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Tag: History of Translation

The Role of Certified Translators in Medical Document Translation Accuracy

Certified medical translators play a critical role in ensuring accuracy when translating medical documents between languages. Inaccuracies can have serious consequences for patient care and outcomes. Certified translators have extensive medical knowledge and adhere to strict quality standards to produce...

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The Importance Of Language Testing in Healthcare

Language tests play a vital role in reducing errors in the healthcare setting. When lives are on the line, accurate interpretation and translation are necessary. Language testing ensures that people in these roles have a high understanding of both language...

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Seal of Biliteracy Endorsement

In today’s globalized world, being proficient in two or more languages is becoming increasingly valuable. High school students who possess strong language skills have a competitive edge in college admissions, job opportunities, and personal growth. One way to recognize and...

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ALTA Language Services Partners with AMN Healthcare Language Services To Expand Language Proficiency Testing in Healthcare Systems

ALTA Language Services and AMN Healthcare Language Services announced an exciting partnership that will expand language proficiency testing and promote health equity. “Our partnership with ALTA Language Services reflects our deep commitment to health equity by providing solutions that give...

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The Benefits of Bilingual Pay Differentials in Healthcare: A Guide for Healthcare Workers

As of 2021, 8% of people in the United States ages five or older are limited English proficient (LEP). Historically, the difficulties that LEP populations experience in communicating with healthcare providers have contributed to disproportionately poor health outcomes. Additionally, because...

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What Is Remote Proctoring?

While the traditional setup for taking a test involves being in a classroom with the instructor, there are sometimes advantages to incorporating technology into testing. The potential benefits of remote proctoring include convenience in terms of scheduling, location, and instructor...

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November is Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month has officially been celebrated in the United States each November since 1990. This is recognized on the federal, state, and local levels with special programming and events to highlight and honor the traditions, culture, history, and...

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Bilingual Pay Differential Benefits

In today’s globalized world, the ability to speak multiple languages has become increasingly valuable. Businesses and organizations of all kinds are expanding their operations internationally, often partnering with companies abroad or marketing products and services in overseas markets. Additionally, in...

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How to Build a Language Strategy for Companies Expanding to Canada

Companies expanding to Canada must be aware of the country’s linguistic requirements. Both French and English are official languages in Canada, thanks to the Official Languages Act of 1969. This Act meant that federal agencies must offer services in both...

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Machine Translation Post Editing in Healthcare

AI translation, or machine translation, has advanced enough to be used in healthcare. However, it still has shortcomings. Weighing the capabilities and limits of AI translation is vital to language conversion decisions in healthcare and other fields. There are several...

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What is a Simultaneous Interpreter?

If you’ve ever seen a sign language interpreter at the bottom of your screen during a news segment or presidential debate, you’ve seen a simultaneous interpreter at work. Often hired for large multinational meetings and international conferences, the job of...

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How to Use a Zoom Interpreter for Remote Meetings

Whether you work from home or conduct calls with overseas stakeholders, virtual meetings are a standard part of today’s business landscape. If you are part of a multilingual team or collaborate with international business partners, you may need to hire...

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