French Medical Translation Services

French medical translation services

French is a Romance language, It is one of the main European languages and is the native language of 80 million people. Furthermore, it is spoken daily fluently by more than 230 million people. Furthermore, French is spoken as a second language by around 100 million people. As one of the most spoken languages around the globe, French has a special status among international organizations. French is one of the 6 official languages of the UN. There are 29 countries that consider French as their official language.

French Medical Translation services

We are an exclusively specialized medical content translation company, medicine, clinical trials, pharmaceuticals, and in between, are our specialty.

Novimed is a leading medical translation service provider for French. Therefore, we have the largest and most specialized team of French Medical linguistic experts, French DTP experts, French native clinicians, French medical writers, French medical transcriptionists, and French medical interpreters.

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Novimed has long-term experience in French medical translation services.

French Medical Translation – Regulatory Education

Our French team is well trained and educated on the various international and local regulatory requirements related to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, clinical trials, and healthcare. Furthermore, we have a deep understanding of the local regulations including- The French Product and drug regulatory authority’s requirements. As a specialized medical language service provider, we get down to the specificities of each project. Our teams are divided according to medical domain expertise, as well as specific field experience (For example in pharmaceutical translations materials are divided into Clinical trial content, manufacturing content, packaging content, marketing content, etc.).

French Medical Translation – Quality Assurance

We are ISO 17100 certified, Therefore, our process is fully compliant with the highest international quality assurance standards. Our French translation team is managed by an experienced native French medical linguist alongside a French medical QA specialist and validated experienced French translators. Furthermore, according to the working plan and specific regulations our team includes native French clinicians, native French health care providers, native French clinical researchers, etc.

Additionally, to the professional French team and customized methodology, our quality assessment process consists of both human review and technologic QA system checks (our in-house built system-Vagus QA). Both QA measures work according to the J2450 Translation Quality Metric.

French Medical Translation – Technologies

Novimed is the only language service provider that has medically customized language management systems.

  • Vagus TM – Our software, can provide you with the ultimate user experience in the domain. From full control over your projects, live translation follow-up, project history, built-in medical translation memory, medically customized machine translation, QA systems, payment automation, and more.
  • Valitracks – Our linguistic validation and usability testing software, will provide you with infield data about the quality of the translation, layout, and design. Any pieces that local French speakers cannot understand or don’t favor will be adapted accordingly.

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French Medical Translation – Patient Data Privacy And Security

As a specialized medical language and clinical research support provider, Novimed puts patient data security and privacy as its main concerns. Our global operations are built and audited periodically so that they comply with the industry’s best practices. Our data security experts, alongside our cyber security specialist team, consequently, revise our systems for continued compliance with any regulatory changes. Furthermore, our team searches actively to identify any security threats or weaknesses.

Our global operations are built based on the US’s HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and the EU’s (General Data Protection Regulation). Our French operations are GDPR compliant.

French Medical Translation Fields we support

French Pharmaceutical Translations

French Clinical Trial Translations

French Medical Device Translations

French Medical Startup Translations

French Healthcare Translations

French Health Education Translations

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Value added services

French Linguistic Validation

In order to use medical instruments in a clinical setting, the medical instrument must go through a process of linguistic validation.

Novimed is one of the world’s leading companies in linguistic validation. Our pioneering software Valitracks is the world’s first software for CD (cognitive debriefing) and linguistic validation.


We performed numerous patient recruitment and linguistic validation processes in the French language in France, Switzerland, Canada, and Belgium.

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French Translation- Third Party Review

In case you want to assess your language service provider and/or the level of the medical translation provided to you, Novimed can help you.

Our team of French SMEs (subject matter experts) will review the translation respecting the standard J2450 requirements, cultural aspects, specific medical domain aspects, regulatory necessities, etc.

French Medical Content Creation and Transcreation

Medical content creation in French is a task we are familiar with. Our team consists of French native clinical researchers, medical doctors, medical writers, reviewers, DTP and multimedia specialists, and translators. We create clinical, regulatory documentation content, and scientific content alongside commercial medical content.

Furthermore, our team creates French medical video content as well, including all multimedia and publishing services.

Alongside Genuine content creation, we provide French transaction services. Transcreation is needed in case your source text needs to be further processed and recreated before a translation is performed. Our experts will assess and recreate your texts adapting them to culture, location, regulation, language, and any other specific needs.

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French Medical Interpretation Services

Novimed has a dedicated team of French native medical interprets. Our French interprets are pre-validated and hold local and/or global medical certifications (CMI, DPSI, NAATI).

We perform both remote and on-site interpretation. Furthermore, our in-house-built interpretation software can perform at any institution, entity, or location, Integrating with the existing operating systems.

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If you want to hear more, we can also share specific case studies, and book a meeting with Novimed experts now.

French Medical Transcription Services

Novimed as an exclusively medically oriented language service provider has long-term experience in medical transcription services. We provide French transcription services performed by professional native French medical transcriptionists, supervised by our team of medical experts, doctors, and IT teams.

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French Patient Medical Document Translations

Apart from providing French medical language services to professional customers (healthcare institutions, pharmaceutical companies, health high-tech companies, etc.), we provide individuals, with French medical document translations.

Among the files that we provide French Medical Document Translation to:

Text list icon Diagnostic reports.

Text list icon Hospital admission.

Text list icon Hospital release notes.

Text list icon Hospital discharge summary report.

Text list icon Medical records.

Text list icon Drug prescriptions.

Text list icon Clinical ward reports.

Text list icon Scan Result reports.

Text list icon Biopsy Reports.

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