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viaLanguage Presents Free Webinar: ‘Tips to Streamline and Save on Your Healthcare Translations’


viaLanguage, a leading provider of global healthcare translation and localization services, will present a webinar devoted to optimizing healthcare translations.

When: Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 11:00 am PT

- Bill Kennedy, Account Executive, viaLanguage
- Leslie Iburg, Marketing, viaLanguage
- Moderator: Scott Herber, EVP Sales, viaLanguage

As members of the healthcare industry, ensuring that equal access is offered to all members of your increasingly diverse communities can be more than a challenge. On top of a changing political landscape, dwindling budgets and rapidly growing limited English proficiency (LEP) populations, making sure that your healthcare communications are translated accurately—and effectively—is no small feat. Fortunately, there are new ways to streamline the translation process while maintaining the quality and effectiveness of your original messages. Whether you’re just getting started with translating healthcare communications or you simply want to sharpen practices that are already under way, this webinar will give you the latest tips, tools and tried and true best practices for effective healthcare translations. From this webinar, attendees will come away with understanding:

- Innovative practices to ensuring accurate, readable health materials, including health literacy and cultural assessment
- Recommendations for cutting time and costs while maintaining quality
- Incorporating translation tools and Translation Memory into your projects
- Machine translation today – is it free?

To register for this free webinar visit

Free resources for attending:
- Beyond Translation Guide- Best Practices for the Healthcare Industry
- Starter Style Guide Template
- English-Spanish Healthcare Terminology Guide

About viaLanguage
viaLanguage is committed to improving access to healthcare by removing language and cultural barriers that may prevent people from otherwise obtaining such care. From websites to patient education, viaLanguage provides multilingual solutions for the global needs of healthcare organizations today. Through the unique combination of its Online Language System (OLS), expert linguists and technology integration capabilities, viaLanguage offers healthcare organizations comprehensive, affordable solutions for supporting the unique cultural and reading-level requirements of burgeoning ethnic markets. Since 2000, the company has earned a reputation among its clients for reliability, quality and professionalism. 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. Corporate Headquarters are located at 700 SW Taylor Street, Suite 310 Portland, OR 97205-3016. For more information, visit or call us at 503-243-2007.


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