Nuance Announces Corporate Governance Enhancement by Adopting Provision for Shareholders to Call Special MeetingBurlington, MA - November 9, 2018 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted amendments to the Company’s Bylaws that allow shareholders holding at least 20 percent of shares of Nuance common stock outstanding to call a special meeting of shareholders. The threshold was informed by a recent shareholder outreach program conducted by the Company’s chairman of the Board and Compensation Committee chairman.
CynergisTek Named Among “50 Most Trustworthy Companies of the Year 2018” by The Silicon Review MagazineAustin, TX - November 6, 2018 - CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information assurance, today announced that The Silicon Review Magazine has named it among the, “50 Most Trustworthy Companies of the Year 2018.”
Healthcare Professionals Overly Confident About Visibility and Security of Their Connected Medical DevicesMountain View, CA - November 1, 2018 - Zingbox, the provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform and leader of healthcare IoT security research, today released the report of its second annual Healthcare Security Survey. The survey was expanded this year to include not only IT/IS professionals, but also clinical and biomedical engineers who play critical roles in managing and securing connected medical devices.
Telmediq Rated Top KLAS Secure Communication Vendor for Product Quality and Delivering Promised TechnologySeattle, WA - October 31, 2018 - In the latest KLAS Decision Insights Secure Communication report, Telmediq received the clinical communication industry’s highest marks for quality and post-purchase reality. Telmediq, the 2018 Best in KLAS winner for Secure Communication, topped the list in this newest report for Overall Product Quality and Delivery of New Technology.
Inova Health System Prevents Alarm Fatigue and Enhances Patient-Centric Care with Spok Clinical AlertingSpringfield, VA - October 31, 2018 - Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK) and a global leader in healthcare communications, announced that Inova Health System has chosen Spok Care Connect® clinical alerting to deliver priority clinical alarms. The solution helps prevent potential alarm fatigue by delivering alarm notifications from nurse call and patient monitoring systems to clinicians’ healthcare-grade mobile devices. Inova is a five-hospital health system serving more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area and beyond. Spok clinical alerting is fully deployed at Inova Fairfax Hospital, and is being rolled out systemwide over the next year, encompassing more than 2,500 users.
Survey: Nearly Half of Consumers Have Abandoned a Prescription at the Pharmacy Because it Was Too ExpensiveRockville, MD - October 30, 2018 -Nearly half of consumers have abandoned a medication prescribed by their physician because it was too expensive, according to a survey released today by DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions. At a time when the federal government is pushing a variety of measures to make prescription drug prices more transparent to consumers, the nationwide survey revealed that fully 73 percent of consumers would change pharmacies if they knew that doing so would save them money on a prescription.
Piedmont Healthcare Improves Clinical Documentation, Physician Productivity with Nuance AI-Powered SolutionsBurlington, MA and Atlanta, GA - October 30, 2018 - Nuance Communications, Inc. and Piedmont Healthcare, an integrated healthcare system with nearly 600 locations and 11 hospitals, today announced that Nuance’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions have driven valuable improvements in clinical documentation accuracy and efficiency at Piedmont Healthcare, and quantifiable time-savings for its care teams. In an effort to create a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts patient care first, Piedmont Healthcare has implemented Dragon Medical One, Nuance’s AI-powered speech recognition platform, PowerMic Mobile, a secure microphone app that turns any workstation into a dictation station and Dragon Medical Advisor, an AI-powered computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) solution.