SOURCE: ENLASO Corporation

ENLASO Corporation

February 11, 2010 11:49 ET

ENLASO Helps Streamline Localization Processes for Healthwise

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - February 11, 2010) - ENLASO Corporation, a provider of medical and life sciences translation and localization solutions, today announced that it has released a new case study describing best practices for streamlining localization and translation processes for consumer medical content.

The paper examines how ENLASO supported Healthwise -- the leading provider of consumer health information -- in helping to assure its rigorous quality measures, including:

  -- Accuracy.
  -- Plain language.
  -- A focus on decisions and action.
  -- An ability to keep pace with fast-paced changes in
  -- Efficient processes and workflow that successfully
     manage costs and resources.

ENLASO helped localize into Spanish the Healthwise® Handbook (a 350-page English-language publication with more than 27 million copies in print), the Healthwise Online Spanish Health Guide (an online resource with 300 health topics), and Healthwise Ix Patient Instructions (point-of-care printed handouts.).

The case study also reveals the value of streamlining voice-over localization processes. ENLASO localized into Spanish over 70 of the most popular recordings of the Healthwise Audio Library. The 330-topic, English-language library is accessible over the phone or on the Web.

The online version of "ENLASO Provides Healthwise With Localization Streamlining Solutions" can be downloaded free of charge from ENLASO's Web site at

ENLASO recently hosted a Webinar with Healthwise participating as a guest customer, titled "Best Practices in Localizing Medical and Life Sciences Content: A Customer Case Study." Topics of this interactive one-hour presentation include:

  -- How to overcome typical medical and life sciences
     localization challenges.
  -- The value and challenges of medical reviews and
     internal reviews.
  -- The collaborative customer-vendor model.
  -- Terminology management, localization tools and

The Webinar recording can be requested by visiting ENLASO's Language Technology Center Webinar Archive.

About Healthwise (

Healthwise is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Nearly 120 million times a year, people turn to Healthwise information to learn how to do more for themselves, ask for the care they need, and say "no" to the care that doesn't improve their lives. Healthwise licenses its content to health plans, hospitals, disease management companies, and health Web sites to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to the people they serve.

About ENLASO (

ENLASO Corporation, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, offers full-service language translation and localization solutions. Services include: software localization and internationalization, Web site translation and localization, documentation translation and localization services, localization testing, and consulting and training.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact:
    Chris Raulf
    ENLASO Corporation
    (720) 259-8524
    Email Contact