WebChartMD Partners with M*Modal to Enhance Transcription Workflow Platform with Speech Understanding™ Technology

M*Modal and WebChartMD today announced the completion of M*Modal’s Speech Understanding technology integration into the WebChartMD platform. The announcement is made in conjunction with the Clinical Documentation Industry Association (CDIA) Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC.

M*Modal’s Speech Understanding Brings Powerful Productivity Capabilities to WebChartMD Customers

Pittsburgh, PA and Johnson City, TN— April 13, 2011 — (CDIA Booths 100 and 101)  M*Modal, the industry leader in advanced Speech Understanding™ technology, and WebChartMD, an advanced web-based application used by thousands of healthcare professionals nationwide for the creation and management of clinical documentation, today announced the completion of M*Modal’s Speech Understanding technology integration into the WebChartMD platform.  M*Modal’s speech understanding technology, now part of WebChartMD’s robust transcription workflow platform, is already being adopted by the almost 100 medical transcription service organizations currently using the WebChartMD platform.  The announcement is made in conjunction with the Clinical Documentation Industry Association (CDIA) Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC.

As an advanced application service provider that works with hospitals, clinics and transcription companies, WebChartMD utilizes M*Modal’s Speech Understanding platform to provide an integrated back-end speech solution for its clients who need to drive efficiencies by turning transcriptionists into highly productive editors.  This move reflects WebChartMD’s strategy of incorporating advanced technologies into its end-to-end workflow system, and the selection of M*Modal brings a proven platform relied on extensively by most of the leading MTSO’s in the industry.

“We are always looking for technologies that will enable our clients to cut costs, grow their businesses, and help provide better healthcare to their patients,” said Mark Christensen, Manager, Business Development, WebChartMD. “M*Modal’s  Speech Understanding solution has a clear record of success in helping its customers deliver on these goals, making it our optimal choice.”

“The technology bar is being raised continually for clinical documentation platforms as MTSOs and other users demand more productivity and intelligence from their narrative documentation,” said Michael Finke, CEO, M*Modal. “We are thrilled that this partnership brings together two technology leaders committed to staying ahead of those growing customer requirements.”

M*Modal works with a wide variety of clinical documentation, RIS/PACS, EHR, and other software and service partners who leverage the company’s unique Speech Understanding platform.

About WebChartMD
WebChartMD is one of the newest and most technologically advanced application service providers in the healthcare industry. WebChartMD was written with entirely new code from cutting edge software advances like Microsoft .Net 3.5, Ajax user interface code and Asterisk open source telephony software. Commercially launched in January 2007, WebChartMD has grown an average of 15% per month, and today has over 5,000 daily users on the system. WebChartMD is based in Johnson City, Tennessee, and currently has 12 full-time employees.

About M*Modal
M*Modal, the market leader in advanced Speech Understanding™ technology, combines industry leading technology and clinical documentation services to produce highly accurate, structured, encoded and shareable medical documents to facilitate the use and adoptability of electronic health records. More than 800 healthcare organizations nationwide utilize M*Modal’s solutions to increase patient safety and promote continuity of patient care. For more information, please visit www.mmodal.com.