Graduation to Certification: Expanding the Quality and Quantity of Certified American Sign Language Interpreters

Despite the increase of postsecondary Interpreter Education Programs, the number of graduates able to achieve the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) National Interpreter Certification the minimum credential standard for professional interpreters is declining. Numerous studies have documented the school to work gap for novice interpreters. The absence of certified interpreters who are prepared […]

Propio Aquires Intelligere

We are excited to announce that effective December 31, 2021, Intelligere has been acquired, along with ARCH Language Network, by Kansas City-based Propio Language Services. Propio offers a full suite of remote and in-person interpretation, as well as written translation and localization services in over 200 languages, leveraging a qualified interpreter network of over 6,000 […]

Fall in Love with Video Remote Interpreting

Video medical interpreting has boomed in the last 12 months, as the pandemic has proved how useful and effective this technology can be. Whether you practice medicine in a rural area or run a busy clinic in a diverse city neighborhood, incorporating video remote interpreting (VRI) into your practice can help you deliver high-quality medical […]

An Introduction to Virtual Interpreting

As more providers offer telehealth appointments to reduce in-person visits at their clinic and improve access to care, the demand for virtual interpreting has increased. Video conference tools have made it easier than ever to provide high-quality medical interpreting services for limited English proficient (LEP) patients. If telehealth and virtual medical visits are new to […]

Helping LEP Patients Feel Comfortable in the Exam Room

Going to the doctor’s office is stressful for many people, and can be especially so for patients with limited English proficiency. Not being confident that they’ll be understood by their provider or understand what their provider is saying can cause anxiety for LEP patients. Fortunately, there are several things providers can do to make their […]

Training Opportunities for Medical Interpreters

With COVID-19 continuing to reduce the number of elective medical appointments and thus decrease the demand for high-quality medical interpreting, medical interpreters may have some time for training. Continuing education is an important part of the professional life of medical interpreters, as the health care industry is constantly changing. If you are looking for professional […]

Why Does My Hospital Need Document Translation?

A Note on COVID-19 The Intelligere team is watching the COVID-19 pandemic closely and is following all guidelines from the CDC and the State of Minnesota. Our team is stepping up hand hygiene and practicing social distancing to help slow down the spread of the virus and ensure we are healthy and able to serve […]

Discover the Intelligere Difference

When medical professionals choose a medical interpreter, they need to know they are working with a highly qualified professional who has experience working in a health care environment. Intelligere has served the medical community since 1979. Our team has been partnering with providers longer than any other interpreting service in Minnesota. We’ve learned a lot […]

Video Remote Interpreting Tips for Providers

Virtual remote interpreting (VRI) is a state-of-the-art technology that allows Intelligere to provide high-quality interpreting services to patients and providers wherever they are. It is also expanding the availability of medical interpreters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since demand for video remote interpreting is higher than ever before, the Intelligere team wanted to share a few […]

A message from Intelligere President | COVID-19

We understand the COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial impact with decreased appointment volume. The government has put programs in place to provide income to small businesses and individuals who are self-employed. As an independent contractor you might be eligible for assistance. One resource that may be helpful to you is MN DEED:…