Lexacom Insight Case studies

Business Continuity Planning in Primary Care

Primary Care Business Continuity Planning – an Overview. One of the lessons from COVID-19 is the need for GP Practices to have robust, workable, and managed primary care business continuity plans. In this post, we investigate the elements, management, and support of these plans.     Primary care business continuity planning – why it is […]

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What Are The Benefits of Voice Recognition Software?

What Are The Benefits Of Voice Recognition Software? The benefits of voice recognition software are that it provides a faster method of writing on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, without typing. You can speak into an external microphone, headset, or built-in microphone, and your words appear as text on the screen. Many businesses and organisations […]

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Enhanced patient access – the challenges and benefits

Enhanced Patient Access – the challenges and benefits Enhanced patient access is part of the NHS long-term plan, all of which aims to serve the UK population with a better, more efficient, and more effective healthcare system. What is happening in the NHS is in line with similar developments around the world. And is a […]

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NHS Digitalisation – An Overview

NHS Digitalisation – An Overview NHS digitalisation has been a work in progress for over twenty years. In this post, Dr Simon Bentley, Lexacom’s ‘digital scout’, looks at elements of that background. Including, how it has both informed and led UK healthcare to where NHS digital transformation is today. From here he looks at the […]

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How Does Speech Recognition Work?

How Does Speech Recognition Work?  Speech recognition software has come a long way since its first inception in the 1950s. Back then, this technology could only understand up to 16 words, including the digits 0 to 9.  Now, we use speech recognition technology in our everyday lives, with an increasing amount of people using assistants […]

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Introduction to our series on the Digitalisation of Health

The Digitalisation of Health – an introduction Dr. Simon Bentley, Lexacom’s CSO, will be writing a series of blog posts about the ongoing digital transformation of the NHS, under the broad topic of ‘Digitalisation of Health’ This follows on from his attendance at a recent NHS Digital Taster Day and reflects his role as Lexacom’s […]

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What Are The Benefits of a Cloud Based Dictation Software?

The Benefits of Cloud-Based Dictation Software  Cloud-based dictation software accommodates your digital dictation needs with enabled remote access. This allows you to dictate and send correspondence from multiple sites, and share resources. The result? Fast document turnaround times, easy job sharing, security, and full mobility. This is all possible as cloud-based storage has taken the […]

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NHS Digital Taster Day January 2022

NHS Digital Taster Day – a very useful event Lexacom’s CSO, Dr. Simon Bentley, attended last week’s NHS Digital Taster Day. With Covid restrictions, this was a Teams event, lasting all morning of January 26. It was a great introduction to the NHS Digitisation Program and the field of clinical informatics. Further events will be […]

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How does voice recognition work?

A Simple Guide to How Voice Recognition Works From Apple’s Siri, to Amazon’s Alexa smart speakers, to Lexacom’s digital dictation devices – voice recognition software is now part of everyday life. And, as technology continues to advance, the increase in devices equipped with voice recognition is only going to increase. But, what exactly is voice […]

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A Simple Guide to Digital Dictation

A Simple Guide to Digital Dictation Digital dictation is the core service that Lexacom offers. But what does digital dictation actually mean? This article provides a simple guide to digital dictation. From what it is and how to use it, to what it can do for you.   What is digital dictation? In the past, […]

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