InDemand Interpreting Receives Puget Sound Business Journal 2018 Innovation Award for Healthcare Advancements

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InDemand recognized for interoperability solution integrating video remote interpreting technology with telehealth encounters

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The company was recognized for its new interoperability solution integrating video remote interpreting (VRI) with telehealth, enabling telehealth programs to better meet the needs of their limited English proficient (LEP), Deaf and hard of hearing patients.

InDemand Interpreting, a technology-enabled medical interpreting company, is pleased to announce it received the Puget Sound Business Journal 2018 Innovation Award within the Healthcare category. The company was recognized for its new interoperability solution integrating video remote interpreting (VRI) with telehealth, enabling telehealth programs to better meet the needs of their limited English proficient (LEP), Deaf and hard of hearing patients. The Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) Innovation Award honors Puget Sound regional companies that have demonstrated innovation and are changing the way companies are doing business through creative approaches to problem solving and the development of technological advances.

InDemand video remote interpreting (VRI) partners with healthcare organizations throughout Washington and nationwide to bridge the communication gap between limited English proficient (LEP), Deaf and hard of hearing patients (HOH) and their clinicians. InDemand immediately connects healthcare professionals to medically qualified interpreters 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in more than 200 languages, including American Sign Language (ASL) and Certified Deaf Interpreters (CDIs).

InDemand Interpreting VRI devices are used throughout many Washington healthcare facilities. A few of those facilities include: Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Children's, MultiCare Health System, Confluence Health, International Community Health Services and many others who are connecting patients and providers with immediate access to medically qualified interpreters at the touch of a button.

"Today's health systems are facing the challenge of meeting the communication needs of an ever-growing, diverse patient population while delivering higher quality and more efficient patient care," said InDemand Interpreting Chairman and CEO Cecil Kost. "This recognition validates our mission to ensure every patient, regardless of language, culture or disability, receives access to the highest quality care."

To learn more about the new InDemand Clarify Connect interoperability solution for telehealth programs, visit: https://www.indemandinterpreting.com/telehealth/.

PSBJ Innovation Awards winners will be recognized at a luncheon honoring business that inspire, innovate and make in impact on our region and beyond on February 22, 2018. To learn more, visit: https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/event/161600/2018/innovation-awards.

About InDemand Interpreting
InDemand Interpreting was founded in 2007 with the vision of ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality healthcare, regardless of language, cultural background or disability. By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology InDemand Interpreting provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care. Visit InDemand at http://www.indemandinterpreting.com

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