Streamline Health® Adds Michael Valentine To Board Of Directors

CINCINNATI and ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 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 addition of Michael Valentine, Chief Executive Officer of Netsmart, to its Board of Directors.

"I am excited to have Michael as a resource for our Board of Directors with his in-depth understanding of the health information technology space," said Robert E. Watson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Streamline Health. "Michael will be a valuable contributor as we continue to grow the company."

Mr. Valentine joined Netsmart in May 2011 from Cerner Corporation, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He held a succession of business ownership roles during his 13 years at Cerner. Prior to his role as Chief Operating Officer, he maintained ownership of client delivery and strategic partnerships for Cerner's worldwide operations, and was the driving force behind advancements made in standardization and centralization of Cerner's delivery model. Prior to joining Cerner, Mr. Valentine founded and managed a Midwest-based technology solutions and services company. Before that, he was an executive in telecommunications and technology industry groups at Andersen Consulting for seven years. 

"Having worked in almost all aspects of healthcare over the last 15 years, I've gained a solid understanding of the priorities and challenges that provider organizations face.  I see Streamline Health as offering the kinds of solutions that will serve as key building blocks as healthcare providers reshape both their care and business processes," said Michael Valentine. "I look forward to working with the Board and the management team to deliver real value to both the clients and shareholders."

About Streamline Health
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM) is a leading provider of SaaS-based healthcare information technology (HCIT) solutions for hospitals and physician groups with offices in Cincinnati, Atlanta and New York. The company's comprehensive suite of solutions includes: enterprise content management (ECM), business analytics, integrated workflows, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), and computer assisted coding (CAC). Across the revenue cycle, these solutions offer healthcare enterprises a flexible, customizable way to communicate between disparate departments and information systems to improve processes, boost productivity, and optimize clinical, administrative and financial performance.  For more information, please visit our website at  

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