Entries by Melissa Gillespie

The Art and Science of Translating Regulated Content

To comply with laws and ensure that patients get the right treatment for their ailments, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare organizations must manage high volumes of content. They must keep all published information correct, current, and consistent across publications, packaging, websites and marketing materials. This is difficult enough to manage in just one language, but gets […]

Language Barriers in End-of-Life Care

The population in the United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse over time, according to United States Census Bureau statistics. This means more medical resources will be devoted to end-of-life care (EoLC). Language barriers can often create additional costs and cause inefficiencies in EoLC. Studies show some patients from different ethnic groups are […]

Welocalize Launches Dedicated Life Sciences Division

Frederick, Maryland – January 31, 2017 – Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, announces the formation of Welocalize Life Sciences, a division that brings together the recent Welocalize acquisitions of Global Language Solutions (GLS) and Nova Language Services (Nova). The merged entities represent more than two decades of experience in specialized language […]

January 24-26, 2017: Summit for Clinical Ops Executives

Welocalize Life Sciences is an exhibitor at booth #517 at the 8th Annual Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE), January 24-26, in Miami, FL.  SCOPE brings together over 1,500 clinical operations thought leaders and innovators for three-days of workshops, discussions and exhibits related to each aspect of clinical trial planning and management, including site selection, recruitment […]

Welocalize Life Sciences Exhibits at SCOPE 2017

Frederick, Maryland – January 23, 2017 –Welocalize Life Sciences, a leader in specialized language services for life sciences and regulated industries, is an exhibitor at booth #517 at the 8th Annual Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE), January 24-26, in Miami, FL.  SCOPE brings together over 1,500 clinical operations thought leaders and innovators for three-days of […]

One-third of Hospitals in U.S. Fail to Offer Language Services

Twenty-four million people in the United States have limited English proficiency. They experience barriers to health care because of their inability to communicate effectively with providers.According to an analysis published recently in Health Affairs, more than a third of the hospitals in the United States in 2013 did not offer patients access to language assistance. […]

Why Racial Diversity in Clinical Trials Matters

Clinical trials provide a critical base of evidence for evaluating whether a medical product is effective before the product is approved for marketing. One challenge that remains is ensuring that research participants are representative of the patients who will use the medical product.In 2014, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) released a report that called for, […]