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Stratus Video and InDemand Interpreting Merge to Improve Language Access and Health Equity

May 22, 2019

CLEARWATER, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2019--

Stratus Video, one of the nation’s leading language service providers, announced today their merger with InDemand Interpreting. The merger will enable the combined business to further its commitment to improving health equity for Limited English Proficient, Deaf, and Hard of Hearing patients by providing access to medically qualified/certified interpreters via the latest in video/audio and geolocation technology.

Further, the merger will leverage the combined quality of each organization’s interpreters and technology to enhance capabilities that better serve the expanding language access needs of healthcare providers. With more than 25 million Limited English Proficient patients living in the United States today, effective communication is paramount to assisting providers in delivering the best care possible.

“We are thrilled to be merging with InDemand Interpreting,” said David Fetterolf, President of Stratus Video, “We are confident that bringing these two dedicated teams together will lead to new innovations in healthcare interpreting.”

Stratus Video and InDemand Interpreting’s mission is to help patients communicate in all medical settings regardless of primary language spoken, cultural background, or hearing ability. “We are excited to combine our shared passion for providing access to qualified/certified medical interpreters with industry leading service levels and technology suite,” said Mary Kate Salley Chief Operating Officer at InDemand Interpreting.

To learn more about Stratus Video and InDemand Interpreting, visit www.stratusvideo.com and www.indemandinterpreting.com.

About Stratus Video

Stratus Video offers technology enabled access to its medically qualified/certified interpreters to improve patient safety and care across the care continuum. A suite of offerings including audio, video and geo-location mobile applications along with inter-operability to telehealth solutions, provides language access when and where it’s needed. Led by a team of dedicated individuals, Stratus Video is committed to enabling Visual Connections and Vital Conversations. For more information, please visit www.stratusvideo.com and follow us on @stratusvideo on Twitter.

About InDemand Interpreting

InDemand Interpreting was founded in 2007 with the vision of ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality healthcare, regardless of language, cultural background or hearing ability. By delivering the most experienced medical interpreters and highest quality video technology, InDemand Interpreting provides doctors, nurses and clinicians the language access they need to provide the best possible care. For more information, please visit www.indemandinterpreting.com.

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CONTACT: Stratus Video

Kate Pascucci, 315-569-0867

VP of Marketing

kpascucci@stratusvideo.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY AUDIO/VIDEO OTHER TECHNOLOGY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HEALTH HOSPITALS GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Stratus Video

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