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MediBabble Translator

Welcome to MediBabble, a free, professional-grade medical interpretation app for healthcare providers

Welcome to MediBabble, a free, professional-grade medical interpretation app for healthcare providers

MediBabble Translator

by NiteFloat, Inc.
MediBabble Translator
MediBabble Translator
MediBabble Translator

What is it about?

Welcome to MediBabble, a free, professional-grade medical interpretation app for healthcare providers. MediBabble is a history-taking and physical exam application designed to improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of care for non-English speaking patients. A timely and accurate history is the cornerstone of medical diagnosis and treatment; the relative difficulty of obtaining one with non-English speakers is a significant barrier to care.

MediBabble Translator

App Details

Version
2.1.0
Rating
(95)
Size
128Mb
Genre
Medical Health & Fitness
Last updated
March 28, 2017
Release date
February 9, 2011
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App Screenshots

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App Store Description

Welcome to MediBabble, a free, professional-grade medical interpretation app for healthcare providers. MediBabble is a history-taking and physical exam application designed to improve the safety, efficiency, and quality of care for non-English speaking patients. A timely and accurate history is the cornerstone of medical diagnosis and treatment; the relative difficulty of obtaining one with non-English speakers is a significant barrier to care.

MediBabble currently downloads with English and Spanish included. Additional languages –– French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, German, and Haitian Creole –– are available as free downloads from within the application.

Features
- Contains thousands of translated questions and instructions all playable as high-quality audio recordings
- Thoughtfully organized by symptom to facilitate comprehensive or targeted medical history-taking all the way from chief complaint to review of systems
- A thorough physical exam section provides phrases used to prepare, position, instruct and educate patients during an exam
- Seven languages currently available: English, Spanish, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian and Haitian Creole
- Tested in large university and county hospital settings, including emergency departments, inpatient wards, intensive care units, and perioperative environments
- Does not require internet connectivity once downloaded
- All content written and reviewed by a panel of physicians
- Each phrase closely reviewed by at least two medically-trained native speakers for accuracy, cultural appropriateness, and accessibility to patients of varying levels of education and health literacy

For Attending and Community providers
- Easily and intuitively organized for obtaining rapid, focused histories
- Reduce the steep costs of relying exclusively on translator phones for communication with your non-English speaking patients
- Avoid the pitfall of relying on your patient's family and friends for translation

For Nurses
- Useful for admissions, initial assessments, physical examinations and routine follow-up questioning
- Easy to switch between languages when caring for multiple non-English speaking patients
- Avoid the pitfall of relying on your patient's family and friends for translation
- Nursing-specific content module coming soon!

For House Staff
- Allows rapid and targeted patient evaluation without having to wait for live interpreters or navigate cumbersome translation phones
- Facilitates timely-follow up history-taking after initial assessment
- Easily switch languages between patients at the press of a button
- Avoid the pitfall of relying on your patient's family and friends for translation

For Medical Students
- Clearly laid out scripts for obtaining histories for the most common medical and surgical complaints (useful even with English-speaking patients, as a prompt and a learning tool)
- Facilitates comprehensive history-taking from HPI to ROS

For Hospital Administrators
- Reduce the steep costs of relying exclusively on live translation services for communication with non-English speaking patients
- Improve patient satisfaction