InDemand Interpreting Partners with St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute to Improve Patient-Provider Communication

Video remote interpreting will better meet the needs of limited English proficient, Deaf and hard of hearing patients  

SEATTLE, May 24, 2018 /PRWeb/ — InDemand Interpreting, a technology-enabled medical interpreting company, today announced St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute has implemented InDemand video remote interpreting (VRI) across the health system to better support patient and provider communication. St. Luke’s is the largest freestanding medical rehabilitation hospital in the inland northwest, renowned pioneers in the use of therapeutic technology and globally-recognized leaders in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with strokes, spinal cord injuries (SCI), orthopedic issues and traumatic brain injuries (TBI).This collaboration with InDemand enables St. Luke’s to bridge the communication gap between limited English proficient (LEP), Deaf and hard of hearing (HOH) patients and their clinicians.

St. Luke’s is a patient-centered organization committed to providing safe, high quality and cost-effective care for its patients. Patients dealing with communication barriers now have access to VRI to improve the quality and timeliness of patient and provider communication.InDemand Interpreting 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).

InDemand Interpreting VRI devices are now available for in-patient and out-patient care and in pediatrics, connecting patients and providers with immediate access to medically qualifiedinterpreters 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 Chairmanand CEO Cecil Kost. “InDemand VRI supports these objectives by enabling on-demand access to the most experienced medical interpreters, ensuring every patient receives effective communication.”

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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