iTi continues its' support and commitment to raising the standards of medical interpreting through sponsorship of Paving the Way to Health Care Access Conference in Massachusetts.
Hartford, CT (PRUnderground) June 5th, 2018
Interpreters and Translators, Inc. (iTi) is proud to announce its platinum sponsorship of MassAHEC Network’s Paving the Way to Health Care Access Conference 2018.
The 13th annual conference is best described as two days of learning for interpreters and health care teams. The event will be held on June 8 & 9, 2018 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA. A variety of workshops with an array of topics will be presented throughout the two-day conference as well as a keynote address from Abigail R. Averbach, MSc, Assistant Commissioner and Director, Office of Population Health, MA Department of Public Health on June 8th. The conference also offers a variety of workshops which certified interpreters can apply as CEUS for an additional fee.
iTi has been actively involved in the advocacy of medical interpreter certification for over a decade. President Francesco Pagano was a very active member in the beginning stages of the process working with the various stakeholders to determine the best way to move the 30 year old conversation of certification forward.iTi is committed to raising the standards of interpreting in the language services industry by developing the skills of interpreters through events such as this.
Medical interpreter certification in relation to health equity continues to be one of the most pressing issues facing the healthcare and language services communities. Effective communication between patients and providers is one of the best way to improve health disparities.
Interpreters play a critical role in bridging the communication gap between patients and providers. iTi looks forward to supporting this important event to develop the skills of interpreters in the health care field!
The Massachusetts Area Health Education Center (MassAHEC) Network is a statewide system of six regional offices, in collaboration with the Office of Medical Education at Boston University School of Medicine and a network office at UMass Medical School. The MassAHEC Network addresses the concern of health disparities in the Commonwealth with a focus on workforce development.
About Interpreters & Translators, Inc.
With more than 1,000 clients that rely on our high quality and extremely responsive service, Interpreters & Translators, Inc. provides multicultural language solutions in over 200 languages. We pride ourselves on personal service with a smile, flexibility, and custom solutions for each client. Our passion is facilitating communication among multilingual communities across Connecticut and the nation. Interpreters & Translators, Inc. employs a Quality Management System that is ISO 9001:2008 certified. For more information, please visit our website at www.ititranslates.comPress Contact
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