Healthcare industry research firm KLAS has honored Nuance’s eScription
medical speech recognition platform with its seventh straight Best in KLAS
award, Nuance recently announced.

eScription scored an 89.8 to take the top spot in the speech recognition
category of KLAS’ annual awards. Vendors are honored based on customer

Ninety-eight percent of customers said they would buy eScription again. That
figure is 12 percentage points higher than the second-highest ranked speech
recognition solution, according to the KLAS report.

“Today, we’ve reduced report turnaround time by an average of 75 percent,
realized significant cost savings and … we approach an annual run rate of 100
million lines through the platform,” Jonathan Bowers, vice president of
information services for Carolinas HealthCare System, said.

According to a Nuance review of past Best in KLAS winners, it is one of just
four IT healthcare vendors to achieve seven straight awards. The company also
said that the number of healthcare organizations deploying its medical speech
recognition platform has grown 24 percent since last year.

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