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Nuance Announces Fiscal 2013 and Fourth Quarter Results

Nuance reports Q4 results: $0.30 EPS on a total revenue of $472 million, missing analyst estimates of $489 million, but surpassing the $0.29 EPS estimate. Stock price fell 18 percent Tuesday due to lower than expected Q1 guidance.

7 Democrats Seek Long-Term HealthCare.gov CEO

A group of seven Democratic senators, led by Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, is calling for President Obama to appoint a CEO over Healthcare.gov  following the expected departure of Jeffrey Zients. Zenits was tapped to fix healthcare.gov shortly after it became apparent that the site had major technical issues, but at the time, he had already accepted a position as director of the National Economic Council which will start in January.

Telemedicine May Reduce Doctor Errors for Kids in Rural EDs‏

The use of telemedicine for pediatric consults in rural emergency departments led to fewer physician-related medication errors according to a report published in this month’s issue of Pediatrics.

Two Kansas health information exchanges to link, improving access

After more than a year of heated disagreements, two competing for-profit health information exchanges from Kansas have agreed to connect and share medical records statewide.

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Currently there are "4 comments" on this Article:

  1. Telemed panacea, but the report failed to mention the degree to which the “rural ER” is wired, epsecially if they used CPOE or other electronic records and ordering systems.

    If they used CPOE, then teledicine served to correct the errors facilitated by CPOE.

  2. @ Gopal: This doesn’t even make sense. Mr. H, your blog is steadily becoming a less valuable product as it attracts more of the fringe element drawn to sensationalism.

  3. Glad to see Nuance drop. Short the stock and heavy into puts.

    Commenters 2 and 3 are missing the point. Those invested in HIT look for any ray of hope that they can justify the excessively expensive systems they promote and sell. Good doctors do not need the disruptions and distractions caused by HIT that is not ready or primetime, just like healthcare.gov.

    Go long on $aapl for the holidays.

    Happy holidays to the Histalk team.







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