A trust-wide implementation of advanced digital dictation and speech recognition software is planned for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust. The aim will be to reduce turnaround time and transcription blockages in the trust’s one million items of patient correspondence every year. Piloting of the new system, G2 Speech’s SpeechReport with Philips’ SpeechMagic, will start in May and the […]
North West Wales NHS Trust is to implement LifeImaging PACS software from Ferrania across its nine hospitals, many of which fall in rural areas. According to Ferrania, the filmless system will have particular benefits for the trust as it will save them money and time transporting copies of files between sites, as well as cutting […]
University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Trust have replaced their legacy anatomic pathology software with CoPathPlus, a pathology and electronic patient record system manufactured by Misys. According to Misys, the software can incorporate images into patient reports, provide links to online textbooks and reference databases, and has capability for speech recognition for entering data. The […]
New developments in speech recognition technology could make it a useful tool for clinicians, says Marcel Wassink of Philips.
New software being developed may give the deaf and hard-of-hearing a new way of receiving phonecalls – using a computer generated face that users can lip-read. The SYNFACE software connects to regular computer microphone and soundcard hardware, which in turn is connected to the telephone line. The software can make and receive calls in the […]