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Thursday, April 7, 2011

US Laws for Interpreters not enforced

Published: March. 20, 2011 

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 20 (UPI) -- Federal laws have required U.S hospitals to provide interpreters to non-native speakers, but there has been little enforcement until now, a U.S researcher says.
Dr. Olgierda Furmanek, associate professor at Wake Forest University says the Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies more than 18,000 U.S. healthcare organizations (including hospitals), is establishing new standards effective in January requiring hospitals to provide language interpreting and translation services.

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