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Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4
Real-time, locally-installed speech recognition for busy clinicians at independent practices with fewer than 25 physicians.
Dragon 15 is excellent speech recognition products for "general purpose” home or business use. Built expressly for use by healthcare providers, Dragon Medical Practice Edition combines 90 medical specialty and sub specialty vocabularies with acoustic models based on the unique way physicians speak audio, syntax, style, and structure giving clinicians a far superior dictation experience.
How does Dragon Medical Practice Edition compare with non-medical Dragon products?
Dragon Medical Practice Edition achieves 99% accuracy out-of-the-box without voice profile training. Clinicians not only save the time and hassle of correcting errors or adding medical terms, but also benefit from a sophisticated context database biased to clinician behavior that compounds the value of the comprehensive medical vocabulary.
Further, Dragon Medical Practice Edition provides greater levels of information security essential for the healthcare environment. Secure encryption methods throughout the workflow support HIPAA requirements for patient security and confidentiality.
What EHRs work well with What Dragon Medical Practice Edition?
Nuance collaborates with more than 150 EHR and healthcare technology leaders to make it easier for clinicians to document. The Dragon dictation box allows clinicians to compose content insert auto-texts, navigate template fields, dictate, and edit and transfer text into textbox fields of all major EHR systems with a simple voice command.
How is Dragon Medical Practice Edition licensed?
Each Dragon Medical Practice Edition user must have a unique license and be the sole user. A licensed user may install Dragon Medical Practice Edition on no more than four individual devices. Do clinicians still need to use a keyboard and mouse? Clinicians can use Dragon Medical Practice Edition to automate their documentation workflow with voice. Clinicians can save countless clicks and keystrokes with powerful speech commands for navigation and other tasks, as well as auto-texts that quickly generate common content.
How does Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 compare to previous versions?
Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 was built on cutting-edge technology and then honed for medical use, resulting in superior performance from the start without training. In addition, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 features enhanced usability, improved help, and compatibility with portable touchscreen devices and select websites.
Can I use other versions of Dragon along with Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4?
Only one version of Dragon desktop software can be installed and used on each device. Running other versions of Dragon speech recognition solutions concurrently with Dragon Medical Practice Edition is not supported.
Can I upgrade from a previous version of Dragon Medical Speech Recognition Solutions?
Upgrades are only available for Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2. Installing Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 removes previous versions. During installation, clinicians can choose to migrate their existing user files and vocabularies to Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 or create a new profile and upgrade their existing profile later.
What medical vocabularies are included with Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4?
Dragon Medical Practice Edition contains vocabularies covering more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. Choose "General Medicine” or the closest appropriate specialty vocabulary if a specific specialty is not listed.
What are the recommended system requirements?
CPU: Intel Dual Core or equivalent AMD processor. Faster processors yield faster performance.
Free hard disk space: 4 GB
RAM: Minimum 4 GB RAM
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher, or the current version of Chrome.
ROM drive required for installation. Flash drives can be procured for a nominal charge. Some resellers offer a downloadable version.
What operating systems are supported?
Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2
What applications are supported?
Microsoft Word 2010, 2013, 2016
Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013, 2016
Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013, 2016
Internet Explorer 11
Documentation varies from patient to patient, physician to physician, EHR to EHR, by type, length and content requirements but the pressure to create timely, accurate and compliant clinical documentation in the EHR never wavers. Clinicians need to be able to quickly and easily capture the complete patient story. Nuance Dragon Medical solutions accurately translate the doctor’s voice into a rich, detailed clinical narrative that feeds directly into the EHR. Improve documentation, boost efficiency, increase physician satisfaction, and eliminate transcription costs.
Deploy your way
No matter how you work, there’s a Dragon Medical solution that works for you all with fast, accurate, responsive clinical speech recognition and end-to-end security. In addition to powering the speech recognition engine with vocabularies and acoustic models biased towards healthcare vernacular, Nuance has optimized Dragon Medical for specific workflow and user needs, giving healthcare organizations the ability to choose the solution(s) that best fit clinical workflows, IT infrastructure requirements, and business goals.
Dragon Medical One: Cloud-based clinical speech recognition platform for documenting and communicating patient care virtually anywhere not just at the EHR workstation.
Dragon Medical embedded in EHR: Cloud-based clinical speech recognition delivers an intelligent voice-driven user experience directly in your mobile, web-based, or desktop EHR all with no software to install.
Dragon Medical Network Edition: On-premise clinical speech recognition solution designed for large practices, hospitals, and health systems using virtualized EHRs.
Dragon Medical Practice Edition: Locally installed clinical speech recognition solution designed and priced especially for independent practices of 24 physicians or less.
Cutting edge speech technology delivers superior performance.
Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 empowers clinicians to complete documentation more efficiently than ever before.
The new release of Nuance’s industry-leading clinical speech recognition is one of the fastest and smartest ways for busy clinicians to document care.
More accurate than ever
Powered by the latest in speech recognition technology, Nuance Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4 achieves 99% accuracy out of the box without voice profile training significantly outperforming previous versions. Distinct from non-medical speech recognition, Dragon Medical Practice Edition combines 90 medical specialty and subspecialty vocabularies with acoustic models based on the unique way physicians speak audio, syntax, style, and structure resulting in remarkable accuracy. Advanced Deep Learning technology continuously learns and adapts to voice and environmental variations even during dictation endlessly refining performance.
Upgrade existing voice profile settings and begin using the new and improved locally-installed speech engine in as little as 60 seconds. Options and settings are consolidated into one easy-to-use dialog box or easier management of profile and auto-formatting options.
Superior transcription of recorded speech
Transcribe audio recordings in fewer steps with increased accuracy.
Along with generating narrative content within applications and HER textbox fields, clinicians can use voice to interact with websites and select web-based applications.
Optimized for portable touchscreens
Touch and keyboard interactions work seamlessly on highly mobile Windows 10 touchscreen devices. Open and interact with the DragonBar by touch.
Newly designed DragonBar
Designed for enhanced usability, the new DragonBar provides easy access to popular features. When not in use, the DragonBar automatically collapses, freeing screen space.
Improved help and analytics
Dragon Medical provides relevant, helpful tips during use, as well as easy access to popular help searches and topics. Accelerate proficiency and discover advanced features.