Medspeak

A neologism for medicine’s working parlance which has a core vocabulary of abbreviations, jargon, acronyms and neologisms based on the classics—Greek & Latin—video games, movies, the Internet, television, and other sources
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The Medical Library Association announced that it has been recognized in the 2004 National Health Information Awards for its consumer health brochure "Deciphering Medspeak.
IBM has introduced a new system for general medicine, ViaVoice 98, the standalone product, and MedSpeak Solution Developers Kit General Medical Edition, for integrating the voice recognition system into hospital information systems.
But the system, using IBM's MedSpeak Radiology on 25 workstations throughout the department, worked well.
IBM's MedSpeak product is a continuous speech recognition solution that can be utilized in healthcare settings to allow physicians, particularly radiologists and pathologists, to create their own diagnostic test reports easily and almost instantaneously - simply by speaking aloud.
ProgRIS has always had an interface with the MedSpeak product; now, we've embedded it.
ADAC has integrated the MedSpeak technology into its existing radiology information system, QuadRIS(TM).
Sherie Giles, Radiology Product Manager for ADAC commented, "QuadRIS' client/server environment enables us to easily integrate MedSpeak into our Physician Desktop module.
Working Group for Health Literacy to produce a series of Medspeak and
production of additional Medspeak brochures found in your
visited included the MLA store, jobs, the Medspeak brochures, the