UC Irvine among hospitals to try voice recognition for health records

April 16, 2012

IN THE NEWS: USA Today examined a twist on the trend toward electronic medical records in hospitals – using voice activated software to record and search for patient documents:

The University of California, Irvine Medical Center is testing M-Modal’s software that allows doctors to use voice to locate and dictate information to files in its electronic record system. The hospital will use a desktop version when it launches in October, but plans to deploy it on iPads in the next generation, says Jim Murry, the hospital’s CIO.

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