PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Montage Healthcare Solutions announces an exclusive reseller agreement with Nuance Communications Inc., in which Nuance will sell Montage's healthcare data mining and performance measurement technology to its established base of radiology customers. This agreement is an extension of a previously announced collaboration in which Nuance and Montage integrated Montage's rapid, on-demand data mining technology with Nuance's next-generation, radiology speech recognition reporting platform, PowerScribe 360 Reporting.
With this new agreement in place, Nuance radiology customers at hospitals, imaging centers and radiology practices will now be able to purchase Montage radiology data mining technology directly from Nuance. Radiologists will be able to search their PowerScribe | 360 Reporting reporting databases to get a bird's eye view of all prior radiology reports and activity.
"Offering our radiology customers Montage's technological abilities to easily search, analyze and correlate clinical findings with our speech-enabled radiology reporting system reinforces our commitment to delivering closed-loop, clinical documentation workflow tools to the diagnostics space," said Carina Edwards, vice president, solutions marketing, Nuance Healthcare. "This partnership with Montage allows our customers to more tightly incorporate our complementary solutions to facilitate smarter, more efficient decisions across the healthcare enterprise."
PowerScribe | 360 Reporting combines workflow and communication tools so radiology departments and imaging groups have the power to create high-quality documentation and turnaround diagnostic imaging interpretations faster and more efficiently than ever before. In addition to having the most accurate speech recognition engine on the market, Dragon Medical, at its core, PowerScribe | 360 Reporting offers critical test result management (CTRM), integrated peer review capabilities, external data capture, multi-site workflow support and structured reporting.
"We are very excited to be partnering with the leader in speech recognition systems to provide search and data mining capabilities to their customers. With increasing focus on quality and safety, we believe that it is crucial for radiologists to be able to search their reports and perform pathology-radiology correlation. Seamless integration with PowerScribe | 360 Reporting will allow our customers to access the power of Montage instantly while they are dictating their reports," stated William Boonn, MD, President, Montage Healthcare Solutions Inc.
Montage™ is a leading software solution for healthcare data mining and performance measurement in radiology. Montage technology enables practice leaders, clinicians, researchers, and educators to search the Radiology Information System (RIS) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for key business and clinical data. In addition, proprietary data mining techniques allow for sophisticated and customizable marketing, quality, business, and billing/coding analytics, which can measure and enhance business performance and provide clinical decision support. For more information, visit: www.montagehealthcare.com.
About Nuance's Healthcare Business
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 speech-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" 2004-2009 for Speech Recognition we invite you to learn more, http://www.nuance.com/for-healthcare/index.htm
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