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DeepCura Guide: How to Mimic your Writing Style by Specialty, Prompt Library and more.

Updated: 1 day ago



Important: We are aware of the value of your time. Before reading this comprehensive guide, we invite you to explore quick educational bites with our 1-5 minute videos. We have organized the content by use case, allowing you to learn up to 10 times faster and focus only on what is relevant to your needs. Please visit the following link to access our short video gallery tailored to different use cases.


If you are already familiarized with using AI Applications such as ChatGPT and how prompts work, then feel free to skip the guide and go directly to our AI Template gallery here. (AI Templates and Prompts are the same thing.)


To qualify yourself as an expert DeepCura and AI clinician, you should have watched all the videos from our curated YouTube playlist and read all the AI templates specific to your specialty.



Introduction



In this article, we will cover:


  1. Simple Prompts.

  2. Advanced Prompts for Note Hyper-customization.

  3. Easy Data Conversions.

  4. Template gallery for inspiration.

  5. How to use the AI Nurse and AI Nurse templates.

  6. Troubleshooting tips.


These topics are arranged in order of increasing difficulty, providing a series of building blocks for easier learning.



Simple Prompts.



A prompt is essentially a set of 'instructions.' Simple prompts fall into the category of 'simple instructions' or commands that you give to the AI. The AI uses your audio recordings, PDFs, or screenshots as context to perform the tasks you request via these "prompts".


Here are the most popular simple prompts in our community, after this,  we will dive into after into advanced prompts and note hyper-customization.




  1. Diagnostic Assistance: "Based on these symptoms and test results, what are the possible diagnoses from the provided transcript?"

  2. Treatment Suggestions: "What are the recommended treatment options for a patient with this diagnosis from the provided transcript?"

  3. Drug Interactions: "Are there any potential interactions between these medications from the provided transcript?"

  4. Patient Risk Assessment: "Evaluate the risk factors for this patient developing a certain condition from the provided transcript"

  5. Medical Literature Summaries: "Summarize the key findings of this medical study. [Insert Medical Study test here or attach PDF/Image]"

  6. EHR (Electronic Health Records) Data Analysis: "Extract and summarize the relevant patient history from my EHR." Requires EHR integration.

  7. Remote Patient Monitoring Alerts: "Alert me if there are concerning trends in this patient's remote monitoring data from the provided transcript."

  8. Surgical Procedure Planning: "Assist in planning a surgical procedure by providing relevant anatomical and procedural information from the provided transcript"

  9. Healthcare Resource Allocation: "Optimize the allocation of hospital resources based on current patient needs and forecasts from the provided transcript"

  10. Mental Health Assessments: "Evaluate the mental health status of a patient based on their responses to the questionnaire from the provided transcript"

  11. Billing Code Optimization: "Identify the most accurate and appropriate billing codes for this patient's diagnosis and treatment to ensure compliance and maximize reimbursement."

  12. Claim Denial Analysis and Resolution: "Analyze the reasons for this patient's insurance claim denial and provide suggestions for resolving the issue and facilitating successful claim processing."

  13. Insurance Coverage Verification: "Verify the insurance coverage and benefits for this patient's proposed treatment plan, including any limitations, copays, or pre-authorizations required." [Attach insurance via PDF, Image or append text from the patient conversation transcript]

  14. Analytics on the go: Create a patient table analytics from the provided transcript. (You can allow the AI to surprise you with the proposed insights or you can request specific insights that you are looking to dive in. You can do the same for the entire patient thread if you had multiple encounters from the same patient across a period of time or organization-level analytics if you create an organization specific thread)





Remember, these are popular prompts amongst our community, but you can create your own based on your use case, needs, and creativity.



Advanced Prompts for Note Hyper-customization




Advanced prompts function just like simple prompts, but they are more intricate by nature. Typically, they begin with a 'main instruction,' which is then followed and intertwined with a set of sub-instructions. These sub-instructions act as additional layers, offering extra guidance and support to the AI as it navigates through the entire task. Think of it like a recipe: the main instruction is the basic method, while the sub-instructions are like specific steps and tips that ensure a successful and refined outcome.


In order to automate notes that are hyper customized you will need.


1) A simple prompt.

2) Your note template. Optionally, include sub-instructions for each header, specifying your preferences for writing style and format for each header (bullet points, paragraphs, tables of analytics, etc.).


When these two components are blended together, they form what we call an Advanced Prompt.


Here is a straightforward example:


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Generate a medical note using the following template from the provided transcript.



CHIEF COMPLAINT:


HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS:


CURRENT MEDICATIONS:


PAST MEDICAL HISTORY:


HOSPITALIZATIONS:


ALLERGIES:


SOCIAL HISTORY:

 Smoking Status: ___________

 Alcohol use: ___________

 Caffeine use: ___________

 Marital status: ___________

 Racial background: ___________

 Native language: ___________

 Exercise habits: ___________


FAMILY HISTORY:

 Father: _______________

 Mother: _______________



PREVENTIVE CARE:

 Hemoglobin A1c: ____________

 Blood Glucose: ____________

 Colonoscopy: ____________

 COVID Vaccine: ____________

 Last Complete Physical: ____________

 Lipid Panel: ____________

 PSA: ____________


REVIEW OF SYSTEMS:

 PHQ-2: ____________


 VITAL SIGNS:

 Weight: _________; Height: _________; BMI: _________

 Temperature: _________; Respiration Rate: _________; Pulse Rate: _________; Blood Pressure: _________

 Pulse Oximetry: _________


PHYSICAL EXAMINATION:

 General: ____________

 Lungs: ____________

 Heart: ____________

 Musculoskeletal: ____________


Diagnostic test results:



DIAGNOSIS:


PLAN:



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If you noticed above, the simple prompt was the actual instruction “Generate a medical note using the following template from the provided transcript.” And then we appended the rest of the template, if you do not provide the instruction and only add the template, the AI will not make a high-quality note.


It’s very important that you refer to the patient conversation as a “transcript” because that’s what the AI will receive, not an actual audio recording + the AI can't actually hear, the transcript is then used as context for the AI to analyze. That's why we always finalize the prompt with the phrase "from the provided transcript" although you are welcome to slightly modify this as well as long as you keep the word "transcript".


If you provide an screenshot/image or pdf, then replace the word transcript for whatever you append as context.



Since the template of every provider it’s different, you can use the example above and edit the template as you wish and the AI will autofill that based on your patient conversation. All prompts can be edited however you want, there's one simple rule of thumb, be clear in your instructions/prompts and make sure your computer or phone records high quality audio. That's it.


Now we will go into more complex topics, these are the notes and prompts created by ambitious and tech savvy medical providers, they go even deeper on each layer of the note by adding sub instructions to each clinical header, or even requesting differential diagnosis and more. Sometimes they even request an analytics table for a specific header too.


Let's teach you how to do both at once, adding a sub-instruction and making an analytics table on the go for a particular header.


Please see the image below, and ignore the colored highlights of our scanner. You will see that we start with our simple prompt: "Create a medical note following this template from the provided transcript" as you learned before followed by the template, but this time there is something different, a sub-instruction in the Lab/Imaging/Consult header, the sub-instruction goes: "(For this section I want to make a table chart with analytics.)"


Advanced Prompt with sub-instructions on Lab Header:



And here was the result after processing, click play:


AFTER:



Now DeepCura generated an analytics table specifically for that header that we directed, the point is, you have all the freedom to ask or design your note exactly the way you want it.


Here are some of the top advanced prompts created by some of our users by specialty.



Template Gallery for Inspiration




Although you may enjoy this learning experience, remember that we can also create the prompt for you. Simply book a session with us here: https://calendly.com/deepcura/one-to-one-tech-support-and-prompt-engineering-session?month=2024-01.


Every medical provider is different; some prefer to learn independently, while others, due to time constraints, opt to have us create their prompts. Some choose a combination of both approaches.


We are happy to accommodate all note formats and learning styles, offering live support and self-serve learning resources.


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Easy Data Conversions



Easy Data Conversions represents a utopian yet now realistic concept: you can input a clinical document in any format—be it audio, a screenshot, or a single-page PDF in Language A—and transform it instantly into any desired format, such as an analytical spreadsheet, a PDF, or a simple bullet-point summary. But here's the punchline: the output can be in a different language than the original input.


Here are some examples and ideas you can already do with DeepCura:


  • Spanish Audio recording to French Progress/SOAP Note. Try any language!

  • Upload a Polish Lab Photo Screenshot to Summarized Bullet Points in English.

  • Upload a Lab Photo Screenshot to Analytical Spreadsheet.

  • Patient recording to Hyper-customized note template.

  • Patient recording to Hyper-customized note template + Analytics.

  • PDF to AI- assisted Diagnosis.

  • Take an insurance picture from your phone and summarize.

  • Upload all formats, all documents, all languages into a Patient Thread and ask anything in 5 secs.





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How do I use the AI Nurse?








AI Nurse Templates for inspiration.



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Triage



You are an AI Medical assistant that helps the doctor do pre-charting. Please follow these instructions in order:


1.When you do the pre-charting or triage, you are only allowed to ask the patient one question at a time, otherwise he/she may feel overwhelmed.


2. Ask the patient for the necessary information in order for you to be able to fill in this template:


Full Name:


DOB:


HPI: [In a paragraph format describe the HPI in detail. Include every symptom that is mentioned and the details for each one. Use technical medical terminology for the description. Include what the patient affirms and denies when questioned. Avoid being overly verbose. Include details of any previous diagnoses if relevant to the HPI.]


Social history: [in a single sentence describe the patient’s recent vaccinations, travel, sick contacts, and substance use.


For example, “no recent vaccinations, no recent travels. No diarrhea, no sick contacts. She has not had a flu vaccination, she has been previously vaccinated against COVID’]


Family history:


Past medical history: [describe the patient’s past medical history and if applicable the treatment they currently have for each diagnosis ]


Allergies: [If denies, state “No allergies.”]


Medications: [current medications with names and dosages]


3.Once you finish gathering the necessary information, provide a note based on the given template and ask the patient to verify the information in the note with a yes or no answer. If they reply no, then ask what needs to be modified, modify the note based on their answer, deliver the modified note and ask the patient to verify if the information is correct.


Repeat this process if necessary, until the patient affirms that the information in the note is correct.


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Triage + Custom Note Template + Doxy Telehealth Link to join Telehealth consultation



You are an AI Medical assistant that helps the doctor do pre-charting. Please follow these instructions in order:


1.When you do the pre-charting or triage, you are only allowed to ask the patient one question at a time, otherwise he/she may feel overwhelmed.

2. Ask the patient for the necessary information in order for you to be able to fill in this template:


Full Name:


DOB:


HPI: [In a paragraph format describe the HPI in detail. Include every symptom that is mentioned and the details for each one. Use technical medical terminology for the description. Include what the patient affirms and denies when questioned. Avoid being overly verbose. Include details of any previous diagnoses if relevant to the HPI.]


Social history: [in a single sentence describe the patient’s recent vaccinations, travel, sick contacts, and substance use. For example, “no recent vaccinations, no recent travels. No diarrhea, no sick contacts. She has not had a flu vaccination, she has been previously vaccinated against COVID’]


Family history: 


Past medical history: [describe the patient’s past medical history and if applicable the treatment they currently have for each diagnosis ]


Allergies: [If denies, state “No allergies.”]


Medications: [current medications with names and dosages]


3.Once you finish gathering the necessary information, provide a note based on the given template and ask the patient to verify the information in the note with a yes or no answer. If they reply no, then ask what needs to be modified, modify the note based on their answer, deliver the modified note and ask the patient to verify if the information is correct. Repeat this process if necessary, until the patient affirms that the information in the note is correct.


4. At the end, provide this link in bold letters so the patient can join the telehealth meeting when it’s time for their appointment: https://doxy.me/drtehfi


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Automated Patient Messaging + Optional trusted clinical knowledge base to educate patient with evidence based medicine.



You are an Al Nurse that will provide assistance to the patients regarding information about his/her medical records, here are the medical records for context: [ Patient Information

  • Name: John Doe

  • Date of Birth: January 1, 1980

  • Gender: Male

  • Marital Status: Married

  • Address: 1234 Maple Street, Anytown, USA

  • Phone Number: (555) 123-4567

  • Emergency Contact: Jane Doe, Wife, (555) 765-4321

  • Primary Care Physician: Dr. Emily Smith

  • Insurance Information: HealthCare Plus, Policy Number: HC123456789

Medical History

  • Allergies: Penicillin, Peanuts

  • Past Medical History:Appendectomy, 2005

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, diagnosed 2010

  • Family History:Father: Hypertension, Heart Disease

  • Mother: Breast Cancer survivor

  • Social History:Non-smoker

  • Occasional alcohol (1-2 drinks per month)

  • No recreational drug use

  • Current Medications:Metformin 500mg twice daily

  • Lisinopril 10mg once daily

  • Multivitamin daily

Encounters and Notes


Visit on March 15, 2023 - Routine Checkup

  • Vitals:Blood Pressure: 130/85 mmHg

  • Heart Rate: 72 bpm

  • Weight: 200 lbs

  • Height: 5'9"

  • Chief Complaint: Patient reports feeling generally well, with no specific complaints.

  • Review of Systems: Negative, except for mild occasional headaches.

  • Physical Exam:General: Well-appearing adult male in no acute distress.

  • Cardiovascular: Regular rate and rhythm, no murmurs.

  • Respiratory: Clear to auscultation bilaterally.

  • Abdominal: Soft, non-tender, no hepatosplenomegaly.

  • Assessment/Plan:Continue current medications.

  • Lab work ordered for lipid panel, HbA1c.

  • Follow-up in 3 months or sooner if issues arise.

Visit on June 20, 2023 - Follow-up for Lab Results

  • Lab Results:HbA1c: 7.2% (down from 7.5%)

  • Lipid Panel:Total Cholesterol: 190 mg/dL

  • LDL: 120 mg/dL

  • HDL: 45 mg/dL

  • Triglycerides: 150 mg/dL

  • Assessment/Plan:Positive progress with diabetes management.

  • Discuss starting a statin for LDL cholesterol management.

  • Encourage diet and exercise modifications to improve lipid profile.

  • Next follow-up in 6 months, with repeat labs.

Visit on December 15, 2023 - Complaint of Right Knee Pain

  • Chief Complaint: Patient reports right knee pain starting 2 weeks ago, after a fall while jogging. No noticeable swelling.

  • Physical Exam:Right Knee: Mild tenderness on palpation of the lateral aspect, no significant swelling, full range of motion.

  • Assessment/Plan:Suspected mild lateral collateral ligament strain.

  • Recommend RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), analgesics as needed.

  • Referral to physical therapy for knee strengthening exercises.

  • Follow-up in 4 weeks or sooner if symptoms worsen.

Advanced Directives

  • Living Will: Present

  • Health Care Proxy: Jane Doe, Wife

Immunizations

  • Influenza: Annually, last received October 2023

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap): Last received 2018, due for update

  • COVID-19: Completed series and booster as per CDC guidelines

Miscellaneous Notes

  • Patient has expressed interest in improving diet and exercise regimen to better manage diabetes and weight. Referred to a dietitian for nutrition counseling.

  • Patient has a family history of heart disease; advised to monitor cardiovascular health closely.]


Optional:

Please use this clinical source if patient questions the rational behind the plan or diagnosis. [Paste top rated clinical articles here]



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Notes:


  • The AI Nurse works in any language.

  • You can repurpose the AI Nurse thread, example, start with the Triage + Patient Scheduling Automated Routine template and then after the visit update the prompt and transform the same thread into automated patient messaging.

  • You can come up with your own routines and templates, the limit is in your imagination.



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Troubleshooting Tips



Corrupted Recordings.


  • This is the most popular issue amongst our users, you simply need to go to your browser's settings and select as input the appropriate microphone.

  • Go to settings



  • Then on privacy and security select site settings.




  • Scroll down and select "Microphone



  • Select the appropriate microphone, and now it should work.




Note: if your recording is longer than 60 minutes, we require you to have high upload internet speed.



Browser Performance


  • We have learned that Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have the best performance for our application. It's extremely important that you keep your browser updated and free of corrupted or outdated extensions.

  • Make sure you have enough space for long recordings in your device.

  • For mobile recordings overall, disable screen locks. Create a shortcut on your mobile menu to access DeepCura instantly.



Why DeepCura can't remember the previous message from the thread automatically?


  • DeepCura doesn't remember past messages in a patient thread to avoid errors or hallucinations in clinical records. Each new note message in a thread starts fresh.


  • Use the "Voice edit" button to include your last note, then add your new instruction as needed.

  • Or, use the "ask entire thread" button to gather all previous data from the conversation, mimicking the ChatGPT style but maintaining patient note isolation for each new entry.

  • You can also delete temporarily specific patient stages from the thread so that you can generate insights from those specific patient encounters.


  • This approach ensures each patient's data is kept separate and reduces errors and hallucination from past entries due to context or thread exhaustion, if you have experience using AI chats based on thread conversations, you may be aware the response reduces in quality as the thread gets longer, our approach ensures you always get the highest possible answer from our AI engine.



Dealing with Missing Information:


If information is missing in your notes:


  • Check the transcript first by clicking "Review Transcript". If the info is there, it means the AI didn't include it in the note. Be more specific in your prompt or add a clear sub-instruction under the relevant header to include that specific information with the writing style you need.

  • If it's not in the transcript, the recording may be partial or corrupted. This can be due to screen locks, slow internet connection, VPNs, outdated devices, or issues with browsers and extensions as we do not record using our servers, the entire recording is handled by your device and browser. If you have slow internet connection or an outdated device, please use a recording device that does not require internet such as the voice memo app in Apple devices and upload the recording directly.

  • Ensure your browser and device can handle and store long recordings.

  • For reliability, use the voice memo app on Apple devices for long recordings. Upload the audio with your custom prompt.

  • Position the microphone well for clear audio quality.






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