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17 July 17, 2024

To All Medical Interpreters: Professionalism Counts


The other day, I debriefed an interpreter about an incident that had come to my attention. The medical provider had asked the interpreter to act independently with the patient, and the interpreter’s explanation of professional boundaries was …

To All Medical Interpreters: Professionalism Counts2024-07-17T18:57:30-07:00
17 April 17, 2024

CCHI/UHD Summit & Symposium Report


I was in Houston attending the (April 5–6) CCHI and University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) event, the 2nd National Healthcare Interpreter Certification Summit & Symposium on Language and Health. It was two events combined, and each featured excellent content.

CCHI/UHD Summit & Symposium Report2024-04-17T15:06:05-07:00
13 December 13, 2023

Changes Are Coming in the Interpreting Industry


Since the certification of medical/healthcare interpreters was established, thousands of interpreters have sought and received a credential. All of us at InterpreterEd.com are proud of our leading role in training this new generation of interpreters. But more changes are coming in the interpreting industry.

Changes Are Coming in the Interpreting Industry2023-12-13T19:45:16-08:00
12 July 12, 2023

Using Upwork to Look for Interpreting or Translating Work


Have you thought about using the freelance marketplace website Upwork to look for interpreting or translating work? A translator colleague of ours, Dania Habib, tried the site. Here’s what she experienced with the first contract she landed.

Using Upwork to Look for Interpreting or Translating Work2023-07-12T11:56:03-07:00
13 July 13, 2022

Inflation Is “Running Hot”—Should You Increase Your Rates?


We all know that prices are going up—that’s inflation—but what do the inflation rates mean for us? It means we have to make changes.

Inflation Is “Running Hot”—Should You Increase Your Rates?2022-08-12T10:03:17-07:00
18 May 18, 2022

Signing Legal Documents—Like Contracts


Signing a contract with a new client is usually a good thing, but many interpreters approach it with a mixture of fear and confusion. I constantly advise interpreters to review contracts calmly and take the time to think through each section, including the recitals and signature block.

Signing Legal Documents—Like Contracts2022-05-18T15:43:13-07:00