Accipio Language Services Provides Medical Interpreting Services to The Ridge Behavioral Health System

September 29, 2009: Accipio Language Services has reached an agreement with The Ridge Behavioral Health System to provide medical interpreting services in its Lexington, KY facilities. Accipio will provide both scheduled and on-call services.

Accipio President, Doug Reed says, “The Ridge is an excellent example of the variety of healthcare facilities that have been leading the way in the provision of medical interpreting. We are very excited to form a relationship with such an outstanding organization.”

Nina Eisner, CEO of The Ridge, says, “Accipio has been very responsive to the needs of The Ridge Behavioral Health System. The Accipio staff has consistently demonstrated timeliness in response and professionalism and compassion in their interactions with the patients and families of this hospital.”

About Accipio Language Services: Formed in 2005 to meet the needs of Kentucky’s growing Limited English Proficiency population, Accipio Language Services provides interpreting, translation, training, consulting and recruiting. The company works primarily in the healthcare, government and social services sectors.

About The Ridge Behavioral Health System:
Located in Lexington, Ky., in the heart of the Bluegrass, The Ridge offers a healing environment that is reassuring to a patients’ sense of security and confidentiality. Dedicated to excellence, The Ridge is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), as a licensed, 110-bed hospital, providing psychiatric and chemical dependency services to children, adolescents and adults. Inpatient care is provided on a 24-hour basis, seven days a week. Outpatient and partial hospitalization services are provided on a six-day per week basis, days and evenings. Care is provided according to an established code of ethical conduct and strict adherence to patient rights.