ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Questions and Answers About the Summary of Safety and Clinical Performance Guidelines

In the third and final webinar of the series with Ronald Boumans, senior consultant for regulatory affairs at Emergo by UL we learned on the importance of Summary of Safety and Clinical Performance (S...

When Should I Use VRI, OPI or In-Person Interpreters for Healthcare?

We are lucky to live in a world where we have multiple options for interpretation, but how do you know when to use the different options? Living in a world where telehealth is prominent, we should be ...

Navigating MDR: Article 59 – CE Derogation

If you are anything like us, you’ve experienced steady changes with the continuously evolving MDR requirements. In 2020, the new European Medical Device Regulation (MDR) was rolled out. These guidelin...

The Perfect Label—Complying with the MDR

European Medical Device Regulation (MDR) is continuously evolving, making it difficult to keep up with all of its requirements. It is important to understand these guidelines to ensure that your medic...

European Union MDR: What’s Language Got to Do with It?

It has now been a year since the European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) enforcement. It may seem like a long time ago, but there is still work to be done and regulations to understand so...

Interpretation Versus Translation: What’s the Difference?

With 67.3 million U.S. residents speaking a language other than English at home, the question isn’t whether language access or meeting the multicultural healthcare requirements of patients and members...

How Video Remote Interpreting Services Help Overcome Language Barriers

  We are repeatedly told that communication is key, yet many businesses overlook a common communication barrier: language. Language barriers are challenging for everyone involved because they cause mi...

NCQAs Distinction in Multicultural Healthcare in 2021: Impact and Benefits of Accreditation

Patients from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds experience health disparities and differential health outcomes compared to the overall population. By 2050, nearly one in five people li...

Understanding (and Implementing) the Social Determinants Accelerator Act in 2021

As we round the corner into 2021, the spotlight continues to be on health and healthcare. We know that a healthy diet, physical exercise, and routine check-ups can keep us in tip-top shape, but what i...

6 Ways to Ensure patients with LEP have a seamless COVID-19 vaccine experience

  The COVID-19 pandemic has shed a spotlight on the systemic inequalities and lack of access to health care for patients and members with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Across the care continuum y...

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 avai...

Machine Translation Terminology Management: Manufacturing

Terminology management is a critical and a key component to ensuring optimal translation quality for all localized content. It is of notable importance to our Manufacturing and Automotive clients who ...

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