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Speech recognition software helps GPs treat four more patients every day

Dukinfield Medical Practice has deployed speech recognition technology to enable doctors to spend more time with their patients. The practice is using technology developed by conversational AI developer, Nuance Communications, to benefit its medical document workflow. Nuance Communications’ technology lets Dukinfield staff process clinical documents more quickly and accurately. The practice’s six GPs were previously…


Nuance launches virtual healthcare assistant

Computer software company Nuance Communications has launched an AI-powered virtual assistant solution for healthcare providers. The Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant is intended to help clinicians who already use Dragon Medical streamline their clinical documentation. The solution uses conversational dialogues and pre-built capabilities that automate high-value clinical workflows. Nuance’s new virtual assistant will use conversational AI…


Does AI provide the key to a 24/7 NHS?

Frederik Brabant, MD and chief medical information officer at Nuance discusses how chatbots can help the NHS. The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is often referred to as a national treasure. Providing free care to all, no matter what their income or background, its success has been driven by the dedication of its doctors and nurses…


Nearly half of NHS trusts investing in AI for patient services

New data has revealed that 43% of NHS trusts are investing in artificial intelligence (AI) helping patients ‘self-help’ when accessing services. Speech technology company Nuance submitted a freedom of information (FoI) request to 45 NHS trusts to obtain the information. The data shows that trusts are using technology such as virtual assistants, speech recognition technology…

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