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9th Annual TAHIT Symposium Registration

“Language Access and Systems of Care: Integrating and Collaborating Across Healthcare Systems” September 25 and 26, 2015 Pre-Conference Activities on the afternoon of September 24th: Hospital Tour, Open TAHIT Board Meeting, Early Registration:  Opens May 1, 2015-June 30, 2015 members: $175.00 | non-members: $195.00 Regular Registration: July 1, 2015-September 24, 2015 members: $195.00 | non-members: $215.00 On-Site  Registration: September 25, 2015 members| non-members: $250.00 ****To register press “read more.”****  Member Registration: To access the MEMBERS ONLY area please log in here.  Non-Member registration:Read moreRead More
Regional Volunteers Wanted

TAHIT Regional Volunteers Wanted! TAHIT President Manuel Higginbotham is looking for volunteers to start regional chapters of TAHIT. This initiative is part of TAHIT’s on-going strategic plan.  If you have already shown an interest, kindly contact us at info@tahit.us. If you would like to create networking events, coordinate professional development opportunities, or host TAHIT regional meetings, then this is your chance! TAHIT needs volunteers to lead the following regional chapters: Gulf Coast, Hill Country, North Central Texas, Pineywoods, Panhandle Plains,Read moreRead More
Enhanced CLAS Standards/US Department of HHS Office of Minority Affairs

TAHIT is pleased to announce that one of its speakers at the 9th Annual Symposium in Galveston, Texas is a member of the US Department of Health Human Services, Office of Minority Health (OMH).  The OMH speaker will share information about the newly enhanced national CLAS Standards.  The 2015 9th Annual TAHIT Educational Symposium to be held September 25 and 26 at the Moody Hotel in Galveston, Texas. For additional information and resources about the national Clas Standards, visit TheRead moreRead More
TAHIT Publishes Case Study on Healthcare Interpreter Legislation in Texas

December 29, 2010 The Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators (TAHIT) has published a case study documenting their efforts to support legislation that promotes effective communication and meaningful access to health care for the 6.8 million Texas residents that speak a language other than English at home.Read moreRead More
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2013 Language Access Plan from HHS Released

“The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pleased to announce that it has published its 2013 Language Access Plan (HHS LAP) ensuring access to the Department’s programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP).” Click here to review the plan.Read More
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Upcoming Events

  • 9th Annual TAHIT Symposium Registration
    “Language Access and Systems of Care: Integrating and Collaborating Across Healthcare Systems”
    September 25 and 26, 2015

    Pre-Conference Activities on the afternoon of September 24th: Hospital Tour, Open TAHIT Board Meeting,

    Early Registration:  Opens May 1, 2015-June 30, 2015 members: $175.00 | non-members: $195.00

    Regular Registration: July 1, 2015-September 24, 2015 members: $195.00 | non-members: $215.00

    On-Site  Registration: September 25, 2015 members| non-members: $250.00

    ****To register press “read more.”****
     Member Registration:
    To access the MEMBERS ONLY area please log in here.
     Non-Member registration:

    To access the NON-MEMBERS ONLY area please log in here.

     

     

  • California reconsidering legislation on medical interpretation

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  • Our Online Magazine

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    Click to read “Encounters”

    TAHIT’s Encounters digital magazine has been discontinued as a result of the publishing company no longer exist as a publisher.  We want to thank Mirna Bonales, Assistant Manager for Remote Interpretation Solutions (VRI and OPI) at MasterWord Services, Inc.,  the magazine editor, for her incredible work on the coordinating and submitting articles for the Encounter magazine.

    We hope to begin a monthly newsletter and will keep you informed of this development.

    If  you are interested in continuing to contribute an article or have any questions or for any comments, please Contact Us

     

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