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Greenway Medical Technologies Executive Testifies Before Congress
Date:10/17/2007

CARROLLTON, Ga., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies Inc. further established itself as a leader in the healthcare information technology (HIT) industry with its latest testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology. The Committee is responsible for overseeing research and development programs for several federal agencies including the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The testimony, presented by Greenway's vice president of marketing and governmental affairs, Justin Barnes, focused on the progress of HIT adoption as well as the investments in technology and standards development necessary to create a national system of secure, interoperable healthcare information technology. This testimony marks the seventh time Greenway has testified or spoken on a panel before Congress in the last two years.

Greenway(R), a proven industry leader in providing integrated Electronic Health Records (EHR), practice management and interoperability solutions, has continued to be an instrumental advocate of EHR adoption through its consistent involvement in governmental policy and procedure.

With this latest trip to Capitol Hill, Barnes led the following events:

* HIT Environmental Scan Briefing before the U.S. House Ways & Means

Committee providing key Congressional staff with an update on the

progress of HIT adoption during the last two years. This Briefing

provided guidance for the House Ways & Means Committee as they

contemplate introducing an HIT bill in the 2nd session of the 110th

Congress (9/24/07).

* HIT industry's first Presidential HIT Panel at the National Press

Club in DC for all Health Policy Advisors of Presidential candidates.

Campaigns represented on this panel included Governor Mitt
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