Digital Dictation – The Breakdown
Overwhelmed by the endless forms of speech technology out there? We thought we’d make it easier & tackle Digital Dictation so that you can find the solution perfect for you.
What is Digital Dictation?
Digital dictation is a method of recording and managing natural speech to enable easier handling of transcription into text either manually or using speech recognition software.
Digital Pocket Memo – Digital Dictation device
What are the financial benefits?
Benefits can be gained in a number of ways. In large acute organisations the ability to manage all recordings digitally and using electronic workflow can significantly improve turn-around times and reduce the number of transcription staff.
In one specific study at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, a team of 11 radiologists produced cash-releasing savings of £69K per year and the return on investment was achieved within five months.
This technology has been deployed extensively at a number of large acute trusts including Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust which are on track to deliver benefits of over £500K per year. The former North West Strategic Health Authority (SHA) estimates savings of £7 million to £18 million per year currently being achieved across the region…
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