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Texas Hospitals Select Healthland Centriq for Complete Electronic Health Record Solution

Healthland, America's market leader of healthcare information technology (HIT) solutions for rural hospitals, today announced that Medina Regional Hospital, Red River Regional Hospital, Ward Memorial Hospital and First Street Hospital have all purchased Healthland Centriq®, a complete Electronic Health Records (EHR) solution designed to meet specific workflows and needs of rural hospitals to deliver the information, features and functionality that are most important to their success. Medina Regional Hospital is a 25-bed critical access facility with both a hospital and clinic in Hondo, Texas. Red River Regional Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Bonham, Texas, providing inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to Fannin County and the surrounding communities. Ward Memorial Hospital is a Level IV Trauma Center and 25-bed facility in Monahans, Texas and First Street Hospital is a general acute care facility located in Bellaire, Texas. Healthland is currently the HIT provider of choice for more than 70 rural hospitals in Texas.

“We selected Healthland Centriq for its fully integrated platform, superior technology and clinician-friendly usability,” said Kevin Frosch, Medina Regional Hospital CFO. “But bottom line, the solution will help us provide the best care we can for our community while cutting costs and improving productivity.”

Medina Regional Hospital selected Healthland Centriq’s full financial and clinical package and will use the solution in both its hospital and clinic. The healthcare provider expects to go live with the solution in Q2 2013.

“We are thrilled to add four more quality healthcare providers, like Medina, Red River, Ward Memorial and First Street, to the Healthland client list,” said Tom Ziel, Healthland Senior Vice President of Sales. “It is no accident that Healthland is the solution provider of choice in rural Texas. We simply understand rural healthcare and we have established solid relationships across this great state. Our goal with clients is to not only provide them with an intuitive system that enables them to provide quality care more effectively and efficiently, but to become a partner for the long term. We look forward to a long partnership with all of these Texas hospitals.”

Healthland leveraged input from rural clinicians throughout the Centriq product design process to create a solution that meets the specific needs of rural healthcare providers. The intuitive and easy-to-use solution promotes clinician adoption, which is critical to achieve Meaningful Use. Centriq also focuses on a superior user experience to support rural hospital workflow, enabling rural providers to deliver safe, quality healthcare while improving the patient experience.

More information about Healthland Centriq is available at: www.healthland.com/centriq.

About Healthland:
Healthland is America’s largest provider of fully integrated solutions to rural community and critical access hospitals, serving more than 500 clients across the country. Software and services from Healthland, including its electronic health record (EHR) solution, empower community hospitals to deliver the best possible healthcare by providing a central repository of patient information in all care settings, be it a hospital, clinic or extended care facility.

With more than 30 years of experience in the rural healthcare market, Healthland solutions are uniquely suited to the size and needs of rural hospitals, enabling them to focus on what they do best – care for family, friends and neighbors. The organization currently has offices in its founding city of Glenwood, Minn., population 2,600, as well as its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn. More information is available at: http://www.healthland.com.

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