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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
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
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  • California reconsidering legislation on medical interpretation

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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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