Protect Language Access in Healthcare for Minority Populations: How to Make Your Voice Heard

This week we all have an opportunity to protect language access in healthcare for minority populations by submitting comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on a proposed plan to remove safeguards against discrimination in healthcare. 9% of the United States population is limited in their use of the English language, 

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Telelanguage Medical Interpreter Aids 911 in Baby’s Delivery for Spanish-Speaking Couple

*As seen on PRUnderground. CBS46 News reunites a Spanish-speaking Metro Atlanta couple with Telelanguage medical interpreter, Juan Batista, and the 911 dispatcher who helped them deliver their baby boy. More than 240 million calls are made to 911 call centers each year. While emergency services professionals deal with urgent situations every day, a language barrier 

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Developing a Video Remote Interpretation (VRI) Pilot Program: Rolling Out New Interpretation Services Throughout Your Organization

Many organizations – regardless of industry – find themselves need foreign language and sign language interpretation services. Some organizations have been using vendor-supported language services for years, while others are just beginning to explore this service. Finding quality interpretation and translation providers can be daunting. There are different modalities (over-the-phone, on-site, video remote, document translations, 

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How to Change Language Service Providers for a Better Interpreting Experience

When you’re ready to change language service providers, it’s an important decision for your organization. For whatever reason, you’re ready to move on to a new Language Services Solution to fit your company’s (and your clients’) needs. There are more than 25 million Limited English Proficient individuals in the United States today, and quality language services are 

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Try our Language Services Free with Telelanguage Free Trial Minutes

Thinking about switching language service providers? Try our Language Services at NO Charge… Telelanguage has been a leader in the language service industry since 1991. Our commitment to customer service, technological advancements, and quality assurance is the reason why 98% of our current clients would recommend us – and why dozens of new customers switch 

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Emergency Preparedness: Language Access and Public Safety

As we deal with evacuations and the effects of Hurricane Florence, we are reminded that when an emergency or disaster strikes, emergency preparedness and response is critical for public safety. Responding to evacuation notices and other crucial information can be difficult and stressful for everyone, but it can cause even more strain for Limited English 

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[Free Whitepaper] Refugee Trends in United States: Refugee Language Needs

Does your organization provide language support? Understanding refugee trends in the United States can help you to provide the most comprehensive language access program to fit your organization’s specific needs. As a language service provider nationwide, Telelanguage breaks down language barriers and connects people from different walks of life every day! As a leader in 

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Refugees in the United States: Languages and Resettlement (Infographic)

More than three million refugees have been resettled in the United States since The Refugee Act of 1980, which created the current national standard for the screening and admission of refugees in the United States. Who is a refugee? A refugee is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, 

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Telelanguage to Represent Oregon at 2018 Arab Health Convention in Dubai

As Seen On PRUnderground and Fox News Oregon: Telelanguage Selected to Represent Oregon at 2018 Arab Health Convention in Dubai Telelanguage, Inc. a global language service provider has been selected to represent Oregon at the 2018 Arab Health Convention in Dubai from January 29th – February 1st, 2018. Arab Health is the largest gathering of healthcare 

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Home Health Agencies: 2018 Language Access Compliance

Improving communication with limited-English-proficient patients is a high priority for healthcare organizations and insurance agencies in 2018. For Home Health Agencies participating in Medicare, there are new language access requirements to understand this year for compliance.   On January 13, 2017, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final rule which revised the 

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