Jackson Health System Selects Local Interpretation Company For State Contract
SAN DIEGO, CALIF., — Accessible Communication for the Deaf (ACD), an IU Group company in Florida was awarded with a contract from the Jackson Health System for on-site sign language interpreter services. The contract requires the provider to service JHS with qualified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters for spoken English to ASL and ASL to spoken English interpretation appointments for: emergency, trauma and other medical appointments.
“We’re thrilled to expand our services to healthcare organizations in our home state,” says, Lisa Campbell, senior director, ACD. For more than 30 years, IUACD has provided healthcare networks like JHS with on-site and video ASL interpretation services.
Accessible Communication for the Deaf was acquired by Interpreters Unlimited in 2014 and continues to operate under the IU Group of companies: Interpreters Unlimited, Albors & Alnet and Arkansas Spanish Interpreters and Translators. IU offers a comprehensive suite of language services in the United States including: on-site, video and telephone interpretation, document translation and localization services. “We anticipate building strong relationships and maintaining long-term growth in south Florida,” says Sayed Ali, president of IU Group. “This contract gives us the opportunity to tell our story and brand ourselves as a leader in the language services industry for healthcare.”
For more information about ACD please visit, www.acdasl.com.
The IU Group of companies include: Interpreters Unlimited, Accessible Communication for the Deaf, Albors & Alnet and Arkansas Spanish Interpreters and Translators, and are headquartered in San Diego, California as a minority owned company. A combined 70 years in the industry demonstrates a surplus of leadership and best practices, which helped establish its respected role in the language services community. Its services include language interpretation, document translation and non-emergency medical transportation.
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