HealthPort Enters into Agreement to Sell its Solution Services Division to CompuGroup Medical AG

Decision allows for increased focus on HealthPort core-competency, release of information services

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, HealthPort, a leading health information technology provider announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Solution Services Division based out of Columbia, SC to CompuGroup Medical AG. The following HealthPort technology managed within the Solution Services Division along with the 800 physician practice, community health center and hospital customer base who utilize them will be a part of the transaction planned to take place in early 2011:

  • HealthPort Electronic Health Record (HealthPort EHR)
  • HealthPort Practice Management Software (HealthPort PM)
    • Includes Versyss/Mends and PCN HealthNet software
  • HealthPort Revenue Cycle Management (HealthPort RCM)
    • Includes EDI clearinghouse

“As the founder and industry leader in release of information services and technology, this transition of our Solution Services Division to CompuGroup positions us to provide an increased focus on our core-competency, release of information services, and an even greater level of service and commitment to the healthcare facilities we serve,” said Larry Armold, Vice President and General Manager, Solution Services, HealthPort. “In addition, as we increase our footprint in the release of information services and technology space, strategic decisions like this one allow us to deepen our level of innovation and attention on remaining experts in providing “best-in-class” services and renowned technology to the health information management community.”

CompuGroup Medical is one of the world’s leading eHealth companies with software products, designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices and hospitals. CompuGroup’s information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records all contribute toward safer and more efficient healthcare.

“We are very excited about providing HealthPort’s Solution Services Division customers with our comprehensive product line and new product developments to solve more clinical and operational challenges,” said Rick Mullins President and Chief Executive Officer, Noteworthy Medical Systems, Inc, a division of CompuGroup. “As new customers of CompuGroup, these facilities will be working with a global healthcare company that is investing heavily in providing them with new solutions to continue improving patient outcomes and improving efficiency of care coordination.”

About HealthPort

HealthPort is the largest provider of release of information and the premiere choice for health information technology. With a comprehensive selection of affordable, quality health information solutions, HealthPort serves more than 10,000 healthcare facilities, over 44,000 physicians and millions of requestors nationwide. HealthPort is changing the face of healthcare by combining knowledge, technology and service to streamline the administrative and business processes of the healthcare community. For more information, visit www.healthport.com or call 800-737-2585.

About CompuGroup Medical AG

CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading e‐health companies worldwide. Its software products, designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices and hospitals, its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web‐based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. The services of CompuGroup Medical are based on its unique customer base of around 370,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals and networks as well as other service providers. CompuGroup Medical is the e‐Health company with one of the biggest coverage among e‐health service providers worldwide. The company operates in 14 European countries as well as in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and in the USA and currently employs around 3,100 people.



CONTACT:

HealthPort
Amber Doster, 770-360-1723
Vice President, Marketing
[email protected]
or
CompuGroup Medical USA
Gary Johnson, 617-443-4052
SVP, Marketing
Fax: 617-443-4090
[email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Georgia  South Carolina

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Technology  Data Management  Software  Practice Management  Health  Hospitals  Other Health  Managed Care

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