JAlfonso

As President of Alfonso Interpreting & Transporting, Inc., I oversee all clients and their incoming assignments. Through quick and thorough communication, I ensure that our clients' needs are met and completed professionally and in a timely fashion.

Counting Words! Why interpreters should not add to what is said.

Interpreters must be diligent in following ethical guidelines. A while back, I was assigned to interpret at a doctor’s office.  When I arrived and introduced myself to the patient, he stated, “I already have an interpreter!”  The interpreter entered the office, wondering why I was there.  A few moments later, a nurse case manager came …

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Why are problems with workers’ comp interpreters so prevalent?

Why are Workers’ Comp Interpreters Hated? Part II Why are problems with workers’ comp interpreters so prevalent? As already mentioned, there are many common problems in the industry with workers’ comp interpreters. They have been observed and commented on by hospital staff, doctors, nurses, and therapists. The International Medical Interpreters Association Code of Ethics (IMIA) …

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Welcome to Alfonso Interpreting’s Blog

Welcome to Alfonso Interpreting’s Blog, We hope you enjoy reading our first blog, which will be followed by timely and lively discussions periodically.  In this segment, we would like to address  Professionalism in Interpreting and Translation. Well, what is a professional?  A professional is someone who is skillful, of or belonging to or connected with …

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