Nuance Healthcare Staff Writer’s stories

Innovation in action speaks louder than words

Brown University published research that uncovered an alarming trend among healthcare providers: physicians are spending less time with patients and more time on the computer. This study isn’t an outlier, unfortunately, but clearly illustrates how the people at the heart of medicine—patients and providers alike—need healthcare technology to quicken the pace of innovation. In many […]

Look beyond the numbers to achieve a state of growth

The topic of business growth is often viewed in terms of tangible, measurable things—revenue; headcount; or investments in engineering, product development, sales, and so on. But it’s the intangible factors, from employee mindset to the quality of customer relationships, that truly drive a company toward a state of growth. Consider how Apple achieved a historic […]

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Teamwork, purpose-built technology, and the responsibility to care for those who care for us

Provider burnout is a major issue for the healthcare industry, as a whole – and it’s a human issue at its heart. The people caring for all of us are suffering day-to-day, and that’s a problem worth solving. But it’s more than that. Provider burnout has real and frankly frightening implications for patient safety and […]

A Tuesday to remember

Tuesday morning, I attended the HealthTrust University Conference in Nashville, where the theme was amplifying your influence. HealthTrust is a large industry organization with thousands of hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory members like HCA and Trinity. Their mission is to strengthen provider performance and clinical excellence. The HealthTrust event featured a fireside chat with former […]

Use your voice to solve problems worth solving

We’re inspired by the power of voice to multiply the impact of everything we do. We’re helping providers use their voices to do their jobs better, improve reimbursements, capture better patient stories, and advance compliance efforts. Today’s innovative solutions mean we can have a positive impact on patient care as well as imagine the next […]

The power of you. Multiplied.

Late last year, KLAS Research wrote about the three biggest challenges in healthcare IT: (1) interoperability and data acquisition; (2) provider engagement and burnout; and (3) the financial pressures of the cost of care. We all know there are many challenges that healthcare organizations struggle with every day. At Nuance, we are working to reduce transcription […]

A turning point in healthcare

I had the privilege of participating in the POLITICO Health Live panel discussion titled “Health Care Innovators: A Turning Point in Health IT?” It was a lively discussion and excellent opportunity to engage with policy and technology experts as we examined how health IT tools are delivering on their promise to improve how providers communicate […]

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Three reasons to be positive about AI’s changes to medicine and healthcare

This week, I had the privilege of attending the World Medical Innovation Forum. This year’s Forum, of course, focused heavily on the advancements and opportunities of AI in healthcare, something in which we at Nuance are deeply invested. From discussions around how ambient intelligence with real-time, AI-driven information and analytical recommendations offer an opportunity to […]

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A top place to work in an age of accelerating disruption

Nuance recently earned a place on the Becker’s Healthcare 2018 list of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.” We are proud to be recognized by Becker’s, and believe it affirms the steps we’ve taken to create a culture that supports, enables and empowers our employees to achieve their professional and personal goals. It […]

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AI in Action at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Healthcare IT News reported last week on a new and exciting development in healthcare AI: Vanderbilt University Medical Center has collaborated with Nuance to create an AI-powered voice assistant for providers to navigate their Epic EHR. Much like the AI in Action experience room we hosted at HIMSS 2018, Vanderbilt caregivers now can rely on […]

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AI cloud: A pivotal moment for innovation

Last fall, Gartner issued its inaugural report on the state of the infrastructure-as-a-service market—this is the space that provides cloud computing and storage. In this IaaS research, Amazon sat (predictably) at the top in terms of revenue and share. Microsoft and Alibaba rounded out the top three providers, but when combined with Google, the report […]

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Leading with change

It is fitting that Nuance, a company leading change and growth in healthcare IT, experience our own change and transition. Our change comes with the planned retirement of Paul Ricci, who for the past 18 years as Nuance CEO led the company’s growth from a $50 million software publisher to a multi-billion-dollar leader in Conversational […]