Speech Technology Magazine

Category: Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals

Nuance and eClinicalWorks Deliver Voice Apps for Ambulatory Care

ioS and Android apps available for EHR speech recognition in outpatient settings.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Oct 2014

Marin General Hospital Taps M*Modal for Transcription and Speech Understanding Solutions

Integrated clinical documentation solutions delivered through a single, cloud-based speech architecture.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Oct 2014

M*Modal Updates Fluency Direct Speech Software

Computer-assisted physician documentation feature promotes better accuracy, compliance, and efficiency in capturing clinical data in electronic medical record systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 2014

M*Modal Tapped by Flagler Hospital for Speech-Driven Clinical Documentation

Speech Understanding software used by hospital healthcare practitioners to create patient records using their voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Aug 2014

M*Modal Partners with athenahealth for Speech-Based Clinical Documentation

M*Modal's speech recognition and iOS dictation app is now available in athenahealth's marketplace.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Aug 2014

Voice Controls to Help ALS Patients

New software lets those paralyzed with Lou Gehrig's Disease use voice, eye, or brain signals to command home products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Aug 2014

M*Modal Emerges from Chapter 11

Company reduces debt by 55 percent and strengthens its healthcare market position.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2014

Translate Your World Launches Medical Translation App

The hospital app can translate speech in up to 78 languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jul 2014

SpeechPro to Provide Voice Biometrics for Imageware System's Authentication Engine

VoiceKey is now available in IWS Cloud ID, GoMobile, and pillphone products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 May 2014

RadNet Deploys Nuance PowerScribe 360

RadNet, the largest provider of outpatient imaging, will deploy Nuance PowerScribe 360 across its entire network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 May 2014

M*Modal Files for Chapter 11

FYI, Posted 05 May 2014

Speech Is Set to Dominate the Wearables Market

A voice interface opens a world of possibilities for wearable devices.
Cover Story, Posted 01 May 2014

Vangard Voice Partners with Stay-Linked for Mobile Voice Productivity Solutions

Partnership yields a mobile solution built on the AccuSpeech platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Apr 2014

M*Modal Files for Chapter 11

Move comes amid declining sales and mounting debt.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Mar 2014

VA Hospitals to Standardize on Nuance's Dragon Medical for Dictation

The Veterans Administration will turn to Nuance's cloud-based Dragon Medical 360 Direct across all its facilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Feb 2014

Oracle Teams with Nuance to Work on Voice-Enabled Clinical Trials

Speech solution will be used in Oracle software for clinical investigators and researchers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Feb 2014

Vuzix Adds Nuance Voice Technology to Its Smart Glasses

M100 Smart Glasses enhanced with voice recognition for menu commands and application navigation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jan 2014

Nuance Improves Speech Recognition in PowerScribe 360

The new platform is said to be faster and more accurate.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Dec 2013

Inland Imaging Will Implement M*Modal's Clinical Documentation Technology

The diagnostic medical imaging provider will leverage M*Modal Fluency and M*Modal Catalyst solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Nov 2013

M*Modal Signs Five More Customers

Hospitals and imaging centers to benefit from real-time feedback and speech-enabled, multimedia report creation for improved clinical documentation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Nov 2013

NextGen Healthcare Releases Voice-Enabled Pen

The pen collects doctors' notes from voice or handwriting inputs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Nov 2013

Nuance Readies Virtual Assistant Florence for 2014

Florence combines speech recognition with clinical language understanding to help clinicians manage workflows.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Nov 2013

Speech Processing Solutions Teams Up with ZyDoc

Transcription platform offers analytics, automated coding and text and data insertion of text and data into EHRs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Oct 2013

nVoq Releases SayIt 8.2 Speech-Enabled EMR

Key features of SayIt 8.2 include support for Mac OSX and enhanced "Powered by SayIt" automation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Oct 2013

Next IT Debuts Alme Virtual Assistant Healthcare Platform

Alme's artificial intelligence-based agent lessens the load for healthcare providers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Oct 2013

M*Modal Releases Medical Dictation App for iPhone

Fluency Flex Mobile lets physicians document patient encounters at point of care.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Oct 2013

Nuance Introduces Clinic 360 Suite for Medical Documentation

Clinic 360 integrates speech recognition and transcription to drive improved medical workflows.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Oct 2013

Nuance Introduces Customized Version of Dragon Medical for Major EHR

Specialized version of Dragon Medical 360 documentation solution works with Epic EHR.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Sep 2013

Health Diagnostic Laboratories Selects Genesys IVR for Patient Appointment Reminders

Health management company adds outbound interactive voice response (IVR) technology to its appointment scheduling platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Sep 2013

Spellex Releases Dictation Enhancement for Dragon NaturallySpeaking

The product contains special dictionary enhancements for specific industries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Aug 2013

Nuance Adds 100 Hospitals and Radiology Practices to PowerScribe 360 Platform

Expanding customer base is focused on improving patient outcomes and reducing costs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Aug 2013

The 2013 Implementation Awards

Feature, Posted 12 Aug 2013

The 2013 Speech Luminaries

Feature, Posted 12 Aug 2013

Erlanger Health Furthers M*Modal Partnership

M*Modal Fluency Flex to enhance productivity, work flows at Erlanger campuses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jun 2013

Nuance Launches Dragon Medical Practice Edition

Solution seeks to address EHR usability resistance.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Jun 2013

M*Modal Appoints New CEO

Other leadership changes also announced.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Jun 2013

Precyse Debuts Catalyst for Advanced Front-End Speech Recognition

Solution learns provider patterns, personalities, and preferences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jun 2013

Wellmont Health System Selects M*Modal for Clinical Documentation Solutions

M*Modal Fluency digital dictation technology will integrate with the healthcare provider's Epic electronic health records system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 May 2013

IDS Upgrades Voice2Dox Speech Recognition System

This latest release includes an enhanced management console and time-saving personalization tools.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 May 2013

There's Gold in Healthcare Mandates

Speech solutions companies see opportunities in government changes.
Feature, Posted 10 May 2013

IBM's Watson to Help Cancer Care

FYI, Posted 01 May 2013

BigHand Acquires dFlow B.V.

Acqusition of Benelux reseller expands dictation solutions provider's presence in Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Apr 2013

Leading Healthcare Providers Adopt M*Modal Fluency for Imaging

Hospitals and imaging centers to benefit from real-time alerts and speech-enabled multimedia report creation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2013

BigHand Launches iPad App

FreeMe lets doctors act on documents while on the go.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Apr 2013

VoicePort Inks Deal With WellSpan Health

Offers solutions to meet HIPAA requirements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Mar 2013

Nuance Launches Clintegrity 360

System combines clinical coding with voice-enabled CLU.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Mar 2013

M*Modal Pairs with Optum

Alliance formed to enhance critical documentation in hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Mar 2013

M*Modal and Merge Healthcare Collaborate

Technologies offer speech understanding for imaging solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 2013

M*Modal Announces Strategic Alliance with 3M Health Information Systems

Companies collaborate to link the physician narrative to the computer-assisted coding process.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2013

M*Modal and Intermountain Healthcare Collaborate

Companies develop Computerized Physician Order Entry app for iPhone and iPad.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Feb 2013

The Government Is Listening

Speech technology sees government growth spurt.
Feature, Posted 10 Feb 2013

Nuance Inks Deal With UAE Ministry of Health

The United Arab Emirates agency will deploy a voice-enabled electronic health record system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jan 2013

M*Modal Launches Program for Integrating Speech Understanding Technology in Healthcare IT

Program offers vendors support and training to enhance EHRs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Jan 2013

M*Modal Catalyst for Quality Now Available

Product offers major advances for healthcare providers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Nov 2012

Nuance Teams Up with Intelerad

Partnership brings voice-enabled radiology reporting to hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Nov 2012

Your Voice Is Your Password

Voice biometrics is gaining momentum in the enterprise.
Feature, Posted 10 Nov 2012

A New Age for Computer Interactions

Advances emphasize the role of the human mind.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Nov 2012

Entrada Teams Up with athenahealth

Companies integrate voice workflow solutions with management services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Nov 2012

RamSoft Teams Up with M*Modal

Partnership aims to improve radiology workflows using advanced speech understanding.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Nov 2012

NVoq and Mi-Co Team Up

New partnership to offer voice-enabled mobile forms in healthcare.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Nov 2012

M*Modal Expands Agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine

Hospital upgrades clinical documentation workflow for improvements in productivity and cost savings.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Oct 2012

UC-Irvine Med Center to Use M*Modal Speech for Documentation

M*Modal's suite of cloud-based solutions integrates seamlessly with UCI's Allscripts Electronic Health Record system to offer faster, more flexible documentation methods.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Oct 2012

Nuance Powers Voice-Enabled Clinical Documentation in Mobile EHRs

Voice recognition solution streamlines clinician workflow in iOS apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Oct 2012

Nuance and Cerner Expand Partnership

Cloud-based voice technology to be embedded into EHR solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Oct 2012

Dolbey Introduces VoiceBox

Solution allows customers to meet EMR requirements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Oct 2012

M*Modal Catalyst for Quality Now Available

Product offers major advancements for healthcare providers
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2012

M*Modal Selected by Collom and Carney Clinic Association for Advanced Clinical Documentation Solutions

M*Modal's Fluency Direct voice-enables EMR systems to capture complete patient narratives from any device, anywhere, anytime.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2012

TextSpeak Unveils Human-Sounding Speech Synthesis Appliance

Text-to-speech peripheral advances hospital announcement and medical dispatch systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Sep 2012

Strong Gains Expected for Speech

FYI, Posted 10 Sep 2012

Speech Goes to School

A window into the future of speech technology.
Cover Story, Posted 10 Sep 2012

IVR Is the Right Prescription for This Pharmacy

TalkRx keeps small, independent stores competitive with retail giants.
Deployments, Posted 10 Sep 2012

NoteSwift Launches AllScripts MyWay

Solution saves physicians time by enhancing speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Aug 2012

Anderson Hospital Implements M*Modal Fluency Direct

Solution provides speech enablement for EHRs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Aug 2012

VoiceVault Delivers New Levels of Voice Biometric Accuracy

Provides upgraded security for healthcare and financial services industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jul 2012

Nuance Healthcare Inks Deal with Providence Health & Services

Makes medical voice recognition available at hospitals and clinics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Jul 2012

M*Modal Selected by United Hospital System

The medical clinical documentation solutions provider offers M*Modal Fluency solutions to facilities in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jul 2012

StrikeForce and TradeHarbor Announce First "Three-Factor" Voice Verification Solution

The partnership has yielded a new level of cyber security assurance for online transactions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Jul 2012

Horizon Private Cloud Partners with Voice Automated

Cloud-based service helps healthcare and legal businesses use voice recognition services from the cloud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jul 2012

M*Modal Acquired for $1.1 Billion

JP Morgan Chase unit buys medical speech recognition company
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Jul 2012

TransTech Medical Solutions Selects M*Modal for Documentation

Medical solutions provider offers M*Modal Fluency for Transcription to healthcare customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jun 2012

M*Modal Launches Catalyst Suite

Product provides infrastructure for large-scale deployment of NLU applications
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2012

Dolbey and Alpha Systems Team Up

Companies join forces to help hospitals prepare for new standards
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jun 2012

Nuance Partners with Radimetrics on Dose Reporting Solutions

Integrated solutions address radiation protocols
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jun 2012

Nuance Launches Dutch Version of Dragon Medical 11

New features include EHR support
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 May 2012

BigHand Acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital

Increased market share, customer base, and extended capabilities are expected
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 May 2012

M*Modal Debuts Cloud-Based Speech Understanding Platform

Platform includes new M*Modal Fluency Direct
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 May 2012

Angel Integrates IVR into LexisNexis Solutions

New on-demand capabilities added to identity proofing and voice biometrics platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 May 2012

M*Modal Inks Deal with 3M Health

Companies sign interface license agreement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 May 2012

Scribe Debuts Speech Solution

Offers greater dictation flexibility and supports multiple workflows.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Apr 2012

Philips Extends SpeechExec's Workflow

The software extension enhances usability and streamlines document creation processes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Apr 2012

Isabel Healthcare Partners with VoiceHIT

EHR information system supports speech-to-text
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Apr 2012

M*Modal Partners with Cymetrix

Provider of clinical documentation services and speech technology also wins Duke University contract
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Mar 2012

NextGen Healthcare Enters into Reseller Agreement with Nuance

The relationship is expected to provide more streamlined, cost-effective approach to patient data entry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Mar 2012

Inphonite Rolls Out InphoniteVoice 2012

IVR and messaging solution offered for Saas and on-premises
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Mar 2012

Nuance Now Featured on EZ DERM Electronic Health Record App

EZ DERM's 3-D mapping app provides doctors with voice-powered, mobile clinical documentation capture.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Mar 2012

Voicebrook and Nuance Extend Partnership

Nuance's Dragon Medical 360 technology will power Voicebrook's VoiceOver software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Mar 2012

Nuance to Acquire Transcend

The transaction is expected to accelerate adoption of Nuance Healthcare solutions, especially in small and midsized hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Mar 2012

Philips Inks Deal with Nuance

Nuance Healthcare to integrate dictation solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Mar 2012

Noble Systems Tapped By Invacare HCS

The company will provide messaging and speech technology for prescription refill notifications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2012

Dolbey Unveils DocAssist for Physician Guidance with ICD-10

Training guides integrated with Dolbey's speech recognition and dictation products
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2012

Nuance Healthcare Announces Winners of the 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge

More than 30 developers accepted Nuance's challenge to give mobile healthcare providers a voice.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Feb 2012

Philips Speech Inks Agreement With Nuance Healthcare

Digital dictation workflow solution SpeechExec now fully compatible with Nuance's Dragon Medical voice recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2012

Nuance Rolls Out Two New Clinical Language Understanding Solutions

The company also adds 18 transcription service partners.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Feb 2012

Molina Healthcare Teams Up With Sandata Technologies

Molina to implement homecare technology that includes voice biometrics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2012

IDS Readies Debut Of Latest Mobile Apps

The new portfolio includes a speech app to improve physician mobility with unified work lists.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Feb 2012

Nuance Unveils Dragon Medical Mobile Apps For Smart Phones

Mobile point-of-care solutions deliver real-time speech recognition, dictation and search capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Feb 2012

Allscripts Pairs with M*Modal

Speech understanding added to EHR platforms and mobility solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jan 2012

M*Modal Teams Up With Merge Healthcare

Merge continues the expansion of its healthcare IT partner program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jan 2012

MedQuist Becomes M*Modal

Name reflects newly unified technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jan 2012

Canon and Nuance Finish Testing for Healthcare Interoperability Standards

Companies create solution for patient health EHRs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jan 2012

Voice Technology Completes the Virtual Office

Speech processing efficiencies deliver powerful competitive advantages.
Sounding Board, Posted 16 Jan 2012

Dragon Releases Canadian French Version

Nuance's real-time medical voice recognition now supports Canadian French-speaking providers clinicians.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jan 2012

VoiceHIT Unveils Speech-Enabled Mobile Medical Dictation

Better Day EHR & Documentation Solution readies for launch.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Jan 2012

Nuance Healthcare Announces 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge

Company to award prizes to medical speech recognition platform developers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Jan 2012

New Speech Solutions Treat Smaller Practices

New tools ease small healthcare providers' transition to electronic health records.
FYI, Posted 01 Jan 2012

Winscribe for iPhone and Winscribe MD Get Revamp

Updated dictation applications support barcode scanning technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Dec 2011

me2me Partners with MedAptus

The two firms join up to provide advanced mobile charge capture, dictation, and workflow solutions to physician groups.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Nov 2011

Call Recording Resolves Disputes at Medical Practice

Oaisys Talkument and Tracer help North Scottsdale Family Medicine avert malpractice suits.
Deployments, Posted 01 Nov 2011

VoiceTech Launches ServiceLink-Rx

New communications platform links retail pharmacies with customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Oct 2011

Nuance Healthcare Introduces New Voice Capture Solutions

New solutions unlock meaning from the clinical documentation process.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Sep 2011

Care Initiatives Deploys Voice Technology

Skilled nursing facility operator deploys Vocollect's AccuNurse across its network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Sep 2011

The First First Emergency Management System with IVR Capability Launches

Technology lets users call in and verbally post information to status boards.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Sep 2011

MedMaster iPad App Now Powered by Nuance Speech Recognition

MedMaster Mobile's point-of-care mobile app offers data capture, clinical documentation, and navigation via voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Sep 2011

Aetna Members Get Answers

The insurer's virtual assistant engages more than 2 million chats, helping ferret out information on benefits, costs, and more
Deployments, Posted 01 Sep 2011

Nuance Healthcare Expands Dragon Medical Portfolio

Advanced, real-time, medical speech recognition supports clinicians' documentation preferences while driving EHR adoption, quality input, and accurate reimbursement.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Aug 2011

Transcend and M*Modal Sign Technology Agreement

New clinical documentation platform takes advantage of M*Modal's Speech Understanding technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Aug 2011

DrChrono.com Offers Medical Speech-to-Text Functionality on iPad

New iPad EHR app uses M*Modal's Speech Understanding technology to voice-enable its medical documentation platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jul 2011

Nuance Acquires Webmedx

The acquisition adds to Nuance's transcription services and clinical understanding solutions portfolio.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Jul 2011

Medquist Holdings Acquires M*Modal

The deal is worth $130 million and brings together two medical documentation leaders.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Jul 2011

Antara Launches Clinical Trial Management System Built with VBVoice

Global cloud-hosted solution was created with Pronexus' IVR toolkit.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jun 2011

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Selects M*Modal's Speech Understanding Platform

M*Modal will integrate its technology with the Boston medical center's own radiology information system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Jun 2011

Mobile Voice2Dox Medical Dictation App Now Available for iPhone

Doctors can now use their iPhones to dictate medical cases and streamline workflow.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 May 2011

3M Releases New Mobile Apps for Doctors

Advanced dictation application is among a suite of apps built especially for doctors making the rounds.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 May 2011

Philips Releases SpeechExec Enterprise Version 4.0

New SpeechExec Enterprise 4.0 boosts Citrix-ready status, a refreshed interface design, and advanced speech-recognition workflow.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Apr 2011

M*Modal Partners with WebChartMD on Transcription Offering

M*Modal's Speech Understanding platform adds productivity capabilities to transcription workflow platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Apr 2011

UC Implementation Doubles Year over Year

A new CDW poll finds business embracing unified communications and that cloud-based solutions speed implementation and cut costs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2011

Nuance’s PowerScribe Achieves DIACAP Certification

The U.S. Department of Defense certifies Nuance's radiology speech recognition reporting platform for use across Air Force, Army, and Navy networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Mar 2011

Speech Is the True Blue Choice

Nexidia's QuickStart helps BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee save more than $1 million a year
Deployments, Posted 01 Mar 2011

CosmoCom Technology to Help Remove Language Barriers for Hospital Patients

MasterWord Services chooses CosmoCom contact center suite to power medical voice and video translation services
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2011

Nuance Healthcare Development Platform Brings Medical Speech Recognition to the Cloud

Cloud-based platform provides global healthcare developers access to speech recognition and clinical language understanding technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2011

M*Modal Integrates its Speech Understanding Technology with Greenway Medical Technologies’ EHR

This strategic partnership will offer the new PrimeSPEECH Module
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2011

Avaya Introduces Collaboration Solutions to Help Healthcare Providers Enhance Patient Care

New mobility and automated outbound offerings promise to improve healthcare processes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Feb 2011

3M and Nuance Team to Deliver Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation

Vendors unite to create new technology for clinical documentation improvement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Feb 2011

IBM to Work with Nuance to Apply IBM's 'Watson' Analytics Technology to Healthcare

This joint research effort will integrate IBM's Watson and Nuance's voice and clinical language solutions to provide enhanced access to critical and timely information.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Feb 2011

Intermec Acquires Vocollect

The workforce-driven voice solutions provider will become part of Intermec's new Voice Solutions Business.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Jan 2011

For Full Benefit, Speech Use Has to Be Meaningful

Market Spotlight: Healthcare.
FYI, Posted 05 Jan 2011

Nuance Aquires PerSay

Nuance hopes to expand its offerings in the voice authentication market.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Dec 2010

Trisys Introduces IP Call Recording Software

This 100 percent software-based solution doesn't rely on specific call control protocols.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Dec 2010

Nuance’s Dragon Medical Mobile Recorder Now Available from the Apple App Store

New point-of-care app empowers clinicians to dictate when and where they want; dictations are instantly sent for speech recognition processing and transcription editing on Nuance HIM platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Dec 2010

CosmoCom Virtual Contact Center Technology Enables Better Medication Management

PharmMD chooses CosmoCall Universe to power pharmaceutical consultation services for consumers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2010

Nuance Introduces PowerScribe 360 Radiology Reporting and Communications Platform

PowerScribe 360 advances radiology documentation beyond dictation and reporting: Dragon Medical speech recognition engine and multiple productivity, communication, and administration tools redefine industry standard.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Nov 2010

InContact Gains Momentum in the Healthcare Industry

Cloud-based call center solutions provider adds three new healthcare companies to its growing list of satisfied customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Nov 2010

Nuance Launches Speech-Enabled Medical Transcription Services Offering

Fully integrated, outsourced medical transcription solution empowers healthcare organizations to lower costs and prioritize core business activities and patient care initiatives.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Nov 2010

Nuance Has a Dragon for Every Need

New releases of Dragon NaturallySpeaking software cover the legal, medical, and Mac user communities.
FYI, Posted 01 Nov 2010

Standards Hit Speech on the Web and Voice Biometrics

ANSI and W3C capped a busy summer with the release of new recommendations that provide more global reach.
FYI, Posted 01 Nov 2010

Philips’ SpeechMike Dictation Microphone Recognized for High-Quality Performance

Newest audio recording device given highest rating for superior integration with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2010

Nuance and IBM Collaborate on Clinical Language Understanding Capabilities for HealthcareListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Agreement focused on advancing natural language processing technologies to drive evidence-based care and improve patient outcomes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Oct 2010

Convergys Channel Partner IP Integration Wins NHS Professionals Contract

Convergys voice solutions will be installed at the hospital trust.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Sep 2010

CyberTech and Nexidia Forge Global Partnership

CyberTech's recording solutions integrate with Nexidia's speech analytics to bring the power of multilingual phonetic search to the global marketplace.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Sep 2010

Nuance Releases Dragon Medical Enterprise Network Edition

The company hopes to serve larger medical practices with its new solution.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Sep 2010

IVR Technology Group Comes Back with iAnswerListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The customizable automated call answering system was specifically built with the medical community in mind.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Aug 2010

Nuance Dragon Medical Mobile Search Now Available From the Apple App Store

Clinicians can search medical references and get results from medical Web sites all at once on their iPhones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Aug 2010

BigHand Releases BigHand for Healthcare Digital Dictation and Speech Recognition Solution

BigHand for Healthcare is a customized voice productivity solution that replaces analogue or tape-based systems used in medical dictation and transcription.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Aug 2010

HRRG Chooses UTOPY’s Speech Analytics

This rapid deployment extends UTOPY's reach into the healthcare industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Jul 2010

Avaya Launches Next-Generation Customer Service and Collaboration Applications

Avaya Aura Communications Platform powers new applications and redefines the economics of real-time businesses communications and collaboration.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Jul 2010

The Importance of Adaptation in Automatic Speech Recognition

Many factors play into how well a speech recognition engine adapts to the characteristics of each speaker.
Sounding Board, Posted 16 Jul 2010

St. John's Hospital Selects Amcom's Smartphone Messaging Solution

Integration to existing hospital contact center applications, such as operator consoles and Web-based on-call scheduling, is expected to improve staff messaging facilitywide.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Jul 2010

Webmedx Allows Doctors to Dictate ReportsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The platform also allows the user to capture information
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 12 Jul 2010

Award-Winning NHS Hospital Installs BigHand Dictation Software Trustwide

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust puts patients first with implementation of BigHand digital dictation software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2010

HP and Avaya Collaborate to Advance UC Solutions

The two firms bring solutions together in one suite for enterprise customers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Jun 2010

KidsHealth Teams Up With VoiceCorp to Improve Usability of Online Health Information

New audio feature enables Web site to reach more people.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jun 2010

LiveVox Announces Patient Self-Service IVR as Part of Healthcare Revenue Management Suite

On-demand delivery of self-pay solutions addresses concerns about changing regulatory and economic landscape.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Jun 2010

Another NHS Foundation Trust Elects to Go with BigHand Digital Dictation

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has decided to choose BigHand for a Trust wide digital dictation project, incorporating over 300 users across all specialties.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jun 2010

BigHand Adds Features to iPhone Dictation App

BigHand for iPhone Dictation App boosts support for professionals who work out of the office regularly and need to produce documents on the go.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Jun 2010

Loquendo Lends Its Voice to Virtual Assistant for Government Health Services

María, a new virtual assistant, provides free health information to Andalusian citizens 24/7.
Europe News, Posted 18 May 2010

Italian Hospitals Broadcast Over the Web Using Loquendo TTS

New service provides music and important announcements throughout hospitals in Italy's Tuscany region.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 May 2010

Imaging On Call Achieves Full Speech Recognition with Integrated Document Solutions

Cloud-based solution features 100 percent speech recognition, template-based reporting, and automated distribution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 May 2010

AthletiCo Stretches Its Speech Installation

The physical therapy provider expands its dictation solution to include front-end speech recognition.
Deployments, Posted 03 May 2010

SRC Delivers Digital Dictation at Nottingham University Hospitals

Following an initial pilot, typing turnaround times have been reduced by 21 days and urgent clinical correspondence is being completed and sent within 24 hours.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Apr 2010

BigHand Acquires nFlow Software

Several key senior management changes follow the deal.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Apr 2010

Nuance Names New Healthcare Head

Former Siemens Health Services CEO will lead efforts to transform the healthcare documentation industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2010

Speech Rec Gets a Boost in Medical JournalListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance takes comfort from the support that the technology receives.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Mar 2010

Rady Children’s Hospital Selects Amcom Software for Unified Communications

Unified communications solutions will link once-disparate contact center operations, on-call scheduling, and staff messaging.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Mar 2010

What Speech Can Reveal About Your Health

Adjusting analytics to determine the meaning of a cough.
The View from AVIOS, Posted 08 Mar 2010

Nuance Expands Service for Medical Dictation

Advanced mobile point-of-care solutions deliver real-time speech recognition, dictation, and search capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2010

Avaya Introduces Unified Communications Solutions for HealthcareListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New solutions address patient flow, care coordination, and other key challenges for healthcare providers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Mar 2010

Stephen Brown Becomes BigHand Client Services Director in New Division

BigHand creates dedicated client services function to ensure service levels are maintained as growth continues.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2010

MacSpeech Releases MacSpeech Scribe

What the company calls "the world's most advanced personal transcription solution for the Macintosh" boasts up to 99 percent accuracy.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Feb 2010

Three NHS Trusts Choose BigHand Voice Technology

BigHand signs up three trusts via the Yorkshire and Humber NHS Framework.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Feb 2010

Voxeo Partners with Four Key Voice Biometrics Providers

Voxeo delivers voice verification, with major vendors providing solutions for every need.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Feb 2010

New CEO at BigHand Follows International Growth

Jon Ardron named new CEO of dictation software provider.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Feb 2010

MessageBroadcast Launches Automated Survey System for NebDoctors of Nevada

Automated solution will satisfy Medicare accreditation and compliance requirements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Jan 2010

A Preference for Speech

A healthcare provider switches from typing to transcription.
Deployments, Posted 10 Jan 2010

MedQuist to License Nuance's SpeechMagic ASR

Company to introduce SpeechQ for General Medicine product line.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2009

MedQuist Integrates Search Engine from Primordial with SpeechQ for Radiology

New speech-enabled solution gives radiologists immediate access to information during documentation process.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2009

Philips Releases SpeechMike Air

Wireless version of professional audio recording device designed legal and healthcare users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Nov 2009

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Selects Nexidia to Improve Customer Service

Enterprise Speech Intelligence chosen to improve contact center operations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Nov 2009

SpeechTEK Europe Conference and Exhibition will be April 28-29, 2010 in London

SpeechTEK's first ever European event
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Aug 2009

Verizon Wireless Launches TALKS for Customers with Visual ImpairmentsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The new offering uses TTS to read messages, assist with menu navigation, and much more.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Mar 2009

Nuance and Uncle Sam Unleash the Dragon on U.S. Military BasesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The U.S. Army looks to Nuance for medical transcription services at home and abroad.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Feb 2009

MedWrite Licenses Vianix MASC

Transcription solutions provider to license audio file compression technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Feb 2009

Amcom Software Acquires SDC SolutionsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The addition of SDC Solutions' product line and customer base strengthens Amcom's call center and emergency management software business.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Feb 2009

Vianix Gets the Year Off to a New SPARTListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New offering remolds MASC audio compression technology into an ASR heavyweight.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Jan 2009

PSC Launches Automated Patient Communication SolutionsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

CALLERExpress provides on-demand voice applications for healthcare providers and their patients.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Jan 2009

Axolotl Adds Speech Understanding to Its Elysium Line

Company partners with M*Modal to add a new dimensions to its medical records transcription products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2009

Dictaphone Turns 100

Nuance Communications marks the centennial of its leading dictation brand.
FYI, Posted 22 Dec 2008

Radiologists Get Down to Smooth Talkin’ With Brit SpeakListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Radiology solutions provider Brit Systems announced the release of a stand-alone dictation, transcription, report distribution, and optional voice recognition solution.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Dec 2008

M*Modal Announces Real-Time Speech Understanding for Healthcare on iPhone

M*Modal launched AnyModal CDS Mobile, an application that makes real-time speech understanding available on the Apple iPhone so physicians can improve patient care from anywhere at anytime.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Nov 2008

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Unify Business Communications with NEC

NEC Unified IP Communications solution UNIVERGE 360 is offered nationwide through an agreement with Premier Healthcare Alliance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Nov 2008

Avaya Delivers New Outreach Solutions For Financial and Healthcare IndustriesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New contact center solutions reach out to customers and use automated services to improve customer satisfaction and business efficiency.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Nov 2008

Nuance Recognizes Healthcare Leaders

Healthcare provider organizations achieve innovation, productivity, and cost savings through their use of Nuance's healthcare solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Nov 2008

Nuance Acquires Philips Speech Recognition SystemsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Nuance Communications acquired Philips Speech Recognition Systems for $96.1 million to expand its healthcare-related business in Europe.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Oct 2008

University Project Could Yield a New Kind of Mobile Speech AppListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

MIT researchers are working to develop a wheelchair that responds to voice commands to automatically steer riders where they want to go.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Sep 2008

Crescendo Launches Healthcare Speech Recognition Blog

Professionals working in either healthcare or speech technology have a new blog to turn to for up-to-date industry developments, case studies, and best practices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Aug 2007

Philips SpeechMagic Receives Citrix Ready Status

Royal Philips Electronics' speech recognition technology SpeechMagic has received Citrix Ready status after successfully completing verification testing that proved joint system compatibility.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jun 2007

Improving Workflow and Patient Care with Voice

A Pennsylvania nursing home saves more than $150,000 in staff overtime with Vocollect’s AccuNurse system
Deployments, Posted 01 May 2007

The Art and Science of War

U.S. forces in Iraq are stepping up field testing of speech translation devices.
Cover Story, Posted 01 Apr 2007

Doctors On Call

Altura designs and implements a VoIP network for Michigan health system.
Deployments, Posted 30 Jan 2007

Industry Dashboard: Datamonitor

Over the past five months, (April to August) there has not been strong activity in terms of publicly announced customer wins in the global speech recognition market. The number of publicly announced speech recognition deals grew from 34 during the first three months of 2006 to reach a total of 69 deals year-to-date for 2006. Network-based speech deals continue to account for the majority of customer wins and revenue, as seen in the technology quadrant of the Industry Dashboard.
FYI, Posted 12 Sep 2006

Easton Hospital and Brandywine Hospital Select Dictaphone PowerScribe from Nuance

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Two Pennsylvania hospitals, Easton Hospital of Easton and Brandywine Hospital of Coatesville, selected Nuance Communications, Inc. to supply the Dictaphone® PowerScribe® speech recognition system for use in radiology reporting.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2006

Giving Physicians Choices

Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH), a 785-bed teaching health care facility located in New York City's fastest growing borough of 450,000 inhabitants, is a recognized leader in innovative, technology-based medicine.
Deployments, Posted 01 Mar 2006

Empowering Customers: The AvMed Way

Created in 1969 as a prepaid health care system for pilots in the Miami aviation industry, AvMed Health Plans is Florida's largest, not-for-profit health plan serving employers in the major metropolitan areas of Florida.
Deployments, Posted 01 Mar 2006

WPS Insures Its Customers With Better Service Through Speech

Providing better service to maximize customer satisfaction and increase customer retention represents an imperative as much as an opportunity for the business success of every organization. Many organizations will make operational changes, create retention-marketing programs and introduce new products in their effort to be proactive in insuring customer satisfaction and retention. But how can they be sure that the changes, programs and new products are offering their customers what they need and want? …
Deployments, Posted 01 Jan 2006

Nuance Named Leader in European Health Care Voice Recognition Market

Nuance Communications has received the Competitive Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan following an analysis of the European health care voice recognition systems market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2005

Nightingale Speech-Enables EMR Solution with Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical from Nuance

BURLINGTON, Mass. - Nightingale, a provider of ASP-based solutions to Canadian health care providers, has selected Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical to enable speech recognition within its Nightingale electronic medical records (EMR) solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2005

Camtronics Medical Systems and East Coast Communications Deploy Speech Enabled Auto Attendant from SpeechSwitch

MATAWAN, N.J. - Camtronics Medical Systems has installed a Speech Enabled Auto Attendant from SpeechSwitch, Inc.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2005

Hurricane Relief Teams Use MIR3's Notification

Five Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) and ImpactWeather, a Houston-based provider of weather forecasting services, used MIR3's text-to-speech system in order to alert customers about the severity of Hurricane Katrina, or in DMAT's case, to gather, assemble and give deployment orders to DMAT members.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

King's College Hospital Selects ScanSoft Speech Recognition Technology

King's College Hospital has reduced diagnostic reporting times by about 50 percent in a recent cancer treatment trial using Dragon NaturallySpeaking software from ScanSoft and training from Hands Free Computing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2005

New Operations in Speech

Miami Children's Hospital, a world leader in pediatric health care, has a medical staff of more than 650 physicians and over 2,000 employees. The hospital specializes in all aspects of pediatric medical care from birth through adolescence. Although the hospital draws children with very specific needs from all over the world, it is also the only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children in South Florida. …
Cover Story, Posted 30 Aug 2005

Auckland District Health Board Selects VeCommerce

Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) has signed a contract with VeCommerce Limited to provide a voice self-service solution with the goal of automating 45 percent of general calls currently answered within their contact center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2005

Apptec Voice Solutions and Brooktrout Technology Deliver Digital Dictation and Transcription Service to the Medical Industry and Legal Community

NEW YORK - Apptec Voice Solutions has selected Brooktrout Technology's speech platform for its next generation of digital dictation and transcription services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Fraser Health Selects NEC Unified Solutions to Provide Unified Messaging and Voice Recognition

IRVING, Texas - Fraser Health, a British Columbia health authority, has selected NEC Unified Solutions, Inc. to provide unified messaging and voice recognition technologies to enhance its converged voice and data network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Jane Phillips Medical Center Increases Safety Measures with New Voice Alert System from Wizzard Software

PITTSBURGH - Jane Phillips Medical Center (JPMC) has licensed AT&T Natural Voices from Wizzard for an internal alert system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2005

Most Innovative Solutions Awards 2005

According to Daniel Hong, voice business analyst at Datamonitor, the global voice business value chain* will grow from $716 million for 2004 to $1,939 million by 2009 at a CAGR of 22 percent. Speech Technology Magazine presents the third annual Most Innovative Solutions awards in recognition of the enterprises and service providers who are deploying innovative speech applications driving this growth. These applications are an integral touch point of their customers' contact with them and…
Feature, Posted 20 Jun 2005

Empire Medicare Services Achieves Their Best Performance Level with Speech-Enabled System

Empire Medicare Services is one of the largest Medicare contractors in the United States, providing services under contracting arrangements with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. <@SM>As a CMS contractor, Empire is required to keep up with agency-established telephone service performance standards - a monthly all-trunk busy (ATB) rate of no more than five percent on the interactive voice response (IVR) system…
Deployments, Posted 20 Jun 2005

Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital Selects ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8

Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, a health care provider in central Ohio, has implemented ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Trinitas Hospital Goes Live with Automated Operator for Health Care from Speech Technology Associates

Trinitas Hospital is in full production with Automated Operator for healthcare, a speech-enabled auto-attendant solution developed for patient-care facilities by Speech Technology Associates.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2005

Philips SpeechMagic Wins UK E-Health Innovation Award

Royal Philips Electronics' speech recognition technology SpeechMagic has won the E-Health Innovation Awards in the United Kingdom in the category "Best Use of E-Health to Improve Efficiency."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Wizzard Software Moves Forward With Acquisition of Interim Health Care of Wyoming

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software is in the final stages of its document preparation and due diligence review to acquire the assets of Interim Health Care of Wyoming for its MedivoxRx Technologies subsidiary.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

ClinPro Selected Envox 6 to Power IVR Solutions for Medical Research and Clinical Trial Services

ClinPro has selected Envox Worldwide's Envox 6 to power interactive voice response (IVR) solutions for a growing clinical research organization.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2005

Vendor Directory of Assistive Technology

A-C ALVA Access Group436 14th Street, Suite 700Oakland, CA 94612Tel: 888-318-2582info@aagi.comwww.aagi.com ATIA – Assistive Technology Industry Association401 N. Michigan AvenueChicago, IL 60611-4267 Tel: 877-OUR-ATIA (687-2842)Tel: 312-321-5172Fax: 312-673-6659Info@ATIA.org www.atia.org Avaya, Inc.211 Mt. Airy RoadBasking Ridge, NJ 07920Tel: 866-GO-AVAYAwww.avaya.com AVSI--Automated Voice Systems, Inc.17059 El Cajon AvenueYorba Linda, CA. 92686Tel: 714-524-4488Fax: 714-996-1127mastervoice@mail.comwww.mastervoice.com Closing the GapComputer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation…
Feature, Posted 26 Apr 2005

Healthcare Organizations Turn to Avaya Mobility Solutions to Improve Patient Care and Operations

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Sierra View District Hospital of Porterville, Calif., Children's Hospital of Central California, and Condell Medical Center of Libertyville, Ill. are three hospitals using Avaya enterprise mobility solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2005

The Role of Speech in Healthcare

According to the American Medical Association (AMA), there is a nationwide shortage of more than 168,000 nurses and other health care professionals. With 60 percent of emergency rooms working at or above capacity, it is essential that hospitals utilize their staff and time carefully, which is becoming more difficult to accomplish as more and more people are turning to the emergency room for care. CDC reports from 2002 estimate that approximately 110.2 million visits were…
Feature, Posted 06 Mar 2005

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust Selects Philips SpeechMagic

VIENNA, Austria - Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust will be implementing SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Wizzard Software to Acquire Interim Health Care of Wyoming

PITTSBURGH - Wizzard Software has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets of Interim Health Care of Wyoming, a home health care franchise agency, for its MedivoxRx Technologies subsidiary.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Borgess Medical Center Cuts Transcription Costs by 40 Percent with Philips SpeechMagic

Borgess Medical Center has reduced its transcription costs by 40 percent over the past 12 months as a result of implementing the Philips speech recognition technology SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2005

Wizzard Software Announces Retail Partnership with Health One of Southern Illinois for Rex - The Talking Bottle

PITTSBURGH - Health One of Southern Illinois will be using Rex-The Talking Bottle system in their pharmacy and adding the Rex Starter Kits for personal use to their store shelves.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

FutureCom Announces Voice Prompt Health Checklist

COLUMBUS - FutureCom Technologies has developed a checklist of things to consider when evaluating the health of your voice prompts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Philips Extends Functionality of SpeechMagic for Increased Reporting Workflow Options in Hospitals

VIENNA, Austria - Royal Philips Electronics announced that it has enhanced its speech recognition technology, SpeechMagic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Mountain Medical Technologies Selects ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical

Mountain Medical Technologies (MMT) will integrate ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical to enable speech recognition within its CYRAMED electronic medical records (EMR) system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jan 2005

SynaMed Taps ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical

PEABODY, Mass. and KEW GARDENS, N.Y. - SynaMed announced that it will integrate ScanSoft® Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical to enable speech recognition within its suite of EMR software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

ScanSoft Introduces Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical 8

PEABODY, Mass. - ScanSoft announced the availability of Dragon NaturallySpeaking® Medical 8, a new release of the speech recognition solution designed for healthcare organizations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2004

Misys Healthcare Systems Selects ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking 7 Medical

Misys Healthcare Systems selected ScanSoft Dragon NaturallySpeaking 7 Medical for its CoPathPlus and joined the ScanSoft Healthcare Partner Program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2004

CyraCom Partners with Envox and Nuance for Enhanced Language Services to the Healthcare Market

The Envox platform plus Nuance 8.5 speech recognition software helps CyraCom healthcare clients overcome language and cultural barriers with patients.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2004

Philips Brings Hospital-wide Speech Recognition to Spain

BARCELONA, Spain and VIENNA, Austria - The Universitario Clinico San Carlos of Madrid, the Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves and the Hospital Universitario San Cecilio of Granada are the first hospitals in Spain to install the MultiMed Context throughout their entire organization.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2004

Philips SpeechMagic boosts transcription productivity in Aiken Regional Medical Center

AIKEN, SC - Aiken Regional Medical Center in Aiken, S.C. significantly increased the productivity of report transcription by implementing the Philips speech recognition software SpeechMagic, integrated into the WinScribe digital dictation system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2004

Philips Speech Processing and Language and Computing partner to further digitalize medical reporting

VIENNA, Austria and RESTON, Va. - Philips Speech Processing (PSP) and Language and Computing (L&C) announce a commercial and technological co-operation agreement
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2004

SandCherry Announces Advanced Speech Solutions for Healthcare Providers

BOULDER, Colo. - Software platform allows healthcare providers of all sizes to utilize advanced voice solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2004

Definity Health Deploys TuVox CVR

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - Definity Health's members and providers gain faster access to customized services with state-of-the-art automated speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2004

Speech-enabling the Healthcare System

Learn how the Caritas Christi Health System in Boston is improving efficiency using speech. Through careful planning and restructuring, the hospital is saving money and doctors, patients and hospital employees are benefiting.
Deployments, Posted 09 Jan 2004

Speech in the Healthcare Industry

Because of linguistic dangers, speech solutions that are effective in some areas of healthcare can have lethal consequences in others. Applied to the right solutions, however, speech is an effective tool for medical care providers. Dr. Caroline Henton analyzes the benefits of speech in healthcare and how the dangers are being overcome.
Feature, Posted 09 Jan 2004

Doctors Hospital to Deploy Speech-Activated Paging from Amcom

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DocLink Meet-Me Paging system is scheduled for November installation will allow paging without operator assistance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2003

North Bronx Healthcare Network Integrates Voicebrook's VoiceOver with Misys CPR

Improved billing accuracy and physician workflow cited at the New York City Health and Hospitals network.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2003

Datria Ticket Management 2.0 Selected by Cardinal Health

ENGLEWOOD, CO - Cardinal Health field technicians to use Datria Ticket Management 2.0 in order to communicate with backend systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2003

ScanSoft Teams With Microsoft to Enable Paperless Medical Records

PEABODY, MA - ScanSoft EMR Assistant combines PaperPort Pro Office, Dragon NaturallySpeaking Medical and speech-enabled healthcare forms with the Microsoft Office System.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2003

Philips SpeechMagic Speech Recognition System Being Used in German Hospitals

VIENNA, AUSTRIA - Upgrade of digital dictation system to speech recognition for the purpose of generating medical reports indicates advancement in medical sector.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2003

SpeechWorks Introduces SpeechPAKs 1.0 for Healthcare

BOSTON, MA - SpeechWorks International Inc. introduced SpeechPAKs (Packaged Application Kits) 1.0 for Healthcare.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2003

The Medical Learning Co. Chooses NeoSpeech TTS

The Medical Learning Co. has selected NeoSpeech's Text-to-Speech product, VoiceText, for its SynPatient patient simulator.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2003

John Ounjian, Chief Information Officer, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Minnesota

Recently, STM sat down with Ounjian who provided at look into his vision for the future of customer service in the healthcare industry and how he thinks we can "shatter the granite" that currently surrounds the customer experience.
Q & A, Posted 14 Jan 2003

Healthcare Providers Choose SDC's IntelliSPEECH

MANCHESTER, NH - System Development Company of New Hampshire Inc. (SDC) announced that several hospitals are implementing SDC's IntelliSPEECH speech recognition auto-attendant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Oct 2002

The Transcription Prescription
Speech Technology Gives Doctors a Shot in the Arm

The medical profession has always found ways to use new technology to make great strides. In the early 1800s, external physical exams were the only diagnostic tools used to prevent and treat diseases. In the early 1900s, doctors began doing blood tests and internal exams to view organs and tissue. Now, physicians have begun to examine human genetic makeup to determine appropriate treatments. And throughout this whole process, the world's population has grown to the point where hospitals are overcrowded and doctors are seeing scores of patients a day.
Feature, Posted 10 Sep 2002

Sparks Medical Center Uses Nuance Speech Recognition

MENLO PARK, CA - Nuance and Amcom recently implemented a Nuance-powered voice activated directory assistance system, Smart Speech, at the Fort Smith, Arkansas-based hospital, Sparks Medical Center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Sep 2002

Stony Brook University Hospital Chooses SDC

MANCHESTER, NH - System Development Company of New Hampshire Inc. announced that Stony Brook University Hospital will implement SDC's IntelliSPEECH call handling solution to provide a speech-enabled directory & call processing for patients, employees and departments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2002

Baycare Health System Selects Phonetic for Dynamic Voice Access; Release of Version 5.0 Voice Search Engine

BEDFORD, MA - Phonetic Systems announced that Florida-based BayCare Health System implemented the PhoneticOperator Global Enterprise Administration solution to voice-enable the company's 35,000 directory listings across nine hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2002

Appriss and Norton Healthcare Use Speech Technology to Address Healthcare Worker Shortage

Norton Healthcare has tapped into Appriss Inc.'s speech technology to help recruit and hire new employees at its local hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2002

Doctor's Orders

In recent years speech recognition technology has seen such marked improvements in accuracy rates, specialized vocabulary development and CPU processing speed that it has become a factor in improving productivity in many vertical markets. Thousands of doctors, lawyers and financial analysts have discovered that speech recognition can be a reliable and quick means to get from spoken word to written output. Market analysts say the medical industry is the leading vertical market for speech recognition.
Feature, Posted 30 Sep 2000

MEDICAL DICTATION: Crossing the Chasm from Paper Charts to Intelligent Records

The concept of a paperless chart has been around for years now and usually refers to the creation of an electronic patient record (EPR). An EPR at the most basic level involves the physician typing in all the patient information and going through a series of screens that force him or her down a certain path. (Some organizations may use the term CDR, EMR, or CPR, however for the purpose of consistency in this article, we will use EPR throughout.)
Feature, Posted 31 Aug 1999

Speech Offers the Right Prescription for Healthcare

Speech recognition technology may be the ultimate "vertical market" product because each user can benefit from customized service, and specially selected software and hardware. This is especially true with medical and healthcare applications.
Feature, Posted 30 Aug 1998
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