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What is the EtoE Exam and the CoreCHI-P™?

What is the CCHI EtoE Exam and the CoreCHI-Performance™ Certification? Let me explain these concepts briefly and concisely. CCHI stands for Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, a national organization responsible for certifying healthcare interpreters in the United States. CHI means Certified Healthcare Interpreter. Currently, CCHI offers three certification tiers: CoreCHI™ Certification CoreCHI -Performance™ Certification CHI™

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Becoming a Medical Interpreter in Texas

Medical interpreting is one of the careers that will grow the fastest in the next decade. The US Bureau of Labor predicts a 19% growth rate from 2018 to 2028.  The need for medical interpreters is most acute in states with a large Hispanic population, like Texas. According to Pew Research Center, 39% of the population in

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Medical Interpretation

Medical Interpretation This young profession has been shown in multiple studies to have a positive impact on medical care for patients who have English as a second language. Medical interpreters are those who are well-versed in general medicine and can orally translate from one language to another diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, etc. When we are sick, most

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Do I need certified medical interpreters for my practice?

In a growing global economy, the influx of immigrants has led to an ever-expanding number of people seeking health care but not speaking or understanding English. Because of this, the medical interpreting field has seen massive expansion, and the need for medical interpreters is greater than ever. Does it matter, though, if you hire a

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Continuing Education for Medical Interpreters

As a medical interpreter, you are often the only bridge between non-native speaking patients and the medical staff treating them. The medical field has been one of only a few to consistently expand in the last few decades. You are part of an ever-growing subset of the medical profession, and the need for qualified medical

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7 Things You Need To Do To Be A Successful Medical Interpreter!

The demand for medical interpreters has gone up with the increase of the international population in the country. With the assistance of medical interpreters, hospitals and clinicians are able to communicate with patients from across the world, which might not be possible otherwise. To keep pace with the increasing demand and to be a successful

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How to become a medical interpreter

How to Become a Certified Medical Interpreter

A Medical interpreter can have a gainful career in today’s world. Immigration into North America has led to a growing number of individuals seeking health care, but unable to speak or understand English. For this reason, there’s a need for certified medical interpreters who are properly trained in both English and their target language, as well

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