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Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII), a developer of a range of information systems and software for automating medical and dental practices as well as small hospitals, announced today that the Company was ranked 43 in . This marks the 12 consecutive year that the Company has been included on the list. The top 50 in the America’s Best Small Companies list appears in the print edition dated November 5, 2012 and online at .
The list highlights public companies with sales under $1 billion, which are ranked based on return on equity, sales growth and earnings growth over the past year and the past five years. To qualify for inclusion in the list, candidates must have been publicly traded for at least a year, generated annual revenue between $5 million and $1 billion and boasted a stock price no lower than $5 per share. The magazine also factored in stock performance versus each company’s peer group during the last 12 months. Click for detailed methodology.
As listed in the ranking, Quality Systems boasted increases of 23 percent in sales and 15 percent in earnings per share while achieving a 32 percent return on equity.
In addition to being named among America’s 100 Best Small Companies, Quality Systems was recognized from the list as one of the . This year, highlighted the “10 most prolific employers” of the list, highlighting those companies whose biggest boost in headcount resulted from U.S. job creation.
“Again, for the 12 year, Quality Systems was been included in ’ prestigious ranking of America’s Best Small Companies. We continue to demonstrate our abilities to meet the criteria for inclusion in this prominent list. We are proud to be chosen once again, and honored that this year, we also were recognized for growth in our workforce throughout the organization from only 10 companies that were selected from the 100. We thank all our employees for their dedication and contributions and appreciate the loyalty of our client base,” said Steven T. Plochocki, president and chief executive officer.
Irvine, Calif.-based . and its subsidiary develop and market computer-based practice management, electronic health records and revenue cycle management applications as well as connectivity products and services for medical and dental group practices and small hospitals. Visit and for additional information.