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Welcome to Caduceus, the publication of the Medical Division of the American Translators Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the translating and interpreting professions.


Caduceus Editor: Tricia Perry
Caduceus Webmaster: Tricia Perry
MD Administrator: Marisa Gillio
MD Assistant Administrator: Tricia Perry
MD Webmaster: Daniel Greuel

Do you have an idea for an article related to medical translation, medical interpreting, or the medical industry? Submissions may be emailed to the editor at caduceusnewsletter@gmail.com for consideration. The deadline for submissions for the Spring 2016 issue of Caduceus is Monday, April 4, 2016.

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The current issue (Winter 2016) features:

Letter from the Editor

Tricia Perry discusses the current issue.

Letter from the Administrator

Marisa Gillio shares division news.

Member Spotlight

Cristina McDowell

A New Year’s Resolution: HIPAA Risk Analysis

Danielle Maxson talks us through assessing how electronic protected health information in our care may be compromised.

Critical Information Heightens the Risk of Critical Errors: A Case of “Before” and “After”

Serena Williams discusses an interesting and relevant case study.

High Speed Quality Control

Jenae Spry shares a few tricks for ensuring quality.

A Review of “Different Types of Catheterization: Uses, Indications, and Catheter Types”

Marijana Tropin shares information from Frieda Ruppaner-Lind's presentation at the ATA Annual Conference in Miami.

English-Spanish Glossary: Health Insurance

Liliana Pyper shares useful terminology for negotiating the US health care system in Spanish.

Winter 2016 Consolidated
This page contains all the articles of the Winter 2016 issue, glossaries excluded, for those who prefer to print out the publication. Please print double-sided and recycle paper when you can!