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How to Accurately Translate Medical Device Manuals

Posted by Jason McKay on Jul 31, 2015 2:01:49 PM

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These days, every facet of life seems to be met with the maddening urgency of multitasking. Businesses are seeking the fastest way to accomplish a given task, and often this is accomplished by cutting corners to save money. Certain industries, such as the medical device field, don't have this luxury because the products and services rendered may impact the sustainability of human life. 

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Why is Certified Translation Vital for Medical Devices?

Posted by Jennifer Bustance on Jul 29, 2015 12:00:00 PM

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Foreign markets create special challenges for medical device companies interested in distributing their products internationally. While these challenges are completely justifiable due to the indispensable nature of the products, such companies must have great attention to detail where their translations are concerned. Such strict regulatory requirements can cause delays in receiving approval to market these devices.

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3 Common Misconceptions About Medical Device Translation

Posted by Jennifer Bustance on Jul 28, 2015 11:12:00 AM

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The medical world is complicated enough as it is without throwing language barriers into the equation. So it is vital that everyone  from doctors, nurses, and technicians to patients, caretakers, and family members  be on the same page. Some of the essential documents that require translation include patient manuals, Instructions for Use (IFU) documents, physician manuals, packaging, labeling, and even marketing communication materials. 

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Medical Device Translation 101: 4 Questions Answered

Posted by Jennifer Bustance on Jul 27, 2015 11:10:00 AM

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The medical industry is a complex and nuanced thing  almost as complex and nuanced as the foundations for all of the world's known languages. Combining these two complex entities could easily confuse just about anyone. Fortunately, there are certified translation specialists who can ensure that you are understanding everything with crystal clarity. Whether you're new to the industry or a curious layperson, here are the nitty-gritty basics of medical device translation.

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What Makes a Medical Device Translation Efficient?

Posted by Jason McKay on Jul 24, 2015 2:41:23 PM

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Have you wondered what will truly make your medical translation efficient? Trusting in your language service provider is the first step toward assuring that documents will be translated efficiently. Much goes into understanding the process of a medical device translation, so it's important for the linguists working on your documents to have a particular skill set. Achieving efficiency demands the three skills below be taken into account at all times:

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3 Tips for Choosing Quality Medical Translation Services

Posted by Jennifer Bustance on Jul 23, 2015 3:06:48 PM

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The translation industry is a delicate and complicated one. If you're in charge of selecting medical translation services for your company, you've undoubtedly done your research and compared services to find the biggest bang for your buck. But maybe you've never been totally certain how to make the best possible decision for your business. To find top quality medical translation services, here are a few tips to keep at the forefront of your mind as you're trying to choose the best vendor to meet your needs.

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The Importance of Medical Translation in an Aging Community

Posted by Jennifer Bustance on Jul 22, 2015 4:22:55 PM

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The lifespan of the average human being has grown considerably over the course of the last century. This aging population results in an increased need for medical translation. In this blog, we have frequently noted the growing need for translation in the health care sector. But why, exactly, has the need been increasing at such a rate?

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How To Achieve Accuracy in Medical Translation Services

Posted by Jason McKay on Jul 21, 2015 3:07:32 PM

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A medical document translation is a process as meticulous as preparing for surgery. It's not as simple as merely having a professional who speaks the language translate the information. Great care and consideration must be taken to ensure that accurate medical translations have been conducted. The subtle variations are as unique as the human body itself, and skipping steps in the process could lead to gross miscommunication. In the medical field, this could lead to legal consequence, injury, or even death.

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An Ongoing Trend in Language Translation for Health Care

Posted by Jason McKay on Jul 20, 2015 3:45:00 PM

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Document translation is a service that has been utilized for hundreds of years but, until recently, this process has remained relatively unchanged. Today the time-consuming and often repetitive process that pertains to medical translation has been replaced by a more logical and steadfast practice with the use of translation memory. 

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The Three Steps of Accurate Language Translation

Posted by Jason McKay on Jul 17, 2015 1:06:00 PM

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"How can I be assured that the translation of my medical documents will be accurate?"

This is one of the most common questions in the language translation industry. A three-step process is a great way to help you rest assured.

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