Chapter 1

Speech Processing in Healthcare: Can We Integrate?

K.C. Santosh    Department of Computer Science, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, United States


This chapter focuses on the way speech recognition, processing, and synthesis help in the healthcare. The chapter begins with the basic idea of speech recognition in the domain, and it particularly focuses on a complete healthcare project so as to obtain a clear understanding of the value of speech processing. The chapter also provides detailed information about how speech synthesis affects healthcare and its business model.


Speech recognition; Text-to-speech; Healthcare; Signal/pattern analysis; Machine learning

Speech recognition—also known as name voice ...

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