Alan Vernon Gives his Dos and Don’ts for Successful Sales

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Our own Alan Vernon has over 20 years experience in sales and healthcare and was featured on for his expertise in sales and client relations.  He is extremely knowledgeable in the areas of language related and cultural adaptation specifically for the healthcare industry.  He has refined the art of building key relationships with clients by having […]

February 3, 2015 Post Comment Blog

Does Culture Affect Prenatal Care?

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Who doesn’t love seeing a healthy, happy baby? Unfortunately, this is not a reality for all mothers in the United States. Statistics have shown that approximately 1 in 33 babies, approximately 120,000, are born each year with some form of birth defect. These defects have been defined by the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine as […]

February 2, 2015 Post Comment Blog

The Relationship Between Culture and Blood Donation

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There are racial and ethnic differences in Blood type and composition, but is there a relationship between culture and blood donation? The ABO blood grouping system was created in 1901, and since then has made blood transfusions safer, has saved countless lives, has been used by police in forensic science, and by anthropologists to study […]

January 21, 2015 1 comment Blog

Communicating Wellness Programs Across Cultures

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It’s the New Year and people are still committed to their New Year’s resolutions – most of which include getting healthy.  Statistics show that half of the resolutions made have to do with living a healthier life.  This is a great opportunity for those in healthcare to tap into an attentive market.  The hurdle that […]

January 13, 2015 Post Comment Blog

How Well Do You Know Section 508/WCAG 2.0 Compliance?

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Why worry about Section 508/WCAG 2.0 compliance?  What’s the big deal anyway, right?  One word, discrimination.  The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in any program or activity that receives financial assistance from a federal agency. To protect the rights of its users there are step by step directions for filing a complaint [...]
December 5, 2014 Post Comment Blog

Why You Should Culturally Adapt Hispanic Healthcare Products

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It is estimated that the Hispanic population of the United States is now close to 54 million individuals. This is about a 50% increase since 2000 and nearly six times the population in 1970, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data.  As a comparison, the overall U.S. population increased by only 12% from 2000 [...]
December 5, 2014 Post Comment Blog

How To Trade Good BBQ For A Great LTEN2014

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LTEN 2014 was a great success! Find out who we met, what we learnt and how LTEN 2015 is going to be better than ever!

June 15, 2014 Post Comment Blog Tags:

The NMSDC Business Opportunity Expo

New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Expo

The The NMSDC Business Opportunity Expo was a great opportunity to meet reps from small, diverse-owned suppliers and learn more about their industries and challenges. Find out what we learnt and how we’re helping raise the profile of minority owned suppliers.

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The Importance of Cultural Competence for Health Plans

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Cultural Competence for Health Plans is more important than ever. Find out how your plan can avoid the pitfalls others have experienced when marketing to the Latino population.

5 Tips for Streamlining Translation of Multilingual Medicare Advantage Plans

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Translating Medicare Advantage Plans should be a choice not a chore, so we’ve laid out our top 5 tips for getting the job done, pain free and as efficiently as possible.

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