Interpreter and Hearing-Impaired Services

  • Qualified professional interpreters, as well as telephonic interpreter services, are available to help patients who use sign language or speak a language other than English. Contact a member of your care team to arrange for these services.
  • Amplified telephone and TTY equipment is available upon request for the hearing-impaired. Ask a care team member, or call 913-588-7811.
  • Closed captioning is provided on televisions in patient rooms.
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Interpreter Services are available at The University of Kansas HospitalIncreasing patient satisfaction in 150 languages

While The University of Kansas Hospital may be situated in the Heartland, our patient population reflects the nation's immense diversity. To take a little of the fear out of hospitalization, Interpreter Services helps patients at the main campus overcome language barriers and communicate effectively with staff. Read more.