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Portland, OR, United States, 2011/01/20 - The leading provider of healthcare translations will offer webinars to help healthcare professionals reach their culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
viaLanguage, a leading provider of global healthcare translation and localization services, announced its 2011 free Webinar schedule as part of its ongoing efforts to improve access to healthcare by removing language and cultural barriers that may prevent people from otherwise obtaining such care. The 2011 webinars are focused on providing strategies and tactics for optimizing healthcare translation programs and projects. Webinar topics for 2011 include:
- Spanish Translation for the US Hispanic Market: A linguistic, cultural and legislative overview (March 3);
- Ethnically Diverse Audiences: Creating effective health education and marketing materials (June 16th);
- Reducing Health Disparities: Improving communications with LEP patients (September 15);
- The Ins & Outs of Healthcare Translation: What you need to know to save time and money (December 8th).
“Ensuring that equal access is offered to all members of our increasingly diverse population can be more than a challenge today,' said Steve Vogeltanz, VP of healthcare for viaLanguage. 'This year's webinar schedule includes topics that healthcare professionals will not only find significant to improving their LEP communications but, will also help reduce the many obstacles that they face.”
The webinars include current best practices in healthcare translations that can be applied to improving translation programs, examples of how top healthcare organizations are effectively reaching their culturally diverse population and free translation resources such as guides, whitepapers and case studies. Stay tuned for a complete listing of the 2011 webinar topics, along with registration information, by visiting the viaLanguage Resource Center.
viaLanguage (vialanguage.com), is a leading provider of global healthcare translation and localization services. viaLanguage is committed to improving access to healthcare by removing language and cultural barriers that may prevent people from otherwise obtaining such care. Through the unique combination of its Online Language System (OLS), expert linguists and integration capabilities, viaLanguage offers organizations a comprehensive, affordable solution for meeting today’s increasing need for effective multilingual communications. viaLanguage services are designed to help clients quickly and easily develop the very best multilingual Web sites, marketing materials, software applications and other global communications. Clients include: Blue Shield California, Regence, A-dec, HemCon Medical Technologies, Senior Whole Health, San Francisco Health Plan; as well as many hospitals, school districts and state governments. Headquarters are located at 700 SW Taylor Street, Suite 310 Portland, OR 97205-3016.