InDemand interpreting brings live video language interpreting to clinicians

SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2014–InDemand Interpreting is proud to announce the availability of its medical Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) application for iPad. Powered by Vidyo, the leading platform for visual communication and collaboration, the iPad App allows healthcare providers to deliver language access to Deaf and limited English proficient (LEP) patients across the continuum of care.

“Thanks to our interpreters, InDemand is already known as the quality leader among medical language service providers,” said InDemand Interpreting CEO Jim Ewel. “This application extends our offerings and ensures effective language access for limited English proficient (LEP) and Deaf patients across the continuum of care.”

Healthcare providers can instantly access HD quality VRI for nearly 20 popular languages, including American Sign Language, without advance scheduling. More than 200 additional voice languages are available in-app, ensuring compliance with state and federal language access guidelines. The application works over both WiFi and mobile broadband wireless networks, and is available now in the Apple iTunes App Store.

“By delivering immediate visual communications between clinicians and patients, InDemand Interpreting’s iPad App demonstrates how technology that is specifically designed to perform over variable networks and consumer devices can help improve quality of care,” said Amnon Gavish, Vidyo’s SVP of Vertical Market Solutions. “Vidyo’s adaptive software-based VidyoWorks platform with HIPPA-compliant encryption integrated into InDemand’s mobile application delivers clinicians and patients with crystal clear communication, removing language based barriers for successful telemedicine consultations.”

As InDemand Interpreting’s most portable offering, the iPad App delivers effective language access across the continuum of care: from admissions to bedside to discharge to homecare.