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Medical video remot intepretation (medical VRI) allows medical staff to treat well the LEP patients.

How to Use Medical Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) with Lingolet in 2020?

Medical Video Remote Interpreting (medical VRI) is one of the interpreting means provided by our remote medical interpreting service.

What Is Medical Video Remote Interpreting (Medical VRI)?

Medical video remote interpretation keeps the visual cues between the interpreter and the patient.

Video remote interpreting for the medical field (VRI) is an on-demand service that provides video telecommunication between the LEP, deaf, or hard-of-hearing patient and the medical interpreter by way of a device with a webcam and an internet connection.

The medical Interpreter does not need to be present in-person but thanks to the video configuration the communication keeps visual cues and non-verbal communication factors.

An alternative solution to medical VRI is the medical Over-the-Phone interpretation (OPI) but medical OPI doesn't allow the American Sign Language interpreter to translate for you hard-hearing or deaf patients.

You should know that interpretation is mandatory under some conditions regarding the laws in healthcare in 2020.

What Are the Benefits of Video Remote Interpreting for the Medical Field?

Medical VRI is great for emergencies.

Perfect for Emergencies

Medical VRI is especially useful when healthcare staff need to reach an interpreter as soon as possible and can't wait for the interpreter to come on-site.

Medical VRI is cost-effective.


Medical VRI combines the benefits of face-to-face interpretation with the on-demand nature of Over-the-Phone Interpretation (OPI).

Medical Video remote interpretation prevents the risk of contamination.

Avoid the Risk of Contamination

On-site interpreters can be contaminated in a particular situation such as a pandemic. With VRI patients can still benefit from interpretation.

Video remote interpretation in the medical field increase patient satisfaction.

Increase Patient Satisfaction

Patients are reassured to see the interpreter and more satisfied than by using an Over-the-Phone (OPI) solution.

What Are the Different Solutions for Medical Video Remote Interpreting (medical VRI)?

You can use a computer software for medical VRI.

A Computer Software

You can use a computer software provided by a Language Service Provider (LSP) to use medical VRI. Although a computer is not practical to carry around

You can use a mobile application for medical VRI.

A Mobile Application

You can use a mobile application provided by a Language Service Provider (LSP) to use medical VRI. The mobile application brings more flexibility.

​What Is Lingolet Solution for Medical VRI?

Lingolet Hybrid Platform provides medical VRI on mobile and web app.

With Lingolet, you can reach medical interpreters from top LSPs in Video configuration thanks to our mobile application. This way, you are sure to benefit from a consistent service, a medical interpreter will always be available for you.

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