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> May 2009  

 

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HON supported conference

The 5th Annual World Health Care congress - Europe 2009

May 13-14, 2009 in Brussels, Belgium

Acknowledged as the leading European forum on health care innovation, The 5th Annual World Health Care Congress Europe presents business cases, best practices and strategies for addressing the pressure and current challenges facing European health care - efficiency, economic stability, access to care, quality care, patient safety, and patient mobility within and across borders.

In-depth case studies address the following themes:

  • Performance Management - Improving quality, efficiency and outcomes
  • Innovations in Health Care Technology - Developing people-centred eHealth initiatives
  • Chronic Disease Management - New models of chronic disease delivery
  • Health Care Financing - Investigating sustainable health care financing

HON is actively participating in the plenary session as keynote panelist: "Maximising the Impact of Mobile Health: Improving the Quality and Delivery of Information Available to Patients and Providers " on Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 (17H00-18H00)

HON members from Hospital/Government/NGO/Academic organisations will save 25%. Use promo code ZJZ954 .
More information: http://www.hon.ch/Conf/WHCC/HR09015-11-18-08-HON-ZJZ954.htm


Vocalization of Web content - Vocalisation de tout contenu Web

Accessibility is a concern of the HON Foundation. In the aspect of quality, accessibility is one of the criteria. For several years the Foundation has used the services of the company, VoiceCorp to offer the audio version of the HON site into several languages.

The company VoiciCorp has just launched its latest application called ReadSpeaker webReader that allows blogs and websites to vocalize content online through the latest technology in speech synthesis.
ReadSpeaker webReader can be found at http://webreader.readspeaker.com accompanied by an intuitive installation, which helps content authors to start the vocalization of their websites and their blogs, step by step, within minutes. Visitors to vocalised websites and blogs can have free access to the audio version and have no need to download software or plug-in. That means they have access to content speaking of these websites and blogs from any computer or portable media connected to the Internet.

The service is available in French, American English, British English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Swedish. ReadSpeaker webReader The module is available in 8 different versions:

  • Plugin for WordPress 2.x
  • Widget for Blogger / Blogspot
  • Widget for Typepad
  • Plugin for Movable Type
  • Widget to Ning
  • Plugin for websites powered by Joomla
  • Script for implementation manual on websites
  • Script for implementation manual on blogs


Here are some examples of blogs in the health sector, vocalised with ReadSpeaker webReader:

You can either opt for the free version, ReadSpeaker webReader free, which is funded by advertising or choose the version ReadSpeaker webReader Plus, without advertising, from € 3.90 per month.

The HON Foundation has no financial interest. We are just convinced by our experience that the services offered by VoiceCorp can take a step towards accessibility at an attractive price.

Vocalisation de tout contenu Web

L’accessibilité est une préoccupation de la Fondation HON. Dans la qualité, l’accessibilité est un des critères. Depuis plusieurs années la Fondation utilise les service de la société VoiceCorp pour proposer la version audio du site HON en plusieurs langues.

Cette societé VoiciCorp vient de lancer sa dernière application appelée ReadSpeaker webReader, qui permet aux blogs et sites web de vocaliser les contenus en ligne grâce aux dernières technologies de synthèse vocale.

ReadSpeaker webReader qu'on peut trouver à http://webreader.readspeaker.com s’accompagne d’une aide d’installation très intuitive, qui aide les auteurs de contenus à démarrer la vocalisation de leurs sites web et de leurs blogs, étape par étape, en quelques minutes. Les visiteurs des sites web et des blogs vocalisés peuvent ainsi accéder gratuitement à la version audio et n’ont besoin de télécharger aucun logiciel ni plug-in. Cela signifie qu’ils ont accès au contenu parlant de ces sites web et blogs à partir de n’importe quel ordinateur ou support portable connecté à Internet.

Le service est disponible en Français, Anglais Américain, Anglais Britannique, Allemand, Néerlandais, Italien, Espagnol, Portugais et Suédois. Le module ReadSpeaker webReader est disponible sous 8 versions différentes :
  • Plugin pour WordPress 2.x
  • Widget pour Blogger/Blogspot
  • Widget pour Typepad
  • Plugin pour Movable Type
  • Widget pour Ning
  • Plugin pour les sites web propulsés par Joomla
  • Script pour implantation manuelle sur websites
  • Script pour implantation manuelle sur blogs
Voici quelques exemples de blogs vocalisés avec ReadSpeaker webReader dans le secteur de la santé :
Vous pouvez soit opter pour la version gratuite, ReadSpeaker webReader free, qui est financée par de la publicité ou choisir la version ReadSpeaker webReader Plus sans publicité à partir de € 3,90 par mois.

La Fondation HON n’a aucun intérêt financier. Nous sommes juste convaincu par notre expérience que les services offerts par VoiceCorp permettent de faire un pas vers l’accessibilité à un prix attractif.


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