Launching UniversalNurse Speaker – New Translation Tool for Nurses for Patient Communication

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3918078_origUniversalNurse 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).

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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

 


 

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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:

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in collaboration with

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Discover UniversalNurse Speaker.

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Photos from MedeTel 2014:

MedeTel Programme

MedeTel Programme

Moderators Panel for the Special Session on Women

Moderators Panel for the Special Session on Women

Map of the WeObservatory projects

Map of the WeObservatory projects

Dr. Veronique Thouvenot presenting the WeObservatory

Dr. Veronique Thouvenot presenting the WeObservatory

Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons demonstrating UniversalNurse Speaker on the iPad

Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons demonstrating UniversalNurse Speaker on the iPad

Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons presenting UniversalNurses Project

Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons presenting UniversalNurses Project

Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons presenting UniversalDoctor

Dr. Jordi Serrano Pons presenting UniversalDoctor

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Jeannine Lemaire presenting Zero Mothers Die, an mHealth project to reduce maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa

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.

 

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About ISfTeH

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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.

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New Language Added to UniversalDoctor Mobile App – Now with 13 Languages

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It’s not hard to understand why the new language in our app has been in such high demand. This new language is spoken natively in one of the most popular tourist destinations in both summer and winter seasons. This country is known for its breathtaking landscapes, ancient history, delicious food, plenty of great wine and romance at every turn. Haven’t guessed it yet?

 …. We’re talking about ITALY !

We’re excited to announce that we have added ITALIAN to our UniversalDoctor Speaker mobile application. Watch our video below to see how you can use UniversalDoctor Speaker to help you when you travel.

Now with 13 languages, bring our app wherever you travel and we can help you communicate with a doctor in over 120 countries around the world. Never worry about having a data connection as all the content in UniversalDoctor Speaker is 100% offline. Our app comes with over 6,000 phrases with audios by native speakers to translate your medical visits. Just choose your language from the Patient menu and the  language of the Doctor from the 13 languages available, and you’re all set. Use the search function to find the phrase you need immediately, or use our organized system of translations designed to facilitate the translation of your medical visit. Explain your symptoms accurately and with ease, and understand your diagnosis and treatment in your own language. You can also use the app to translate your medical conditions, allergies and prescriptions. All our translations and audios are made by native speakers, while the phrases themselves have been reviewed by medical professionals.

So go explore the ancient streets of Rome, or the vineyards of Florence and the romantic canals of Venice… and know that you have a handy medical translator right on your phone – ready to make communication easier when you need it most!

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If you’re looking for some travel guides to plan a great trip to Italy, have a look at the following links for great tips and suggestions from our favorite travel writers.

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