Designed specifically for the medical and dental professional and their support staff, MacSpeech Dictate Medical empowers dictating text directly into applications and practice management systems, and issuing numerous commands by voice, on the Macintosh. MacSpeech Dictate Medical includes a digitally enhanced, USB headset microphone. MacSpeech Dictate Medical requires Mac OS X 10.5.6 (Leopard) or higher and is available today for US$595 as a new purchase, or US$345 for current owners of MacSpeech Dictate 1.5, or US$395 for current owners of MacSpeech Dictate 1.3.

MacSpeech Dictate Medical fully understands and supports vocabularies for more than 54 medical and dental disciplines and specialties, including General Medicine, Cardiology, Dentistry, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Pediatric Dentistry, Radiology, Neurology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Urology, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology and many more.

MacSpeech Dictate Medical is the most accurate voice recognition for medical professionals extant, after only five minutes of training, Joe Borelli, MD, president and medical director, MRI at Belfair, LLC. Accuracy is 99+ percent even with complex radiology-based medical terminology. This is the new benchmark for medical speech recognition.

MacSpeech Dictate Medical provides medical professionals who use Macs with unprecedented accuracy in very little training time, explained Andrew Taylor, founder and CEO of MacSpeech, Inc. Medical professionals use dictation to keep patient records and manage their practices. Now with MacSpeech Dictate Medical, professionals can dictate directly into their Mac-based applications for even more productivity. We’re excited to provide a competitively priced and exceptionally accurate professional medical dictation solution for the Macintosh.

We’re thrilled that MacSpeech Dictate Medical is now available to empower medical and dental professionals to dictate directly into MacPractice software, including MacPractice EMR, explained Mark Hollis, founder and president of MacPractice, Inc. With MacSpeech Dictate Medical and MacPractice’s leading practice management and clinical applications for Mac OS X, health care providers will be more productive and more cost-effective than ever.

MacSpeech Dictate Medical is the premier desktop speech recognition solution for the medical and dental professional on the Macintosh. MacSpeech Dictate Medical provides unprecedented speech recognition accuracy with minimal training and works with existing Mac applications and practice management systems. MacSpeech Dictate Medical delivers a truly Mac user experience, and conforms to behaviors already familiar to Macintosh fans worldwide. Beyond dictation, MacSpeech Dictate Medical lets people perform basic navigation of their Mac and control it with their voice to launch applications, open new windows, execute menu commands, etc.

MacSpeech Dictate Medical requires Intel-based Macintosh hardware and requires Mac OS X 10.5.6 (Leopard) and higher.

New MacSpeech Dictate Medical solutions, with an enhanced, USB headset microphone, are available today starting at US$595. Registered customers of MacSpeech Dictate 1.5 are eligible to purchase MacSpeech Dictate Medical at special crossgrade price of US$345. Registered customers of MacSpeech Dictate1.3 are eligible to purchase MacSpeech Dictate Medical at special crossgrade price of US$395.

MacSpeech Dictate Medical will be demonstrated live for the first time on Friday, June 19, 2009 at the Florida National Dental Convention (FNDC) held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida.