Lexacom 3.12 Manual

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Making a Recording

 
Making a Recording
 
 
1

Enter a Reference

1. Enter a Reference
Enter a Reference for the dictation, or if using Clinical System Integration use the Import button () to import the patient details from the Clinical System.
2

Enter a Recipient

2. Enter a Recipient
Enter a Recipient for the dictation, or select from a predefined list using the button. If no Recipient is entered, the Recipient value will be Details in Dictation.
3

Select the Seen On Date

3. Select the Seen On Date
Select the Seen On date from the calendar. By default the Seen On date will be set to the current date.
4

Select the Speciality

4. Select the Speciality
Select the Speciality for the dictation from the drop-down menu. If no Speciality is selected (or there are no Specialities to select) the Speciality value will be Details in Dictation.
5

Select the Service

5. Select the Service
Select the Service to which to send the dictation. The default service for the user's dictations is set through the Users Editor within Lexacom Admin.
6

Select the Priority

6. Select the Priority
Select the Priority value for the dictation. The default priority for the user's dictations is set through the Users Editor within Lexacom Admin.
7

Select the Letter Type

7. Select the Letter Type
Select the Letter Type for the dictation from the drop-down menu. If no Letter Type is selected (or there are no Letter Types to select) the Letter Type value will be Details in Dictation.
8

Add Attachments to the Recording

8. Add Attachments to the Recording
It it possible to add file attachments to a dictation - see here for details on adding file attachments.
9

Select Echo options

9. Select Echo options
If using Lexacom Echo, select the Lexacom Settings:
 
Group:           Select the Reporting Group for the dictation; the accuracy of conversion will improve if using a reporting group that matches the content of the dictation.
 
Return To:     Select the destination for the converted text, which may be to the Author, or to a typing pool or individual Lexacom Type user.
 
Approval:      If the 'I require final approval' checkbox is checked, other users may not mark the dictation as Dispatched.
 
Lexacom Echo settings will not appear if Lexacom Echo is not enabled for the site.
10

Start the recording

10. Start the recording
Press Record to begin recording, or use the Record button or slide control if using a compatible professional microphone.
11

Review and Amend the Recording

11. Review and Amend the Recording
Whilst the dictation is recording the recording bar will display the current length of the dictation and the position within the dictation; the recording level indicator will indicate that volume is detected by the microphone.
 
To review the recording, press the the on-screen controls rewind and play, or use the equivalent buttons or slide-switch on the handset if using a professional microphone.
12

Send or Hold the dictation

12. Send or Hold the dictation
Click Send to send the dictation to the service, or hold the NEW or EOL button on the handset if using a professional microphone.
Click Hold to save and hold the dictation without sending to the service for future amendment.