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Conference Connections: ULG to attend 2019 Paving the Way Healthcare Conference

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on June 6, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Conference Connections: ULG to attend 2019 Paving the Way Healthcare Conference By United Language Group At ULG, we are always looking for ways to grow our expertise and knowledge in our fields. This week, we are heading to the Paving the ...

Topics: healthcare, Interpretation, Interpreting, events, OPI, Conference, Tradeshows


Conference Connections: ULG to attend European UDI Forum

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 17, 2019
< Back to ULG Blog Conference Connections: ULG to attend European UDI Forum By United Language Group Eileen Kerry, out of ULG’s Galway Office, will represent ULG at this forum, exploring current and future regulations for how medical devices are labeled. This ...

Topics: healthcare, Compliance, MDR


Healthcare Translation Errors Endanger LEP Patients at the Pharmacy

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on July 17, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Healthcare Translation Errors Endanger LEP Patients at the Pharmacy  By United Language Group According to the Mayo Clinic, "hundreds of thousands of people" are injured by medication errors every year in the United States. Some of those ...

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Health literacy, Healthcare Translation, Prescriptions


Securing Patient Data: What Your Language Provider Should Know About HIPAA

Posted by jason on April 24, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Securing Patient Data: What Your Language Provider Should Know About HIPAA By United Language Group While HIPAA compliance might complicate your life, the goal of the regulation is really the same as yours: protecting patients. You’re ...

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Compliance, Compiance, HIPAA, Language Providers, Legal


Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Language Services

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 3, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Language Services By United Language Group What makes quality healthcare? The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, or HCAHPS, looks to answer that very question, and has been used ...

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Interpreting


How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 23, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog How To Foster Better Patient Understanding By United Language Group Medical professionals are increasingly noting the correlation between patient health and health literacy. The more people are able to comprehend and understand about their ...

Topics: healthcare, Strategy, Translation, Interpreting, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


What Is HITRUST? A Look At The Common Security Framework

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 9, 2018
< Back to ULG Blog May 11, 2018 Understanding HITRUST: A Common Security Framework By United Language Group To understand HITRUST, it’s best to temporarily forget everything you know about HIPAA regulations, compliance and audits. Why? Chances are you view ...

Topics: healthcare, IT, Localization, Compliance


Healthcare Translations For Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on October 10, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog Healthcare Translations For Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know By United Language Group Fall is officially here. And while the rest of the world is busy obsessing over all things pumpkin spice, healthcare professionals are preparing for ...

Topics: healthcare, Healthcare Translation


Overcoming Barriers: Digital Menus and Multilingual Language Options

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on July 28, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog Overcoming Barriers: Digital Menus and Multilingual Language Options By United Language Group Digitization has permanently changed many industries over the past decade, and restaurants are no exception. To keep up with technologically savvy ...

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Health literacy, Healthcare Translation, Prescriptions


6 Expert Tips for Compliant Healthcare Translations

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 17, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog 6 Expert Tips for Compliant Healthcare Translations By United Language Group Healthcare is understandably one of the most regulated industries in the US today. A long list of laws and regulations ensure that language barriers don’t keep ...

Topics: healthcare, Compliance


Minority Health Month: How Translation Can Improve Minority Health Outcomes

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 19, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog Minority Health Month: How Translation Can Improve Minority Health Outcomes  By United Language Group April is National Minority Health Month, and this year's theme is "Bridging Health Equity Across Communities." But right now, in too many ...

Topics: healthcare, Localization, Translation, Compliance


LEP Patients Less Likely to Stick With Diabetes Medication, According to Study

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 31, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog LEP Patients Less Likely to Stick With Diabetes Medication, According to Study By United Language Group A study published last week found that Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Latino patients are less likely to adhere to medication ...

Topics: Global News, Global News, healthcare, Interpretation, Language Learner, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Interpreting