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Traveling Nurses and Interpretation Experience

ClariVita recently met with Ms. Kristin Joyce RN-BSN. Ms. Joyce is an ICU trained RN who has worked at Broward General Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL; Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA; Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA;  and University of California San Diego Medical Center, CA. She knows first hand the important value of working with interpreters and translation companies like ClariVita. As a traveling nurse, …Read More

The 5 rights of medication administration and why interpreters are valuable with each of them

Right Patient As simple as this may sound having the interpreter confirm the patient’s identity is a key factor in providing safe and responsible healthcare.  Asking who the patient is and being greeted by a room of family and nods may not be the easiest way to just assume who the patient really might be. Right Drug Being able to correctly identify allergies, interpreting ingredients, and medication could be a …Read More

Medical Interpretation and Note-taking

If your practice employs bi-lingual staff to act as the interpreter between providers and limited English speaking patients, an important skill your staff should have is proper note taking. All too often, either patients or providers (or both) may speak for long periods and multiple sentences, forcing the interpreter to take notes in order to remember key descriptions, terms, etc.  One who is inexperienced at interpreting can easily fall into …Read More

5 Essential Considerations for Transcreation

Transcreation is the action of possessing the same idea, tone and feeling of the material in the intended language, and is one of the services provided by ClariVita. Transcreation should be considered when you are adapting resources for a universal audience. It is also helpful when you wish for your message, brand or your “voice” to be understood, as in marketing or advertising, websites and publishing materials. Here ClariVita shares …Read More

Reasons for using Qualified Medical Interpreters

ClariVita’s very own Mara Cawthorn took time to inform us why it is so important to hire a certified medical translator. Certified medical translators have been trained and assessed, providing them with a vast knowledge of medical terminology. This leads to fewer errors in communication, relating in shorter patient doctor interactions and shorter hospital stays. Having been trained in the medical protocol, which is just as important as medical terminology, …Read More

Clarivita’s new services for healthcare facilities

Clarivita is pleased to announce new offerings for healthcare facilities: Bi-Lingual Employee Fluency Assessments and Interpreter Training. Recent federal regulations under the Affordable Care Act / Section 1557 are mandating healthcare facilities that accept federally funded coverage such as Medicare, Medicaid and marketplace insurance plans, to provide meaningful language access to Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients who are native speakers of the top 15 most common non-English languages in Florida. …Read More

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-ClariVita in the Community

One of ClariVita’s core values as a company is ‘To be generous to our clients and the communities we serve’.  One of the ways ClariVita’s management team strives to fulfill this ideal is through their active involvement in the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando. Cy Cawthorn, ClariVita’s Director of Business Development and Operations, is the current President of the Downtown Leads Group through the Chamber. The purpose of …Read More

Why choose Clarivita for legal interpreting

Our valued Central Florida client Attorney Henry Lim from Lim and Associates was able to discuss with us why Clarivita’s legal interpreting is so valuable. Attorney Lim explains that the biggest benefit of using Clarivita is the accuracy in their translation and interpreting services . He can count on the interpretations in a court setting to be correct the first time. Explaining that one’s experience might be night and day based on the …Read More