Thursday, January 31, 2013

Lunch Talk: (@TED) Teaching surgeons around the world.

Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions -- which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. But Steven Schwaitzberg has run into two problems teaching these techniques to surgeons around the world -- language and distance. He shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal translator, could help.

Youtube link.

tags: education, lunchtalk, health, system, distribution, video

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