SpeechMagic chosen as the preferred speech recognition technology for Microsoft Amalga HIS and Amalga RIS/PACS

Royal Philips Electronics announced today that it has signed a global licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp. to bring industrial grade speech recognition to Microsoft’s Amalga family of enterprise healthcare solutions. Microsoft will offer Philips SpeechMagic to customers using Microsoft Amalga Hospital Information System (Amalga HIS) and Amalga RIS/PACS, with the goal of helping healthcare providers generate accurate, actionable information that is sharable, searchable and contributes to making clinical improvements. [click heading for more]