Health Systems Switching to Nuance to Improve Radiology Reporting, Analysis and Image Sharing
Nuance’s Advanced Radiology Solutions Help Coordinated Care Health Network Drive Cost Savings for HIE Members

BURLINGTON, Mass., August 17, 2017 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that nine U.S. healthcare organizations have recently chosen Nuance solutions to replace incumbent radiology solutions to facilitate more effective collaboration and deliver more complete, timely and higher quality reporting. In addition to best-in-class reporting, Nuance’s solutions feature image exchange, workflow orchestration and advanced analytics capabilities that allow physicians to analyze reports and mine data to gain new insights and make decisions more efficiently.

Capital Health, City of Hope, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Desert Radiology, LRGHealthcare, Medical University of South Carolina, Northeast Georgia Health System, Orion/Tower Imaging and Tennova Healthcare are representative organizations that have recently chosen Nuance to replace existing radiology solutions with Nuance’s advanced diagnostic solutions, medical imaging exchange capabilities and clinical analytics to facilitate the transition to value based care.

Coordinated Care Health Network (CCHN), Oklahoma’s largest health information exchange (HIE) and a Nuance partner, is an example of how Nuance cloud-based technology can drive patient, clinical and economic outcomes. CCHN sought to disrupt the current HIE industry by providing its 150 subscribing members with more than just the ability to exchange data/images – they wanted to improve awareness across different care locations. With Nuance, clinicians can obtain greater insights into patients’ imaging history, automatically serve up timely, patient-specific information through AI innovation, to make more appropriate clinical decisions. With Nuance PowerShare at the foundation – organizations in the CCHN HIE are now realizing up to 80% savings over previous costs for sharing data across the HIE, while significantly improving care decisions, workflow and productivity. 

“At a time when there is mounting industry pressure to prove value and increase efficiency, Nuance’s suite of solutions enables our radiologists to simultaneously enhance patient care, manage their workload and meet documentation requirements. In fact, we chose Nuance PowerShare because of its proven track record to immediately deliver time and value back to our clinicians,” said Dr. Brian Yeaman, chief executive and co-founder of CCHN. “Nuance’s medical imaging solutions have helped us rewrite the playbook on information sharing among member organizations. The sophisticated integration capabilities and practical ease-of-use features allow our providers to devote more time to their primary mission – patient care.”

Nuance diagnostic solutions empower healthcare providers to collaborate and deliver complete and timely quality data reporting, diagnostic reports and medical imaging exchange. These innovations are backed by the industry’s most experienced healthcare experts with a dedicated team of professionals who ensure smooth installation, training and ongoing expertise to help healthcare organizations achieve success. More than 4,500 healthcare organizations have successfully exchanged over three billion images via the Nuance PowerShare Network, and more than 10,000 facilities are using Nuance's clinical documentation solutions. “We’re proud to offer these organizations the innovative technology solutions needed to meet the ever-changing demands of the new healthcare landscape,” said Karen Holzberger, vice president and general manager of Nuance’s diagnostic solutions. "Health systems with the most efficient, modern tools available are far better equipped to deliver high quality, personalized patient care. We intend to support these organizations in every way possible by continuing to enhance our core radiology imaging solutions.”

Nuance provides intelligent systems that support a more natural and insightful approach to clinical documentation, freeing clinicians to spend more time caring for patients. Nuance healthcare solutions capture, improve and communicate more than 300 million patient stories each year, helping more than 500,000 clinicians in 10,000 global healthcare organizations to drive meaningful clinical and financial outcomes. Nuance’s award-winning clinical speech recognition, medical transcription, CDI, coding, quality and medical imaging solutions provide a more complete and accurate view of patient care. To learn more about Nuance’s diagnostic imaging solutions, including those that integrate with EHRs and PACS/RIS, click here.

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