Modernizing Medicine Leverages Nuance Technology to Make It Easier for Doctors
to Document Patient Visits Through Speech
BOCA RATON, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 -- Modernizing
Medicine, the creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant(R)
(EMA(TM)), a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical
records (EMR) system, announced today that it is integrating Nuance's
speech recognition technology within EMA, which can help improve
physician documentation productivity, enhance physician satisfaction
and assist physicians in keeping clinical information accurate and up
to date in patient records.
Leveraging speech recognition software by Nuance, Modernizing
Medicine's customers can reap the productivity and financial benefits
of talking naturally and at their own pace to document patient visits
within EMA, while using built-in voice navigation, and correction
capabilities and mobile device gesture support within the software.
"EMA was built to save physicians time, and Modernizing Medicine
wants busy doctors to utilize EMA's iPad app even more efficiently by
speaking their documentation, saving them the time it takes to type,"
said Charles Brodsky, Executive Vice President of Business
Development at Modernizing Medicine.
Benefits of using EMA with speech recognition:
-- It is faster than typing: Most physicians speak more than 120 words
per minute, but only type fewer than 40 words per minute. Speech
recognition lets people document while on the go in a fraction of the
-- Works at each physician's own pace of speech: Physicians can speak
naturally without having to wait for recognized text to appear on
screen or navigation commands to be recognized.
-- Comes with an up-to-date medical vocabulary: Cloud-based,
regularly-updated speech recognition and professional information
means physicians have access to medical dictionaries, terms, phrases
and clinical formatting rules.
-- Provides visualization and feedback: Visual indicators show physicians
where speech is enabled and what the audio recording levels are, to
help ensure a seamless experience.
-- Security: Speech-related data is communicated with 256-bit encryption
to enable end-to-end security.
-- Offers voice navigation and commands: Allows
physicians to navigate
and make corrections using their voice, or control audio capture and
text corrections using familiar gestures on mobile devices.
For more information about EMA, now with speech recognition, visit
About Modernizing Medicine
Modernizing Medicine is delivering the
next generation of electronic medical records (EMR) technology for
the healthcare industry. Our product, Electronic Medical Assistant(R)
(EMA(TM)), is a cloud-based, specialty-specific EMR with a massive
library of built-in medical content, designed to save physicians
time. Available as a native iPad application or from any web-enabled
Mac or PC, EMA adapts to each provider's unique style of practice and
is designed to interface with hundreds of different practice
management systems. Today, Modernizing Medicine provides
specialty-specific offerings for the dermatology, ophthalmology,
optometry, orthopedics, plastic surgery and cosmetic markets, and to
more than 800 physician practices across the country. In 2013
Modernizing Medicine was listed at No. 47 on FORBES annual ranking of
America's Most Promising Companies.
For more information, contact:
Tara Auclair Ryan
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