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What’s Gobbledygook Got to Do with Healthcare?

There are fewer opportunities as adults to use seemingly made-up words. But today I bring you information on none other than…Gobbledygook. Simple Measure of Gobbledygook, or SMOG, is a measure of readability that estimates the years of education needed to understand the written material. You’ve likely seen this referenced as …


Protected Health Information (PHI): A Document’s Journey to Translation

Compliance with Federal and State regulations concerning Protected Health Information (PHI) is a top priority at ISI Language Solutions. We routinely process translation requests containing abundant and varied PHI for our healthcare industry clients. This often includes ID cards issued outside the United States, patient reports from overseas hospitals and …


Leap Day

We’ve all been there – last year’s birthday was on a Saturday and you’re looking forward to another weekend birthday celebration, only to be bamboozled by Leap Year. It’s been throwing your holiday, birthday and anniversary celebrations off track since birth. So why do we even have leap day in …


International Mother Language Day – February 21st

International Mother Language Day“Languages are the most powerful instruments of preserving and developing our tangible and intangible heritage.” — From the United Nations International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day has been observed every year on 21 February …


Oscars: Facts about Best International Feature Film Award

With the Oscars approaching this weekend and a name change to the Foreign Film category, it’s time to learn more about this award that celebrates films produced by our neighbors around the globe. The Academy Award for Best International Feature Film (formerly known as Best Foreign Language Film until this …