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The EU’s New Medical Device Regulation: What’s Language Got To Do With It?

< Back to ULG Blog The EU’s New Medical Device Regulation: What’s Language Got To Do With It? By United Language Group The European Union’s new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will begin being enforced in 2020. It seems like a long way off, but it will be ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Localization, Translation, Language Solutions, MDR, webinars


MDR and Device Labeling: Annex I and UDI Requirements

< Back to ULG Blog MDR and Device Labeling: Annex I and UDI Requirements By United Language Group 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 ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Compliance


Global Clinical Trials: Saving Time And Money Through Centralization

< Back to ULG Blog Global Clinical Trials: Saving Time And Money Through Centralization By United Language Group With the resurgence of dangerous diseases such as whooping cough, malaria, and cholera, the need for clinical trials spanning the globe is ...

Topics: Life Sciences, Compliance


The Meaning Of Medicine: Translating Drug Names

< Back to ULG Blog The Meaning Of Medicine: Translating Drug Names By United Language Group The misuse of prescribed medication can lead to serious health problems. Policy makers in the United States are working to implement legislation that will help put an ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation


VRI At The Doctor’s Office: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Session

< Back to ULG Blog VRI At The Doctor’s Office: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Session By United Language Group Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) has risen in popularity as the technology becomes more readily available in the courtroom, hospitals and during ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation, Interpreting


New EU Medical Device Regulations Take Effect: A Summary of the MDR and IVDR

< Back to ULG Blog New EU Medical Device Regulations Take Effect: A Summary of the MDR and IVDR By United Language Group The Regulation on Medical Devices (MDR) and the Regulation on in-vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVDR) went into effect in May of 2017, ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Leveraging Translation Memories In Clinical Trial Translations

< Back to ULG Blog Leveraging Translation Memories In Clinical Trial Translations By United Language Group Anyone who’s completed a major translation project knows that it can be a costly, time-consuming process. But those with experience in the language ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation


E-Learning and the Medical Device Industry

< Back to ULG Blog E-Learning and the Medical Device Industry By United Language Group In the medical device industry, regulation is a big deal. Proper training for internal operations staff, and consumer and professional end users, needs to be done ...

Topics: Global News, healthcare, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Navigating E.U. E-Labeling Regulations

< Back to ULG Blog Navigating E.U. E-Labeling Regulations By United Language Group Electronic Labeling (e-labeling) has the potential to be hugely beneficial to medical device companies creating Instructions For Use (IFU), labels and packaging information. ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation


Studies Show Bilingual Speakers Have Superior "Attentional Control"

< Back to ULG Blog Studies Show Bilingual Speakers Have Superior "Attentional Control" By United Language Group Thinking about learning another language? New research suggests it’s a good idea. The journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition recently ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Strategy, Technology, Translation


[Deep Dive] Translating Global Internal Investigations, Ethics and Compliance Materials

< Back to ULG Blog [Deep Dive] Translating Global Internal Investigations, Ethics and Compliance Materials By United Language Group It seems like every time I read the Wall Street Journal, I see those four dirty words that make global corporations cringe: ...

Topics: Best Practices, Global News, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation


2016 EU IVD and MD Regulations at a Glance

< Back to ULG Blog 2016 EU IVD and MD Regulations at a Glance By United Language Group By Maurizio Suppo, Principal Consultant, Qarad Good old days will be gone forever – the new EU MD and IVD regulations are coming fast! The European regulatory framework for ...

Topics: Case Studies, Language Learner, Life Sciences, Strategy, Technology, Translation