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Swedish reduces transcription costs, achieves 100% adoption of EMR.

Swedish Health Case Study

Company profile

Swedish is the largest nonprofit healthcare provider in the Greater Seattle area with five hospital campuses, two ambulatory care centers with ERs, and a network of more than 100 specialty-care and primary care clinics. Roughly 3,000 providers have privileges at Swedish, all using the EpicCare® EMR

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Our transcription costs have dropped by one third to one half with Dragon Medical Network Edition, and we’ve been able to repurpose some of our transcriptionists.

Dr. Tom Wood
Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Swedish, Seattle, WA

Challenge

  • Eliminate indecipherable, incomplete documentation
  • Achieve 100% EMR adoption
  • Maintain patient care and physician satisfaction excellence
Solution

  • Deploy EpicCare EMR on the Citrix desktop virtualization platform
  • Speech-enable EMR with Dragon Medical Network Edition
Results

  • Reduced transcription costs by as much as 50%
  • Eliminated turnaround time for notes
  • Achieved 100% adoption of EMR

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