ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise content management, business analytics, computer assisted coding (CAC), and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions for healthcare providers, today announced the approval of the measures set forth at the special meeting of shareholders held in their Atlanta office on October 31, 2012.
At the special meeting, the shareholders voted on: (1) approval of the issuance of more than 20% of the Company's common stock at a discount greater to the book or market value pursuant to conversion of the Subordinated Convertible Notes and anti-dilution provisions of warrants; and (2) approval to amend the 2005 Incentive Compensation Plan to increase the amount of shares by 500,000.
As to the approval of the issuance of more than 20% of the Company's common stock, the Company's shareholders approved the proposal by a vote of 7,378,906 shares in favor; 120,954 shares against; and 13,050 shares abstained.
As to the proposal to increase the number of shares under the 2005 Incentive Compensation Plan, the Company's shareholders approved the proposal by a vote of 8,960,280 shares in favor; 328,351 shares against; and 22,950 shares abstained.
"We are pleased that our shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the conversion of the subordinated convertible notes, which will help the company reduce debt and lower interest expense," said Robert E. Watson, President and CEO. "Additionally, the approval of an increase in the number of shares under the 2005 Incentive Compensation Plan will give us the ability to retain and recruit the talented associates we will need to support our continued growth."
About Streamline Health
Streamline Health provides solutions that help hospitals and physician groups improve efficiencies and business processes across the enterprise to enhance and protect revenues. Our enterprise content management solutions transform unstructured data into digital assets that seamlessly integrate with disparate clinical, administrative, and financial information systems. Our business analytics solutions provide real-time access to key performance metrics that enable healthcare organizations to identify and manage opportunities to maximize financial performance. Our integrated workflow systems automate and manage critical business activities to improve organizational accountability to drive both operational and financial performance. Our suite of solutions for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and computer assisted coding (CAC) enables providers to easily coordinate CDI and health information management (HIM) initiatives while providing an immediate boost to staff productivity. Across the revenue cycle, our solutions offer a flexible, customizable way to optimize the clinical, administrative and financial performance of any healthcare organization. For more information visit www.streamlinehealth.net.
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