Noted Healthcare Language Access Advocates Join Language Line Services

Language Line Services, a provider of interpreting and language solution services, announced that Douglas Green, founding board member and director of outreach for the Texas Association of Health Care Interpreters and Translators (TAHIT) and Oscar Arocha, director of Boston Medical Center’s Interpreter Services Department have joined the company as the newest additions to the growing talent within the healthcare division. In their new roles, Green and Arocha will help Language Line Services continue its public policy push towards reimbursement of healthcare language access programs and requirement that all interpreters working in the hospital setting be certified medical interpreters.

“We are proud to welcome Mr. Green and Mr. Arocha to the Language Line Services team,” said Louis Provenzano, President and COO of Language Line Services. “Their depth of experience and shared passion to improve healthcare for all patient populations will be an invaluable asset to the company, the more than 12,000 healthcare customers we serve and their patients, and our current pursuit of federally mandated reimbursement for the services of certified medical interpreters.”

[Posted by Peter DeHaan for AnswerStat magazine, a medical healthcare publication from Peter DeHaan Publishing Inc.]