ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Simplifying Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits healthcare providers from discriminating against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. There are sp...

How Do You Increase Participation in Elections? Improve Language Access

  According to the U.S. Census, the 2018 midterm elections attracted the highest voter turnout in four decades—fifty-three percent of the citizen voting-age population. This represented a higher turno...

Telehealth: Maintaining Care & Communication in a Virtual Setting

  Telehealth has proven to be an incredibly effective response to the stay-at-home orders incited by the COVID-19 pandemic. The telehealth services industry is expected to grow nearly 65% in 2020 as d...

Celebrate Data Privacy Day With These Tips

  Happy Data Privacy Day! Do you know how your data is being used, and by whom? The systems we interact with and use every day can compromise sensitive data and leave us vulnerable to phishing schemes...

The Challenges of Legal Translation

Translating legal documents can be a challenging endeavor, especially for translators unfamiliar with the industry. Overcoming legal translation challenges requires a combination of creativity and acc...

Takeaways & Trends: What we learned at LocWorld40 2019

    Our digital world is changing multilingual communication and the way we localize for global markets. At this year’s LocWorld40 “Go Global, Be Global” conference in Estoril, Portugal we uncovered i...

Recapping the 2019 'Paving the Way to Healthcare Access' Conference

  Healthcare accessibility is a challenge facing millions, and an issue ULG is dedicated to working to improve. At this year’s “Paving the Way to Healthcare Access” conference sponsored by UMass Memor...

What does HITRUST certification mean? 3 Important Facts to Consider

ULG achieved HITRUST CSF certification in 2019 as a means to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to protecting sensitive information and managing data risk. HITRUST is a non-profit authoritative body t...

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...

GDPR Enforcement: Are you prepared for an audit or a "dawn raid?"

  It’s nearly the one-year mark for the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and we’re starting to see enforcement already. Most notably, of course, is the $57 million fine to Google for violation...

Is Your Marketing Content Optimized for Voice Search?

  Consider that 41% of adults and 55% of teens are using voice search every day and voice searches make up 20% of all mobile searches on Google. These numbers are only going to increase as voice recog...

How Do Financial Companies Use Language Solutions?

  Numbers are numbers, right? A zero is a zero in English the same way it is in Arabic or Mandarin. But what about everything surrounding the numbers in a financial document? What about financial cont...

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