Nuance Dragon for Mac Medical – Version 5


Nuance Dragon for MAC Medical Version 5 provides automatic transcription directly into your EMR or medical template.  Save time and money with Nuance Dragon for MAC Medical Version 5.

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Nuance® Dragon® for MAC® Medical


Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac lets clinicians dictate faster and more accurately than ever before. With up to 99% accuracy right out of the box and more than 90 medical vocabularies to choose from, Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac’s increased speed and accuracy lets clinicians spend more time with patients, improving both quality of care and patient satisfaction. Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac adapts to the user’s voice and words used to deliver better recognition results over time and can be personalized with custom vocabulary words and commands so that dictated text looks that way it should, every time. Add a more powerful correction interface and easy proofing tools such as Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac’s Text-to-Speech feature, and medical documentation is more easily completed.


Physicians who use Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac report that it significantly improves their enjoyment of practicing medicine. Using Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac results in higher levels of reimbursement than notes built by point-and-click EHR templates alone. More complete, accurate documentation improves coding effectiveness and provides richer detail per patient, giving clinicians greater confidence to code at higher levels than with an EHR system alone. And practice volume increases with faster, more accurate responses, which reduces time spent on documentation, allowing clinicians to see more patients and increase practice revenue and profitability. Finally, Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac helps clinicians use their time more effectively and get home in time for dinner, thus improving physician quality of life.


As a clinician, having the correct vernacular for the way you practice is essential; Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac contains vocabularies covering more than 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, which ensures proper clinical documentation, and allows physicians to dictate in their own words, generating “once and done” documentation, which they can edit and review. Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac uses the most advanced speech recognition technology, a brand new speech engine, and sophisticated acoustic models and language models, so Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac understands the terminology used by medical professionals.


Using Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac ensures clinicians document care more completely and “in their own words.” Clinicians using Dragon solutions have experienced substantially greater satisfaction than clinicians who use an EHR without Dragon. Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac also allows clinicians to develop powerful speech commands and macros, which automate navigation and other repetitive tasks, saving countless clicks and keystrokes. Wideband Bluetooth support delivers outstanding wireless performance with no training required, or dictate into a Nuance-approved digital voice recorder or use the free Dragon Recorder app to capture high-quality audio files using an Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod touch (4th gen). Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac will transcribe the recorded audio files. These mobile recording capabilities will capture thoughts from anywhere, at any time, while they are still fresh to produce detailed, high-quality medical notes, eliminating the need for transcription services.

Technical Specifications

System Requirements:

  • CPU: 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core or equivalent – AMD processor (IMPORTANT: SSE2 instruction set required)
  • Processor Cache: 2MB
  • Free hard disk space: 5 GB
  • RAM: 2 GB RAM for XP and Vista, and 4 GB for Windows 7, 8 and 2008 64-bit/2012
  • Microsoft internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10
  • Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or equivalent sound card supporting 16-bit recording
  • USB or DVD-ROM drive required for installation

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3, 32-bit only
  • Window Server 2008, SP1, SP2 and R2, 32-bit and 64-bit (Windows 2008 R2 64-bit SP2 Only)
  • Microsoft Windows 10


  • Dragon Pad
  • Word Pad
  • Note Pad
  • Microsoft Word 2007, 2010 (32 & 64 bit), 2013 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Word Perfect x5, x6
  • Apache Open Office Writer 3.4
  • Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10
  • RIA IE9
  • Mozilla Firefox 8+
  • RIA FF 12+
  • RIA Google Chrome 16+
  • Windows Live Mail
  • Mozilla Thunderbird x3 and up
  • Lotus Notes 8.5
  • FTC in Gmail and Hotmail thanks to RIA plug-in

A web connection is required for activation during installation. The software checks your system for minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon will not be installed.

Medical Vocabularies

Dragon for MAC Medical – Version 5

Dragon speech recognition Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac Version 5 updated medical vocabularies deliver improved recognition and accuracy for over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It is important that you select the correct vocabulary. Using a specialized medical vocabulary that covers the cases you see in your medical practice will offer you the highest recognition and productivity gains. Selecting a non-medical vocabulary or the medical vocabulary of a different specialty can have a significant impact on your recognition accuracy.

Supported disciplines and specialties – US

The US English Medical vocabularies are tailored to the spellings and word use of customers in the United States and Canada and support the following disciplines and specialties:

General English: Non-medical vocabulary for dictating emails, letters, etc.

General Medical: A broad, non-specific medical vocabulary covering a wide range of medical specialties. Select this model if no other choice is applicable to you.

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology Subspecialties:

– Pain Medicine

  • Behavioral Health

– Addiction Psychiatry

– Case Management

– Psychiatry

– Psychology

– Social Worker

  • Cardiology

– Cardiovascular Disease

– Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

– Interventional Cardiology

  • Chiropractic
  • Dentistry

– Pediatric Dentistry

– Oral and Facial Surgery

  • Dermatology

Dermatology Subspecialties:

– Dermatopathology

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • ENT

ENT Subspecialties:

– Otolaryngology

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Subspecialties:


– EMG Examination

– Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

– Gastroenterology

– Geriatric Medicine

– Hematology

– Infectious Disease

– Medical Microbiology

– Medical Toxicology

– Nephrology

– Oncology

– Osteopathy

– Podiatry

– Proctology

– Pulmonary Disease

– Rheumatology

  • Medical Education and Writing
  • Neurology

Neurology Subspecialties:

– Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

– Neuromuscular Medicine

– Neuropathology

– Neurotology

  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology Subspecialties:

– Fetal Medicine

– Midwifery

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology

Pathology Subspecialties:

– Blood Bank and Transfusion

– Medicine

  • Pediatrics

Pediatrics Subspecialties:

– Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

– Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

– Pediatric Cardiology

– Pediatric Gastroenterology

– Pediatric Otolaryngology

– Pediatric Pathology

– Pediatric Pulmonology

– Pediatric Rheumatology

– Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology

Radiology Subspecialties:

– Diagnostic Radiology

– Nuclear Medicine

– Radiation Oncology

– Radiation Therapy

– Vascular and Interventional Radiology

  • Sleep Lab
  • Speech and Language Pathology
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Surgery

Surgery Subspecialties:

– Bariatric Surgery

– Breast Surgery

– Cardiac Surgery

– Cardiothoracic Surgery

– Oral and Facial Surgery

– Thoracic Surgery

– Transplant Hepatology

– Urology

– Vascular Surgery

  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine