Nuance acquires Saykara to build out healthcare AI tools

Fierce Health

Heather Landi

Nuance Communications has acquired Saykara, a startup that developed a voice-enabled mobile artificial intelligence assistant to automate physician charting.

Saykara's founder and engineering and machine learning experts will join Nuance's research and development team to help boost its capabilities in healthcare AI, the company said.

The acquisition underscores Nuance's "ongoing expansion of market and technical leadership in conversational artificial intelligence (AI) and ambient clinical intelligence (ACI) solutions that reduce clinician burnout, enhance patient experiences, and improve overall health system financial integrity," the company said in a press release.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed in the announcement.

"The complementary technology built by the Saykara team aligns...

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