La Frontera Language Services

Medical Services

La Frontera can translate Spanish into English or English into Spanish to help you communicate with patients, providers, and insurers.

We also translate or edit clinical case studies and reports prior to submission to English-language professional journals.

Communicate with patients:

  • Translate consent forms, medical history questionnaires, treatment and discharge instructions, and informational brochures
  • Translate websites for clinical practices, businesses, and insurers
  • Translate Power Point presentations for patient education
  • Help you identify Spanish-language videos and PSAs for patient education
  • Provide Spanish-English vocabulary lists tailored to your practice
  • Produce bilingual patient newsletters

Communicate with providers:

  • Translate diagnostic reports and treatment recommendations for patients receiving treatment in another country (medical tourism)

Communicate with insurers:

  • Translate invoices and medical reports for insurers on behalf of patients who received care in another country (medical tourism)

Communicate with readers:

  • Edit medical papers written by non-English speakers for publication in English-language journals

Past projects

Sample translation projects:

  • Hospice patient rights and responsibilities
  • Amniocentesis consent form
  • Hepatitis B vaccine consent form
  • Newborn discharge teaching form
  • Release of health information form
  • Pediatric admission form
  • Smoking survey
  • Radiology report
  • History, physical, and treatment orders
  • Articles on Alzheimer's research

Sample editing projects:

  • Case study about a pediatric patient with intermittent epistaxis
  • Subtitles for an informational video for a pharmaceutical company