology and technology is essential. Medical certified interpreting, is a fundamental part of today's health landscape and working with a service that provides interpreters who have successfully passed all requirements needed for certification in medical interpreting is a crucial element in the process.

Certified Interpreters for Medical Proceedings

As medical technology has advanced, so has the demand for certified medical interpreters in every major market and smaller markets in the United States as well as around the world. Certified medical interpreters are experienced, knowledgeable and highly effective in all types of medical environments. With such great diversity in our world today, language services in the medical field are needed in a wide-variety of languages. By being highly accomplished in both simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, local certified medical interpreters are pivotal in facilitating the language needs of your medical proceeding and in many cases necessary from a legal standpoint.

Your Local Interpreting Solutions

For over a quarter of a Century, American Language Services (ALS) has been a premier provider of medically certified interpreters for the healthcare industry. We provide top quality services for a significant number of Major Medical Corporations in the domestic US market and abroad. We work around the world in all languages for written translations, transcriptions and verbal interpreting. The experienced staff at American Language Services has the experience and cutting edge technology to enable us to find the best qualified local interpreter in every language and location for whatever your assignment may be. American language Services can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-951-5020.