• NMF Opens Indigenous Interpreting® Program

    The Salinas Californian, Dennis L. Taylor. Imagine traveling in Oaxaca and suddenly you are gripped by chest pains and gasping for air. A friend drives you to an emergency room where a doctor speaks a tongue not even your Spanish-speaking friend understands. Fear and panic set in as you desperately begin pointing at your chest

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  • Driscoll’s CEO Is Hospital’s ‘Hero’

    The Packer, Mike Hornick. SALINAS, Calif. — Natividad Medical Foundation honored Driscoll’s chairman and chief executive officer Miles Reiter with its Hero Award for his company’s support of language interpretation and related services at the Salinas hospital. Driscoll’s donated $107,700, the bulk of it going to launch Indigenous Interpreting+, which provides interpreters for patients who

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  • Natividad Hospital Program Connects with Salinas’ Indigenous Community

    Monterey Herald, Claudia Melendez. It began about five years ago, when Angélica Isidro of Greenfield was asked by neighbors to translate medical instructions they received at the Natividad Medical Center emergency room. Isidro, a native of Oaxaca, México, who speaks the Mixteco indigenous language, would drive neighbors back to Natividad so she could interpret for

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  • Community Involvement: The Agricultural Leadership Council tops $1 Million

    At Natividad Medical Foundation’s 2014 Annual Hero Award and Donor Celebration, The Agricultural Leadership Council, founded by John D’Arrigo, D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of CA, presented the Foundation with a $350,000 check, bringing The Agricultural Leadership Council’s total contributions to date to $1,172,550.   Click Read More to view the story on the Western Growers website.

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