Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Twitter

Products' We Represent


Subscribe

captcha 
MedQuist signs an agreement with Nuance Communications
Tuesday, 01 December 2009 17:05

MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ), a leading provider of technology-enabled clinical documentation services, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Nuance Communications, Inc. (Nuance) under which MedQuist will now license Nuance's SpeechMagic speech recognition engine and processing software for use in SpeechQ of General Medicine(TM), MedQuist's front-end speech recognition application for all medical disciplines. SpeechMagic currently powers MedQuist's SpeechQ for Radiology(TM) application, used by thousands of radiologists to streamline the documentation process. SpeechQ eliminates, in most cases, the vast majority of transcription costs while reducing report turnaround time and time spent documenting so that the physician can focus on patient care.

Based on its strong success in radiology and increasing customer demand for real-time interactive speech recognition in many other hospital departments, MedQuist is launching a SpeechQ for General Medicine solution. This software application enables physicians in high-volume dictation specialties such as orthopedics, cardiology, surgery, and many others to realize the benefits of this technology. In addition, within an acute care setting, many report types such as Progress Notes, History & Physicals, Procedure Notes, and Consultations lend themselves to interactive real-time speech recognition workflow. In real-time speech recognition, physicians dictate and self-complete reports in one sequence, bypassing the transcription process. The results include dramatic reductions in cost and turnaround time, while preserving physician preference for detailed narrative documentation.

"Our current and prospective customers have been pressing us for real-time speech solutions outside of radiology, and we are pleased to be positioned now to satisfy that demand," said Peter Masanotti, CEO of MedQuist. "This step is essential to our strategy of offering a full spectrum of cost-saving options for healthcare organizations and putting MedQuist at the forefront of providing easy-to-use solutions assisting physician adoption of their EHRs. That ultimately contributes to improved patient care.

 

ACE Featured Products

Disk Station DS115j
Disk Station DS115j
Call for Pricing
Disk Station DS214play
Disk Station DS214play
Call for Pricing
ZXP Series 8
ZXP Series 8
$4,395
FI9831P (Black)
FI9831P (Black)
Call for Pricing
CS-220e Transparent Card Printer
CS-220e Transparent Card Printer
$1,930
QNAP TS-869L
QNAP TS-869L
Call for Pricing
FI9900P (Silver)
FI9900P (Silver)
Call for Pricing
AS5102T
AS5102T
Call for Pricing

Latest News

  • Synology® Inc. is aware of a new processor erratum discovered in the Intel® Atom™ C2000 family. After in-depth investigation, the possibility of seeing accelerated degradation of a...
  • Synology® Inc. today announced that Vic Hsu, Vice President of the System and Enterprise Group, will extend his responsibilities to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, effe...
  • Protect your business, home, and other environments with a reliable and intuitive surveillance system.Surveillance Station delivers intelligent monitoring and video management tool...
  • Synology® Inc. today announced the official release of Surveillance Station 8.0, delivering a new and efficient desktop client, smart multiple streaming technology, and painless ...
  • At IoT Tech Expo Global 2017, QNAP® Systems, Inc. will showcase the unique QIoT Suite Lite software and demonstrate its grand vision of “NAS as Private IoT Cloud Platform”. QNAP ...