During Her Tenure as CEO, Anderson has Increased Company Revenues 15-fold and Developed One of the Largest Health Information Exchanges in the Country
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MediConnect Global, one of the first and largest health information exchanges (HIEs) in the country, today announced Amy Rees Anderson has been recognized as CEO of the Year by Utah Business magazine. Anderson will be featured in the March issue of Utah Business magazine and will receive the award at a luncheon at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 29, 2012.
Since forming the company, Anderson has increased the company’s annual revenues by more than 1,500 percent. This growth has enabled MediConnect Global to land on the Inc. 5000 list for a remarkable five consecutive years. Under Anderson’s direction, the company has also become one of the nation’s largest HIEs, with nearly 10 million records housed in the company’s secure cloud-based repository, and counts four of the five largest health insurance firms among its many clients.
“Amy is an incredible leader with boundless energy and a true visionary spirit,” said Jim Sorenson, chairman of MediConnect Global. “During her tenure, Amy has solidified the company’s position as a major global player, and MediConnect has seen truly remarkable growth. I can think of no one more deserving of this honor than Amy.”
“I am humbled to be named CEO of the Year by Utah Business magazine,” said Anderson. “The recognition really belongs to the amazing people I am blessed to be surrounded by – from the employees, to the investors, to the board members, and our amazing clients – it is my great privilege of working alongside this brilliant group of people who would make any CEO look fabulous.”
MediConnect’s unique HIE empowers patients, health insurers and healthcare providers, including group practices, hospitals and health systems, to quickly and safely access and share digitized paper records and electronic medical records (EMRs) using the company’s industry-leading and patented record retrieval systems. MediConnect grants authorized access to the HIE through online portals tailored to each party’s specific needs – RapidReview for health plans, the Provider Network Offering for healthcare providers and the myMediConnect personal health record (PHR) for consumers.
The company’s proprietary RapidReview system integrated in the HIE enables health insurers to review and annotate the retrieved medical records and to extract health information into electronic forms, giving greater management, greater control and complete process transparency. MediConnect Global’s free Provider Network Offering empowers healthcare providers with authorized access, hosting and exchange of digitized as well as EMRs. The service enables physicians and other caregivers to easily upload EMRs and digitized images of paper-based records into MediConnect’s repository, and to make this key information available to their patients. Consumers can access medical records through the company’s innovative myMediConnect PHR system, one of four PHR systems chosen by the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to participate in an extensive PHR nationwide pilot program for Medicare patients.
About MediConnect Global
MediConnect Global Inc. (www.MediConnect.net) is the worldwide leader in innovative medical record retrieval, digitization and management for organizations and individuals. As one of the largest cloud-based health information exchanges, MediConnect uses patented delivery processes to help organizations turn inefficient processes into centralized, Web-based workflows that increase project transparency and dramatically reduce time and cost. The company is equally committed to empowering individuals to take control of their own healthcare, which begins with ownership of the information found on their medical records. All MediConnect users benefit from the largest single repository of medical records gathered from throughout the world—approaching 10 million strong. All MediConnect products and services feature strong HIPAA standards-based security.
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