CARROLLTON, Ga., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, on the heels of its 11th( ) consecutive fiscal year of positive growth, announced today the conclusion of its annual PrimeLeader healthcare professional and provider conference. The conference, held in Atlanta August 30 - September 2, brought together more than 1,000 healthcare leaders, who participated in training and educational seminars designed to optimize usage of PrimeSuite 2008, Greenway's CCHIT Certified((R)) ambulatory electronic health record (EHR), which also serves as a fully integrated practice management and interoperability solution. The conference offered extensive networking and leadership opportunities for attendees to share best practice tips and techniques designed to maximize the usage of Greenway solutions and streamline the clinical, financial and administrative workflows of their practice.
This year's conference hosted a record number of attendees, further highlighting Greenway's continued and fast-paced growth. From 2008 to 2009, more than 7,000 physicians and healthcare professionals signed on to utilize PrimeSuite, bringing the number of users to 27,000 nationwide. In addition, Greenway's profitability increased 118 percent from fiscal year 2008 to fiscal year 2009.
With the passing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the potential for significant financial adoption incentives for those who meaningfully utilize certified EHRs at the point of care, the annual PrimeLeader conference helps equip Greenway customers with the skill sets necessary to advance Health IT (HIT) and interoperability within their respective healthcare communities, while also working to educate the practice and hospital attendees on how to receive the Medicare and Medicaid incentives.
Keynoting this year's conference was inspirational speaker and New York Times bestselling author, Andy Andrews, who entertained the crowd and offered practical advice on making decisions that positively affect and impact your life on a personal, financial and professional level.
"With a record number of attendees at this year's conference and our 11th consecutive fiscal year with positive growth, Greenway continues to advance our nation's health IT readiness while building a leading, sustainable health IT company. The ability to share patient health information will improve the quality of care physicians can provide patients, while helping to reduce the growth-rate of our country's healthcare costs," said Tee Green, president of Greenway Medical. "Our customers are our most important asset as they are on the front line of improving healthcare across the nation. The opportunity to personally connect with them through PrimeLeader is an invaluable experience that we are thrilled to offer."
"The PrimeLeader conference is an excellent networking and learning opportunity for physicians, practice managers and other care providers who are looking to optimize their experience with Greenway," said Jennifer Flowers, practice manager at Tiftarea Urology in Tifton Ga. "As we get closer to receiving the financial reimbursements offered through the Stimulus Package, it's important that we are up-to-speed on the rules and regulations to ensure we receive the maximum amount of federal EHR adoption incentives."
About Greenway Medical Technologies Inc.
Greenway Medical Technologies provides the latest in EHR, ambulatory healthcare and clinical research business solutions and services to more than 27,000 healthcare providers and professionals nationwide, in 30 specialties and subspecialties, by enhancing the delivery of patient care through innovative HIT software and on-demand services that allow physician practices to function at their highest level of efficiency. Greenway's PrimeSuite is a comprehensive, interoperable component of the integrated physician's infrastructure solution, which serves as the starting point of a long-term business plan for physician practices. PrimeSuite 2008 is certified by CCHIT((R)) based on 2008 Ambulatory EHR certification requirements. PrimeSuite integrates a practice's clinical, financial and administrative processes, and allows practices to increase profitability, enhance patient satisfaction and facilitate adherence to compliance guidelines. Established in 1998, Carrollton, Ga.-based Greenway Medical Technologies is a privately held company with more than 300 employees. For more information about Greenway, visit www.greenwaymedical.com.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in the press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting the Company's operations, markets, services and related products, prices, and other factors.
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