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New Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Program from Rosetta Stone Addresses Changing Needs in Healthcare Field

(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --New Advanced Spanish for Healthcare Program from Rosetta Stone Addresses Changing Needs in Healthcare Field

 Groundbreaking Custom Solution Revolutionizes

Healthcare Industry's Patient-Centered Communication Efforts

ARLINGTON, VA (June 15, 2015) -- Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), the world's leader in technology-based learning solutions, today announced the launch of a new Spanish-language training program poised to transform language access in the healthcare industry.  Developed in conjunction with experts from one of the nation's leading healthcare providers, Advanced Spanish for Healthcare provides tailored content aligned to meet the unique needs of healthcare professionals. Rosetta Stone expects the program will be made available to approximately 100,000 healthcare professionals by the end of 2015.

"As a company recognized for providing effective solutions to overcome language and cultural barriers in the aviation, energy, finance and hospitality industries, Rosetta Stone is proud to add healthcare to that list," said Judy Verses, Global President of Rosetta Stone's Enterprise & Education Division. "Our customized language solutions can address industry-specific communication challenges in a way you won't find anywhere else and we're already getting great feedback and seeing some early adopters stepping up to implement this into their programs. With Advanced Spanish for Healthcare, we're creating change in the healthcare field and taking patient-centered communication to the next level." 

The Advanced Spanish for Healthcare product was developed in response to the nation's shifting demographics and stricter language access regulations, which ensure equitable access to diverse populations. Content and design for Advanced Spanish for Healthcare were driven by a respected team of experts from Rosetta Stone's Custom Solutions for Business team.  The resulting program fills an important need for healthcare employees to better serve the growing Spanish-speaking population and aims to enable regulatory compliance, superior patient satisfaction scores, improved health outcomes, and a significant reduction in expenditures on outside interpreter services.

Added Verses, "Statistics show that there are more than 38 million U.S. residents who speak Spanish at home. With that number continuing to grow, it's critical for many healthcare professionals to speak and understand Spanish in order to provide the best care possible to patients."

Rosetta Stone's Custom Solutions for Business is a service that partners experts from Rosetta Stone with companies to understand language barriers in the workplace and determine specific language-learning goals.  The team then designs and delivers a fully-customized program with personalized content, training, tutoring and evaluation tools developed to achieve companies' specific language objectives.

To learn more about Rosetta Stone's custom content solutions, please visit 

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About Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people's lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company's innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.

Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company's cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.

Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices and operations around the world.  For more information, visit  "Rosetta Stone" is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.

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