Optimizing medical interpreters assignments and deployments in the hospital
for MIT Hacking Health (2018)
Angela Wang | Chris Kwan | Jonathan Chen | Julie Berez | Ryan Graue | Serena Li | Suzanne Choi
Best Use of Athena Health API
While in high demand, in-person interpreters are poorly utilized due to inefficient dispatching and slow response times. Most paging systems today rely on an admin to deploy interpreters using pagers, landlines, and printed schedules.
An on-demand solution that streamlines access to medical interpreters by optimizing interpreter assignments. Medilingo's system can more efficiently utilize on-staff interpreters and loop in video interpreters when demand exceeds supply.
Design process documentation coming soon!