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Speech Recognition for the Health Professions: Using Dragon Naturally Speaking / Edition 1
     

Speech Recognition for the Health Professions: Using Dragon Naturally Speaking / Edition 1

by Michael Bliss, Bliss
 

ISBN-10: 0130993948

ISBN-13: 9780130993946

Pub. Date: 08/24/2004

Publisher: Pearson

The primary skill sets introduced in this book make speech recognition the data entry tool for professional dictators and medical transcriptionists preparing documentation. The book's understandable format enables learners to become familiar with the history of speech recognition, gain an understanding of hardware requirements necessary to successfully operate

Overview

The primary skill sets introduced in this book make speech recognition the data entry tool for professional dictators and medical transcriptionists preparing documentation. The book's understandable format enables learners to become familiar with the history of speech recognition, gain an understanding of hardware requirements necessary to successfully operate the software, get an overview of a popular speech software program, and learn how to successfully use speech recognition for professional dictation. For healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, PAs, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130993946
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/24/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxv
Part ISpeech Recognition1
1Introduction to Speech Recognition3
What Is Speech Recognition?4
Speech Recognition for Health Professions6
MT Educator National Survey Results10
Summary12
Key Terms13
Review Exercises13
Resources14
2History of Speech Recognition17
Early Research and Development17
Discrete Speech18
Continuous Speech19
Speech Recognition in Health Professions23
Summary23
Key Terms24
Review Exercises24
Resources25
3Capturing Sound30
Sound30
Microphones34
Speech Recognition for Health Professions44
Summary46
Key Terms46
Review Exercises47
Resources48
4Hardware and Speech Software Operation50
Speech Recognition Process51
Sound Cards52
Speech Recognition Algorithms54
How Speech Software Works54
Hardware56
Summary60
Key Terms61
Review Exercises61
Resources62
5Improving Recognition Accuracy64
The Four Tenants65
Correcting RecOs76
Speech Recognition for the Health Professional76
Summary77
Key Terms78
Review Exercises78
Resources79
6Handheld Recorders81
Recorders82
Operation and Performance84
Digital Speech Recognition Transcription-Editing Methodology87
Types of Speech Recognition Digital Recorders88
Summary96
Key Terms97
Review Exercises97
Part IISpeech Recognition Skill Sets99
Introduction99
Skill Set Instructions100
7Voice Enrollment, Punctuation and Mobility Skills101
Chapter Exercises Preview102
Introduction103
The Headset and Loading the Software103
Enrolling a User's Voice105
Changing Options Window114
DragonPad119
First Dictation Exercise119
Improving the Voice Profile121
Symbol, Punctuation Dictation Exercise123
Dictation Punctuation Keyboard Exercise126
Blood Pressure Exercise129
Dictation-Punctuation Exercise130
Cursor Mobility Skills131
Advanced Skills132
Cursor Mobility "Select and Say" Skill Sets134
Extra Exercises137
Review Exercises139
Resources141
AppendixAdditional Cursor Mobility and Format Commands142
8Managing Vocabularies, Vocabulary Editor, and Proper Correction Techniques143
Chapter Exercises Preview144
Introduction144
Managing Vocabularies144
Vocabulary Editor149
Proper Correction Techniques153
Review Exercises158
Resources159
9SR Workflow161
Chapter Exercises Preview162
Introduction162
Macros163
Creating Custom New Commands163
New Command Practice Exercises180
Advanced Exercises184
Numeric and Alpha Formatting Macros185
Basic Scripting186
Key Terms187
Review Exercises187
10SR Exercises189
Chapter Exercises Preview189
Introduction190
Learning New Skills190
Developing New Behaviors192
Redictation Exercises192
Review Exercises199
11Conclusion202
Introduction202
Training Issues206
Future Implications207
Answers to Review Exercises209
Glossary212
Index217

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