UniversalNurse Speaker was launched at the 2014 Medetel Conference on Telemedicine and eHealth
UniversalNurse Speaker is a new translation tool to facilitate multilingual healthcare communication between Nurses and Patients who don’t speak the same language. The tool is tailored to support Nurses in communicating with patients in different languages.
UniversalNurse Speaker was launched by Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons at the Special Session on Women at MedeTel, hosted by the Women Observatory for eHealth (WeObservatory) and the ISfTeH’s Working Group on Women. MedeTel is the International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum, an official event of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH).
Speakers of the Women Special Session: D. Manset, J. Lemaire, J. Serrano Pons, S. Coumel, L. Murrugarra, V. Kola, A. Schmauss, C. Forget, V. Thouvenot, K. Holmes, L. Lhotska
Thirteen presentations were made during the session, covering various aspects of eHealth and Telemedicine in diverse contexts, to address the health needs of women in underserved areas, through big data solutions, use of social media, education and research, multilingualism and connected platforms. Download the full report from the session here.
UniversalNurse Speaker is part of the UniversalNurses Project, a joint venture between:
in collaboration with
to support healthcare communication by Nurses by overcoming language barriers with patients. UniversalNurse Speaker is powered by UniversalDoctor translation technology used by hospitals and patients worldwide.
Photos from MedeTel 2014:
Moderators Panel for the Special Session on Women
Map of the WeObservatory projects
Dr. Veronique Thouvenot presenting the WeObservatory
Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons demonstrating UniversalNurse Speaker on the iPad
Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons presenting UniversalNurses Project
Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons presenting UniversalDoctor
Jeannine Lemaire presenting Zero Mothers Die, an mHealth project to reduce maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa
Photos kindly shared by: @lygidakis — @vthouvenot — @DrKristie — @JeannineLemaire — @UniversalDoctor.
The ISfTeH exists to facilitate the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in Telemedicine and eHealth, to provide access to recognized experts in the field worldwide, and to offer unprecedented networking opportunities. Med-e-Tel is one of the instruments that help the ISfTeH to realize this mission. The ISfTeH network currently comprises members in 70 countries around the world.