Improving clinical workflows for allied health professionals with Dragon Medical Solutions. Digitising clinical documentation and utilising speech-to-text capabilities to streamline the documentation process, freeing up more time for allied health professionals to spend with patients.
Dragon Medical solutions speech-to-text capabilities enable allied health professionals (AHPs) to digitalise their notes easily, in line with the ‘digital’ work stream of the AHPs into Action framework.
Nuance’s speech-to-text solutions allow allied health workers to dictate notes quickly and accurately. As well as improving medical records, this makes more time with patients possible.
Cloud-based access and customised profiles mean that they can simply speak directly into patient health records and other documents wherever they are.
DynamicHealth found that by using Dragon Medical, physiotherapists were able to reduce the time taken to get letters to GPs and patients from several weeks to just 2-5 days. AHPs were able to eliminate letter backlogs by ditching the old analogue dictation system.
Ideal for small user groups of AHPs, Dragon Medical Practice Edition provides efficient speech-to-text functionality over a local network.
Large organisations spread between multiple locations can benefit from Dragon Medical One, Nuance’s cloud-based speech-to-text solution. As no investment in hardware investment is required, this is a highly scalable solution.
For allied health professionals who are mobile a lot of the time, PowerMic makes it possible to complete clinical documentation using only their smartphone. Clinicians simply download the app and then automatically pair it with any local PC.
Allied health professionals (AHPs) span a diverse range of occupations and their care is carried out in many different clinical settings - often in the community. As for all healthcare professionals there are patient record keeping requirements but the range and scope of AHP activities presents some unique challenges. Read more in our blog:
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