Nuance Voice-Enables Clinical Documentation in Latin America with Dragon Medical in Spanish
Real-time, medical voice recognition program supports Spanish-speaking providers; Clinicians can now capture the patient story without sacrificing quality, cost or time

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced today that it has expanded the availability of its real-time, medical voice recognition solution, Dragon Medical, to Spanish-speaking Latin American providers. Through the delivery of Dragon Medical 11 Spanish, Nuance will now help the thousands of Spanish-speaking practicing clinicians across Latin America to conveniently and efficiently create medical notes by speaking.

With real-time, voice-driven clinical documentation, clinicians are empowered to capture a more thorough patient story without sacrificing time. Used by an estimated 25 percent of the total U.S. physician population, Dragon Medical is proven to maximize healthcare professionals’ productivity and performance by supporting a natural, voice-driven workflow that is preferred by clinicians and enables them to spend more time focused on patient care and less time on reporting. Dragon Medical 11 Spanish was recently released in Europe and embraced by the Spanish care givers.

With Dragon Medical Spanish, clinicians will have access to a specialized medical vocabulary and various features optimized for the healthcare environment. In addition, customizable commands such as Voice Shortcuts and DragonTemplates are available to help clinicians streamline the creation of care-critical documentation including Progress Notes, History of Present Illness, Assessments and Treatment Plans, as well as the dictation of Consultation and Referral Letters. For more information on Dragon Medical in Spanish please visit www.nuance.es/dragonmedical or contact us at sanidad@nuance.com.

Availability

Dragon Medical 11 Spanish is available immediately in Latin America through the Nuance authorized distributor 1450, www.1450.com , present at HIMSS 2012, booth # 13756.

Nuance Healthcare
Nuance Healthcare, a division of Nuance Communications, is the market leader in providing clinical understanding solutions that accurately capture and transform the patient story into meaningful, actionable information. Thousands of hospitals, providers and payers worldwide trust Nuance voice-enabled clinical documentation and analytics solutions to facilitate smarter, more efficient decisions across the healthcare enterprise. These solutions are proven to increase clinician satisfaction and HIT adoption, supporting organizations to achieve Meaningful Use of EHR systems and transform to the accountable care model. Recognized as “Best-in-KLAS” 2004-2011 for Voice Recognition we invite you to learn more, http://www.nuance.com/for-healthcare/index.htm.

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