ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

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

  Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) has risen in popularity as the technology becomes more readily available in the courtroom, hospitals and during international conferences. According to a recent reade...

The Connection Between Language Services and Patient Safety

  Here at United Language Group, we often emphasize the importance of language translation and interpreting in the medical field. For us, there’s a clear-cut rationale behind language access in health...

Overcoming Barriers: Digital Menus and Multilingual Language Options

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 dig...

6 Expert Tips for Compliant Healthcare Translations

  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 people from accessing healthcare. But ...

Telehealth 2.0: What We Learned

  May 02, 2017     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 par...

Minority Health Month: How Translation Can Improve Minority Health Outcomes

  April is National Minority Health Month, and this year's theme is "Bridging Health Equity Across Communities." But right now, in too many communities, health outcomes are anything but equitable. Her...

Study Shows LEP Patients Less Likely to Stick With Diabetes Medication

      A study published last week found that Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Latino patients are less likely to adhere to medication regimens for type 2 diabetes than white and English-speaking Lati...

E-Learning and the Medical Device Industry

      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 effectively in order to ensure ...

The Importance of Qualified Medical Interpreters

  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 poisoned. An interpreter misunder...

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