Unpacking Medical Interpreter Certifications – Part 2: CCHI

This is the second post of the “Unpacking Medical Interpreter Certifications” series, check out the first post (NBCMI edition) here.

If you are thinking of becoming a medical interpreter, having a national certification is key to paving the way for a successful career in the field.

In this post series, we will give you valuable information on the certifications provided by the two major medical/healthcare interpreter accreditation bodies in the country, NBCMI and CCHI.

It’s time we take a look at the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, the CCHI.


What is the CCHI?


The Certification…

Decoding Artificial Intelligence Interpretation: Can We Really Trust It?

Artificial Intelligence (AI)  is the buzzword of the moment, captivating everyone with its endless possibilities. But when it comes to interpreters, there’s a mix of awe and concern about whether AI will take over their jobs.

So, let’s address the big question: will Artificial Intelligence Interpretation really replace professional interpreters?

WIRED magazine recently conducted an experiment where two professional interpreters went head-to-head with an AI interpreting tool, and the results were intriguing.

Let’s look at some key takeaways from the experiment:


Spoiler alert: While AI can rapidly process vast amounts of information, AI interpretation is not…

Two Effective Ways to Keep Your New Years Resolutions

This year is your opportunity for fresh start. As with any fresh start, it can be exciting, scary, hopeful, and overwhelming all at once. There are goals you want to accomplish, whether they are personal or professional, and we want to offer a few tips to help you start the year not just with distant, “I’ll do it someday,” goals in mind, but rather with a clear idea of what steps you’ll take to create and accomplish your plans.

1. Evaluate and reflect: how did the year go?

Insanity Is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again and Expecting…