Orion Health Jumps Seven Positions on Healthcare Informatics 100 List

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Healthcare Informatics ranks Orion Health in the top 100 for the third year running. The company moved up seven positions since 2007 to 70th place. Increasing need for data integration and the need for the medical community as organizations move to a more patient-centric view of healthcare helped fuel the organizations ranking. Work to address the increase of chronic disease, now the leading cause of death worldwide, according to a recent announcement by the World Health Organization, also adds to an urgency for data integration.

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This ranking is recognition that Orion Health is making significant progress in solving complex health data integration issues in North America.

Orion Health, a leading provider of clinical workflow and integration technology for the healthcare sector, today announced its position among the top 100 Healthcare IT companies, as ranked by Healthcare Informatics. Listed in the top 100 for the third year running, the company moved up seven positions since 2007 to 70th place.

Much of Orion Health's success can be attributed to an increasing need for data integration as the medical community moves to a more patient-centric view of healthcare. Effective management of chronic disease, now the leading cause of death worldwide, according to a recent announcement by the World Health Organization, requires access to a broad range of health information across the care continuum.,

"The Healthcare Informatics 100 list includes the health technology elite of the US market," said Orion Health CEO Ian McCrae.

"This ranking is recognition that Orion Health is making significant progress in solving complex health data integration issues in North America."

Orion Health has experienced continued growth and success in 2008. May 23rd, 2008 the company announced its position as New Zealand's leading software exporter, reporting $53 million NZD in consolidated gross revenue for 2007-2008. Along with record profit, Orion Health continues to expand its efforts in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Orion Health, founded by Ian McCrae in 1993, is the largest New Zealand owned software exporter and regarded internationally as a leading provider of health data management systems.

About Orion Health
Orion Health's easy-to-use solutions and applications improve patient care and clinical decision making by providing integrated health data in a single, unified view. By enhancing existing healthcare information systems, Orion Health's Rhapsody integration engine, Concerto physician portal, and workflow solutions provide healthcare workers with easy access to patient data and trends, and reduce errors and omissions by streamlining information transfer.

Worldwide, Orion Health is implementing health information communities involving over 35 million patients with tens of thousands of active users including Maine's HealthInfoNet and the Vermont Health Information Exchange. Orion Health's partners include leading health system integrators and IT vendors such as Accenture, IBM, Oracle Corporation, Sierra Systems and others. Orion Health has more than 1,000 clients around the world, including Lahey Clinic, New York State Department of Health, UCLA Medical Center, and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More information can be found at http://www.orionhealth.com

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