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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