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Basic Breakdown: Website Localization
Throughout the past several years, localization has become an increasingly common buzzword within the translation industry. So, how does it differ from translation and what exactly is it?
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Medical Document Translation: Challenges and Benefits

Translation, Healthcare

The proper translation of medical documents is essential for providing equitable care and treatment to patients who speak a foreign language. No matter what language your patients speak; you need to be able to communicate effectively. Effective and efficient communication can be accomplished through medical interpreters and through the translation of important medical documents like patient records, service agreements, and post discharge instructions.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

4 Ways to Create An Inclusive Hospital for LEP Patients

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 serving patients. 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

5 Ways To Improve Communication In Healthcare

Healthcare

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Lucas Ledbetter
Lucas Ledbetter

How To Recruit More International Students

Education

International students are increasingly flocking overseas. They come to North American schools and universities to perfect their language skills and earn prestigious degrees. Many schools, colleges, and other higher education institutions are capitalizing on this niche market. Those schools are reaping the rewards of increasing their enrollment figures. Consider these thoughts on how your school can successfully do the same.

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Chris Amorosino
Chris Amorosino

Country Spotlight: IRAN [Terpii Travels]

Terpii Travels

Hi Friends! This month I wanted to go to someplace that many Americans don’t think about visiting but that my friends in Australia, Europe, and Asia have always recommended.

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Terpii
Terpii

How To Create An All-Inclusive Education Environment

Education

Approximately 5 million students in US schools have limited English language skills that affect their ability to successfully participate in education programs. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that there by no discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin in the operation of any federally assisted programs.

Under this law, it is the responsibility of the schools to ensure that all students have equal access to a quality education that enables them to progress academically while learning English.

The Office for Civil Rights and the Department of Education released a memo in 1970 clarifying a broad outline of the services to be provided. The memo stated:

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Benefits of Interpreter Services in Education

Education, Interpreting, Popular

 

As the population of the United States continues to grow and diversify, the need to communicate to in multiple languages becomes more and more of a necessity. There are approximately 5 million students in US schools with limited English language skills that affect their education. Besides being a federal requirement, there are many benefits and options when it comes to interpreter services for students.

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

Country Spotlight: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES [Terpii Travels]

Terpii Travels

Hey there everyone! It’s me Terpii, and I’m back to report on some more of my global adventures! 

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Terpii
Terpii

Basic Breakdown: Medical Interpreter Training & Certification

Healthcare

Welcome to our “Basic Breakdown” series where we share all our insider knowledge on the types of language services and solutions possible for a variety of industries. Our goal is to help alleviate confusion between the many options offered by LSC’s to help arm you with the knowledge YOU need to make the best decisions for your organization.

You may be wondering:

  • Why should I become a certified medical interpreter?
  • Is a 40-hour medical interpreter training really necessary?

We're here to answer with a resounding YES.

Here's why:

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano

5 Ways To Maximize Your Translation Budget

Translation

We’ve heard it time and time again. It’s the most classic business dilemma:

We need to lower costs!

Yet, as management pressures you to cut costs, it seems that volume continues to increase. And of course, you can never sacrifice quality.

Like we said: Dilemma. Right?

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Annie Pagano
Annie Pagano