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Nuance Offers a Cloud-based Healthcare Development Platform
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Written by Jim Andrews   
Wednesday, 23 February 2011


Nuance’s medical speech recognition and Clinical Language Understanding (CLU) technology will made be available through the Nuance Healthcare Development Platform.

This is a new cloud-based platform, which will allow developers to incorporate the company’s Healthcare technologies in different healthcare applications to provide users with speech-driven clinical documentation, automatic clinical fact extraction and voice navigation capabilities.


The Nuance Healthcare Development Platform supports various operating systems and devices. It allows Healthcare Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) and internal development teams to embed Nuance’s SpeechAnywhere capabilities and Clinical Language Understanding seamlessly in mobile applications, browser-based applications, as well as thin-client desktop tools.

“Dictation has proven to be among the most preferred, intuitive and effective ways to document clinical information,” said Janet Dillione, executive vice president and general manager, Nuance Healthcare. “By expanding access to Nuance’s speech recognition and Clinical Language Understanding capabilities, the Nuance Healthcare Development Platform is enabling application developers to unleash an entire new ecosystem of healthcare applications that will help clinicians and patients create and use high quality clinical documentation better and smarter than ever before.”

Through the Nuance Healthcare Developer Program developers gain access to the company’s medical speech recognition technologies through a self-service website. An on-line forum for additional support is also available, together with code samples and documentation. To learn more, please visit http://www.nuance.com/for-healthcare/development-platform/index.htm

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