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|How does the First Draft prelude threshold work?|
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Many times an author will start a dictation by listing some information to include on the ADT screen for the report. This can include the patient’s name, MRN, and who the report should be copied to. This "prelude" typically doesn't belong in the typed narrative and usually does not generate good recognition output because it contains proper names. For many dictators, therefore, it is desirable to begin the First Draft text results after the first section heading of the report is detected. The First Draft prelude threshold feature seeks to eliminate the text generated for that prelude so that your MTs don’t need to see it or delete it. It is specified in the Fast Start Settings section of the First Draft Tuning tab:
Here is a timeline of a dictation showing the relationship of the prelude threshold setting (12 sec in the example) and the first detected heading (at 7 sec in this example):
The default value for this cutoff is 40 seconds. If your Authors consistently take longer than this to dictate the prelude to a report, then you may want to increase the cutoff for those Authors or for your entire Account. Conversely, if you have an Author who dictates a very short prelude, and he or she does not consistently dictate the first heading, but he or she DOES dictate the second heading within the cutoff time, then you may want to lower the value. Otherwise, the entire first section of the First Draft will be eliminated because it precedes the first detected heading.
This setting is maintained on the Tuning sub-tab under the First Draft tab in the IMC. It can be established globally for the Account and administrators can also establish a prelude threshold for specific Authors to override the Account setting.
|How do I edit/create templates for First Draft?
Edit/Create FD Templates
|How can I prevent First Draft for jobs that are too short or too long?
Defining size (duration) limits for First Draft
|How can I change the number of spaces that appear after a period in a First Draft?
Specifying spaces between sentences for First Drafts
|What are the First Draft fields I can add to a template?
Speech recognition fields available for templates
|How can I automatically generate First Draft Fields in a template?
Generating First Draft fields in templates
|What is the ITE Template Tuner?
ITE template tuner feature explained
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|Tuesday, September 4, 2018|
|First Draft, ADT prelude, heading detection, KB546|