Friday, October 31, 2014

Hospital settles Terp Claim

A teenage boy spent five hours in a Seattle area hospital without being provided a certified interpreter. Although an interpreter for his school came to help, the Justice department said Swedish Edmonds Hospital should have provided a medically trained and certified interpreter. The Department is requiring Swedish to review its policies related to the deaf, train staff members and give the boy's mother $3000. However, Swedish won't have admit any wrongdoing in the deal. Read the full story at MyEdmondsNews.