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Last $15.13 USD
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Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. It offers hosted and on-premise solutions and services that provide platforms to generate and distribute clinical documentation through the use of dictation and transcription features; clinical documentation improvement programs; and speech recognition solutions for radiology, cardiology, pathology, and related specialties enabling healthcare providers to dictate, edit, and sign reports without manual transcription. The company also offers mobile and consumer solutions comprising voice control and text-to-speech solutions; dictation applications; text input; mobile messaging services; and Web search and voicemail-to-text services for use in phones, cars, tablets, desktop and portable computers, televisions, smart watches, personal navigation devices, and other consumer electronics. In addition, it provides customer service business intelligence and authentication solutions that utilize technologies, such as speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialog management, text-to-speech, voice biometrics, and virtual assistants and analytics for the telecommunications, financial services, travel, entertainment, and government sectors to support, understand, and communicate with customers. Further, the company offers document imaging, print management, and PDF solutions to printer manufacturers, home offices, small businesses, and enterprise customers; and software development toolkits to independent software vendors, as well as licenses its software to printer manufacturers. Nuance Communications, Inc. markets and sells its products through direct sales force and a network of resellers, and its e-commerce Website. The company was formerly known as ScanSoft, Inc. and changed its name to Nuance Communications, Inc. in October 2005. Nuance Communications, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

14,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/28/14
Founded in 1992

nuance communications inc (NUAN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $469.2K
President of Healthcare Division
Total Annual Compensation: $323.1K
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $354.8K
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strateg...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

nuance communications inc (NUAN) Key Developments

Nuance Communications Appoints Robert Finocchio to its Board of Directors

Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that Robert Finocchio has joined the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Robert Finocchio is a corporate director, private investor, and Dean’s Executive Professor of Management at Santa Clara University. He brings decades of experience leading strategy, operations and business development for large, high-profile technology companies. Previously, he served as President, CEO, and Chairman of Informix Corporation where he helped lead the stabilization of the company. Prior to Informix, he spent nine years at 3Com Corporation, where he last served as President of 3Com Systems. He has also served in numerous executive and management roles at IBM, Rolm Corporation and Bank of America.

Nuance Communications, Inc. to Showcase New Clinical Documentation Tools for Mobile Devices and Wearables At the 2015 Health Information Management Systems Society Annual Conference

Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it will showcase its innovations for bringing clinical documentation to smart devices, smart watches and the Internet of Things at the 2015 Health Information Management Systems Society Annual Conference. In conjunction with this year’s event, Nuance has announced PowerMic Mobile, which will be available in May 2015. This new mobile app can turn any iOS or Android mobile phone into a powerful and secure dictation device that allows physicians to easily dictate, edit, and navigate within the EHR simply by speaking. The app also provides physicians with flexibility in how and when they dictate information into patient records supporting a more convenient workflow. In addition to the Nuance PowerMic Mobile app and demonstration on the Samsung smart watch, Nuance will showcase several other mobile and IoT innovations in its Cloud and Mobility Pavilion, including: Florence on Samsung Gear S smart watch: Nuance will demonstrate Florence, its intelligent virtual assistant, on a Samsung Gear S to show how this powerful tool can boost physician productivity through a smart watch. Florence provides a series of voice-driven clinical workflows that allow physicians to record vital signs, interact with patient alerts, document telephone encounters, and place medication, lab, and radiology orders. Surgical Glass: Using Nuance secure cloud-based medical speech recognition, Metrix Health's Glass wearable enables surgeons to document operative notes during care, helping to communicate these critically-important notes immediately rather than later from memory. The device provides heads-up display and secure medical dictation during surgery, helping to keep patients safe and improve the efficiency of surgeons.

Robotnik Adds Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 Speech-Recognition Software from Nuance Communications

Robotnik has added Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 speech-recognition software from Nuance Communications to its roster of products. Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 lets clinicians use a narrative format to dictate patient encounters in their own words, including history of present illness, review of symptoms, physical examinations and more. Physicians who adopt Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 can turn speech into text three times faster than typing, with more than 99 percent accuracy, right out of the box. Over 200,000 physicians worldwide have adopted the original version of Dragon Medical Software. Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 streamlines workflows and optimizes the use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems in medical practices. Dragon Medical allows users to create comprehensive treatment plans and send emails, letters and referrals -- all with the sound of one's voice. Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 and its patented speech recognition technology recognizes 9 regional accents and can also be trained specifically to the way an individual pronounces a word so it clearly understands them every time. Dragon Medical Practice 2 can be used with the Nuance PowerMic II, but Robotnik also offers Philips and Olympus dictation devices, which are compatible with the software.


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