ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Protecting the Internet of Things and Data Security in Healthcare

Smart watches. Smart homes. Smart cars. Smart...pacemakers? The prime example of the Internet of Things (IoT): smart devices. They have permeated the global market in recent years and are steadily gro...

Healthcare Translation Errors Endanger LEP Patients at the Pharmacy

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 medic...

Video Remote Interpreting: Enhancing Patient Care And Cutting Costs

According to the Center for Disease Control, in the U.S. alone there are 990.8 million physicians’ visits and 267.1 million emergency room visits or hospital outpatient visits in a year. The patients ...

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

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 safegua...

5 Compelling Reasons to Use Machine Translation

  How do you know when machine translation is right for a particular job or for your business? Some translation jobs are better left to human translators. However, machine translation has distinct adv...

Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Language Services

  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’ pe...

How To Foster Better Patient Understanding

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 effecti...

What Is HITRUST? A Look At The Common Security Framework

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,...

What is HIPAA Compliance? What You Don't Know Can Cost You

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996. It's been the law of the land for 20 years, and even people who don't work in the healthcare industry are aware of ...

The Spooky Truth About Translation Security

Imagine this…. In a typical translation process, the client sends the content to be translated to the translation vendor. Then the translation vendor sends the data to the individual contractor doing ...

Healthcare Translations For Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know

  Open enrollment planning is more important than ever. With the global pandemic and systematic racism health equity is being considered for every strategy - including OE and Annual Enrollment Period....

Why Language Access Matters At The Dentist

  A visit to the dentist isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time. In fact, dental checkups cause some people so much anxiety, it stops a number of them from obtaining care. A 2012 study found that UK res...