6 Benefits of Video Remote Interpretation in Hospitals

While many hospital systems have traditionally used on-site interpreters, Video Remote Interpretation in hospitals (VRI) has gained traction in recent years to become the fastest-growing foreign language service in the country, filling the gap between over-the-phone and on-site interpretation services. The need for VRI medical interpreters has grown massively due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. As 

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How Major U.S. Industries are Using Language Services in 2021

Language services in 2021 need to serve the needs of diverse populations and address the need for social distancing brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. More than 8% of the United States population is limited English proficient (LEP). That number projected to rise as immigration is expected to account for 88% of the 

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Providing Effective Communication for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients: ASL Video Interpreters

Language services aid health care professionals in providing effective care for Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. Miscommunication between a provider and a patient can lead to negative patient outcomes and patient safety events. Language barriers increase the chances of miscommunication errors that can lead to patient harm, and in order to ensure effective communication 

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2021 Language Industry Trends and Language Services Market

The Future of Language Services: Understanding 2021 Language Industry Trends and the Language Services Market More than 8% of the United States population is limited English proficient (LEP). That number projected to rise as immigration is expected to account for 88% of the U.S. population increase by the year 2065. Rising diversity in the United 

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Language Services for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

The importance of language services for COVID-19 contact tracing efforts cannot be understated. Language access is an essential tool during the ongoing coronavirus health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of November 16th, 2020, there were at least 11.1 million cases of coronavirus (resulting in 246k deaths) in the United 

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Interpreters for Zoom and Remote Meetings: Fast, Reliable Language Support

“Can we use language interpreters for Zoom meetings?” If your organization has engaged in video conferencing or remote work this year, that may be a question you’ve asked. Fortunately for organizations across the country, adding interpreters for Zoom (and other remote meetings) is easy!  There’s no doubt that Zoom meetings have become a part of 

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Language Services for Private Practices: Patient Care in 300+ Languages

Language services for private practices promote effective communication between health care professionals and limited-English proficient (LEP) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. The need for qualified medical interpreters has grown swiftly due to the growing number of LEP patients in the United States, and the increased need for Telehealth solutions in health care. In 

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10 Tips to Choosing a Language Services Company for Remote Interpreting

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis, organizations have seen a greater need for remote interpreting services. For organizations who find themselves in this situation, how can you be sure that a language services company can provide quality remote interpreting services? While more and more businesses are offering remote language services as part of 

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How Education Systems Use Language Services to Ensure EL Students Progress Academically

As United States schools become more linguistically and culturally diverse, is important to look at how education systems use language services to ensure that ELL students are progressing academically. In Fall of 2015, the percentage of public school students in the United States who were ELLs (English Language Learner) was 9.5%, amounting to 4.8 million public 

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Using Telehealth to Care for Limited-English Proficient Patients (Infographic)

The need for social distancing between healthcare professionals and patients has driven more rapid adoption of telehealth technologies. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for telehealth after steadily increasing over the past several years, and telehealth usage is expected to rise 64.3% in 2020, according to a recent report. For many Americans, the switch 

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