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Nuance to Sponsor HFMA’s January 21 Webinar: Reducing Denials by Engaging Physicians Through a Clinical Documentation Chain

Best Practices for Turning Top CFO Challenge into Success in 2014

BURLINGTON, Mass., January 13, 2014 Nuance Communications, Inc. is sponsoring and delivering a Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) webinar to address the top two priorities for clinical documentation – transitioning to ICD-10 and optimizing reimbursement – identified by healthcare CFOs and finance executives in HFMA’s Executive Survey: Clinical Documentation Meets Financial Performance. The webinar, Tuesday, January 21, will feature three industry experts who will share insight and practical advice to help healthcare executives garner physician support for improved clinical documentation that improves reimbursement and productivity. Attendees will receive a copy of HFMA’s education report, Navigating Today’s CDI Landscape: 10 Strategies for Success, and will earn 1.5 CPE hours.

                • Who: Todd Strumwasser, MD, CEO of Swedish Seattle, Swedish Health Services; Paul L. Weygandt, MD, JD, MPH, MBA, vice president of physician services, Nuance; Melinda Tully, MSN, CCDS, CDIP, senior vice president of clinical services, Nuance
                • What: Best practices and requirements for creating a strategic clinical documentation chain that engages physician in optimizing clinical documentation to support improved patient care, enhanced ICD-10 coding and appropriate reimbursement.
                • When: January 21, 2014 – 2:00-3:30 PM, CST For more information about the webinar and to register, visit: http://www.hfma.org/reducingdenials. *Note: There is a $99 fee for non-HFMA members
                • Why: In HFMA’s Executive Study, CFO and healthcare executives identified improving accuracy as their single greatest opportunity for financial improvement in clinical documentation, followed by decreasing denials.

About Nuance Communications, Inc

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance’s proven applications. For more information, please visit www.nuance.com.

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