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 

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Language Access: Marketplace Implementation of Language Services (Checklist)

Marketplace implementation of language services is vital to health care providers and organizations nationwide. Because 1 in 4 consumers who will apply for health coverage through the new health insurance marketplaces will speak a language other than English at home, it is critical that marketplace implementation develop robust standards to ensure that these language services enable 

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Telelanguage Medical Interpretation: How it Works (SlideShare)

Telelanguage has been at the forefront Medical Interpretation for over 26 years, and we currently serve over 1,500 organizations across the United States in 300+ languages. When you are communicating with non-English speaking patients you need support that you can trust, especially in emergency situations. At Telelanguage, we provide that support with a 24/7 one-point-of-contact 

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9 Tips For Working With Certified Interpreters in Health Care

Certified interpreters in health care settings are vital for working with and overcoming language barriers. Patient care for Non-English speaking and limited-English populations suffers when patients and doctors don’t have the appropriate language services. Telelanguage has been a leading provider of interpretation and translation services since 1991, and 70% of our current clients are in 

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Telelanguage at the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit: Innovation and Language Access

Telelanguage will be at the American Hospital Association 25th Annual Leadership Summit July 27th-29th, 2017! The summit will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in San Diego, CA and features strategies and solutions to aid organizations in providing the best service for both patients and communities.  Telelanguage will be at Booth #801 providing language 

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5 Stats That Prove Interpreters Have the Best Jobs

Why become an interpreter? Interpreters best jobs has been at the top of many best industries lists, as the need for qualified interpreters soars. Every appointment and meeting an interpreter takes is an opportunity to break down language barriers. As a certified interpreter, providing understanding and communication is the goal. Providing understanding in important matters 

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CE Webinar for Healthcare Interpreters from CCHI on May 31st, 2017

CE Webinar for Healthcare Interpreters from CCHI on May 31st, 2017 Healthcare interpreters play an important role in our society, helping to provide understanding and effective communication in numerous industries, including Medical, 9-1-1 Emergency and more. Cultural and linguistic shifts make certified interpreters more vital than ever, and the healthcare industry has a special need 

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Improving Hospital Language Services is a Win for Everyone

As Limited English Proficiency in the United States continues to rise, and the LEP population over 25 million, interpreters and translators have become a key part of many major industries, such as legal and judicial, hospitality, social services and of course, healthcare. The changes for the healthcare industry in 2016 have made Hospital language services a top 

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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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