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TAHIT Regional Volunteers Wanted!

TAHIT Vice-President Edgardo García, BS, CMI, CHI, Director of Language Access Services at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, is looking for volunteers to start regional chapters of TAHIT. This initiative is part of TAHIT’s on-going strategic plan. If you would like to create networking events, coordinate professional development opportunities, or host TAHIT regional meetings, then this is your chance!Read 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
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
The Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators Launches ‘Interpreters Save Lives’ Campaign

Houston, TX (1888PressRelease) August 31, 2010 – The Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators (TAHIT) officially launched their ‘Interpreters Save Lives’ awareness campaign with a co-branded public service announcement (PSA) produced by Fluency, Inc. of Sacramento, California., The co-branded 90 second video features an English-speaking woman entering an emergency department with her infant child who has a temperature of 105 degrees. Unfortunately no one in the emergency department speaks English and, as the frantic woman frustratingly attempts to communicate, the viewer is left feeling panicked and uncomfortable.Read moreRead More
TAHIT Launches “Interpreters Save Lives” Campaign

With the release of the public service announcement ‘Interpreters Can Mean the Difference Between Life or Death’, the Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators officially launces their ‘Interpreters Save Lives’ campaign.Read moreRead More
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  • Our Online Magazine

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    Click to read “Encounters”

    We are very excited to share with you the new and improved TAHIT publication, Encounters – our digital magazine which will be distributed quarterly. Mirna Bonales, Assistant Manager for Remote Interpretation Solutions (VRI and OPI) at MasterWord Services, Inc., is the magazine editor.

    If  you are interested in contributing an article to Encounters, or for any comments, please Contact Us

    The deadline for articles to be submitted for the next issue of Encounters is September 25, 2013.

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