Olympus Now Offers Two Dictation Solutions for Healthcare Professionals – #HIMSS12

Did you know that Olympus has stationary and mobile dictation solutions for healthcare professionals?  It’s the latest technology to increase productivity, improve workflow, and make data management easier and more secure for professionals in all healthcare environments. If you are at HIMSS12, Olympus will be demonstrating these devices. I encourage you to check them out at Booth 5956.

Latest Digital Dictation Devices from Olympus to be Featured at HIMSS12

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., February 20, 2012 – Olympus, a named recognized around the world for its superior audio recorders for more than 40 years, will present its Professional Audio line of digital dictation technology at the HIMSS12 Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Venetian Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV from February 20 – 24, 2012.

Olympus is a global leader in developing innovative dictation systems designed to be the ‘go to’ communication tools for delivering quality, efficiency and security. Olympus’ representation at HIMSS12 will provide valuable insight on the latest dictation technology available to benefit healthcare IT and management systems professionals. HIMSS12 attendees are encouraged to visit Booth# 5956 to learn more and see how Olympus digital dictation can be customized to meet the needs of their hospital, medical practice, nonprofit organization, or other healthcare setting.

The Professional Audio family includes the breakthrough DS series – including the flagship Olympus DS-5000® digital recorder and the Olympus DS-3400® digital recorder which feature USB Mass Storage class, large LCD screen, file encryption and decryption, as well as removable SD memory and PC link capabilities.

The newest Professional Audio products – the Directrec 1200, 2200 and 2300 – provide users with expanded technological, ‘power in the palm of their hand.’ New features include a strategically placed slide switch (DR-2200 and DR-2300) and push button (DR-1200) for easy, one-handed navigation and access to commonly-used functions; a high-sensitivity, cutting edge microphone that blocks unwanted background noises, guaranteeing ultra-clear dictation recordings; and, a trackball that functions as a computer mouse to facilitate manipulation of data. Healthcare professionals may be particularly interested in the DR-2300 which includes a barcode scanner attachment. This attachment enables automatic transmission of voice files to electronic health records, and allows for additional security of sensitive information. In addition, the Olympus AS-5000® Transcription Kit comes with a foot switch, headset, and software.

All of the Professional Audio products can be integrated into any hospital or medical practice to streamline data sharing among physicians, medical office administrators and IT staff, as well as among departments and different locations. The products also include the intelligent DSS Player Pro Dictation software. Each of the Olympus Professional Dictation devices provides optimal dependability and reliability, and offers a stable platform for the future through use of integrated solutions that are ideally suited for healthcare-related organizations.

“As a major dictation technology provider, Olympus recognizes how critical information security and efficiency are to the healthcare industry,” says Amy Leslie, Sr. Marketing and Business Development Manager, Olympus Imaging America Inc. “Olympus’ two digital dictation solution options are ideal to meet the demands of any healthcare setting where effective information management is a priority. We are proud to participate in HIMSS12 to demonstrate the benefits and seamless function of Olympus’ Professional Audio products.”


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