Speech automation and recognition system for hospitals

  • C#.NET
  • C++
  • Python
  • QA
  • SDET
  • Medicine
  • Management

The system of docflow automation in healthcare centers of the UK. Doctors don’t waste time filling medical records by hand. Instead they dictate a text during an appointment and then load the audio into the system. This audio file is converted into a note in a medical record and a letter for a patient. The systems stores documents, converts audio into texts, prepares and prints out letters and reports.

The system is used by 45 000 health workers daily. 4 000 000 medical disposals were transcribed during 2015.

Project in figures

  • 35% annual growth in customer turnover
  • 87% increase in the value of the product for the year
  • 15 developers, 1 PM, 6 QA, 1 DBA

Initially the architecture allowed 3 000 records a day. We optimized and took away dozens of unnecessary database requests, changed Entity framework to our own solution and improved business logic. It increased load up to 80 000 records a day. Since the cooperation began, client’s annual turnover has grown up to 35%, the product cost increased by 87% during last year.

“SimbirSoft has the following areas of strength. Commitment: will constantly go the extra mile to support our high demand; Technical skills: very good technical skills across the board; Problem solving: always provide creative and innovative approaches to resolving issues; Flexibility: able to adapt to support our changing requirements”
Greg Cardiff, Head of IT


Key technologies: Python, C++, Objective C, Swift, .NET, MS SQL, SQ lite, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Windows Forms, JavaScript
Testing tools: Jira, Ranorex, VMWare, Fiddler Tool, Log Monitor

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