/Tag:Language Services Company

Vocalink honored by Dayton Business Journal

2016-11-21T19:10:14+00:00

I‌‌n a ceremony held last night, the Dayton Business Journal honored their Businesses of the Year. Vocalink accepted awards for both Minority Owned Business of the Year as well as Community Supporter of the Year. Sitting in a room full of Dayton's shiniest business stars on a beautiful Fall evening is a treat in and [...]

Vocalink honored by Dayton Business Journal 2016-11-21T19:10:14+00:00

Stoic or Expressive? Culture’s Part in Communication

2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

“You learn something new every day” is one of my favorite sayings … because it is just so true. Last week, I stumbled across a reference to Geri-Ann Galanti’s Caring for Patients from Different Cultures, 4th Edition (Univ. of Penn. Press 2008, Kindle Edition). [1] Delighted to find it available for Kindle, I downloaded it [...]

Stoic or Expressive? Culture’s Part in Communication 2017-12-13T14:43:20+00:00

Translation Quality Evaluation – Error Categories and Severity

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

As we mentioned in previous posts, error categories and severity are the two dimensions used to calculate the error’s weight in any translation and hence decide whether it is useable or not. Error categories and severity differ from one standard and/or metric to another and from one company to another, however there are a lot of [...]

Translation Quality Evaluation – Error Categories and Severity 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

Translation Quality Evaluation: Measuring Defects

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

Many quality standards and practices consider evaluating the quality of products and services by measuring actual or probable defects. Translation is much the same as other service industries. The majority of translation quality assessment, evaluation metrics and technologies follow the same concept of counting actual defects (errors), then categorizing them and assigning them a severity [...]

Translation Quality Evaluation: Measuring Defects 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

Global Communications with Vialink: Video Remote Interpreting

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

Vialink Video Remote Interpreting See the power of real global communication! Today, overcoming the language and communication barriers to international commerce is the key to global market success. Vocalink, a leading language services company, is making it easier than ever to conduct business around the world with the introduction of Vialink video remote interpreting. Vialink™ [...]

Global Communications with Vialink: Video Remote Interpreting 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

What Happens in Vegas WON’T be Staying in Vegas! #HCCAci

2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

In just one week’s time, I will be packing my bags and heading off to Las Vegas! But this time, what happens in Vegas won’t be staying there! Why? Because I will be bringing back a wealth of healthcare compliance knowledge to put into action! The 20th Annual Healthcare Compliance Association Compliance Institute (#HCCAci) begins on [...]

What Happens in Vegas WON’T be Staying in Vegas! #HCCAci 2017-12-13T14:43:21+00:00

November Interpreter Spotlight

2015-11-11T19:00:01+00:00

November’s Interpreter Spotlight shines bright on one of our Cincinnati interpreters, Sandy Winston. Sandy joined Vocalink four years ago and has been doing Medical interpreting in various facilities for us during that time.  Prior to joining Vocalink Sandy worked as a Medical Technologist for over thirty years doing hospital lab work at Christ Hospital and the [...]

November Interpreter Spotlight 2015-11-11T19:00:01+00:00

September Interpreter Spotlight!

2017-12-13T14:43:27+00:00

This month we are pleased to turn the spotlight to one of our Dayton interpreters, Fern Leland. For the past seven years Fern has been a member of our Spanish interpreting team. In addition she has also been a valuable part of our office team by working as an Interpreter Coordinator. Last year Fern became our [...]

September Interpreter Spotlight! 2017-12-13T14:43:27+00:00