SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — InDemand Interpreting, the leading provider of medical interpreting, named 15-year language services veteran Eliana Lobo to the post of National Director of Interpreting Quality. This is a new position in this fast growing company. Mrs. Lobo will lead quality assurance, training and program development for medical interpreters at InDemand’s national call centers in Seattle, Chicago and Wenatchee, WA.
“Eliana Lobo is widely regarded as one of the finest interpreter trainers in the nation. She is an acclaimed scholar with a rich understanding of language, cultural brokering and patient advocacy,” says Jim Ewel, InDemand Interpreting’s CEO. “Our commitment to our customers is to provide the most highly trained, certified, experienced and professional medical interpreting staff in the country, and Eliana will lead us there.”
On Thursday, October 30 Eliana Lobo will be a featured speaker for the Institute for Health Technology Transformation during its webinar Language Services as a Risk Reduction Strategy – What IT Needs to Know (bit.ly/10qDWTY). Mrs. Lobo will illustrate the explosive growth of America’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population and demonstrate why healthcare must not fail in its response.
A certified Trainer of Medical Interpreters and Fulbright grant awardee, Eliana Lobo comes to InDemand Interpreting from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. There she supervised interpreter services for more than 6 years. She is the Trainers Division Chair of the International Medical Interpreters Association and previously held the post of Portuguese Division Chair.
About InDemand Interpreting:
InDemand was founded in 2007 with the vision of ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality healthcare, regardless of language, cultural background or disability. By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology InDemand Interpreting gives doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care.