[AI] Regarding medical transcription.

harish harish at accessindia.org.in
Fri May 7 12:47:38 EDT 2010


Hello

Speech recognition is indeed come a long way and there is a dedicated 
version of some speech recognition software for MT. All in all it works best 
under controlled conditions nevertheless, there is still room for MT to 
survive on. Admiditly this market is shrinking.

Harish
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Subramani L" <lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in>
To: "Geetha Shamanna" <geetha at millernorbert.de>; 
<accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2010 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] Regarding medical transcription.


> Pardon my ignorance. I never thought things out this way and as an
> outsider had no indication of this happening.
>
> Subramani
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Geetha
> Shamanna
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2010 5:12 PM
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] Regarding medical transcription.
>
> Speech recognition has indeed been making inroads into medical
> transcription. There is an increasing tendency among doctors these days
> to
> use speech recognition software to convert speech into text and then
> have
> that text corrected by medical transcriptionists. Despite this being
> more
> cumbersome than direct transcription, they are being paid considerably
> less
> for this job. The fact that so-called able-bodied people also work as
> medical transcriptionists has had no impact on doctors wanting to use
> speech
> recognition and thereby cut down their transcription costs.
>
> Justin Philips, one of the AI members, has been directly affected by
> this
> trend and may have further information.
>
> Geetha
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Subramani L" <lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2010 7:50 AM
> Subject: Re: [AI] Regarding medical transcription.
>
>
> There isn't any connection with the two. Doctors in the US need
> well-drafted reports for their clients which they can't draft by
> themselves. Speech recognition has an impact in situations where a
> person cannot use their hands to work on the keyboard. I have also heard
> of folks trying to build applications where a person's voice can be used
> as a unique identification in tele banking and similar kinds of IVT
> based services. Tht apart, I have not heard or read speech recognition
> impacting medical transcription (remember: MT is also done by able
> bodied folks).
>
> Subramani
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Janardhana
> Naidu
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2010 5:52 AM
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] Regarding medical transcription.
>
> Hello All,
> Will you please explain what is the future of the medical transcription
> course for the visually impaired in the era of speech recognition
> softwares
> are available?
> Thanks in advance,Janardhana Naidu.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "dDinesh thole" <dineshthole at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2010 4:57 PM
> Subject: [AI] Regarding medical transcription.
>
>
>> Hello friends,
>>
>> I want to get in touch with members who have done medical
> transcription.
>>
>> Or, who are in the same field.
>>
>> Has anyone done the medical transcription course from enable india?
>>
>> Please let me know.
>>
>> Thanking you all.
>>
>> Warm regards.
>>
>> Dinesh thole.
>>
>> Email: dineshthole at gmail.com
>>
>> Skype id: dinesh.thole
>>
>>
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