IFD President and CEO Reflects on Interpreter Certification

October 2, 2014

Institute President and CEO Fred Hobby has been honored by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) for his role as one of CCHI's Founding Commissioners.  CCHI Commissioners recently met in Chicago to reflect on the five years of service and accomplishments since the inception of the Commission.  In addition, the Commissioners discussed strategies for disseminating information about interpreter certification among hospitals, health systems, health care providers, language service providers, and educators to secure their support for certification. 

In the video below, Fred congratulates CCHI on five years of service and reflects on the importance of qualified interpreters for patients with limited English proficiency: 

 




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