Found in translation: Phrazer bridges language barriers to care



By Thomas Lee, MedCity News

“Chances are, a migraine in Somalia resembles a migraine in South Carolina. But describing those symptoms to a doctor who can’t speak your language can cause its own special brand of headache.

GeaCom Inc., a startup based in Duluth, Minnesota, is developing an interactive, hand-held device that can provide instant translation between doctor and patient, monitor vital signs and store data in an electronic medical record.”

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