COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patients at Princeton Baptist Medical Center who are Limited English Proficient, as well as those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, have access to state-of-the-art technology to assist them in communicating effectively with those providing their care – a factor that is key in obtaining the most desirable outcomes. A partnership with Language Access Network (LAN) allows patients and caregivers to utilize its Martti™ (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter) units to connect within seconds, via live video, with the highest quality medical interpreters.
LAN interpreters are highly-trained, strictly for medical interpretations, in over 210 languages and are located in dedicated LAN call centers throughout the country, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Martti units allow patients and providers to actually see and communicate directly with these interpreters within seconds, at the touch of a button, via its own dedicated HIPAA-compliant high-speed broadband network.
About Language Access Network, LLC
Language Access Network, LLC ("LAN") is the leader in trusted healthcare communications. LAN provides video remote interpretation (VRI) services to hospitals and other medical venues nationwide. As a result of LAN being physician owned and solely focused on healthcare, the Company has unique insight into how to drive better outcomes, improve patient satisfaction and be a true partner to our client hospitals. Targeted toward Limited English Proficient and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing patient populations, LAN provides its rapidly growing client base (currently over 350 medical facilities nationwide) with 24/7/365 access to the highest quality & trained interpreters available via its centralized video language centers.
More information is available at www.lan.us
CONTACT: Dori Jennings 614-468-6043 or 614-270-0746
Source: Language Access Network