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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Jerry Lotierzo Strategic Sales Manager – GPOs jlotierzo@lsaweb.com 800.305.9673 X55335 Horsham, PA (July 2023) – Language Services Associates, Inc. (LSA) is pleased to announce that it has been re-awarded a three-year contract with Premier, Inc. LSA, a longtime leader in healthcare interpretation services, is a full-service language provider offering interpretation and translation solutions in more than 230 languages. The contract makes LSA’s scalable solutions, innovative technology, and best-in-class language services available to all Premier members at contracted pricing. Premier Inc. is a healthcare improvement company bringing together approximately 4,400 U.S. hospitals and health systems and over 250,000 other providers and organizations. Utilizing its award-winning technologies, Premier enables its members to collaborate effortlessly, improving outcomes while reducing costs.
“Language Services Associates is excited to continue our trusted partnership with Premier,” said Jerry Lotierzo, Strategic Sales Manager – GPOs. “Providing equitable care is essential to Premier’s mission, and we are pleased to utilize cutting-edge technology, customizable services, and latest innovations to offer high-quality language solutions to Premier’s members in our mutual goal to bridge language gaps.”
High-quality interpretation in the healthcare space helps providers overcome language barriers with at-risk population groups and delivers important healthcare access to all. Providing qualified medical interpreters reduces readmission rates, facilitates better outcomes, and improves the overall patient experience.
“Our decision to use flexible, seamless platform delivery models including integration with Epic and all major Telehealth platforms provides a more efficient patient experience, and delivers equitable care,” Lotierzo added. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) allow LSA to seamlessly integrate with all major platforms including health system EHRs, Epic, and other web-based conferencing programs.
LSA provides a full suite of language services across all modalities, helping Premier members break down language barriers to improve health equity for their limited English proficient patients. About LSA   Language Services Associates (LSA) offers a full suite of language interpretation solutions to help optimize the experience of limited English proficient patients and customers. Providing native language support improves the efficiency and productivity of staff, raises customer satisfaction levels, and builds loyalty. For thousands of clients worldwide, in more than 230 languages, LSA provides a competitive differentiator in the healthcare, government, financial and banking, insurance, entertainment, hospitality, and manufacturing industries. ###