By: Sylvia Suszka Hildebrandt, RN, BS, MN, ARNP, CCNI
Sylvia is a contributing editor of PDA cortex.. She
was Excelsior College's first graduate of Health Care
Informatics. She also participates as a professional reviewer
for Computers In Nursing. Sylvia is on the National Cancer
Institute's (NCI) Review Committee and reviews grant applications
received in response to NCI's SBIR Topic 181: Clinical
Trial Data Collection Using Hand Held Technology. Sylvia
is a co-author of the soon to be released book "Handhelds
A dictionary based word completion feature that shortens text entry
time and is a great add-on utility.
WordComplete from CIC
offers to complete words for you after entering just a few letters.
Speed of entry doesn't get any better than this. What's more, WordComplete's
dictionary provides a quick and easy way to check the spelling of
a word and can be customized so that the clinician can enter practice-specific
words that are used frequently. The frequency of the use of each
word moves them up to the top of the pop-up list making access a
Shortens text entry time and improves recognition accuracy by offering
a pop-up list of words once you have entered a few letters of a
Customizable: Allows you to remove words from the main dictionary
Allows commonly used words or phrases (up to 29 characters long)
to be added to your own dictionary.
Settings allow the user to choose how many letters (choose 1-4
letters) to enter before the pop-up list appear.
Choose how many words to display in the pick list (choose 1-10
SmartScan utility that allows you to quickly scan memos and add
new words to create your own dictionary.
Support for international characters.
WordComplete greatly enhances the speed and accuracy of Jot, and
in my book it is a "must have" data entry tool.
Requires 130K free on your organizer
Sylvia Suszka Hildebrandt,
MN, ARNP,CASNI , Editor PDA cortex