SayIt and Public Hospitals: A Perfect Fit

Ed Rosenthal Healthcare Leave a Comment

With almost 20 years of practical experience deploying speech recognition technology in the healthcare arena, I believe the current reality is that cloud-based healthcare speech recognition is here and viable with SayIt from nVoq. It offers freedom from hardware considerations, …

Your iPhone has Good Dictation. Why Doesn’t your Enterprise Application?

Jon Ford Healthcare Leave a Comment

If you use an Apple or Android device, you’ve probably noticed the increased accuracy of these platforms’ dictation capabilities. A few of my friends have migrated almost entirely to dictating their text messages. This makes me wonder “why not just make a phone call?” However, my analysis of the cultural aspects of texting will have to wait — this post is about enterprise dictation.

Giving Providers What They Want – Save $ and Improve Satisfaction with SayIt Transcription Assist

Matt Tillman Healthcare Leave a Comment

With the advent of the EMR, providers are doing more and more with regard to patient data input. From a provider perspective, additional time spent in front of a computer means less time working with patients.

Real-time (or “front-end”) speech recognition at the point of care has made some providers more efficient, but it’s not a universal solution. Whether it’s the time required to learn the system, specialized workflow needs or their unique speech patterns, many providers are just not a good fit for front-end speech recognition. When they don’t have another option, frustration ensues.

The EMR Journey to Optimization and Innovation

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

It is well known in the electronic medical record (EMR) journey that there is a tangible difference between EMR implementation and EMR adoption. The implementation phase, a well-defined, subsidized, singular event, has been compared to a wedding: while significant, it’s not necessarily predictive of the long-term outcome. The adoption phase, in contrast, is rarely defined, difficult to measure and requires a level of engagement and commitment that is often overlooked.

Drive Even More Value from Your EMR with SayIt 9.3 Your Healthcare Speech Recognition Solution

Debbi Gillotti, Chief Marketing Officer and VP/GM Healthcare Healthcare Leave a Comment

When I talk to clinicians about SayIt, they’re often skeptical at first. “Nothing can make my EMR easier to use,” is a common response. So when they see that SayIt is more than a tool for dictation—that it includes easy-to-use shortcuts and tools to automate EMR macros, populate templates, and maneuver between applications—they get very excited.