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1 Focus Medical Software Offering Promotional Discount for Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2

$100 Off Pricing Puts Benefits of New Features within Reach of More Clinicians

1 Focus Medical is inviting physicians who want to use Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 to take advantage of the promotional pricing now being offered. Medical practices that purchase the software upgrade, full-boxed version or bundles that include the full-boxed edition of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 before September 27, 2013 will receive $100 off in addition to the standard value-added technical services provided to customers of 1 Focus Medical.

“If you’re already using Dragon Medical technology and you’ve been enjoying it, then you are going to love Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2,” said 1 Focus Medical’s CTO, Joshua Arciniega. “The upgraded features take dictation to a new level in terms of speed, accuracy and time saved. If making your practice more efficient is the goal, the upgraded software is the solution.”

The most important features introduced in Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 include significantly improved accuracy, faster recognition and correction speeds, a transparent dictation window, expanded medical vocabularies, and a remote microphone App for iPhone® and Android® use. Upgrading software is the ideal solution for medical practices with 24 physicians or less who want to take their productivity and patient care to the next level. Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 is easy to install and designed for progressive functionality that saves physicians both time and money by supporting a more efficient workflow.

Motivation for upgrading to Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 lies in the numbers. Recognition speeds equate to 3 times that of typing with over 20% more accuracy than the previous version. Additionally, there are now more than 90 specialty and subspecialty vocabularies that include over 30,000 medical terms. The result is faster adoption of the EHR and fulfillment of meaningful use criteria, which subsequently establishes a higher level of reimbursements for the practice. Add to that the expected reduction in transcription costs and the purchase of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 becomes a sound business decision that produces a quick return on investment for physicians.

The team at 1 Focus Medical specializes in the full integration of Dragon Medical speech recognition technology with compatible EHR programs. Our experts will ensure that the productivity and efficiency of your practice stays in line with your bottom line. As part of that commitment, we provide a lifetime guarantee on technical support that keeps the workflow of your practice functioning at full capacity at all times. To learn more about how 1 Focus Medical can help you find the right solution for your medical practice or to upgrade to Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2, visit http://dragontranscription.com/store/dragon-medical-practice-edition-upgrades.html.

About 1 Focus Medical Software:

As an Elite national reseller of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 by Nuance, 1 Focus Medical Software focuses on providing full-service support to medical practices interested in maximizing their productivity and quality of patient care through the use of technology. The team assists with the installation, training, and use of their products for life. They will make sure that a clinical practice’s specific needs are met and the right solution is found. Offering full-service software consulting, online speech recognition software and hardware sales for the medical field, 1 Focus Medical Software can be found at http://www.dragontranscription.com/.

1 Focus Medical Presents Case Study on Integration of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 as a Conduit to Efficiency and Job Satisfaction

Physician Endorses Use of Speech Recognition Technology With Proper Training and Technical Support in Small Medical Practices

Dr. Samuel Spitalewitz, M.D. has been practicing medicine for almost 35 years and currently works in a practice with four partners and five fellows who have successfully integrated Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 into their workflow. Reported results include increased efficiency in the practice, more time and money saved each day, and a renewed enjoyment of their profession.

“I heard through the grapevine that Dragon Medical Practice Edition worked well but I admit I was skeptical at the beginning,” said Dr. Spitalewitz. “After speaking with 1 Focus [Medical], I had a better understanding of the technology and how I could ensure my success by participating in the proper training and working with a company that can back me up with quality technical assistance.”

Dragon Medical Practice Edition is the most widely used speech recognition software available to medical practices with 24 or less physicians. Additional features in the newest edition include expanded medical vocabularies, customizable macros, improved accuracy and faster recognition speeds.

Dr. Spitalewitz reported using Dragon Medical Practice Edition to dictate upwards of 1,100 patient records per year. He indicated that the accuracy of the software continued to improve the more he used it, as he was trained to manage corrections properly. The availability of the sub-specialty vocabulary for Nephrology was a key element that contributed to the overall efficiency of Dr. Spitalewitz and his practice.

“I have been highly satisfied with my investment in the full version of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 and would do it again 100 times over,” said Dr. Spitalewitz. “It has saved me a considerable amount of time each day, made the process of clinical documentation easy, and allowed me to focus more on patients again, which is the whole reason I started practicing medicine to begin with.”

The installation and training process provided by 1 Focus Medical is straightforward and essential to the successful integration of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2. With hundreds of specialized functions in the software, proper customization and instruction can make the difference between a frustrating experience and one that streamlines the workflow for every clinician involved. Training sessions can be performed remotely for convenience of the physician. Live demonstrations of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 can also be provided along with a detailed analysis of what software package is right for each unique practice.

For more information about Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 and the value-added services and training provided by 1 Focus Medical, visit http://dragontranscription.com/.

About 1 Focus Medical Software:

1 Focus Medical Software is an “Elite” national reseller of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition by Nuance. 1 Focus Medical Software focuses on providing full-service sales and support to medical practices interested in maximizing their productivity and quality of patient care through the use of technology. The team assists with the purchase, installation, training and use of their products for life. They will make sure that a clinical practice’s specific needs are met and the right solution is found. While offering full-service consulting and sales of speech recognition software and hardware for the medical field, 1 Focus Medical Software can be found on the web at http://dragontranscription.com/.

1 Focus Medical Software Announces the Release of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2

Physicians Can Now Spend More Time with Patients,
Less Time with Electronic Health Records

The healthcare industry's switch to the electronic health record (EHR) systems has received mixed opinions from medical professionals over the past few years. Clinicians have raised concerns about the amount of time needed to document patient information into EHRs, claiming that it reduces the time they could be spending with patients. By making patient documentation easier and more efficient than before, the newest medical voice recognition software from Nuance, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2, can increase their time spent with patients.

1 Focus Medical Software, a medical consulting firm and reseller of Dragon transcription software, is excited to share that Nuance is launching a new release - Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 - in hopes of resolving any ongoing concerns with documenting care.

"Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 is simply a quality product offering a quality solution," says Ted Maher, President of 1 Focus Medical Software. "This new version provides medical practitioners with improved accuracy and speed, leaving proper training and reliable follow-up support to be the real keys to successful, efficient patient documentation in EHRs."

Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2, a medical voice recognition software, is designed for small medical practices of 24 physicians or fewer. It can increase a practice's overall productivity and efficiency because physicians can dictate directly into any EHR system. By letting physicians capture the patient's story in their own words, this voice transcription software allows them to create more detailed notes, resulting in higher levels of reimbursement.

This new version, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2, is over 20% more accurate than the previous Dragon Medical Practice Edition and contains more than 90 medical specialty and sub-specialty vocabularies, which is 30 more than the older version. Physicians can also conveniently turn their iPhone® or Android® into a wireless microphone with the free Dragon Remote Microphone App. They can even practice dictating into their EHR with its new interactive tutorials.

1 Focus Medical Software, in fact, provides an all-in-one solution for the healthcare industry. They help clinicians successfully utilize their EHR system by offering simplified training and full-service support. This includes Internet based desktop sharing for over-the-phone technical assistance for Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2. By meeting the unique needs of each clinical practice, they hope to increase the valuable time that each clinician spends with patients.

Please visit http://www.dragontranscription.com/ for more information about Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 and the complete offerings from 1 Focus Medical Software.

About 1 Focus Medical Software
As an Elite national reseller of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 by Nuance, 1 Focus Medical Software focuses on providing full-service support to medical practices interested in maximizing their productivity and quality of patient care through the use of technology. The team assists with the installation, training, and use of their products for life. They will make sure that a clinical practice's specific needs are met and the right solution is found. Offering full-service software consulting, online speech recognition software and hardware sales for the medical field, 1 Focus Medical Software can be found at http://www.dragontranscription.com/.

Announcing the Dragon® Medical Practice Edition Loyalty Rebate

You've asked, and we are delivering. Nuance is excited to announce a $250 end-user mail-in rebate that will be available to current customers of Dragon Medical Practice Edition when they purchase additional licenses between February 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013, up to 10 licenses!

The Details

  • Rebate is open to independent physician practices with 1-24 physicians who purchased Dragon Medical Practice Edition between August 17, 2011 and January 31, 2013. Additional license purchases made between February 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013 will qualify for a $250 rebate per license.
  • Up to 10 rebates may be claimed per original license purchase, per location.
  • End-user will register their rebate via a third party rebate house, and be required to provide their serial number from their original copy of Dragon Medical Practice Edition, their UPC/box top from their new purchase of Dragon Medical Practice Edition, and a receipt from their new purchase showing date of purchase between 2/1/13 and 3/31/13.
  • Rebate will be paid in the form of a prepaid AMEX card to the end-user.
  • Promotion is only available for redemption by independent physician groups or practices who have already purchased Dragon Medical Practice Edition (either full boxed product or through upgrade of Dragon Medical Version 10).

Dragon Medical Practice Edition Rebate FAQs

Q. Is the rebate redeemable only for single-license Dragon Medical Practice Edition software?
A. No, the rebate is redeemable for any bundle that is purchased that includes a full-boxed product – including those purchased with the PowerMic, with Maintenance, and multi-pack purchases (5 and 10-pack).

Q. I have used Dragon Medical Practice Edition since it launched and just purchased new licenses on January 31st, 2013. Can they redeem the rebate?
A. No. The rebate period is for new purchases made between February 1, 2013 and March 31, 2013.

Q. I only want to upgrade to Dragon Medical Practice Edition from Version 10, can I redeem the rebate?
A. No, the rebate is only redeemable for the purchase of a full boxed product, but DOES include those purchase with the PowerMic, with Maintenance, and in multi-packs.

Q. I mailed in the rebate. When do I get paid?
A. All questions should be directed towards the registration website that the customer initially signed on to begin the rebate process. They would have received a unique code that will allow them to log back in and research the status of their rebate.

Q. How long after the end of the promotional period do I have to send in the redemption form?
A. All submissions should be post-marked no later than April 30, 2013.

Q. I bought Dragon Medical 10.1 with Maintenance on November 29, 2010, which covers upgrades through November 28, 2011. I received the upgrade to Dragon Medical Practice Edition between 8/17/11 and 1/31/13. Do I qualify for the $250 rebate if I buy a new license?
A. Yes, upgrades to Dragon Medical Practice Edition are considered a qualifying purchase, and therefore will be eligible when a new purchase is made in the same practice.

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Clinical Practitioner and Professor Now Relies on Dragon® Medical Practice Edition As ‘Must-Have’ for Managing Patients and Students

1 Focus Medical Software Introduces Full-Service Support for Dragon Medical Practice Edition

San Francisco, CA – December 5, 2012 – Like many Nephrology physicians, the daily schedule of Dr. Samuel Spitalewitz is a juggling act of managing a five-partner practice and teaching five clinical fellows.  His schedule leaves few allowances for deciphering a colleague’s handwriting or taking notes on the dozens of patient cases that he sees.  He found out through his peer network that Dragon® Medical Practice Edition, the newest speech recognition software from Nuance, was effective and user-friendly and he decided to give it a try.  The software was created specifically to serve the needs of practices just like Dr. Spitalewitz’s, with 24 physicians or less.

Dr. Spitalewitz currently practices with the Brookdale Plaza Nephrology Associates in Brooklyn, New York.  His decision to purchase Dragon Medical Practice Edition was not an easy decision.  He was concerned that the system might not deliver what he and his partners needed for their practice and that it would disappoint.  However, those concerns were put to rest when he connected with 1 Focus Medical Software, a professional services firm and reseller of Dragon Medical Practice Edition.  The team at 1 Focus Medical Software, based in San Francisco, assured him that the key to success with Dragon Medical Practice Edition is proper training and reliable follow-up support once the system is up and running.  With over 80 dialysis patients per month managed solely by Dr. Spitalewitz, it was critical that the transition to Dragon Medical Practice Edition be seamless.   The result was not only a seamless transition to this specialized medical voice transcription software, but the entire team at Brookdale Plaza Nephrology Associates was also able to access 1 Focus Medical Software for remote product support questions.

"Dragon Medical Practice Edition saves our medical team a significant amount of time compared to traditional note taking," says Dr. Spitalewitz.  "It’s tedious to use paper in the hospital, especially with the classically abominable doctor's handwriting.  It’s easy to waste 25 minutes trying to find a single piece of paper or decipher someone else’s handwriting.  Many times you have to page the doctor in order to figure out what they wrote."

1 Focus Medical Software would like to introduce the same support offered to Dr. Spitalewitz -  their full-service support - for qualifying clients who are interested in purchasing the latest healthcare solution from Nuance Healthcare, Dragon Medical Practice Edition voice recognition software.  The Chief Technology Officer of 1 Focus Medical Software, Joshua Arciniega, shares, "Whether it’s been two days or two years since you purchased and installed Dragon Medical Practice Edition software through us, we'll be here for you."

Designed for small medical practices, Dragon Medical Practice Edition can increase overall productiveness and allows faster dictation than ever before with 99 percent effectiveness.  The software can type, open other computer programs, and even browse the web.  The ability to get dialysis dictation, diagnosis coding, and paperwork done quicker allows Dr. Spitalewitz and others in his practice to spend more meaningful time with patients instead of typing and correcting.  The training and support in particular, was much easier than he thought it would be.

"It was quite easy and straightforward," said Dr. Spitalewitz.  "You don't need to be computer savvy to figure it out.  1 Focus Medical makes the process pretty painless.  I only had to read my content as described by the team at 1 Focus Medical and learned from them how to properly perform corrections.  That’s it."  

Dr. Spitalewitz especially appreciates the medical sub-specialties, including nephrology, offered with Dragon Medical Practice Edition.  He says he now uses the Dragon Medical Practice Edition software with an average of four new dialysis patients per week.  In total, Dr. Spitalewitz estimates he uses the system with 1,100 patients annually.
To manage his particular dictation needs when working in the dialysis room Dr. Spitalewitz currently uses a Philips LFH-9380 digital recorder and an Andrea NC-181 VM USB headset.

With the simplified training and ongoing support of 1 Focus Medical Software, including desktop sharing for over-the-phone remote technical assistance, Dr. Spitalewitz has been successfully practicing medicine and teaching medical interns using Dragon Medical Practice Edition.  The doctor now says he is anxious for his next transition:  to an electronic health record (EHR) system.  And he knows that Dragon Medical Practice Edition will easily integrate to make that transition seamless as well.

For more information about Dragon Medical Practice Edition and the complete offerings available from 1 Focus Medical Software please visit http://www.dragontranscription.com.

About 1 Focus Medical Software

1 Focus Medical Software is an Elite national reseller of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition by Nuance.  1 Focus Medical Software focuses on providing full-service support to medical practices interested in maximizing their productivity and quality of patient care through the use of technology.  The team assists with the installation, training and use of their products for life.  They will make sure that a clinical practice’s specific needs are met and the right solution is found.  Offering full-service software consulting and online speech recognition software and hardware sales for the medical field, 1 Focus Medical Software can be found on the web at http://dragontranscription.com/.