Nuance Adds Voice Recognition To Mobile EHRs

Nuance Adds Voice Recognition To Mobile EHRs

Cellphone Heart Test’s Young Inventor Doesn’t Own a Smartphone

Catherine Wong is a 17-year-old student (with a perfect SAT score) and the inventor of a low-cost and portable cellphone-compatible electrocardiogram (ECG) test. The New Jersey Morristown High School student’s cellphone ECG system could give nearly 2 billion people living in the world’s most rural and impoverished countries access to this basic test.

Why We’re Still Waiting on the ‘Yelpification’ of Health Care

From The Atlantic:

Reviewing doctors — what seems like a simple, effective way to empower and inform patients — isn’t so straightforward.

Medicine-On-Time links consumers to simplified Rx packaging

New service is local pharmacy-centric:

Medicine-On-Time is a personal prescription packaging designed to organize and simplify how medications are taken. Medications are packaged by pharmacists into personalized pill cups labeled with the day, the date, and the time to take them. On average, consumers pay $24.95/month for the service.

Home Health Aides: In Demand, Yet Paid Little

From NPR Health:

The home care workforce — some 2.5 million strong — is one of the nation’s fastest growing yet also worst paid. Turnover is high, and with a potential labor shortage looming as the baby boomers age, there are efforts to attract more people to the job.

Cerner, Nuance partner for voice-enabled mobile EHRs

Cerner and Nuance Communications announced that Cerner will embed Nuance’s cloud-based medical voice recognition into its full portfolio of mobile EHR solutions. In addition, Cerner and Nuance announced the integration of Nuance’s radiology reporting suite, PowerScribe 360, with Cerner’s RadNet radiology information system (RIS).