|[October 15, 2013]
Leading Patient Portal Relaunches as Medfusion
CARY, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
Medfusion, a leading provider of patient engagement and practice
efficiency software, announced today the rebranding of the recently
reacquired company and patient portal. The name was selected based on
the company's history and commitment to developing innovative technology
that has resulted in successful industry acceptance and adoption. In
2010, Intuit (News - Alert) acquired Medfusion and renamed it Intuit Health. On August
21, 2013, Medfusion founder Steve Malik reacquired the
patient-to-provider business from Intuit.
Medfusion's patient portal enhances relationships between patients and
providers by enabling secure, online data exchange, which is vital to
encouraging patient engagement and improving patient outcomes. Since the
company's inception, Medfusion has focused on providing proactive
support and innovative solutions that address the current and future
needs of the healthcare industry.
"Medfusion was established with the mission of improving technology for
key stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem," said Malik. "Today, we
are reaffirming our focus on helping providersattract and retain loyal
patients by improving patient satisfaction and outcomes."
Medfusion also announced that experienced industry veterans Vern
Davenport and Buck Goldstein will join the board of directors. The board
will ensure that the company continues to innovate and develop
technologies that help both providers and patients.
Davenport, former CEO of M*Modal, Inc. and Misys Healthcare, has more
than three decades of senior executive experience in healthcare IT. His
broad range of experience gives him a unique perspective of where the
industry will head in the coming years and the technology that will be
needed in healthcare.
Goldstein, University Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, previously served on Medfusion's board as
Chairman, and has a deep understanding of the company's history and
commitment to meeting user's needs.
The company's website will also change to www.medfusion.com
as part of the relaunch.
Medfusion is dedicated to enhancing the relationship between patients
and providers by redefining how they communicate with one another. We
offer the ability to shift routine tasks online and to mobile vehicles,
improving practice efficiency and driving patient engagement, all while
empowering providers to meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements. Our
solutions also optimize time and resources for ambulatory practices, so
healthcare providers can focus on what they do best-caring for their
patients. Learn more at www.medfusion.com.
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