Practice Fusion & the Bay Area Science Festival Promote "Doctors of the Future"

Photobooth during Discovery Days event helps kids picture a future in medicine

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) community in the US, is supporting the Bay Area Science Festival, a first of its kind event celebrating science and technology in Northern California. Practice Fusion will be hosting a "Doctors of the Future" photobooth during Discovery Days at AT&T Park on November 6, 2011.


"We want to encourage the next generation of doctors by helping them visualize a high-tech future," said Ryan Howard, CEO and Founder of Practice Fusion. "The Bay Area Science Festival is a fun way for kids to see what science and technology is all about, preparing them to lead future transformations in medicine. This could be the first generation growing up with a completely paperless medical system."

The Bay Area Science Festival is presented by Chevron and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) through the Science and Health Education Partnership (SEP). Discovery Days at AT&T Park will include over 170 exhibitors featuring kid-friendly science experiences, interactive exhibits and performances. In addition to Practice Fusion, exhibitors include the California Academy of Sciences, Kaiser Permanente, KQED and NASA.

  • When: Sunday, November 6, 2011
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Location: AT&T Park, San Francisco
  • Cost: FREE
  • Additional details and full list of exhibitors:

In addition to fostering future generations of health professionals, Practice Fusion is looking for the best and brightest of the current generation. The company is emerging as an innovative leader in the San Francisco health tech sector and is expanding rapidly. To view and apply for any of the 45 current job openings, please visit:

About Practice Fusion:

Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system to physicians. With charting, scheduling, e-prescribing, lab integrations, referral letters, Meaningful Use certification, unlimited support 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 100,000 users serving 24 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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