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Speaking of Your Health: Communication and The Affordable Care Act

How Language Access Amplifies the Efficacy of Other ACA Related Programs Whatever happens with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it’s time for us to take a look at the law and all the programs tied to it, determine what worked, and figure out how the successful features of the law can be further integrated into

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A Self-Assessment Is the Key to Being a Better Interpreter

Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than being bilingual to effectively bridge a language gap between two people. Interpreters must also be good listeners, have the ability to code switch effectively, and have a cultural understanding of the languages they work with. What’s more, interpreters should strive to have sufficient knowledge of the fields

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What’s The Difference Between an Interpreter and a Translator?

Did you know that there’s a difference between interpreters and translators? Are you surprised? Perhaps you didn’t even know there was a language industry. Or that the job growth for interpreters and translators is expected to grow 20% from 2019–2029. You’re not alone. It’s a very common misconception. But interpreters and translators are different. And

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Certified Languages International Named to 2016 Inc. 5000 List

Portland, Ore.-based Language Services Company Places 3,768th Nationally and 49th Oregon-wide PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 24, 2016) – Certified Languages International (CLI) announces it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The Portland, Ore. company provides over-the-phone interpreting, video remote interpreting and document translation, and

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CLI Partners with Bluestream Health to Deliver Telemedicine in any Language

Certified Languages International Partners with Bluestream Health to Deliver Telemedicine in Any Language Portland, Ore.-based company expands suite of offerings to include video remote interpreting and professional telehealth services PORTLAND, Ore. (May , 2016) – Certified Languages International (CLI), a full-service language company, announces their new partnership with Bluestream Health to provide video remote interpreting

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LEP Data Brief From The Migration Policy Institute

The LEP Data Brief from the Migration Policy Institute contains information on the number, share, growth and linguistic diversity of limited English proficient individuals in the United States. This data is useful to any business or organization that is marketing and/or serving clients in the United States. In the day and age when we live

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Certified Languages International to Sponsor and Exhibit at CHIA’s 2015 Healthcare Interpreting Conference

Certified Languages International to Sponsor and Exhibit at CHIA’s 2015 Healthcare Interpreting Conference CLI to support vital interpreting association through conference sponsorship PORTLAND, Ore. (March 5, 2015) – Certified Languages International (CLI), a Portland, Ore.-based full-service language company, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring and exhibiting at California Healthcare Interpreting Association (CHIA)’s

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