GREAT RIVER, N.Y., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced it is ranked #41 in the Healthcare Informatics Top 100 listing of healthcare information technology (HIT) providers for 2008.
The HCI 100 listing was published in the June 2009 issue of Healthcare Informatics magazine and is available online at the magazine's Web site. Netsmart's ranking of #41 is up from #51 just two years ago.
"We're pleased to be the sole behavioral and public health software and services provider in this ranking of high quality, highly visible healthcare technology companies," said James L. Conway, chief executive officer, Netsmart Technologies. "As the leading software provider in our industry, we are proactively addressing critical, fast-evolving industry issues on behalf of our customers, including the integration of behavioral health and primary care, the impact of federal stimulus legislation and the sharing of information between providers through health information exchanges (HIEs).
Conway added, "With the certification of our Avatar 2006 software, we led our industry as the first behavioral healthcare, public health, substance abuse and methadone software and services provider to have a product certified according to the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT(R)) Ambulatory EHR 2006 criteria."
The HCI 100 ranking is based on healthcare information technology revenue of submitting companies for 2008. HIT revenue is defined as the sale of computer hardware, software and related services to hospitals, clinics and physician practices for information management and workflow automation in clinical, financial, administrative and ancillary department applications.
For more information about Netsmart Technologies solutions, call 1-800-421-7503, Option 6, or visit www.ntst.com
About Netsmart Technologies, Inc.
Netsmart Technologies is an established, leading supplier of enterprise-wide software solutions for health and human services providers. More than 18,000 customer organizations, including 350,000 care providers and nearly 40 state systems, use Netsmart products to help improve the quality of life for millions of people each year.
Netsmart's customers include mental health and substance abuse treatment agencies, psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices, public health departments, vital records offices and managed care organizations. Netsmart's products are full-featured information systems that operate on a variety of operating systems, hardware platforms, and mobile devices, and offer unlimited scalability.
Netsmart's Connected Care initiative allows behavioral and public healthcare providers to share clinical data electronically within their internal processes, externally with other providers, and with consumers via a Web-based portal, enabling high quality, consumer-directed care.
For information about Netsmart Technologies' full range of solutions for health and human services organizations, visit www.ntst.com or call 1-800-421-7503, Option 6.
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