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MU Medical Utilizes ClearDATA Healthcare Cloud Platform to Provide Nationwide Billing Services

Phoenix, AZ, November 13, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that MU Medical Management, an Arizona-based, practice management and medical billing services provider, is hosting its Vitera Intergy EHR/Practice Management software on ClearDATA’s HIPAA-compliant HealthDATA Cloud Platform.  MU Medical utilizes the billing function within Intergy to provide billing services to doctors and facilities across the United States. Hosting with ClearDATA eliminated MU’s need for new servers and increased its productivity by not having to manage its systems, applications, security, and compliance.

By moving its Vitera Intergy EHR to the HealthDATA Cloud, MU can effectively provide a high performance, reliable, billing services to clients regardless of their location. The Cloud infrastructure  also allows MU Medical to cost effectively grow its business by adding virtual servers and storage as needed, instead of having to purchase additional computers.

“Hosting our EHR with ClearDATA allows us to expand our services to healthcare organizations nationwide with minimal expense,” said Chris Meola, Director of Operations for MU Medical Management. “We’ve been hosting with ClearDATA for nearly eighteen months and enjoy great peace of mind from the reliability, security, HIPAA compliance, and backup protection their HealthDATA cloud platform provides us. Their support staff is excellent.”

About MU Medical Management

Mu Medical Management was established in 2004 and services doctors and medical facilities across the United States. Its clients range in practices from highly-specialized to generalists. Our Mu Medical team is highly experienced in the nuances of Practice Management, Medical Billing and Coding and electronic health records (EHR). Each member of our team is a certified billing and coding professional and we are proud members of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the Arizona Medical Group Management Association (AzMGMA). For more information, visit: http://www.mumedical.com/ or call: (480)-314-7528 x111.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud infrastructure and managed cloud services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, healthcare information security and world-class support. The company also offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services to hospitals and providers in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of HIPAA security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use and to ensure a highly secure environment prior to enabling a HealthDATA Cloud platform installation. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales@)cleardata.net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

November 17, 2012 I Written By

CapSite 2012 Ambulatory EHR and PM Study Released

CapSite released their 2012 U.S. Ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR) & Practice Management (PM) Study.  Highlights include:

  • 43% of U.S. Physician Groups Plan to Join a Health Information Exchange (HIE)
  • Strategies Around Accountable Care
  • Primary Drivers Behind EHR Purchasing Decisions
  • Considered Vendors for Practice Management (PM) Solutions

Burlington, VT, September 28, 2012 – CapSite™ announces the release of their 4th Annual U.S. Ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR) & Practice Management (PM) Study.  The study represents unique Voice of Customer (VOC) insight from more than 950 physician groups on the market adoption, market share, market opportunity and vendor mind share across the U.S. physician market.

The 2012 Ambulatory EHR & PM study is the most recent in a series of CapSite strategic industry reports focused on assessing the impact of the HITECH Act of 2009.

This is our fourth in-depth assessment of the Ambulatory EHR marketplace, and we continue to see significant progress in the adoption of Ambulatory EHR solutions across all segments of the market.       

Additionally, we found physician groups are making headway in attesting to EHR  Meaningful Use for Stage 1 and beginning to formulate strategies for transitioning to new accountable care reimbursement models.” says CapSite Sr. VP and GM, Gino Johnson.

The study includes Voice of Customer (VOC) insight on physician group:

  • Progress on attesting to Stage 1 of Meaningful Use (MU)
  • Status on receiving incentive funding for Stage 1 of Meaningful Use (MU)
  • Plans for purchasing or upgrading Ambulatory EHR & PM solutions
  • Primary drivers behind decisions to replace current Ambulatory EHR & PM solutions
  • Strategies for transitioning to accountable care reimbursement models

Vendor Market and Mind Share coverage includes:

Acumen, ADP AdvancedMD, Allscripts, Amazing Charts, Aprima, athenahealth, BioMedix, Cerner, CPSI, eClinicalWorks, e-MDs, Epic, GE Healthcare, Greenway, Healthland, HMS, McKesson, Meditech, MedNet, MedPlus, MED3000, NextGen, OptumInsight, Practice Fusion, Siemens, Vitera

About CapSite™

The CapSite database provides unique transparency on healthcare technology pricing and packaging.

CapSite is a healthcare technology research and advisory firm.  Our mission is to help our healthcare vendor and provider clients make more informed strategic decisions.  The CapSite™ database is the trusted, easy-to-use online resource, providing critical knowledge and evidence-based information on healthcare technology purchases.  The CapSite database represents more than 150 healthcare technology categories and 1,500 vendors.

When it comes to healthcare technology research, it helps to see all the details. Those details are now available with CapSite™.

To obtain a complimentary copy of the report Table of Contents, visit http://www.capsite.com

October 23, 2012 I Written By

Lone Star MSO Partners with CareCloud to Offer Cloud-Based Software and Services to Texas Physicians

DALLAS & MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing software and services, today announced that it has partnered with Lone Star MSO, the leading medical practice management services organization in Texas, to offer CareCloud’s cloud-based software and services to medical practice clients. Lone Star MSO currently services hundreds of medical group clients throughout Texas and multiple other states and will look to further assist them in optimizing financial and clinical outcomes through CareCloud’s platform and services.

“We are extremely excited to partner with CareCloud and offer their cloud-based software and services to our clients across Texas and the nation during a time when medical groups of all sizes are requiring more flexible and cost effective ways to streamline their administrative operations and the patient care they deliver,” said Trey W. Schroeder, Managing Director of Lone Star MSO. “We have always looked to bring the industry’s leading web-based practice management technologies to our clients. It has become clear that CareCloud’s practice management and EHR offerings stand out from others in the industry and will be a tremendous help to administrators and caregivers as they navigate an increasingly complex healthcare regulatory environment while delivering the best care possible.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Lone Star MSO will be a value-added reseller of CareCloud’s full suite of cloud-based physician practice management products at pre-negotiated pricing to Lone Star MSO clients. CareCloud currently offers medical groups its Meaningful Use certified electronic health record solution, CareCloud Charts, which is fully integrated with the Company’s practice management offering, CareCloud Central. Additionally, Lone Star MSO customers will be able to leverage CareCloud Concierge, a complete revenue cycle management solution that utilizes dynamic rules intelligence software, expert live support and real time business analytics and reporting tools to help medical practices increase collections and streamline operations.

“Lone Star MSO continues to stand apart in its ability to bring innovative services and technology to physicians across Texas and the nation. By partnering with CareCloud, Lone Star MSO will help its clients grow their practices and deliver the best patient care possible,” said Albert Santalo, Chairman and CEO of CareCloud. “We are thrilled to team with Lone Star MSO and its management team as we look to expand the nationwide presence of our cloud-based platform to help physicians take advantage of new government incentive programs and navigate emerging payer reimbursement methodologies.”

About Lone Star MSO

Lone Star MSO is the most strategically focused practice services organization in North Texas. We offer a comprehensive suite of support services which include managed care contracting, billing and accounts receivable management, human resources management, cutting-edge information technology solutions, and financial analysis and reporting.

By delegating your business management operations to Lone Star MSO, practice leadership is able to focus on clinical care, top line growth, strategy and development. For more information visit; www.lonestarmso.com

About CareCloud

CareCloud is a leading provider of web-based practice management, revenue cycle management, electronic health record (EHR) and medical billing software and services for medical groups. The company’s products are connecting providers to one another – and to their patients – through a fully integrated digital healthcare ecosystem that can be accessed on any browser or device.

CareCloud is helping more than 1,200 physicians to increase collections, streamline operations and improve patient care in over 30 states. The company was named a winner of IBM’s SmartCamp Silicon Valley 2010 for its innovative technology and received over $20 million in Series A funding from Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. To learn more about CareCloud, please visit www.carecloud.com.

September 4, 2012 I Written By

Talus Foot Surgeons Selects ClearDATA for HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Hosting of BioMedix TRAKnet Practice Management Software

Phoenix, AZ, August 22, 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that Talus Foot Surgeons, LLC., a Scottsdale-based provider of podiatric medicine and surgery, is hosting its BioMedix TRAKnet™ PM Advanced Practice Management Solution on the ClearDATA Private Cloud at the company’s HIPAA-compliant datacenter.  Running its practice management software on the ClearDATA Healthcare Cloud Platform saved Talus significant hardware and IT support expenses. The process of fully implementing the software and patient information into the cloud was completed in approximately two weeks.

“Once we evaluated our options and cost comparisons, it was an easy decision to have our BioMedix practice management software hosted with ClearDATA rather than running it on computers within our offices,” said Dr. Serrina M. Yozsa, DPM, of Talus Foot Surgeons, LLC.  “We eliminated the expense of having to purchase new servers, as well as the usual IT support and maintenance costs. Best of all, we now have great peace of mind knowing our system is running with total reliability, our patient data is secure, and our practice is meeting HIPAA security requirements.”

In early 2012, Dr. Yozsa decided to switch from an older practice management solution to BioMedix TRAKnet, which was certified by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and would allow them to achieve Meaningful Use.

About ClearDATA’s HIPAA Compliant EMR Cloud Hosting Service

In response to growing market demand, ClearDATA has developed a secure, HIPAA-compliant, and cost effective solution for EMR software delivery that features a pre-configured combination of ClearDATA’s private Cloud services, HP’s state-of-the art server and storage solutions, and EMR/PM software images to form a single solution delivered as a service. ClearDATA’s EMR Cloud Hosting Service, which includes online backup and recovery, saves healthcare organizations from substantial capital expenditures while providing secure, reliable, high performance access to EMR software and patient information according to HIPAA Security Rule and the HITECH Act.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud and hosting infrastructure and managed services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, information security and world-class support. The company offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services through its U.S. Healthcare Compliance division to the healthcare industry in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales(at)cleardata(dot)net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

August 24, 2012 I Written By

Doctors Access Selects CareCloud To Launch New Practice Management Solution for Physician Network

Partnership Will Utilize CareCloud’s Cloud-Based Software and Services as Foundation for Doctors Access Pro Practice Management Offering for Hundreds of Healthcare Providers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR) and medical billing software and services, today announced that Doctors Access, Inc., a nearly 20 year old practice management company and a division of iPractice Group, has entered into a unique partnership with CareCloud. Through this agreement, Doctors Access will utilize CareCoud’s platform in its new cloud-based practice management offering, Doctors Access Pro™, which will be made available to the approximately 500 current users of the Doctors Access practice management software.

As part of this strategic partnership, CareCloud’s cloud-based practice management software and services will act as the backbone of Doctors Access Pro, which will be an intuitive-to-use, easy-to-adopt and HIPAA 5010 compliant solution. The new practice management system will provide dynamic rules intelligence, expert live chat and phone support, reporting tools, automated claim submission, and comprehensive analytics reporting that will enable medical groups to track and optimize revenue and operations performance in real-time.

“Given the growing demands on medical and chiropractic practices to comply with new medical billing protocols, we believed it was time to offer our clients a cloud-based practice management solution to more easily navigate evolving compliance mandates like HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10, while at a price point that’s within the budget of smaller independent practices. After a lengthy search, we felt that CareCloud and its cloud-based practice management and revenue cycle management products clearly stood out in the industry,” said Ting Chang, Chief Executive Officer of Doctors Access.

Doctors Access plans to present the new Doctors Access Pro cloud-based solution to its clients starting in August 2012. iPractice Group, Inc., the parent company of Doctors Access, has already successfully migrated to the new cloud-based system for its revenue cycle management and billing services.

“We are thrilled to partner with Doctors Access as we look to bring a unique cloud-based practice management solution to hundreds of doctors across the country. Healthcare is seeing massive change, and no population in the industry is facing greater challenges than doctors and healthcare providers as they look to stay current with emerging IT and regulatory mandates,” said Albert Santalo, CareCloud’s Chairman and CEO. “Given the inherent flexibility of our cloud-based platform, CareCloud can partner with firms like Doctors Access to bring market-unique offerings to hundreds of diverse providers across a wide geographic region. We’re excited to enable Doctors Access’ healthcare providers to experience a network effect that bolsters their practices’ operations through capabilities that aren’t always available in traditional software solutions.”

About Doctors Access, a division of iPractice Group, Inc.

Doctors Access is a customer-focused technology services firm who provides practice management software and billing services to smaller, independent medical and chiropractic practices. Having nearly 20 years success working with hundreds of practices across the U.S., Doctors Access understands the challenges facing today’s healthcare providers across all specialties. As a division of iPractice Group, an all-inclusive IT products & services company headquartered in Nashville, TN, Doctors Access works with customers to update their businesses’ IT systems and improve their revenue management by offering practice management software, services, and IT support. Doctors Access is located at 51 Century Boulevard, Ste 125, Nashville, TN, 37214. For more information on Doctors Access, visit www.doctorsaccess.com or www.doctorsaccesspro.com.

About CareCloud

CareCloud is a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, revenue cycle management, electronic health record (EHR) and medical billing software and services for medical groups. The company’s products are connecting providers to one another – and to their patients – through a fully integrated digital healthcare ecosystem that can be accessed on any browser or device.

CareCloud is helping thousands of physicians to increase collections, streamline operations and improve patient care in over 30 states. The company was named a winner of IBM’s SmartCamp Silicon Valley 2010 for its innovative technology and received over $20 million in Series A funding from Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. To learn more about CareCloud, please visit www.carecloud.com.

August 5, 2012 I Written By

DentalSmart Selects ClearDATA for HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Hosting of Dentrix Enterprise Practice Management Software

Phoenix, AZ, July 19 2012 – – ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, today announced that DentalSmart, a progressive dental practice with four locations in Charleston, Goose Creek, and Summerville, South Carolina, is hosting its Dentrix Enterprise Practice Management Software on the ClearDATA Private Cloud at the company’s HIPAA-compliant datacenter.

DentalSmart recently selected the Henry Schein Dentrix Enterprise practice management solution after using a more limited software. With Dentrix, they decided to go directly to the cloud instead of investing in 2-3 servers and internal infrastructure at a cost of more than $25,000, which did not include support and maintenance costs.  ClearDATA implemented DentalSmart’s Dentrix Enterprise software into the cloud at its datacenter in approximately two weeks, which is the average amount of time.

“With the current trends in cloud hosting and well documented cost saving benefits, it seemed like an outdated workflow to purchase and maintain all of that server and storage equipment and software in house,” said Brian Schleifer, Director of Development National Dental Systems, LLC, DBA DentalSmart. “We were looking for a more progressive architecture model and to outsource as much as possible. ClearDATA came highly recommended by our practice management vendor, as well as other sources in the industry for its exclusive healthcare focus and HIPPA compliance expertise.”

ClearDATA will be hosting three DentalSmart locations with Dentrix Enterprise by the end of July, with a total of seven locations being hosted by the end of 2012.  Additionally, because the cloud model is so efficient, DentalSmart plans to begin hosting its email servers, Web site servers, accounting, internal storage, and other day-to-day functions in the ClearDATA cloud as well. .

About ClearDATA’s HIPAA Compliant EMR Cloud Hosting Service

In response to growing market demand, ClearDATA has developed a secure, HIPAA-compliant, and cost effective solution for EMR software delivery that features a pre-configured combination of ClearDATA’s private Cloud services, HP’s state-of-the art server and storage solutions, and EMR/PM software images to form a single solution delivered as a service. ClearDATA’s EMR Cloud Hosting Service, which includes online backup and recovery, saves healthcare organizations from substantial capital expenditures while providing secure, reliable, high performance access to EMR software and patient information according to HIPAA Security Rule and the HITECH Act.

About ClearDATA Networks, Inc.

ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs. ClearDATA’s services enable providers to fully automate and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud and hosting infrastructure and managed services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image archiving, information security and world-class support. The company offers HIPAA Security Risk and Remediation services through its U.S. Healthcare Compliance division to the healthcare industry in order to ensure that they meet the rigorous standards of security required for protected health information to demonstrate Meaningful Use. For more information, call 602-635-4000, email: sales(at)cleardata(dot)net or visit: http://www.cleardata.net.

July 31, 2012 I Written By

NextGen Healthcare Selected by Norton Sound Health Corporation to Enhance Rural Patient Care

Horsham, Pa. – May 15, 2012 – NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, today announced a new agreement with Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) to deploy NextGen® Ambulatory EHR, NextGen® Practice Management, NextGen® Inpatient Solutions, and other NextGen® solutions throughout the organization. This agreement further strengthens NextGen Healthcare’s position as one of the leading providers of information technology (IT) solutions for tribal health services nationwide.

Headquartered in Nome, Alaska, NSHC serves the Bering Strait region in the northwestern part of the state. The network has a health center in each of the 15 remote villages throughout the region, and implementation of NextGen Healthcare technologies will further ensure consistent care across the region.

Currently, providers at the village health centers rely on the Alaska Community Health Aid Practitioner Manual (CHAM) to aid in diagnoses, which is not integrated with any electronic health records (EHR) system. The implementation of NextGen Ambulatory EHR allows NSHC to use customized templates for the top 20 diagnoses and procedures outlined in the CHAM.

Additionally, NSHC is slated to expand its patient services by opening an 18-bed hospital in November that will provide the region with increased out-patient services in dental, audiology, behavioral health and ophthalmology care. When the facility opens, it will use NextGen Healthcare’s inpatient product line, including NextGen® Inpatient Clinicals and NextGen® Inpatient Financials, to create a seamless care continuum across the enterprise. This solution, combined with the technology NSHC is currently implementing, lays the groundwork for physicians to easily communicate and work with the new facility to improve patient care.

“Our organization sought a high level of customization and flexibility in an EHR and practice management system, and we had a short timeframe to find and implement a system – especially as we prepare to open the new hospital later this year, “said Dave Hodges, chief information officer at NSHC. “NextGen Healthcare understood and met our challenge by working closely with us to address our specific needs and deadlines. We are confident that implementing NextGen’s leading solutions will not only help us attest for Meaningful Use, but also improve the connectivity and communications between physicians, patients and our entire health system.”

NextGen Practice Management will further aid in increasing productivity by eliminating the current paper-based record keeping systems. Providers will use mobile devices to remotely access patient records, which will improve connectivity and real-time response rates, especially in emergency situations.

“Our health system covers a very large area with many remote villages that are hard to reach, so having accessible technology that makes it easier for doctors to respond quickly to patients is imperative,” said Deven Parlikar, president and CEO of NSHC. “Our patients have always been our top priority, so being able to provide the latest technology will help us to provide the highest level of care.”

“NSHC has had the distinct, ongoing challenge of serving patients throughout northern Alaska, which requires solutions that will help optimize the delivery of patient care and better communicate across the organization,” said Scott Decker, president of NextGen Healthcare. “We remain committed to serving tribal and urban groups throughout the nation, and providing tools to customize our broad technology platform to fit each organization’s specific needs so they can successfully serve their respective communities. This flexibility within our solutions portfolio is among the key advantages of the diverse NextGen platform.”

About Norton Sound Health Corporation

Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) was founded in 1970 and is a Tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for-profit health care organization that represents all communities and areas of the Bering Strait region, a 44,000 square-mile section of northwestern Alaska. NSHC is quickening the pace of positive change by refocusing its system to put patients, clients, and communities first. NSHC’s mission is to “Provide quality health services and promoting wellness within our people and environment.” For more information, visit http://www.nortonsoundhealth.org.

About NextGen Healthcare

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc., provides integrated clinical, financial and connectivity solutions for ambulatory, inpatient and dental provider organizations. For more information, please visit www.nextgen.com and www.qsii.com. Follow NextGen Healthcare on Twitter at www.twitter.com/nextgen or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NextGenHealthcare.

May 17, 2012 I Written By

NextGen Healthcare Enters into Agreement with Barrington Orthopedic for Deployment of Innovative Solutions

NextGen Healthcare to Showcase its Orthopedic Solutions at upcoming American Association of Orthopaedic Executives, May 20-22 in New Orleans

HORSHAM, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Barrington Orthopedic Specialists to deploy NextGen® Ambulatory EHR, NextGen® Practice Management, NextGen® Patient Portal, NextPen® and other NextGen® product offerings across its four locations throughout the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Barrington Orthopedic Specialists is a multi-specialty orthopedic group with 15 physicians and 35 ancillary provider staff members, offering hand and upper extremity, spine, foot and ankle, major joints trauma and general adult and pediatric orthopedic services.

Under the agreement, Barrington will utilize NextGen Ambulatory EHR and NextGen Practice Management to assist in streamlining processes, increasing practice efficiency and, with the seamless integration of NextGen Patient Portal, expediting administrative tasks to ultimately deliver better patient care. Additionally, this agreement will provide Barrington Orthopedic Specialists the tools necessary to meet its specialty-specific needs while delivering enhanced access to patient data, streamlining workflow and improving flexibility to handle high patient volumes. The advanced reporting capabilities of NextGen® solutions will also be leveraged to accurately track quality improvement measures – a key requirement toward achieving Meaningful Use.

Leveraging “Smart Pen” technology within NextPen to collect patient history, demographics and signatures directly from the waiting room without interviewing, scanning or transcription, will reduce utilization of high cost staff, thereby improving outcomes through proactive patient engagement.

“In NextGen’s broad portfolio of solutions and services, we found several that our physicians would easily adopt, utilize and champion. The NextGen platform offers enough templates catering to our specialty and an opportunity for customization that we can modify specifically for our orthopedic practices,” said Thomas Flood, executive director of operations for Barrington Orthopedic Specialists. “We believe NextGen Healthcare affords us the opportunity to enhance productivity, help lead us to meaningful use and allow us to capture the discrete quality measures for outcomes reporting in the future.”

“This collaboration with Barrington Orthopedic Specialists reflects NextGen Healthcare’s breadth of solutions exclusively targeted toward orthopedic specialty providers that enables these types of practices to leverage technology to enhance the efficiency of their practice while improving patient care,” said Scott Decker, president of NextGen Healthcare. “Currently, our emphasis on and expertise within the orthopedic marketplace is growing, based on our ability to optimize the patient experience and more effectively coordinate care, which results in improved outcomes.”

NextGen Healthcare will be showcasing its solutions for orthopedics at the upcoming American Association of Orthopaedic Executives, May 20-22 in New Orleans, booth #207.

For more information and case studies on NextGen® solutions for orthopedics, please visit www.nextgen.com/specialties/orthopedics/orthopedics.aspx

About Barrington Orthopedic Specialists

Barrington Orthopedic Specialists has been providing orthopedic care since 1970 throughout Chicago’s northwest suburbs. With locations in Bartlett, Schaumburg, Buffalo Grove and Elk Grove Village, the 15 physicians and clinical staff specialize in surgical and non-surgical orthopedic treatment, physical rehabilitation, radiology and MRI services and wellness services. To learn more, please visit www.BarringtonOrtho.com.

About NextGen Healthcare

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc., provides integrated clinical, financial and connectivity solutions for ambulatory, inpatient and dental provider organizations. For more information, please visit www.nextgen.com and www.qsii.com. Follow NextGen Healthcare on Twitter at www.twitter.com/nextgen or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NextGenHealthcare.

May 14, 2012 I Written By

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Names CareCloud CEO Technology Entrepreneur of Year

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR) and medical billing software and services, today announced that the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce has named CareCloud CEO Albert Santalo the winner of its 2012 Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award.

The accolade was awarded at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Leaders of the Year Awards luncheon Friday at Jungle Island. The awards program honors “individuals that guide the effective use of information technology to improve their companies’ business performance and have had a positive impact in the community.”

“Founding CareCloud and taking the company from a startup to a major player in the healthcare technology industry has been an incredible, rewarding challenge for me and my leadership team,” said CEO Albert Santalo. “As CareCloud continues to expand its client base and disrupt healthcare using cloud computing technology, I could not be more proud that the company is being recognized for its impact. I value the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s exceptional commitment to fostering the growth of the technology industry in South Florida and am very honored to receive this award.”

Mr. Santalo was named the “Best Up and Coming Technology Innovator” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in 2010, so this award marks continued recognition of his achievements in the South Florida business community. Mr. Santalo founded CareCloud in 2009 to be a leading force of change in the healthcare industry, focused on eliminating administrative waste and inefficiency through the delivery of a complete digital healthcare ecosystem for provider organizations. He has led CareCloud to rapid growth and the company has created over 100 jobs in South Florida. In January 2012, CNNMoney.com also named Mr. Santalo one of the nation’s top 12 entrepreneurs reinventing health care.

About CareCloud

CareCloud is a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR) and medical billing software and services for medical groups. The company’s products are connecting providers to one another – and to their patients – through a fully integrated digital healthcare ecosystem that can be accessed on any browser or device.

CareCloud is helping more than 1,200 physicians to increase collections, streamline operations and improve patient care in over 30 states. The company was named a winner of IBM’s SmartCamp Silicon Valley 2010 for its innovative technology and received over $20 million in Series A funding from Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. To learn more about CareCloud, please visit www.carecloud.com.

May 10, 2012 I Written By

OrthoNow Selects CareCloud to Launch National Urgent Care Franchise

Innovative Specialty Urgent Care Centers Will Leverage CareCloud’s Web-Based Practice Management Technology to Connect and Streamline Business Operations

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR) and medical billing software and services, today announced that OrthoNow, a new orthopedic urgent care franchise based in Miami, Florida, has selected CareCloud’s cloud-based practice management technology solution, CareCloud Central. OrthoNow urgent care centers are focused on providing patients with immediate assessment and management of any orthopedic or sports medicine problem, including offering the ability to perform on-site surgery.

OrthoNow is working to expand into a nationwide network of urgent care centers and CareCloud Central will serve as the organization’s operational backbone. By powering each franchise location on the centrally-hosted CareCloud platform, OrthoNow will have unparalleled transparency into operations across its entire network of practices through a flexible, low-cost, web-based patient and appointment management system.

“As OrthoNow looked to select a practice management system that would grant our new franchise the flexibility and scalability to grow quickly, it became very clear that CareCloud’s technology and cloud-based platform was ideal,” said Dr. Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS, an award-winning orthopedic surgeon and the CEO of OrthoNow. “As our business grows we feel CareCloud is aligned with our success and grants us a system that allows us to navigate new billing regulations and advancements in patient care.”

“We are thrilled to be working with an exciting, innovative company and new care delivery model in OrthoNow,” said Albert Santalo, President and CEO of CareCloud. “Our cloud-based technology will allow Dr. Badia to scale his businesses without sacrificing operational workflow or having to leverage costly client-server software and hardware. As more innovative and disruptive business models, like OrthoNow’s, emerge in healthcare, cloud technologies like CareCloud’s will continue to become the clear choice to help them execute their growth.”

CareCloud Central is a medical practice management system delivered in the cloud to make it more efficient, cost-effective and accessible. CareCloud’s web-based software represents a new standard in medical practice management that focuses on enhancing the user experience – a drastic improvement over the inefficient, overpriced, outdated and complicated technology traditionally sold by legacy software vendors.

About CareCloud

CareCloud is a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health record (EHR) and medical billing software and services for medical groups. The company’s products are connecting providers to one another – and to their patients – through a fully integrated digital healthcare ecosystem that can be accessed on any browser or device.

CareCloud is helping more than 1,200 physicians to increase collections, streamline operations and improve patient care in over 30 states. The company was named a winner of IBM’s SmartCamp Silicon Valley 2010 for its innovative technology and received over $20 million in Series A funding from Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. To learn more about CareCloud, please visit www.carecloud.com.

April 24, 2012 I Written By