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Nuance Announces Availability of Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac

Enables Doctors to Document Faster and More Completely Simply by Using their Voice

London, UK, October 10, 2013Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced the immediate availability of Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac. Designed specifically for small-to mid-sized practices, it can help to accelerate doctors’ transition to and adoption of the Electronic Patient Record (EPR) model, which is due by 2018. Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac is powered by the same award-winning Dragon Medical speech recognition technology used by more than 200,000 medical professionals today, including the largest, most advanced healthcare providers.

As part of the transition to EPRs, many doctors are experiencing significant workflow interruptions that add hours onto their workday and impact the number of patients they are able to treat each day. Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac lets them tackle their workload more efficiently and keep the focus on patient care, by enabling them to document and navigate within EPRs simply by using their voice.

Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac also allows physicians to navigate other Mac-based applications beyond the EPR - such as emailing messages to other medical professionals - by leveraging the fastest, most accurate medical speech recognition. Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac’s speech recognition engine is up to 99 percent accurate out of the box and translates voice into text up to three times faster than most people can type. The solution also offers medical vocabularies covering more than 50 specialties, and is designed specifically for use by doctors, dentists and chiropractors.

Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac introduces exciting new features, offering the following key benefits for medical professionals:

Spend more time with patients: Doctors spend less time taking notes, filling out charts and completing documentation with Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac, leaving more time for patient care.

Create higher quality documentation in less time: Dragon Dictate Medical for Mac ensures proper clinical documentation because it understands the language that doctors speak, and users can further accelerate dictation by creating macros to insert with frequently used blocks of text.

Reduce costs, improve efficiency: Practices can eliminate transcription costs and reduce time spent on documentation to achieve faster, more accurate reports, while increasing practice volume and ensuring financial viability.

Availability

The Dragon Dictate Medical range is available now online from the Nuance store and starts at £649.99. An upgrade is available from £349.99. The product is also available through Nuance’s network of reseller partners, software retailers and professional sales organisations. For volume orders, please contact your nearest accredited Dragon Partners, which can be found here.

Nuance is the market leader in creating clinical understanding solutions that drive smart, efficient decisions across healthcare. As the largest clinical documentation provider in the U.S., Nuance also provides solutions and services in the UK that improve the entire clinical documentation process — from the capture of the complete patient record to clinical documentation improvement. More than 500,000 physicians and 10,000 healthcare facilities worldwide leverage Nuance’s award-winning, voice-enabled clinical documentation and analytics solutions to support the physician in any clinical workflow and on any device.

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About Nuance Communications, Inc

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications. For more information, please visit: http://www.nuance.com.

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