Healthcare Language Support: Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

The value of language support in healthcare settings is undeniable. The need for higher quality language access services continues to grow as our country becomes more linguistically and culturally diverse. The number of individuals who speak a language other than English at home rose from 31.8 million in 1990 to 47 million in 2000, and there 

Continue Reading

Language Access and Healthcare Open Enrollment (Infographic)

Why is language access so important to the healthcare open enrollment period? Starting November 1st, 2017, millions of Americans will apply for health insurance through healthcare marketplaces. Navigating healthcare jargon to find the right health insurance coverage can be confusing for many people. In fact, according to a survey by American Institute of CPAs, 51% 

Continue Reading

8 Things You Need From a Healthcare Language Services Partner

Providing meaningful language access for patients is at the forefront of needs for healthcare entities. The Limited English-Proficient population has grown to over 25.1 million in the United States (8.5%), and the changes in healthcare regulations for hospitals and healthcare providers have made it imperative for healthcare providers to focus on improving healthcare language services. But 

Continue Reading