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Amerinet Selects 4medica's Integrated Health Record to Help Its Hospital Members Achieve Meaningful Use


March 29, 2011 - Culver City, CA

4medica, provider of the industry's leading cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) clinical integration platform, announced today that Amerinet, Inc. selected it as a healthcare IT connectivity supplier to the national group purchasing organization's 2,729 hospital members. The agreement -- effective immediately -- enables hospitals and health systems to receive preferred pricing for 4Medica's inpatient and ambulatory modular electronic health record (EHR) solutions to help them qualify for Stage 1 incentives for meaningful use of EHRs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

"Healthcare IT connectivity is essential for improving the quality, safety and efficiency of care across a continuum, but affordability and interoperability have been major impediments to provider adoption," said John Vinarsky, vice president of contracting for Executive Resources and Office Solutions. "Our partnership with 4Medica will allow many of our hospital members -- with or without electronic health records -- to rapidly and affordably exchange clinical information with their referring physicians. It also gives them the ability to qualify for 'Meaningful Use' incentives by giving them the core decision support and connectivity functionality outlined in the Stage 1 requirements."

4medica's Integrated Health Record (IHR) clinical integration solutions for hospitals and health systems integrate laboratory, imaging, pathology, e-prescribing and inpatient data from multiple sources into a single, patient-centric record. The company also provides inpatient and ambulatory web-based healthcare IT solutions for physicians, labs, radiology and pathology clinics, and care delivery organizations such as health information exchanges (HIEs).

"We are very pleased to partner with Amerinet as it strives to achieve better, safer and more efficient care in its member facilities," said Oleg Bess, M.D., 4medica's CEO and chairman. "We look forward to helping them achieve the compelling clinical, financial and operational benefits that more than 100 healthcare facilities are already realizing from our solutions."

About Amerinet
As a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and alternate care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.

About 4medica
4medica provides the industry's leading cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) clinical integration platform, the Integrated Health Record (IHR), to hospitals, health systems, physicians, labs, radiology and pathology clinics, and care delivery organizations (ACOs, HIEs, RHIOs). The IHR facilitates health information exchange by building upon existing healthcare technology to improve access to critical patient data. The platform is powerful yet intuitive and was natively designed for clinical data interoperability with all leading systems encountered within different care settings. 4medica continues to build on its success in connecting more than 100 institutional customers with more than 27,000 physicians. For more information, visit http://www.4medica.com.

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