SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A-Life Medical, Inc., the pioneer and leading provider of computer-assisted coding (CAC) products and services to the healthcare industry, announced today it has been included in the 2010 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing, private companies in America. A-Life Medical ranked 2513 in its inaugural appearance on the list.
The Inc. 500|5000 ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. From 2007 to 2009, A-Life enjoyed revenue growth of approximately 100% percent, enabling it to secure a spot on the prestigious Inc. 500|5000 list.
“As our patented, proprietary CAC medical coding solutions and natural language processing technology become more and more widely embraced in the professional, inpatient and outpatient marketplace, we continue to rapidly grow and expand. Our solutions offer medical providers many ways to ensure accuracy, reduce expenses, enhance productivity, expedite reimbursements and achieve better efficiencies. We are pleased to be recognized by Inc. as one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. With more than 27 million businesses registered in the U.S. according to Inc., this is quite an achievement for A-Life Medical and our entire team of professionals,” explained President Jaye Connolly.
Companies included in the 2010 listing will be honored at the 29th Annual Inc. 500|5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony to be held September 30 - October 2, 2010 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
In the past, companies included in the Inc. 500|5000 rankings were Microsoft, Timberland, Visa, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle and Zappos.com, just to name a few. By making its debut on the prestigious Inc. 500|5000 list, A-Life is in the company of many newly emerging entities acknowledged for their extraordinary growth and entrepreneurial spirit.
About the Inc. 500|5000 list
Inc. first introduced the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. in 1982. Since then, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark. Oracle, Patagonia, E*Trade, American Apparel, Zipcar and numerous other well-known brands have been honored by the Inc. 500|5000. In 2007, the Inc. 500 list expanded to the Inc. 500|5000, giving readers a deeper, richer understanding of the entrepreneurial landscape and capturing a broader spectrum of success. Today, the list is a distinguished editorial award, a celebration of innovation, a network of entrepreneurial leaders, and an effective public relations showcase. The Inc. 500|5000 ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. All 5,000 honoree companies are individually profiled on Inc.com. The top 500 are featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, the leading entrepreneurial advocate for 30 years running. Inc. ranks the fastest-growing companies by industry, metro area, revenue, and number of employees and also highlights women- and minority- run companies. To view the list, go to http://www.inc.com/inc5000/2010/index.html.
About A-Life Medical, Inc.
San Diego-based A-Life Medical, Inc. is the pioneer and leading provider of computer-assisted coding products and services for the healthcare industry. Using its proprietary and patented Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology, LifeCode®, A-Life deciphers electronic transcribed patient encounters via the Internet through its data center, which are then appropriately coded for reimbursement purposes.
A-Life’s solutions address medical coding needs within the physician and hospital sectors. The company processes more than five million transactions monthly, has thousands of users and provides coding services to more than 40,000 physicians nationwide. Its customers include medical billing companies, physician groups, university medical centers and hospitals. For more information, please visit www.alifemedical.com.
A-Life Medical, Inc.
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