Wireless device helps docs overcome language barriers

Duluth, Minn.-based health technology company GeaCom is creating a wireless version of its medical translation unit, Phrazer. The touchscreen communications device helps clinicians communicate with non-English-speaking patients. With the wireless capability, the units can be used at accident sites or other remote locations, company officials say. They add that the device now can also download information from a patient's electronic health record. Announcement

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