KGH Interpretation Spanish-English Medical & Mental Health Interpretation

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What is the difference between an interpreter and a translator?

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An interpreter interprets spoken words, whereas a translator translates written words. This distinction is important because if you are seeking out services for your patient, you’ll get an entirely different skillset from a translator than you would from an interpreter! That being said, interpreters should be versed in translation, but likely will not be to the extent of a professional...

Why didn’t you answer my questions when you were in the office?

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While I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have, if I am with a patient, my focus is on that patient and facilitating communication between healthcare providers and the patient. Part of the medical interpreting codes of ethics is completeness, which means any utterance that occurs in the presence of the patient must be interpreted. This ensures transparency and fosters trust...


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KGH Interpretation Spanish-English Medical & Mental Health Interpretation

Kelly (Grzech) Henriquez

I am a Certified Medical/Healthcare Interpreter (CMI-Spanish, CHI-Spanish) and a medical interpreter trainer. I work as an independent contractor in the greater Richmond, Virginia area as a Spanish-English medical interpreter. Click here to read more about me.

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