Tuesday 30 May 2023
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Leveraging Telemedicine for Language Interpretation

Telemedicine for Language Interpretation

TODAYS GUEST David Fetterolf, President of Stratus Video Interpreting

David joined us to discuss how Stratus Video Interpreting is Leveraging Telemedicine for Language Interpretation.  Specifically, we discuss the following with David:

  1. (3:50) Will you describe Stratus Video’s business model?
  2. (4:46) How is it different to do business with courts than in healthcare?
  3. (6:00) What is Stratus Video’s role in the telemedicine industry and how does your company differ from competitors?
  4. (7:57) Can you share with us a couple of real-life stories illustrating how Stratus Video can impact patients’ lives?
  5. (9:55) What are challenges that the industry is currently facing regarding patient communication capabilities?
  6. (10:53) Have EMRs helped patient communication in any way?
  7. (12:30) What does the future look like for Stratus Video?
  8. (14:14) What have I missed? What else does our audience need to know about Stratus Video?

Check out Stratus Video Interpreting on the Web and follow them on Twitter and YouTube!


About Stratus Video

Stratus Video is a cloud-based video remote interpretation service that allows people to meet the growing need for language services quickly and cost effectively. Stratus Video uses innovative technology to connect healthcare providers with interpreters in over 175 spoken and signed languages in less than 30 seconds, on-demand. Stratus functions as an application that can be loaded on to any tablet, smartphone, PC, or Mac. Our video platform handles over 65,000 video phone calls every day. Our interpreters are online 24 hours a day and are seated in over 30 call centers spread across the United States.

We understand that complicated equipment can slow communication down, which is why our app is easy to learn and operate. With Stratus Video you simply have to login and select the language you need. There is no concierge, no ID number for staff to remember, and no lengthy delays. You simply push a button, and are on the line with an interpreter in less than 30 seconds.

We believe in improving lives through better communication. Stratus Video is led by a team of dedicated individuals with decades of experience in the healthcare and technology markets. Visit the leadership page to learn more about the brains behind the operation. (from


About David Fetterolf

David has 22 years of experience working for healthcare information technology and service companies. Prior to joining Stratus Video, David was president and founder of MDeverywere. Under David’s leadership MDeverywhere grew to be one of the largest companies in the market with over 3,500 physicians using the MDeverywhere solution. In 2011 MDeverywhere was inducted into the Inc. 500 | | 5000 fastest growing companies. Prior to MDeverywhere David was the president of Datamedic’s physician office division. David earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


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Telemedicine for Language Interpretation


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JOE LAVELLE is a Healthcare Management and Technology Consultant with a record of successfully meeting the business and technology challenges of diverse organizations including health plans, health delivery networks, and health care companies for 25 years. Joe worked his way up through Cap Gemini and Andersen Consulting to the partner/VP level of at First Consulting Group, Technology Solutions Group and Santa Rosa Consulting. After running his own company, Results First Consulting, for 12 years Joe Co-Founded intrepidNow with Todd Schnick to create incredible content to dramatically improve the sales and marketing efforts of their clients.