Northern Virginia AHEC has a strong rapport with its client base and considers all clients as partners. It currently services a variety of organizations, a majority of which are healthcare organizations.
Over the past 17 years NV AHEC has educated more than 5,000 healthcare providers in the provision of culturally and linguistically competent care; trained more than 1,500 bilingual individuals to act as interpreters in health and community settings; and has provided interpreter services to more than 50 client organizations extending from Northern Virginia to Guam. Recognized nationally as a leader in the provision of language services, let our hard-earned experience work for you. Having adapted to the changes in the language access industry, the shifting healthcare terrain, the rapid growth of human services to non-English speaking populations and the ever-changing diverse communities of the Northern Virginia and Metropolitan DC region, we stand ready to help you meet your particular language access challenges. .
Although we began with a focus on the healthcare industry and medical interpreting we have learned that the success of any healthcare appointment, human services or school encounter involving Limited English Proficient [LEP] clients is more safely and effectively conducted when carefully monitored, language proficient and fully trained interpreters are used. In keeping with this experience, our client base has expanded to include a range of organizational and institutional types:
NV AHEC’s philosophy incorporates an agency-wide commitment to quality assurance, monitoring and reporting in all products and services. Our clients can expect superior service and value , regular communication with NV AHEC representatives and quality-focused customer support that includes cutting edge services and best industry practices.