Speech recognition vendors iScribe
, M*Modal, Nuance Communications, and Speech Processing Solutions (SPS) have varying opinions as to who owns customer data.
Around 2000, I began writing electronic prescriptions using iScribe
for Palm handhelds.
The deal called for CVS Caremark to switch the thousands of providers who use its proprietary iScribe
tool to Allscripts' e-prescribing.
Plans call for the drug store chain and pharmacy benefits manager to migrate the thousands of providers now using its proprietary iScribe
e-prescribing tool to Allscripts' e-prescribing system and then to retire iScribe
The New Hampshire Local Government Center and CVS Caremark have launched a program encouraging New Hampshire physicians to use iScribe
electronic prescription technology, which is designed to improve patient safety and help reduce health-care costs.
recently announced enhancements to the Caremark iScribe
electronic prescribing program in an effort to increase statewide adoption of the technology by physicians.
Also available, from FranklinCovey, are iScribe
Digital Planning Pages for use with the Logitech pen.
Fromer, who uses the iScribe
system for electronic prescribing, mentioned two other major vendors, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions and ParkStone Medical Information Systems.
While on call, a physician with iScribe
on a handheld computer, for example, can access up to 3,000 patient records, including those of patients seen by other doctors in the same practice.
For hard-copy prescriptions, iScribe
provides letter-size paper and prints on a perforated section a prescription the same size as a prescription pad.
's eCoder, for example, holds the CPT and ICD-9 CM book in the palm of your hand.
(JAB256) DAVID LEVINSON, CEO of ISCRIBE
INC, describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.