MidwestMeetings.com – Multilingual Events: Working With Interpreters

With the advance of international trade and the  internet as essential business tools, many companies have gone … Read the full article.

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Metaphrasis Announces First Recipient Of Medical Interpreter Scholarship

Chicago Resident To Receive Career Training to Utilize Bilingual Capabilities Chicago, IL – September 14, 2011 – Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions (Metaphrasis), a leading Chicago-based language services company today announced the first recipient of its medical interpreting scholarship program. Awarded to Chicago resident, Adriana Romano-Pompei, Metaphrasis will provide full paid...

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Woman’s Day Magazine Features Elizabeth Colon

Woman’s Day Magazine interviewed Elizabeth on her “Business Idea: Interpreting for Others” Read the full interview here.

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Metaphrasis Listed in Hispanic Business 500 As One of US’ Largest Hispanic Owned Companies

Turning a passion into business has reaped rewards for founder, Elizabeth Colón Chicago, IL – August 1, 2011 – Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions (Metaphrasis), a leading Chicago-based language services company, today announced it was listed in Hispanic Business Magazine’s 29th annual Hispanic Business 500®, the benchmark directory of the 500 largest Hispanic-owned companies...

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Chicago Hospital News – Shifting Care Delivery Models Brings Medical Interpreting Front & Center

In June, 2011 Metaphrasis contributed an article on shifting care delivery models to Chicago Hospital News.  Here is an excerpt: “In the medical world, language barriers create problems for both patients and providers. For patients, language and communication influence how and if Limited-English-Proficient (LEP) patients access and experience health care. Because of language barriers, LEP...

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Womenetics – Medical Interpreters Can Save Lives

In August 2011, Elizabeth Colón was interviewed by Womenetics. Here is an excerpt: Womenetics: Before launching Metaphrasis, you worked with a nonprofit interpreting agency. What prompted you to branch out with your own interpreting and translation business? Elizabeth Colón: The interpreting industry is a fast-growing field, which is expected to increase 22 percent in the next seven years....

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Hispanic Executive Magazine

Metaphrasis featured in article titled “Vital Translations” in the July 2011 Hispanic Executive Magazine. Read the article.

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Metaphrasis Announces Partnership with Resurrection Health Care

With An Eye on Positive Patient Outcomes, Resurrection Health Care Will Utilize Metaphrasis for Medical Interpreting Services Chicago, IL –June 7, 2011 – Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions (Metaphrasis), a leading Chicago-based language services company, and Resurrection Health Care (RHC), announced a new partnership to provide medical interpreting services for seven Resurrection...

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MultiLingual Magazine – Spanish interpreting nuances

“The 2010 US Census has spoken. According to US Census Bureau officials, the growing Hispanic population in the United States has reached a new milestone, topping 50 million, or 16.3% of the nation, officially solidifying its position as the country’s second-largest demographic. Officials state that the US population has become more racially and ethnically diverse over the past ten years....

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Metaphrasis Announces Medical Interpreter Scholarship Program

Bilingual Chicago Residents Now Have New Career Training Opportunity Chicago, IL – May 3, 2011 – Metaphrasis Language and Cultural Solutions (Metaphrasis), a leading Chicago-based language services company today announced their medical interpreting scholarship program is now open for applicants. Responding to the growing demand for qualified medical interpreters and its commitment to giving...

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