health & life sciences

December 24, 2020

Case study: Translation for patient information guides

translation for patient
Executive Summary Our client, a non-profit organization, connects people to trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. They came to Scriptis for help with translation for patient information guides. Their guide for newly diagnosed metastatic breast cancer patients needed localization for Chinese, French, […] (Read more...)

December 24, 2020

How to translate Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs)

translation services for clinical trials
How to translate Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs) Preparation and teamwork are required to translate Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs). As you know, creating and validating a measurement instrument in one language can be a complex process. Translation requires a similar standard of care. In addition, internal […] (Read more...)

October 2, 2020

What is back translation?

What is back translation? Occasionally, a language services client needs an additional validation step called a “back translation.” Back translation is the translation of a target document back to the original source language. The process guards against potentially lethal mistakes in specialized, technical and medical materials. Who […] (Read more...)

August 25, 2020

Tips for healthcare communication with Asian-American audiences

Tips for healthcare communication with Asian-American audiences Navigating the United States healthcare system can be a daunting task for native English speakers, but it can become a true barrier to medical care for Asian Americans with limited English proficiency.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 5.6% […] (Read more...)

May 4, 2020

Post-Covid health and safety in multilingual workplaces

Workplaces soon will be stirring back to life after a long period of dormancy due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Employers are under pressure to provide clear, actionable training materials to ensure workers can meet the new demands of the pandemic environment, including Physical reorganization and […] (Read more...)