March 9, 2022 – GLOBO has announced a partnership with OMNIA Partners, Public Sector. The partnership will enable public agencies and educational institutions that are contracted with OMNIA Partners to leverage GLOBO’s innovative language solutions to communicate with the U.S.’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population. The partnership expands GLOBO’s ability to improve language access for government and educational institutions.
“Ensuring equal access to essential services has always been a focus for GLOBO,” says Dipak Patel, President & Chief Operating Officer. “We’re excited to have this opportunity with OMNIA Partners to continue championing that initiative.”
More than 66.5 million Americans speak a language other than English at home. Of that population, about 25 million are considered limited English proficient, which is defined as the limited ability to speak, write, read, or understand English. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that entities or programs that receive Federal financial assistance must make programs accessible to people with limited-English proficiency — this means ensuring interpretation or translation is available as needed to ensure equal access to healthcare and other vital services.
“OMNIA Partners is thrilled to have GLOBO as a partner to offer participating agencies a language solution with innovative technology and access to a comprehensive suite of on-demand interpreting & translation services in over 350 languages. This agreement offers a powerful language solution for our primary and higher education, state and local government, and non-profit agencies,” says Doug Looney, Senior Vice President, Public Sector Sales for OMNIA Partners.
GLOBO is a certified minority-owned, health-equity-focused language technology and solutions provider with a proven track record of supporting some of the nation’s most respected healthcare organizations. Since its inception, GLOBO has successfully disrupted the language services industry with its value-driven model grounded in smart technology, actionable data insights, and a community of thousands of highly-qualified linguists.
“With GLOBO, participating agencies with OMNIA Partners have the opportunity to access GLOBO HQ, a simple-yet-robust platform for accessing & managing language support,” says Nathan Strohkirch, Senior Account Executive at GLOBO. “GLOBO users have access to on-demand and scheduled language support. Our platform also provides administrators and language access managers with data and reporting capabilities that can provide insights to move organizations toward higher-quality experiences for the LEP community.”
GLOBO’s platform is HIPAA compliant and maintains ISO Certifications 27001 (Certified Information Security Management System), 9001:2015 (Certified Quality Management System), and 17100 (Certified Translation Services).
About OMNIA Partners
OMNIA Partners, Public Sector is the nation’s largest and most experienced cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to public sector procurement. Our immense purchasing power and industry-leading suppliers have produced a comprehensive portfolio of cooperative contracts and partnerships, making OMNIA Partners the most valued and trusted resource for organizations nationwide.
For more information, visit OMNIAPartners.com/publicsector
GLOBO is a technology-focused language solutions provider that enables organizations to communicate across 250+ languages, providing robust data and insights through a revolutionary cloud-based platform, GLOBO HQ. GLOBO has been featured on the Inc. 500|5000 for seven consecutive years.
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