ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

A Beginner's Guide to ISO Identification of Medicinal Products

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world’s leading quality control organization that sets standards related to manufacturing, product labeling, and safety. Many companies ...

When Free, Unsecured MT Tools Fail: Five Examples of MT Mishaps

Last week, Facebook received strong criticism for an embarrassing translation mistake triggered by its algorithm. After a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit an island in Indonesia in early August, Facebook ...

Regulating Big Data: SC 42 and Artificial Intelligence

  According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), 40% of digital transformation initiatives will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) services by 2019 and 75% of enterprise applications will use AI...

5 Reasons to Use Machine Translation

You’ve heard the hype around machine translation, but is it right for your business? Machine translation is unlikely to replace human translators completely, and it isn't right for every project. Howe...

The Crucial Role Multilingual Support Plays In Cross-border M&A Deals

For organizations undergoing an international merger & acquisition or considering one in the future, it is imperative that all parties involved understand the terms and conditions of the deal and act ...

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...

What Role Does Language Access Play in The Manufacturing Industry?

      Manufacturing is an industry that is constantly changing in terms of the technology used, the industrial and consumer products created, and the countries where the factories are managed. A recen...

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

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 here sooner than we think. The regulation, which represents a s...

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...

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...

EU Privacy Shield and GDPR: Working Together To Create Data Security

  May 11, 2018     In recent years, the European Union has introduced various measures to improve data security and protect citizens’ personal information. To this end, the EU Privacy Shield was imple...

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