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New EMIS system will listen to and ‘interpret’ GP-patient conversations

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I will be interested to see how the EMIS voice recognition system copes with the Scottish and Doric that’s spoken in my remote region! I suspect that the new system is also another way of policing us regardless of any medico-legal protection. In the not too distant future we will not be needed at all so patients are welcome to develop a meaningful relationship with the computer. If the computers get it wrong then we’ll still get the blame or could we pass the buck onto the programmers?!

Posted date

03 Dec 2018

Posted time

2:27pm

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