Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Army Medical goes to voice recognition technology

From the Healthcare IT News article:
The U.S. Army Medical Department has expanded its use of speech technology to 10,000 of its physicians to more than 90,000 worldwide.
"The use of voice-recognition software with the AHLTA e-health record system is freeing doctors from several hours of typing into AHLTA their various patient notes each week," said Robert Bell Walker, European Regional Medical Command AHLTA consultant and a family practice physician for the military.
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