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3 ways that translators help to improve Healthcare

3 ways that translators help to improve Healthcare

In an increasingly interconnected world, and under critical times for Healthcare, the industry can find significant value in incorporating Multilanguage Solution Providers that offer medical translations and interpretation services. In this article we will see 3 ways that translators help to improve Healthcare.

1. Language in Healthcare Services

The following are the elements that a translator must keep in mind in order to effectively help in the Healthcare field.

Languages and diversity: the role of professional linguists

According to View Soft The World research “there are approximately 7,000 languages believed to be spoken around the world.” In The United States alone, there are more than 42 million people that speak languages other than English, a majority of whom speak Spanish, Cantonese or French.

All citizens have a right to healthcare services, and language cannot be an obstacle. It is crucial that everyone gets the same care, no matter the language they speak or the way they communicate. No one should be denied medical attention on the basis of not speaking English.

Both translator and interpreter can help physicians

After more than a year of COVID-19, there is an increase in demand for medical linguists’ translators and medical interpreters, to provide accurate translations and smooth communication. Changing and saving lives is easier with the incorporation of advanced healthcare technologies, and certified translation services are an essential part of these. If translators help to improve Healthcare, interpretation services are vital for people’s lives.

2. Accessible Translation to a better Healthcare

Because medical information and medical literature are mostly available in their original languages, people with a different linguistic background usually have high difficulties accessing reliable medical information. And even when physicians have access to medical literature and possess a certain level of understanding of the language it’s written in, it can be difficult to accurately understand its true meaning. Only professional and certified translation services can guarantee a correct interpretation of medical data in diverse languages.

Furthermore, increasing diversity in healthcare allows for empowering treatments. But for medical treatment to be truly impactful, It is important to have mechanisms that help patients connect with their doctors in an empathic and flexible manner. In the ‘new normal’, an inclusive approach to culture and language is at the center of any action. 

3. Multilanguage Services are key to people’s health

Multilanguage Solution Providers play a vital role in the larger healthcare structure seeking to change and save people’s lives. Certified Interpretation Services for day-to-day interaction within hospitals and clinics can create remarkable results, while the translation of medical literature can provide reliable information to benefit the largest number of people possible.  

Authors: 

Hugo Rizzi

CEO at Language Solutions Team

Laura Aguirre

Marketing Manager at Language Solutions Team


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