LanguageLine EHR Integration Unlocks Operational Efficiencies, Better Care

LanguageLine EHR integration

We are pleased to announce that LanguageLine Solutions can now integrate with EHR (electronic health record) systems. This stands to greatly improve both operational efficiency and healthcare equality because it makes professional medical interpretation instantly available in every hospital room, doctor’s office, and community clinic that uses an EHR.

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LanguageLine Is a Certified Great Place to Work – Again (and Again)

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LanguageLine Solutions, the world leader in on-demand language access, announced today it is Great Place to Work Certified for the third consecutive year. The certification is based on an extensive employee survey and an in-depth culture evaluation.

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Case Study: General Devices, LanguageLine Partner for Emergency Services

LanguageLine General Devices translation emergency services

General Devices has partnered with LanguageLine Solutions to provide seamless access to video interpretation on its e-Bridge communication platform, the company announced today. First responders will now be able to quickly bring a professional language interpreter virtually on-scene within seconds.

The service includes American Sign Language.

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Webinar: How Far Can Mobile Interpreting Take Us?

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As with any new technology, smartphone-based interpreting raises fresh questions. For example:

  • When is a smartphone an appropriate interpreting modality?
  • Which staff members should have access to the interpreting app?
  • How do I manage my language budget when access to interpretation is more widespread?
  • How do I secure buy-in from decision-makers?
  • What are best practices for implementing mobile interpreting?
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Extended Care, LanguageLine Partner to Provide Inclusive Telehealth

LanguageLine Extended Care telehealth

Extended Care LLC, a leading global provider of telehealth as a clinically integrated, configurable, enterprise-class experience, today announced a partnership with LanguageLine Solutions to provide on-demand interpretation in more than 240 languages on the platform.

LanguageLine is recognized as the global leader in on-demand interpretation and translation, providing language access to thousands of healthcare organizations across North America, including 19 of the top 20 hospital systems and 72 of the Fortune 100.

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Canada’s Bill 96: How To Stay Compliant with the New Language Law

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Backers of Quebec's sweeping new law to promote French usage in the Canadian province hail it as the most important measure in nearly half a century to protect the language in mostly English-speaking North America.

The bill has Canadian businesses and government agencies rushing to translate materials so as to stay compliant with new amendments to Canada’s Official Language Act.

Here we take a look at the legislation, which is best known as Bill 96, examine its potential impact, and talk about how organizations can best join with an outside language-access partner to achieve compliance with the new law.

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Third Time’s the Charm? A New Proposed Rule for Section 1557

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On August 4, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a proposed rule related to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Enacted in 2010, the ACA expanded healthcare access eligibility to people previously without health insurance in the US. Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of several protected classes.

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LanguageLine Wins Business Excellence Award

LanguageLine wins business excellence award

Highlighting a year in which the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Monterey, LanguageLine Solutions has won the 2022 Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award. The award, which came in the “Services to Businesses” category, was announced at MPCC’s annual dinner, which was widely attended by civic leaders in Monterey County.

The award is the result of two rounds of voting throughout July by MPCC members and their constituents.

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Section 1557: Five Things to Know About New Nondiscrimination Rule

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Case Study: Louisiana Motor Vehicles Adds On-Demand Interpretation

LanguageLine provides interpretation in more than 240 languages to customers of Louisiana OMV

The coexistence of diverse cultures and languages in Louisiana is unique. The state is distinct for its linguistic diversity. It is estimated that more than 40 languages are spoken in Louisiana aside from English. French is spoken exclusively by 7 percent of the population while Cajun in spoken at home by about 5 percent.

The need for language services can be unpredictable at government offices throughout the southeastern state.

The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) and LanguageLine have partnered to offer a free, on-demand language interpretation service to non-English and limited English speaking customers.

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