The healthcare interpreter profession is continuously growing and acquiring earned respect and recognition amongst healthcare professionals and language services companies.
Through the establishment of stringent healthcare interpreter certification standards, CCHI is having a direct and positive effect on patient safety, reducing readmission rates, eliminating health disparities, compliance with Title VI requirements for meaningful language access, the Americans with Disabilities Act, national CLAS standards, Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, and The Joint Commission standards for effective communication and patient-centered care.
Healthcare interpreters certified by CCHI are trained, qualified, accountable, prepared, and dedicated.
Preferred by healthcare providers
Enhanced professional career path
Lifelong advancement opportunities
Accurate diagnosis and treatment
Accurate informed consent
Decrease in medical errors
Positive impact on risk management
Better cost control and reduced readmission rates
Higher patient compliance and satisfaction
Assessed qualifications of interpreters
Systematic method of workforce development