Cloudbreak Health, LLC (“Cloudbreak”), a leading telehealth and video remote interpretation solutions provider, today announced that Tatiana Cestari, PhD, the company’s director of language service advocacy, was elected as a Director to the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) board. NCIHC’s mission is to promote and enhance language access in health care in the United States.
“I am proud to have leaders like Tatiana dedicated to reducing health care disparities as part of Cloudbreak. She will be a truly valuable asset to the NCIHC,” said Jamey Edwards, CEO of Cloudbreak Health. “The Cloudbreak team has volunteered and championed NCIHC’s mission in advocating and working for the advancement of the healthcare interpreting profession consistently through the years. Within Cloudbreak’s telehealth services, language access is key to promoting health equity, bridging healthcare disparities and promoting inclusion in the healthcare industry.”
Cestari is Cloudbreak Health’s Director of Language Service Advocacy. She is a nationally certified medical interpreter with 20 years of experience in healthcare as a pharmacist, pharmacologist, researcher, professor and manager. Cestari has educated health systems about best practices, compliance, and cultural sensitivity and competency. Cestari has a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Universidad Central de Venezuela and holds a Certified Healthcare Interpreter™ (CHI™) Spanish National Certification.
NCIHC is governed by an 11-member board of directors. Its members are leaders that include medical interpreters, interpreter service coordinators and trainers, clinicians, policymakers, advocates and researchers. Cestari will have a two-year term (2021-2023) with an eligibility to run for three terms. The newly elected board will be sworn in at the Annual Membership Meeting April 8-10, 2021.
About Cloudbreak Health
Cloudbreak Health (www.cloudbreak.us) revolutionized patient and provider communication with the introduction of video remote interpreting (VRI), establishing Cloudbreak as a pioneer in telehealth technology. Cloudbreak Health continues to innovate with Cloudbreak Telehealth Solutions, including telepsychiatry, telestroke, tele-quarantine, remote patient monitoring and other specialties. Committed to overcoming healthcare disparities and bringing language access to the point of care, Cloudbreak Health seamlessly integrates their language access solution, Martti, into a host of platforms, including Epic, Zoom, and Caregility. Performing more than 1.5 million minutes of telemedicine consultation each month on over 14,000 video endpoints at 1,800+ healthcare locations nationwide, Cloudbreak Telehealth simplifies how providers care for patients, putting a full care continuum at their fingertips 24/7. Follow Cloudbreak on Twitter @cloudbreakhlth or the hashtag #HumanizeHealthcare.