ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on June 6, 2019
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 Way to Health Care Access conference for a full-day learning event sponsored by the MassAHEC Network. Healthcare is a ...

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


Conference Connections: ULG to attend European UDI Forum

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 17, 2019
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 is the only European conference dedicated to global UDI compliance and wider industry implications. ...

Topics: healthcare, Compliance, MDR


Healthcare Translation Errors Endanger LEP Patients at the Pharmacy

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on July 17, 2018
According to the Mayo Clinic, "hundreds of thousands of people" are injured by medication errors every year in the United States. Some of those errors are caused by doctors prescribing the wrong medications, or by pharmacists dispensing the wrong medication ...

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
While HIPAA compliance might complicate your life, the goal of the regulation is really the same as yours: protecting patients. You’re looking out for their physical well-being, while HIPAA is safeguarding their private information. Medical professionals ...

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


Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Language Services

Posted by United Language Group on April 3, 2018
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 since 2006 to gauge patients’ perspective on the quality of their hospital visits.    The ...

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Interpreting


Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Language Services

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 3, 2018
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 since 2006 to gauge patients’ perspective on the quality of their hospital visits. The ...

Topics: healthcare, Translation, Interpreting


How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 23, 2018
Medical professionals are increasingly noting the correlation between patient health and health literacy. The more people are able to comprehend and understand about their healthcare, the more effective treatments tend to be. Health literacy, according to the ...

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


How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

Posted by United Language Group on March 23, 2018
Medical professionals are increasingly noting the correlation between patient health and health literacy. The more people are able to comprehend and understand about their healthcare, the more effective treatments tend to be.  Health literacy, according to ...

Topics: healthcare, Strategy, Translation, Interpreting


What Is HITRUST? A Look At The Common Security Framework

Posted by United Language Group on March 9, 2018
To understand HITRUST, it’s best to temporarily forget everything you know about HIPAA regulations, compliance and audits. Why? Chances are you view HIPAA as a challenge or an obstacle, while HITRUST is intended to be just the opposite. The Health Information ...

Topics: healthcare, IT, Compliance


What Is HITRUST? A Look At The Common Security Framework

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on March 9, 2018
May 11, 2018 To understand HITRUST, it’s best to temporarily forget everything you know about HIPAA regulations, compliance and audits. Why? Chances are you view HIPAA as a challenge or an obstacle, while HITRUST is intended to be just the opposite. The ...

Topics: healthcare, IT, Localization, Compliance


Healthcare Translations For Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on October 10, 2017
Fall is officially here. And while the rest of the world is busy obsessing over all things pumpkin spice, healthcare professionals are preparing for open enrollment. The next Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period runs from November 1, 2017 to ...

Topics: healthcare, Healthcare Translation


Overcoming Barriers: Digital Menus and Multilingual Language Options

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on July 28, 2017
Digitization has permanently changed many industries over the past decade, and restaurants are no exception. To keep up with technologically savvy consumers, many restaurants have started to offer digital menus. Navigating digital menus is now easier than ...

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