Medical News

Thu 01 April 21

Covid-19 Has Shown Us That Necessity Is the Mother of Invention When It Comes to Bringing Primary Care Into the 21st Century

The Covid-19 pandemic has clearly shown us that we must dial into new methods of primary care and with the increase in general practice activity now is surely the time to act. Spending on general practice has increased for the past six years, but GPs are having to work harder as demand for care increases.

Tue 09 March 21

Say hello to our new Medical Account Manager Joel

Joel joined the SpeechWrite family back in 2014, joining us as an IT apprentice. Since then, he has developed his skills by working as a Support Engineer and Technical Support Manager, where he added significant value to the business. Following the great success in these roles, the business decided that Joel would be a perfect fit for an Account Manager due to his ability to offer a consultive approach with his clients aligned with his superior industry knowledge.

Tue 02 March 21

Home working tech solutions

Agile working – where fee earners and admin teams can work flexibly both in terms of location and time has never been as important as it is now. Here’s an introduction to some tech solutions that can be set up quickly and easily to enhance your remote working capabilities. SpeechWrite’s 360 mobile app brings the full benefits of our digital dictation and voice recognition workflow to mobile devices, providing maximum flexibility to our customers. Amongst other things, it allows you to

Mon 15 February 21

Why speech recognition software from SpeechWrite Medical makes sense in your healthcare environment

Many factors are putting increasing pressure on healthcare organisations to dramatically improve clinical documentation, from regulatory, economic and legal concerns, to patient safety and satisfaction standards.The question is how to make it easier for clinicians to meet clinical documentation standards, whilst continuing to provide exceptional care to patients. Speech recognition software that works with other technologies within the NHS such as the Electronic Health Record (EHR) are a key part of answering this question.

Fri 05 February 21

Digital dictation and the benefits for the medical sector

Digital dictation is a simple method of recording and managing natural speech to enable easier handling of transcription into text either manually or using speech recognition software. It is typically used in the NHS for creating letters and reports but is also suitable for creating clinical notes to increase efficiency and save valuable time.

Tue 26 January 21

GP’s daily struggles to maintain appointment levels with the intense pressure from the COVID-19 response

With the NHS being forced to convert existing operations to free up capacity due to the surge in COVID-19 cases and the vaccine rollout programme, it is clear that coronavirus-related appointment cancellation is accumulating at an alarming rate.

Fri 03 April 20

Important advice for clinicians using dictation equipment

As the current pandemic impacts our global community, we want you to know that we are facilitating access to our products and solutions that are critical for healthcare professionals. In order to meet the challenges of reducing the risk of contamination in medical environments, we would like to help inform and empower you with the right tools that allow you to remain safe.

Sat 16 June 18

Protecting confidential patient data

Ensuring safety of patients also includes protecting their confidential data. More than ever patients need the reassurance that their confidential information is kept safe and protected, and access is only made available to individuals as and when it’s appropriate.

Tue 15 May 18

The antimicrobial effect

An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth. The main classes of antimicrobial agents are disinfectants (“nonselective antimicrobials” such as bleach), which kill a wide range of microbes on non-living surfaces to prevent the spread of illness, antiseptics and antibiotics.

Tue 01 May 18

How voice recognition technology can profoundly change the health care industry

This is a steadily increasing age of digitisation of not just healthcare alone but just about all industries, in general. However, as with all technologies, there are considerable benefits of using voice recognition technology, but resistance to change is evident as well. However, the advantages are too diverse to be ignored. Let us see why this new age technology is all but set to revolutionise time management in the healthcare sector as it exists today.

Wed 21 February 18

5 Reasons why artificial intelligence in healthcare makes a difference

Nuance’s latest version of Dragon Medical Practice Edition boasts a host of artificial intelligence features but what does this really mean for GPs and practice teams dealing with challenges of the here and now; increasing workload and a demand for improved healthcare outcomes. Here we decode the AI jargon and explain 5 reasons why the AI in our new version of this ever-popular clinical speech recognition software really matters.

Mon 10 July 17

83% of NHS staff report tangible efficiency improvements by going paperless

The government’s aim is to ensure that the NHS will provide a fully digital health and social care records system by 2020. This challenging agenda is driven by the increased workload on health care workers, but also by the proven time savings that going digital repays its users.

Tue 23 May 17

A paperless NHS by 2020 - Will GP surgeries be ready?

The survey has been sent to over 8,000 GP surgeries nationwide and will identify the biggest challenges they face on the journey to become paperless as well as the greatest benefits managers believe it will bring. The survey questions are also designed to assess the progress surgeries have already achieved in their quest to digitise their records and procedures.

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