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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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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Who is a Qualified Interpreter Under Section 1557?

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) spotlights the importance of language services in hospitals and healthcare, adding requirements and specifically giving Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients the rights to a qualified interpreter in order to advance healthcare equality and reduce disparities in health care. Medical interpreters fulfill an increasing need for quality language services 

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3 Useful Ways to Use the Telelanguage iPhone App at Home

In the age of technology, there’s a phrase we’ve heard all too often: “There’s an app for that.” Although said humorously in situations where you actually wished you had an app for it, there is one that exists that is practical for key times you need immediate assistance with communication, the Telelanguage iPhone App. A 

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How to Structure Meetings with Business Interpreters

Business globalization has become increasingly popular, with companies expanding their clientele and customers across the world.  Now more than ever, there’s a need for interpreters to be present in meetings and conferences.  If you’re a business that wishes to expand communication, here’s some helpful tips for bringing a professional business interpreter in the office: Contact a 

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Telelanguage at the 80th Annual APCO Conference and Expo

The Association of Public-Safety Communications held its 80th annual Conference and Expo August 3-6th in New Orleans, LA. APCO International is not only the largest global organization lending support to public safety communication professionals, but it’s also the oldest. APCO promotes strength in public safety communication across global industries, ensuring they’re providing the highest levels of public 

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