German Medical Translation Services

German medical translation services

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language. It is mainly spoken in Central Europe in countries like Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol in Italy, the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein. German is the native language of almost 100 million people worldwide and the most widely spoken native language in the European Union.

German 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 the German language. Therefore, we have the largest and most specialized team of German Medical linguistic experts, German DTP experts, German native clinicians, German medical writers, German medical transcriptionists, and German medical interpreters.

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

German Medical Translation – Regulatory Education

Our German 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 German 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.).

German Medical Translation – Quality Assurance

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

Additionally, to the professional German 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.

German 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 German speakers cannot understand or don’t favor will be adapted accordingly.
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German 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 German language operations are GDPR compliant.

German Medical Translation Fields we support

German Pharmaceutical Translations

German Clinical Trial Translations

German Medical Device Translations

German Medical Startup Translations

German Healthcare Translations

German Health Education Translations

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Value added services

German 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 German language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

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

German Medical Content Creation and Transcreation

Medical content creation in German is a task we are familiar with. Our team consists of German 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 German medical video content as well, including all multimedia and publishing services.

Alongside Genuine content creation, we provide German 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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If you want to hear more, we can also share specific case studies, and book a meeting with Novimed experts now.

German Medical Interpretation Services

Novimed has a dedicated team of German native medical interprets. Our German 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.

German Medical Transcription Services

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

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German Patient Medical Document Translations

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

Among the files that we provide German 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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