[athen] accommodation ideas?

Baker, Nick Nick.Baker at mso.umt.edu
Fri Jun 25 07:09:54 PDT 2004

Dragon has a Medical version.


Nick Baker
Assistive Technology Coordinator
Disability Services for Students
The University of Montana

32 Campus Drive
Lommasson Center 154
Missoula, MT 59812

Voice: 406-243-2663
Text: 406-243-2243
FAX: 406-243-5330
e-mail: nick.baker at mso.umt.edu

> -----Original Message-----

> From: Nick Ogrizovich III [mailto:defnick at yahoo.com]

> Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 8:02 AM

> To: athen at lists.oregonstate.edu

> Subject: [athen] accommodation ideas?


> hello fellow AT folks,


> recently, i've been asked to resolve a somewhat unique problem.

> we have a medical student who is going to start doing rounds

> in a hospital in town. she wants the ability to verbally

> utter her patient notes and have it captured as text. (ala dragon)


> however, she wants the accuracy rate to be at least 90%. i

> have misgivings about dragon being that accurate when using

> medical jargon. any success stories?


> are there any other ways to address this? so far, the idea is

> to get a workstation situated in a quiet place for her

> somewhere in the hospital, and she would return to this

> station, speak out her notes, make minute corrections, and

> just do this all day.


> for the initial time period while we see if this all works, i

> suggested that she use a voice recorder, and then use

> transcription services to get verbatim text, which she can

> copy/paste into notes if need be.


> she originally wanted a portable solution, but i just dont

> see how this can be done accurately. (using a wireless mike

> and then hoping a remote laptop would get everything right...?)



> any ideas are greatly appreciated, thanks!


> nick ogrizovich

> university of vermont




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