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1 Wayside Road

Burlington, MA 01803

United States

Phone: 781-565-5000

Fax: 781-565-5001

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. The company’s solutions are used in healthcare, mobile, consumer, enterprise customer service, and imaging markets. Its solutions are primarily based on proprietary voice and language platforms and are used every day by millions of people and thousands of businesses for tasks and services such as requesting information from a call center, Website or smartphone-based self-service solution, dictating medical records, automatically assigning billing codes based on the content of medical records, sending a text message or searching the mobile Web by voice, entering a destination into a navigation system, or working with PDF documents. The company offers solutions to customers in various ways, including through products, hosting cloud-based solutions, implementation and custom solution development services and maintenance and support. The company’s product revenues include embedded original equipment manufacturers (OEM) royalties, traditional enterprise perpetual licensing, term-based enterprise licensing and consumer sales. Segments The company operates in four segments: Healthcare, Mobile and Consumer, Enterprise and Imaging. Healthcare segment The company provides a comprehensive set of solutions and services that support the clinical documentation process from capturing the patient encounter with their physician, to improved clinical documentation, coding, revenue cycle management and other functions. The company’s hosted and on-premise solutions provide platforms to generate and distribute clinical documentation through the use of advanced dictation and transcription features, and allow the company to deliver productive medical transcription solutions. The company’s Clintegrity suite of products offer solutions that utilize captured information with coding, compliance and record management, which streamlines health information management (HIM) processes to assist compliance and reimbursement through professional services and time-based licenses. Through Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) programs, computer-assisted coding (CAC), and computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) the company bridges the gap between physicians and coders. These solutions streamline speed and completeness of documentation so that providers can shorten the time between the patient visit and the payment for that visit. The company also offers speech recognition solutions for radiology, cardiology, pathology and related specialties, that help healthcare providers dictate, edit and sign reports without manual transcription. The company utilizes a focused, enterprise sales team and professional services organization to address the market and implementation requirements of the healthcare industry. Direct distribution is supplemented by distributors and partnerships with electronic medical records application and other healthcare IT providers, including Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, GE, IBM, McKesson, Siemens and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Customers: The company’s customers include Advocate Health Care; Adventist West; Banner Health; Carolinas HealthCare System; Cleveland Clinic; HCA; Kaiser Permanente; Mayo Clinic; Partners Healthcare System; Sharp Healthcare; Summit Health; Sutter Health; Tenet Healthcare; Trinity Health; UK NHS; Universal Health Services; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; UPMC; U.S. Army; and WellSpan Health. Mobile and Consumer segment The company helps consumers use the capabilities of their phones, cars, tablets, desktop and portable computers, personal navigation devices and other consumer electronics by enabling the use of voice commands, text-to-speech and enhanced text input solutions to control and interact with these devices naturally, and to access the array of content and services available on the Internet. The company’s suite of mobile solutions and connected services provides a platform for professional services team to design, develop and deploy custom solutions on various mobile devices and other consumer electronics. The company’s portfo

 

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