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[Infographic] Most Common Languages Besides English In The US & New England

Transcreation, Culture, Language Service Provider, Popular, Infographics

It should be no surprise that many languages besides English are spoken throughout the United States. In certain areas, English seems to be the foreign language! The US has always been a melting pot of different languages and cultures. If you consider the US before the British settled, just imagine how many different languages their were between the various Native American tribes that filled our land. 

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

The Emoji Revolution: From Emoticon to Emoji [Part 1/3]

Culture, Popular

While emoji is a much more frequently used term these days, let’s not forget about where it all began with the original emoticon. :) We are excited to bring you a three-part series on the evolution from emoticon to emoji and beyond!

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Key Elements To Keep In Mind When Working With Interpreter Services

Popular, Interpreting

Keep in mind that when you are working with an LEP (Limited English Proficiency) person, the appointment will go differently compared to providing a service to an English speaking person. Here are some elements to keep in mind when working with interpreter services:

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Language Services Options for Healthcare Providers

Healthcare, Popular

The number of non-English speakers in the United States is continuing to rise. According to the 2011 Census, over 60 million US residents speak a language other than English at home, and have limited or no proficiency in English. Couple this fact with increased pressure from the Federal Government on healthcare providers to provide equal care to limited English speakers, and it’s obvious that language barriers are a major issue affecting hospitals across the nation.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Why You Should Think Twice Before Using A Bilingual Employee Instead Of A Professional Interpreter

Popular, Interpreting

Here’s one of the most common questions we hear at Interpreters and Translators, Inc. The short answer is no. Many reasons make this an easy question to answer. First, let’s make sure we understand the differences between a bilingual employee and a professional interpreter.  A bilingual employee is a person who works for you and has some degree of proficiency in two languages. A professional interpreter is someone who has been assessed for professional skills, demonstrates a high level of proficiency in at least two languages and has the appropriate training and experience to interpret. Professional interpreters can interpret with skill and accuracy while adhering to high ethics and confidentiality.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

4 Ways to Skyrocket Patient Satisfaction

Healthcare, Popular

The cultural fabric of the United States is changing more rapidly than ever before. As the make-up of the American population continues to change, so do the methods healthcare providers use to raise the bar when it comes to patient satisfaction. If you are reading this article, you are probably aware of the importance of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey, or HCAHPS, and its impact.

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

The Importance of Communication in Healthcare

Healthcare, Popular

 

One of the best things about working at iTi is the people you meet.  One example of this is Nadesha Mijoba who possesses a wealth of knowledge about interpreting and about training medical interpreters.  She is a leading expert on medical interpretation and has a tremendous commitment for quality of care and a passion for the field.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

What Are The Pros And Cons Of VRI?

Video Interpreting, Technology, Popular, Interpreting

When interpretation services are needed there are occasions that are better for video remote interpreting over other modes of interpretation. The article below will describe the pros and cons of video remote interpreting. 

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette

6 Important Distinctions Between a Medical Interpreter & a Bilingual Employee

Healthcare, Popular

 

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Anthony Toronto
Anthony Toronto

What Are The Challenges Of Translating Medical Documents?

Healthcare, Popular

Medical translation is a highly specialized field of translation due to the technical and sensitive nature of documents (they greatly affect human life). Medical translation presents several unique challenges, meaning that general translation expertise alone is often not enough to deliver an accurate translation.

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Brandon Choquette
Brandon Choquette