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"IMIA Conference Boasts Diversity of Specialized Workshops"

Excerpt from the IMIA Website: The Link to the Original Article Below…

“Cambridge, MA, August 18, 2010

The International Medical Interpreter Association boasts 48 workshops for its Annual Conference to be held September 3-5, 2010 at the Harvard Medical School Conference Center in Boston.

A record number of abstract submissions were submitted by nationally and internationally recognized experts, to be presented in 45-minute workshops over the course of the three day event.  “There’s something for everyone” says IMIA Vice President Anita Coelho Diabate on the offerings Read the rest of this entry »

Joint Commission Releases New Standards Related to Communication

by Cynthia E. Roat, MPH

In January 2010, The Joint Commission approved a number of revised hospital accreditation standards related to communication. These new standards are significant because they deal directly with language needs and interpreting. Read the rest of this entry »