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Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 11, Supplement 2, pp 20–23 | Cite as

Voice recognition—An emerging necessity within radiology: Experiences of the Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Amit Mehta
  • Keith J. Dreyer
  • Alan Schweitzer
  • John Couris
  • Daniel Rosenthal
Article

Abstract

Voice recognition represents a technology that is finally ready for prime time use. As radiology services continue to acquire a larger percentage of the shrinking health-care dollar, decreasing operating costs and improved services will become a necessity. The benefits of voice recognition implementation are significant, as are the challenges. This report will discuss the technology, experiences of a major health-care institution with implementation, and potential benefits for the radiology practice.

Keywords

Speech Recognition Speech Synthesis Voice Recognition Speaker Verification Speaker Identification 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Mehta
    • 1
  • Keith J. Dreyer
    • 1
  • Alan Schweitzer
    • 1
  • John Couris
    • 1
  • Daniel Rosenthal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBoston

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