ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Types of Language Services in Healthcare

Imagine an expectant mother at a hospital. She knows the doctor is telling her something important, but she doesn’t speak English well enough to convey a response. Fortunately, an interpreter was av...

Celebrate Data Privacy Day With These Tips

  Happy Data Privacy Day! Do you know how your data is being used, and by whom? The systems we interact with and use every day can compromise sensitive data and leave us vulnerable to phishing schemes...

Protecting the Internet of Things and Data Security in Healthcare

Smart watches. Smart homes. Smart cars. Smart...pacemakers? The prime example of the Internet of Things (IoT): smart devices. They have permeated the global market in recent years and are steadily gro...

MDR and Device Labeling: Annex I and UDI Requirements

  On May 5, 2017, the European Commission released the new Europe (EU) Medical Device Regulations (MDR) in an effort to create a more unified and transparent system for medical devices. The MDR will b...

A New Year, A New Regulation: PRIIPs And Translation Requirements

  The New Year brings new resolutions, goals and strides toward self-improvement. In 2018, it also welcomed a new regulation into the financial world. The Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investmen...

Three Ways Language Access Helps Government Agencies

Government agencies – specializing in anything from education to international diplomacy – often encounter many of the world’s 7,000 languages, making access to translation and interpreting serv...

Global Clinical Trials: Saving Time And Money Through Centralization

With the resurgence of dangerous diseases such as whooping cough, malaria, and cholera, the need for clinical trials spanning the globe is stronger than ever. Diseases affect people differently depend...

eLearning Solutions Executives Will Use

Executives are busy. It's difficult for them to devote time to new training. And taking an eLearning course may require them to use new technology, adding to the perception that it will be especially ...

What is HIPAA Compliance? What You Don't Know Can Cost You

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996. It's been the law of the land for 20 years, and even people who don't work in the healthcare industry are aware of ...

Software and Website Localization Testing 101

      There‚Äôs a lot that goes into a successfully localized software application or website. After you‚Äôve translated your source materials, there are steps that need to be taken to ensure your con...

Why Language Access Matters At The Dentist

  A visit to the dentist isn‚Äôt everyone‚Äôs idea of a good time. In fact, dental checkups cause some people so much anxiety, it stops a number of them from obtaining care. A 2012 study found that UK...

Harvey Reinforces The Need For Language Assistance During Disasters

  The past week has been tragic for residents of Houston and the surrounding area as they look for relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Meanwhile, in India, monsoon rainfall has ravaged the country...

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