Category: Medical translation

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03/14/2017

02/24/2016

  by Mary Piatigorsky   , 542 words  
Categories: Medical translation, Medical interpreting, Translation technology, Medical devices

How Do Illiterate Patients Access Healthcare?

How Do Illiterate Patients Access Healthcare?
According to the National Institute of Literacy, 14% of adults in the United States read at a less than basic level. As a reference, a less than basic literacy level ranges from illiteracy to simple literacy. This year, the Statistic Brain Research Inst… more »

07/02/2015

Medical Tourism: How to Deal with the Language Barrier

Medical Tourism: How to Deal with the Language Barrier
These days many people choose to travel to other countries to undergo medical procedures. The reasons are diverse, but often patients are seeking more affordable options or procedures than what is offered in their countries of origin.  The medical tour… more »

06/04/2015

  by Mary Piatigorsky   , 517 words  
Categories: Medical translation, Medical devices

Are Drones the New Telemedicine Assistants?

Are Drones the New Telemedicine Assistants?
We have previously discussed the positive impact of telehealth as a means for delivering healthcare. Telehealth is particularly relevant and effective for patients residing in rural areas and for those who face challenges in accessing routine healthcare… more »

04/17/2015

  by Mary Piatigorsky   , 866 words  
Categories: Just science

Nonprofits that Are Lifting Communities Out of Water Poverty

Nonprofits that Are Lifting Communities Out of Water Poverty
As human beings, we rely on water to survive. The recommended water consumption per day for a person is eight glasses, which keeps the individual hydrated and healthy. We also rely on water for sanitation and hygiene purposes. The dependency on water is… more »

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