January 22 11:14:40 ET
VoicePC® Announces the Introduction of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 4:
General Practitioners Can Now Add Adaptability and Accessibility to Their Practices With the Help of VoicePC®, Canada's Trusted Source for Speech-Recognition Solutions
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - January 22, 2018) - VoicePC® has announced the availability of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 for general practitioners, bringing the most advanced speech-recognition technology to another important niche in the healthcare community. General practitioners can now experience the full benefits of a speech-enabled practice backed by a trusted source in the industry, VoicePC®, which offers value-added support services that ensure successful integration with leading EHRs.
"VoicePC is pleased to offer this amazing and adaptive technology to general practitioners," said Waleed Qirbi, Managing Director of VoicePC. "Our goal is to expand the possibilities for general practitioners by facilitating the seamless integration of a speech-recognition solution within their clinical setting; thereby making it possible for physicians to achieve a more efficient and rewarding practice. This new version of Dragon offers Clinicians, Doctors, and other members of the Healthcare community the opportunity to provide realtime results on their findings. This will speed up clinical processing times, and also result in greater effectiveness for Healthcare, as a whole."
Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4, is the latest advancement in speech recognition, and is the best transcription solution available to Healthcare. With over 90 medical specialty and sub-specialty vocabularies included in the software, even the most complex terminology and phrasing is transcribed with greater than 99% accuracy "straight out of the box." From early intervention through the ongoing treatment of chronic conditions, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 understands the unique terminology used by general practitioners. The result is that clinicians can create patient documentation and related correspondence in a third the time spent keyboarding, resulting in saved time being redirected towards better patient care.
Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 also helps clinicians overcome the frustrations of EHR adoption by speech-enabling computer navigation and document searches, and by facilitating the creation and use of custom macros. Physicians speaking in their own words may easily create comprehensive patient documentation; giving them increased confidence when completing medical reports, and ultimately leading to higher levels of reimbursement.
VoicePC® understands the diverse needs driving general practitioners to integrate automated transcription solutions within their practices. VoicePC® assists physicians by seamlessly integrating Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 into their existing EHR and PC, or Mac based, IT system. Using training and support options delivered by Dragon Certified Technical Support Staff, VoicePC® provides clients with 24x7 technical support, including remote support. Users are free to employ the dictation hardware they feel most comfortable with, including iPhone and Android devices. VoicePC® offers on-site installation, training, and support literature, coupled with supplemental tiered training options and ongoing support dedicated to helping physicians maximize their use of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4. VoicePC® works with you to seamlessly integrate Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 into your clinical practice with minimal interruption during installation.
Through deep learning technology and sophisticated acoustic models based on the unique way clinicians speak, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 puts Nuance’s leading artificial intelligence (AI)-powered technology in the hands of busy clinicians in independent practices. Increased documentation efficiency allows for more time with patients, improved quality to better inform care teams and staff, decreased turnaround time and increased cost savings.
Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use documentation solution that enables enhanced clinician productivity within practices of 24 clinicians or fewer though quick creation of accurate patient notes to help keep pace with patient loads and better manage practice throughput. Distinct from non-medical speech recognition solutions, this latest edition combines state-of-the-art speech recognition technology with 90 medical vocabularies and sophisticated acoustic models to yield 99 percent accuracy out-of-the-box, with no need for voice profile training.
In addition to a streamlined setup, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 offers contextual guidance and productivity tips tailored to clinician usage that helps accelerate proficiency and discover advanced features. Its deep learning technology continuously learns and adapts to voice and environmental variations, helping automatically refine performance. These capabilities are especially helpful in addressing the unique challenges facing smaller ambulatory clinics, such as administrative overload, revenue pressures and regulation demands.
“The outstanding performance of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 is a culmination of decades of Nuance’s innovation in AI,” said Michael Clark, senior vice president and general manager of Nuance Healthcare Provider Solutions. “By applying machine learning to real-time document capture, we are helping address the challenges of smaller ambulatory clinics to transform the documentation process, and improve both the clinician experience and patient care.”
Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 incorporates rigorous security features to support HIPAA compliance efforts for protecting patient security and confidentiality, while allowing healthcare providers to create narrative documentation directly in EHR fields three times faster and more accurately than ever before. Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 allows clinicians to spend less time documenting and more time with patients, all while decreasing documentation costs and driving appropriate reimbursement.
“With state-of-the-art documentation technology designed for healthcare professionals, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 brings AI to smaller clinics at an affordable price,” said Mike Whalen, Executive Vice President of eDist Business, a leading wholesale distributor of speech recognition solutions for healthcare and other industries. “It will bring improved accuracy and functionality to our market as well as improved clinician productivity, EHR adoption and documentation quality. The significant financial benefits are critical to practice viability.”
The latest version of Dragon Medical Practice Edition also delivers:
- Greater mobility – Compatibility with Windows 10 touchscreen devices provides clinicians with the ability to document on-the-go. Hybrid touch and keyboard interaction also work together seamlessly for controlling multiple features.
- Enhanced usability – The newly designed DragonBar provides easy access to popular capabilities and automatically collapses when not in use freeing up screen space.
- Powerful voice capabilities – Clinicians can use simple voice commands to interact with select web-based applications and websites, generate text within applications and EHR textbox fields, or use the Dragon dictation box to compose content.
Nuance is committed to helping clinicians provide their best patient care and helping healthcare organizations improve the way they capture and communicate the patient story. For more information about Dragon Medical solutions for clinicians, please visit:
Founded in 2001, VoicePC has fostered strategic partnerships with industry leaders in the field of Speech Recognition. In addition to being the trusted source for Speech Recognition technologies, VoicePC offers tiered levels of technical support and training to suit the unique needs of physicians and their clinical practices. Certified Partners and Trainer Partners with Nuance and the Dragon Product Line, VoicePC continues to be a Global Leader in its domain.