Language Services and the Healthcare Industry in 2017

2016 saw considerable changes to regulations for hospitals and the healthcare industry. These changes highlight the need for effective language services and language access programs in hospitals and health care settings. Implementation of higher quality language access programs will continue to be a priority for the healthcare industry in 2017. One major change for the 

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Language Services Industry: 8 Things You Should Know (Infographic)

The language services industry has never been more important and relevant than it is now, and that trend continues to grow. Whether you’re a language service provider, an interpreter, or an international company, it’s important to recognize your contribution to a growing industry and the need for quality globalization, localization and interpreter services within the 

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Importance of Scheduling Software for Language Service Providers

The language service industry is growing at a rapid pace. Whether you are a language services agency, hospital, or international business, the number of people in need of language services is increasing. The 2015 Census Bureau Reports at Least 350 Languages Spoken in U.S. Homes. But with the growing Limited English Proficient (LEP) population, how 

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The Importance of Certified Medical Interpreters in Hospitals

Certified medical interpreters in hospitals are a valuable part of the medical community. In any professional setting, effective communication is key, but in hospital and emergency situation, where being understood can be life or death, language access is critical. New updates to the Affordable Care Act (Section 1557) prompted us to write How Can Healthcare 

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Free CE Webinar for Interpreters (CCHI)

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) Presents Free CE Webinar for Interpreters on December, 7th, 2016. There’s no doubt that language interpreters play a key role in our society, helping to provide understanding and effective communication in numerous industries, such as Healthcare and Medical, 9-1-1 Emergency, Legal and Business. With the ever changing landscape of 

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How to Choose the Right Language Service Provider

Choosing a language service provider and investing in a quality language access program is key to the success of many businesses and organizations. The need for interpreters and translators continues to rise and businesses are becoming more aware of the importance of providing the most effective communication for limited English proficient, non-English-speaking, Deaf, and Hard-of-Hearing 

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When to Use Onsite Interpreters

Wondering when to use onsite interpreters? There’s no doubt that when you’re committed to providing excellent language services for your LEP clients that interpreters and translators are a necessity! The demand for qualified interpreters and translators is not slowing down anytime soon, but how do you know what type of interpreter services are appropriate? Should you 

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