SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Augmedix, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUGX), a leading provider of virtual medical documentation and live clinical support, today announced preliminary unaudited financial and operational results for the three months ended December 31, 2021.
“We are very pleased with how 2021 concluded, as we capped the year in a position of strength. The fourth quarter was marked by the delivery of solid revenue growth from strong bookings, higher retention and an increase in average revenue per clinician,” said Manny Krakaris, chief executive officer at Augmedix. “I am especially proud of our team for their efforts throughout the year to deliver superior service to our providers and extend our track record of achievement. We are well positioned and excited about 2022 and the large market opportunity in front of us.”
Preliminary Unaudited Financial and Operational Highlights
- Preliminary Average Clinicians in Service (CIS) in the fourth quarter of 2021 rose 49% year-over-year versus 42% in the third quarter of 2021.
- Preliminary Revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2021 is expected to be approximately 43% to 44% year-over-year, an acceleration from the 33% year- over-year growth we delivered in the third quarter of 2021.
Preliminary Financial Information
The preliminary financial results and other information set forth in this press release related to the Company’s fourth quarter of 2021 are unaudited preliminary numbers, which are subject to change. These results and information have not been reviewed by an independent registered public accounting firm. As a result of the preliminary nature of the financial information set forth in this press release, changes to the financial results may need to be incorporated into the Company’s financial statements in the event of subsequent information obtained by the Company after the date of this press release. As a result, the Company’s final results and financial information for the fourth quarter to be reported in the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, might vary in material respects from the preliminary financial information included in this press release.
Definition of Key Metrics Clinicians in Service: We define a clinician in service as an individual doctor, nurse practitioner or other healthcare professional using our services. Clinicians in service is determined as the total clinicians in service as of the period end. We believe growth in the number of clinicians in service is an indicator of the performance of our business as it demonstrates our ability to penetrate the market and grow our business.
Augmedix, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUGX) provides automated medical documentation and data services to large healthcare systems and physician practices, supporting medical offices, clinics, hospitals, emergency departments, and telemedicine nationwide. The Company’s Ambient Automation Platform converts the natural conversation between physicians and patients into timely and comprehensive medical notes and performs a suite of related data services. These services relieve physicians of administrative burdens to enable more time for patient care. Augmedix’s proprietary platform uses automatic speech recognition, natural language processing, and clinical datasets to capture the ambient visit conversation and generate a structured medical note. The structured medical note data is then used to deliver additional data services. Quality is assured by trained medical documentation specialists. To learn more about Augmedix, visit augmedix.com.
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