Norwegian hospital to roll out voice-based information capture

Royal Philips Electronics announced today that Ulleval University Hospital in Oslo - Norway's largest clinical centre - will roll out SpeechMagic to more than 1,000 physicians across all medical specialties.Upon completion at the beginning of 2009, the implementation is expected to be the world's largest deployment of front-end speech recognition at one single hospital site. The hospital expects to increase the quality of medical reports, speed up documentation workflows and reduce administrative costs. [click heading for more]