How Previous Exposure to Disease May Help us in the Fight Against COVID-19

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nVoq’s CEO, Charles Corfield, delves into the hypothesis of our declining immune systems and how that could be a factor in the rise of COVID-19 cases. This is our thirteenth installment of Charles’ thoughts around the current pandemic. Check back …

COVID-19: Herd Immunity and Sending Children Back to School

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nVoq’s CEO, Charles Corfield, shares his thoughts on herd immunity and the controversial topic of sending children back to school. This is our twelfth installment of Charles’ thoughts around the current pandemic. We will usually post updates on Mondays, but …

COVID-19 Spike in Cases: What to Consider for Fall

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In our eleventh installment of Charles Corfield’s pandemic blog, he discusses the spike in cases for COVID-19 and what we might want to consider for the Fall to help the spread. Please check back every Monday as Charles shares his …

Antibody Testing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Charles Corfield, nVoq’s CEO, is back with his latest thoughts on antibody testing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back weekly to read more of Charles’ thoughts. About the AuthorCharles Corfield, President & CEO, nVoq On the pandemic front, the …

New Therapies for COVID19: Ivermectin Dosing Issues

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nVoq’s CEO, Charles Corfield, continues to provide transparency around drug research studies during the pandemic. Ivermectin was showing early promise in fighting the virus, but is the dosing within normal limits? Please check back weekly to read more of Charles’ …

New Therapies for COVID19: Why Transparency Around Drug Research is Key

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This week, nVoq’s CEO, Charles Corfield, educates us on why transparency around drug research is so important. Please check back on Mondays to read more of Charles’ thoughts around the ongoing pandemic. About the AuthorCharles Corfield, President & CEO, nVoq …

Wake Up Words and Viral Proteins: More Similar than you Would Think

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In this week’s pandemic blog, nVoq’s CEO, Charles Corfield illustrates how the concept of wake-up words/phrases which are usually associated with speech recognition devices might be tied to viral proteins and how that helps frame the problem that, in some …

Vaccines

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This week in pandemic news, there is more chatter about vaccine candidates. The good news is that there are a number in the works, which increases the likelihood that at least one will make it through all the hurdles. However, …

A look at an unexpected way of gathering research through digital thermometers and how a simplistic approach might be a way to ward off the virus.

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Charles Corfield continues his weekly COVID-19 update with a look at an unexpected way of gathering research through digital thermometers and he wonders if a simplistic approach might be a way to ward off the virus. Please check back on …

An odd correlation between cigarette smokers and COVID-19

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In our fourth installment of Charles Corfield’s pandemic blog, he discusses an odd correlation between cigarette smokers and COVID-19. Please check back every Monday as Charles shares his thoughts on what is trending with COVID-19. About the AuthorCharles Corfield, President …

The pharma side of COVID-19 and what family of drugs might show promise.

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Charles Corfield, nVoq’s CEO, shares his thoughts this week into the pharma side of COVID-19 and what family of drugs might show promise. This is our third installment of Charles’ thoughts on COVID-19 and, for fans, a mention of Monty …

Charles Corfield’s COVID 19 Weekly Assessment: COVID-19 Antibody tests

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Today, nVoq is sharing the second installment of Charles Corfield’s weekly update to the pandemic crisis. Charles covers testing this week and what it means for positive and negative results. Also, Charles looks at where we should be headed for …

Charles Corfield’s COVID 19 Weekly Assessment

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At nVoq, we are very fortunate to get a weekly pandemic update from our CEO, Charles Corfield. In this state of unrest, Charles provides his analysis and gives us a few points to ponder.  We will be sharing Charles’ blogs …

Are your Home Healthcare clinicians frustrated with the amount of time spent on patient charting?

Chad Hiner, RN, MS, Executive Director, Healthcare Healthcare Leave a Comment

As a critical care nurse, I recall how frustrating it was to work my tail off, for a 12-hour shift, only to discover that I still had to spend another few hours completing my patient charting. Sound familiar? We have …

Artificial Intelligence and Magical Thinking

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For many physicians alternative/complementary medicine is a sore point, where magical thinking on the part of patients and unproven/false claims by practitioners lead to significant harm (people die or are severely injured). When it comes to AI, physicians too may …

Enterprise-Class Speech API – More Than Great Dictation

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Over the last decade, we have worked to develop the fastest, most accurate, and most reliable dictation in the industry. Leveraging the latest advancements in machine learning and scalable cloud architecture, nVoq’s speaker-independent medical dictation service delivers just that – …

Tired of cumbersome speech solutions that don’t get the job done? It’s time to try nVoq’s SayIt,™ the cloud-based solution that’s simple & effective!

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Your speech solution should save you time, not create more work. SayIt does just that. At Alliance, if we’re not getting calls about a product, then it’s working!! Dan Yarian, Alliance IT Director Overview At Alliance, we are not new …

Upping the Game for Home Healthcare Workers: Improving Satisfaction and Patient Outcomes

Earl Miller, Senior Product Strategy Director Healthcare Leave a Comment

There’s often discussion surrounding the idea that happier individuals do a better job. While that makes intuitive sense, it turns out it’s also backed by science. Recent research in psychology has demonstrated that being successful in any endeavor requires happiness …

SayIt: The HIPAA Compliant, Cloud-based Speech API

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The Challenge: Convenience Vs. Compliance Clinical documentation is a necessity to comply with various government, regulatory, and health entities, all of which rely on accurate patient and health industry data. These government mandates and regulatory bodies set strict health initiatives …

Privacy Matters

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It’s 10:00 P.M. Do you know where your data is? Recent revelations about data availability and use by some of the largest names in technology have prompted a tidal wave of discussion from the media, government, and consumer advocates as …

Nachos Neurosurgery

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About the AuthorJon FordVP Engineering When we deployed the first version of SayIt almost ten years ago, we delivered a solution that was limited when compared to the SayIt of 2018. We were first to the web and the product …

Advances in Speech Technology

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About the AuthorCharles Corfield, President & CEO, nVoq There is a sentiment amongst some observers that speech recognition technology has not advanced much. This is absolutely not the case.Speech recognition has been around since there have been microprocessors. For the …

Physician Burnout? See how Speech Recognition Can Help!

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Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a Colorado HIMSS chapter session regarding physician burnout. The presenter, Christopher Sharp MD, from Stanford University defined burnout as a, “…lack of connection and fulfillment, the inability to achieve professional accomplishments in a …

With SayIt™ from nVoq, your Cloud-Based Speech Recognition is not just accurate, but HIPAA compliant

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In today’s world, speech recognition has gained considerable popularity in everything from text messaging to medical dictation. And why shouldn’t it have? Accurate speech recognition saves time and allows for an improved, hands-free workflow. But not all speech recognition solutions …

You’ve got a good radiology solution. Here’s how to make it great.

Chad Hiner, RN, MS, Executive Director, Healthcare Healthcare 1 Comment

Speech recognition or “VR” (voice recognition), as it is commonly referred to, is a tool that has been widely adopted by those in the medical industry, especially radiologists. At a bare minimum, speech recognition improves the quality of reports produced …

Be Strong

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As a member of nVoq’s engineering team, I usually write on technical topics. But, after drafting a few ideas for this week’s blog post, I thought a more human topic would be better. In the mid-2000’s I heard Marcus Buckingham …

The Benefits of Mindfulness: Why you Need this in Your Life and Practice

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If you’ve been even remotely awake the last decade or so, you’ve probably heard something about mindfulness, the practice of which has seemingly exploded in popularity over the last few years. While the plethora of yoga and meditation classes designed …

The Evolution of Clinical Workflow Optimization

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The average medical provider receives between eight and 12 years of formal education followed by practical experience and continuing education. It’s an understatement to say that these providers are highly trained! Nevertheless, as well-versed as they are in the medical …

Next-Generation GPUs: Driving Innovation in Speech Technology and Beyond

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This year at Denver Startup Week, I had a chance to speak about our use of deep learning in speech alongside Eric Harper of NVIDIA and Frank Burkholder from Galvanize. Frank led with the results of a project that uses …

Bring back the Narrative

Chad Hiner, RN, MS, Executive Director, Healthcare Healthcare Leave a Comment

“Without a narrative portion in my note, I cannot describe my clinical findings in a meaningful way.” This is what my PCP told me when I inquired about her new EHR. They had just replaced their old EHR with a …

What I Did Last Summer

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(Or, Why You Should Hire Interns and Give Them Hard Work!) It was a busy summer at nVoq. The last four months have been a blur – in a good way. The continued push for higher speed, greater accuracy, fantastic …