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[February 28, 2013]

Nuance Communications to Demonstrate at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference

Feb 28, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Nuance Communications, Inc. announced it will be demonstrating scanning and data extraction capabilities at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference, March 3 - 7, in New Orleans.

According to a release, the solution conforms to the new Consolidated CDA format, and can help hospitals and physicians address certain Meaningful Use requirements for information sharing and exchange.

"There is a tremendous amount of important clinical data contained in paper-based records," said Michael Rich, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Document Imaging. "By creating a method to automatically extract and manage this information, Nuance enhances the accuracy and availability of patient records. With better records, hospitals are able to improve patient care, directly impacting the bottom line for hospitals and others in the healthcare industry." "We see exceptional value in incorporating this new state-of-art CLU-powered image scanning technology into our suite of computer assisted clinical documentation and coding solutions," said Peter Durlach, senior vice president of marketing, product management and strategy, Nuance Healthcare. "Using Nuance to convert paper-based patient information into electronic and actionable clinical data, provides our healthcare customers with unmatched performance as they work to meet the demanding federal Meaningful Use and ICD-10 requirements." Nuance Communications, Inc. is a provider of voice and language solutions.

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