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Providing Translations of COVID-19 Information

Providing Translations of COVID-19 Information

Access to Information Providing translations of COVID-19 information is a significant step in ensuring that everyone knows how to protect themselves and their loved ones from contracting the novel coronavirus. It seems fair to say that every individual, organization...
Translation of patient education handouts

Translation of patient education handouts

Organizations need to determine whether they need to implement the translation of patient education handouts and materials as determined by the patient populations they have outreach with and the languages that those patient populations speak.  With our specialization...
Important Info about a Medical Interpreter

Important Info about a Medical Interpreter

Medical Translator or Medical Interpreter? Did you know that a medical translator is not the same as a medical interpreter? Healthcare translations are text-based materials that you can provide to clients, such as a brochure, fact sheet or video. Even if the video is...
Patient Education Healthcare Translation

Patient Education Healthcare Translation

The costs of patient education healthcare translation may seem high, but the costs of neglecting to provide this resource are likely to be even higher. And arguably more importantly, the benefits of patient education healthcare translation can easily outweigh the...
What’s Culture Got to Do with It?

What’s Culture Got to Do with It?

You may have heard people say that “karma’s a b!+c#,” but have you ever heard anyone describe karma in the context of cultural beliefs affecting healthcare outcomes? In our last blog post, we explored the effects of making, or not making, healthcare...
Language Access and Limited English Proficiency Speakers

Language Access and Limited English Proficiency Speakers

Language Access and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Speakers Access to health care is a complicated legal matter in the United States. While the UN has declared health to be a human right, the United States never signed onto that 1966 Covenant – despite the fact...