ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

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


A Language Unlike Any Other: What is Nicaraguan Sign Language?

Posted by jason on June 9, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog June 08, 2017 A Language Unlike Any Other: What is Nicaraguan Sign Language? By Andrew Hitchcock When new languages emerge, they’re usually categorized as pidgins. These languages are simplistic and basic, created from combining basic ...

Topics: Interpretation, Language Learner, Lost in Translation, Translation, Interpreting, Lost in Translation


Telehealth 2.0: What We Learned

Posted by jason on May 2, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog May 02, 2017 Telehealth 2.0: What We Learned By Jake Schild United Language Group gained new insights into the needs of telehealth clients at this year’s American Telemedicine Association Telehealth 2.0 conference in Orlando, Florida. In ...

Topics: Interpretation, Strategy, Interpreting


The EU and the Need for Irish Translation

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 19, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog The EU and the Need for Irish Translation By United Language Group Recently, the European Union’s (EU) need for Irish interpreters has been thrown into the spotlight, as they struggle to find qualified candidates to fill those job ...

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


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


5 Qualities Every Interpreter Should Have

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 26, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog 5 Qualities Every Interpreter Should Have By United Language Group Speaking more than one language is impressive. But being able to professionally interpret for someone who speaks a different language? That’s an even bigger feat. Language ...

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


The Importance of Certified Medical Interpreters

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on January 6, 2017
< Back to ULG Blog The Importance of Certified Medical Interpreters By United Language Group In 1980 Willie Ramirez was taken to a Florida hospital in a coma. His family members explained to doctors that the 18-year-old was “intoxicado,” in Spanish, meaning ...

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


Preserving Language: Icelandic Language Day

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on November 14, 2016
< Back to ULG Blog Preserving Language: Icelandic Language Day By United Language Group When you think about the country of Iceland, the image of Vikings and the natural spa, the Blue Lagoon, immediately come to mind. But the most interesting thing about the ...

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


Using Translation to Support Patient Engagement and Population Health Management

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 16, 2016
< Back to ULG Blog Using Translation to Support Patient Engagement and Population Health Management By United Language Group Healthcare organizations are making big investments in population health and patient engagement platforms as they prepare to move past ...

Topics: healthcare, Interpretation, Translation, Healthcare Translation, Language Solutions