Former athenahealth Executive, Edwin Miller, Joins Practice Fusion as VP, Product Management

Miller brings nearly two decades of health technology experience to the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record community in the US.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) community in the US, today announced Edwin Miller as the company's first Vice President of Product Management. The announcement comes on the heels of Practice Fusion's recent achievement of full federal certification as a Complete EMR by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC).



"With our recent certification announcement, our Product Management team is under increasing demand to deliver the best EMR on the market to our 90,000 users. Edwin's experience creating EMR functionality that furthers the field of health IT as a whole is outstanding. We're glad he's on our side," said Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion.

Key facts:

  • Edwin Miller joins Practice Fusion as Vice President of Product Development
  • In his 19 years of experience in the health IT sector, Miller has worked with Practice Resource Network, digiChart, athenahealth, Artromick International and Curaspan Health Group
  • While at athenahealth, Miller led the development of athenaClinicals, a key piece of that company's drive to go public in 2007
  • Miller has led in the adoption of SaaS technology for the healthcare sector throughout his career

About Edwin Miller

While leading the development of athenaClinicals, Miller innovated rules-based workflow and task routing, and the creation of a content management service for template design and integration of First DataBank, Medcin and other clinical content into the clinical workflow. Before joining Practice Fusion, Miller held executive positions at Curaspan, Inc. and Artromick International/RemediSeniorCare where he built and managed large and successful Product Management teams.

"As a product manager, I cannot think of a more liberating place to work than Practice Fusion," said Miller. "This job allows me to focus purely on the core things that matter: enabling providers to focus on patient care, light speed EMR adoption, and harnessing the power of the network to drive better outcomes. Our free business model allows us to drive radical innovation and allow physicians to focus on why they got into medicine in the first place, rather than IT."

A graduate of the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University, Owen School of Management, Miller is also a classically trained musician.

About Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system to physicians. With charting, scheduling, e-prescribing, billing, lab integrations, referral letters, unlimited support, ONC certification and a Personal Health Record for patients, Practice Fusion's EMR addresses the complex needs of today's healthcare providers and disrupts the health IT status quo. Practice Fusion is the fastest growing EMR community in the country with more than 90,000 users serving 13 million patients. The company closed a $23 million Series B round of financing led by Founders Fund in April 2011. For more information about Practice Fusion, please visit

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