Nuance Communications, Inc. is announcing several preeminent new healthcare customers and expanded deployments of its industry-leading, clinical speech recognition solutions. Supporting the needs and preferences of more than 450,000 healthcare providers across more than 10,000 institutions, Nuance’s healthcare portfolio of voice and clinical language understanding (CLU) solutions continues to be recognized as industry standard for the high-quality capture and intelligent use of clinical information.“In December, we expanded Dragon Medical across our healthcare enterprise, enabling 260 providers access to voice-driven, real-time documentation as part of the Epic EHR workflow”
Nuance’s healthcare portfolio holds multiple top-ranked positions within the 2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report including eScription, which has been #1 within the speech recognition category for eight consecutive years, Dragon Medical Practice Edition and PowerScribe 360 Reporting.
“Nuance has a proven track record in speech recognition. Their longstanding success is nearly unmatched across the industry, with eScription winning eight consecutive Best in KLAS Awards,” said Adam Gale, President of KLAS. “Over the past several years, KLAS has watched Nuance acquire, develop and deliver technologies that continue to automate the clinical documentation information lifecycle. Customers are excited to share the impact and return on investment these solutions are having on the clinical documentation process. As the need to turn disparate medical data into actionable information rise, we expect to see provider demand for natural language processing or Clinical Language Understanding solutions to also grow. This creates an exciting opportunity for Nuance.”
Joining the company of leaders in healthcare around the world, organizations including Banner Health, Carle Foundation Hospital and Physician Group, Carolinas Healthcare System, Catholic Health Partners, Lafayette General Medical Center, Lancaster General Health, Martin Health System, Norton Healthcare, Providence Health Plans, Radiologic Associates, PC, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Saint Charles Health System, Saint Francis Hospital and Health Centers, Samaritan Health Services, Singing River Health System, The Valley Hospital, Via Christi Health and UCSF Medical Center have all partnered with Nuance to empower their clinicians to document care by simply speaking. Through the delivery of clinical speech recognition solutions and Nuance Transcription Services, Nuance is helping to make physicians more productive as part of the clinical documentation process, resulting in better quality notes, improved use of electronic health record (EHR) systems, and efficiency gains that drive cost savings for the healthcare enterprise.