nVoq Partners with Netsmart for Clincial Documentation

nVoq, a provoider of speech recognition technology for the in-home healthcare industry, and Netsmart, a provider of healthcare technology solutions for human services, post-acute care and specialty practice communities, have partnered to bring advanced speech-to-text capabilities to the Netsmart myUnity electronic health record (EHR).

As part of the partnership, Netsmart becomes the authorized reseller of the nVoq speech recognition products for Netsmart clients. The cloud-based speech recognition technology will be seamlessly integrated within the Netsmart myUnity EHR solution, enabling users to document patient visits by voice. With nVoq's advanced language understanding capabilities, the solution can capture spoken words and convert them to text in real time.

"We are thrilled to partner with nVoq to bring cutting-edge speech recognition capabilities to our post-acute clients," said Dawn Iddings, senior vice president and general manager of post-acute care at Netsmart, in a statement. "Empowering clinicians and physicians to save time and build higher-quality, more comprehensive narrative notes is so important and directly linked to quality of patient care and, in some cases, reimbursement. As the only vendor that can support the whole continuum of post-acute care in a single platform, we look forward to advancing the technology capabilities of our myUnity solution to drive efficiencies and improved care."

"Netsmart is a leader in serving the post-acute care community, and we are thrilled to work with them to bring our innovative speech recognition technology to their clients," said Debbi Gillotti, chief operating officer of nVoq, in a statement. "With our solution capabilities, Netsmart clients can improve the accuracy and efficiency of clinical documentation."

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