InDemand recognized for bridging the communication gap between clinicians and limited English proficient, Deaf and hard of hearing patients
SEATTLE, March 20, 2018 /PRWeb/ — InDemand Interpreting, a technology-enabled medical interpreting company, is proud to announce the company was honored with a Gold Award for Achievement in Medical Technology at the 2018 Seattle Business Leaders in Health Care Awards. More than 20 of Washington’s most accomplished health care leaders were honored at Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Leaders in Health Care Awards gala March 1 at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle, recognizing organizations that are pioneering the effort to advance healthcare in Washington.
InDemand partners with healthcare organizations throughout Washington and nationwide to bridge the communication gap between limited English proficient (LEP), Deaf and hard of hearing patients and their clinicians. InDemand immediately connects healthcare professionals to medically qualified interpreters 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in more than 200 languages, including American Sign Language (ASL) and Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDIs).
“In this time of great turmoil in the health care industry, it’s more important than ever to recognize the institutions and individuals who are doing so much to make Washington state among the best places in the nation to receive health care,” said Leslie Helm, Executive Editor of Seattle Business magazine.
InDemand Interpreting VRI devices are used throughout many Washington healthcare facilities. A few of those facilities include: Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Children’s, MultiCare Health System, Confluence Health, International Community Health Services and many others who are connecting patients and providers with immediate access to medically qualified interpreters at the touch of a button.
“Today’s health systems are facing the challenge of meeting the communication needs of an ever-growing, diverse patient population while delivering higher quality and more efficient patient care,” said InDemand Interpreting Chairman and CEO Cecil Kost. “This recognition validates our mission to ensure every patient, regardless of language, culture or disability, receives access to the highest quality care.”
To see the full list of Seattle Business Leaders in Health Care award winners, visit: http://seattlebusinessmag.com/2018-leaders-health-care-awards.
To see a full list of the PSBJ Innovation Awards winners that inspire, innovate and make an impact on the region and beyond, visit: https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2018/01/23/psbj-innovation-award-recipients-2018.html.
About InDemand Interpreting
InDemand Interpreting 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 provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care. Visit InDemand at https://www.indemandinterpreting.com
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