MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Nov. 13 MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ), the leading provider of clinical documentation workflow technology and services, and Clario Medical Imaging Inc. announced today they have agreed to integrate Clario's zVision(TM) software with MedQuist's SpeechQ for Radiology(TM) speech recognition solution. This integration provides a single access point to manage workflow and dictate using SpeechQ for Radiology.
Clario creates software that can dramatically improve radiologists' efficiency and accuracy by providing superior access to practice information, patient information and an extensive range of multi-vendor, best-of-breed software applications. zVision aggregates information from SpeechQ, as well as existing HIS and RIS, and builds a database precisely customized for the radiology practice. In addition, zVision provides intelligent tools for real-time monitoring of a practice, advanced searches, results communication, and quality assurance. MedQuist will be demonstrating this integration at the partner pavilion in its booth (#7113) at RSNA 2008 (Nov. 30-Dec. 4 in Chicago).
"zVision provides real-time, Web-based access to diagnostic imaging practice data through six pivotal tools: Dashboard, Worklist, Search, Results Communication, QA and Practice Summaries. Using advanced data mining techniques, zVision can help the physician search through all past patient records, including reports and notes," says Carole Spangler, Clario vice president of business development.
"If a physician is dictating, they should be able to easily access prior patient information. Alternatively, they should be able to launch a new dictation while in a Clinical Imaging Processing (CIP) application. We are pleased to be able to offer these options to SpeechQ customers with the integration of zVision," states Chris Spring, MedQuist director of speech recognition solutions.
Dr. Ed Weinberger of Seattle Children's Hospital observes, "zVision provides us with a real-time dashboard of the state of our practice. We have used zVision to track more than 400,000 cases and have achieved tremendous gains in workflow efficiency. Not only does zVision give a single point of access for all patient imaging information, it also includes intelligent tools for quality assurance and patient follow-up."
Clario Medical Imaging Inc. develops radiology software products that increase efficiency and improve diagnostic accuracy. Clario's cornerstone product, zVision, provides one point of access for both patient information and an extensive range of multi-vendor, best-of-breed specialty applications, at prices reasonable for even the smallest practices. For more information, visit www.clariomedical.com.
MedQuist is the largest Medical Transcription Service Organization (MTSO) in the world, and a leader in technology-enabled clinical documentation workflow. MedQuist's enterprise solutions - including mobile voice capture devices, speech recognition, Web-based workflow platforms, and global network of medical editors - help healthcare facilities improve patient care, increase physician satisfaction, and lower operational costs. For more information, please visit www.medquist.com.
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