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Getting diabetes misdiagnosed

Nearly 40% of adults with type 1 diabetes were misdiagnosed with type 2 says research done by the University of Exeter. It is key to provide efficient translation services to patients when being diagnosed. This prevents misdiagnosis and ensures they get the right treatment including insulin or...

Medical Books That You Can’t Miss!

We celebrate World Book Day by proposing two medical books written by doctors: “This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor,” by Adam Kay and “When Breath Becomes Air Book”, by Paul Kalanithi. Adam Kay's first book, “This is Going to Hurt, revisiting...

Millennials change the healthcare system

Millennials (ages 21–32) will change the healthcare system by expecting continuous improvement. Advances in technology, demographic shifts and consumer trends will affect the healthcare landscape in the future. As patients behave more like consumers, they seek to use their digital skills and experiences as they interact with...

Winter medicine news and medical translation
Winter healthcare news and medical translation

As patients more and more want to be active participants in information exchange and decision-making processes concerning their health, and technology is rapidly advancing, integrating big achievements in other fileds to the healthcare sector, data collected via personal monitoring devices will be growing. It can be...

The present and the future of cancer patients care
The present and the future of cancer patients care

The number of researchers and resources devoted to oncological research and the possibility to use new technologies, make us feel optimistic for a future cure. Meanwhile, oncological care is experimenting notable changes. For example in Spain, Oncological Functional Units have been created in order to...

Medical Innovation and translation news by OKOMEDS

Early diagnosis is the best cancer prevention                                         Amadix, a Spanish startup located in Valladolid and winner of the Madrid South Summit, aims to provide diagnostic tools...

Healthcare robots and document translation priorities
Healthcare robots and document translation priorities

Translation of medical documents must always follow certain criteria to search compliance with current laws. However, there are medical materials or guidelines that are needed due to governmental mandates and others that are linked to the institutions particular needs. To satisfy those needs also come robotics...

Health Chatbox and Medical interpreters
Health Chatbox and Medical interpreters

It is a fact that interpreters are some of the first people called on to perform written translation and/or sight translation whether or not they have the skills to do this. Healthcare has seen smart algorithm-powered, text or voice-based interfaces multiply in the last years. That is why we can...

Digital health and the medical translation process
Digital health and the medical translation process

The management of the medical translation process can face multiple scenarios for a medical institution. Most of them depend on its size and budget and could be liked with Digital Health. From the intitutional point of view, there are several main steps to be distinguished....