Institute for Health Technology Transformation Announces Top 5 Public Companies to Watch in Health Care Technology for 2010

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The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is proud to announce the top five companies to watch in health care technology for 2010.

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is proud to announce the top five companies to watch in health care technology for 2010.

"In anticipation for the 2010 Health Technology Investment Forum, taking place September 21st in New York City, we are pleased to announce the Top 5 Public Companies to watch for this year in Health Care Technology," said Waco Hoover, CEO, Institute for Health Technology Transformation. "These companies were selected by our research team because of their phenomenal growth, management teams, return to shareholders, future outlook, as well as innovation in their respective technology offerings. Additionally we looked at companies that range from early stage, mid cap, and large cap in health it that are publicly traded."

The companies selected by the Institute for Health Technology Transformation include: Accretive Health (AH: NYSE); Merge Healthcare (MRGE: NASD); MMR Information Systems (MMRF: OB); Quality Systems (QSII: NASD); and SXC Health Solutions (SXCI: NASD).

Accretive Health is a built-for-purpose company founded in 2003 with the sole focus of generating significant, sustainable improvements in revenue cycle outcomes sufficient to enhance healthcare providers' ability to pursue their core mission: the delivery of high quality healthcare services to their communities. We pursue this mission by offering end-to-end managed services for revenue cycle operations and through the creation of productive, long-term partnerships with providers.

Merge Healthcare develops and integrates information technology to create a better electronic healthcare experience. Merge products, ranging from standards-based development toolkits to sophisticated clinical applications, have been used by healthcare providers, vendors and researchers worldwide for over 20 years. Additional information can be found at

MMR Information Systems develops and markets secure, easy-to-use online Personal Health Records for consumers and end-to-end professional electronic document management solutions for healthcare providers. MMR is creating a global footprint for sales of its proprietary line of solutions and services that help consumers and professionals alike better manage essential health information. The Company's newest offering, MMRPro, is designed to give small to mid-size physician practices a cost-effective system for digitizing paper-based medical records and sharing them with patients in real time through an integrated patient portal. Visit and for additional information.

Quality Systems, located in Irvine California along with its NextGen Healthcare Information Systems subsidiary develop and market computer-based practice management, patient records and revenue cycle management applications as well as connectivity products and services for medical and dental group practices. Visit and for additional information.

SXC Health Solutions Corp. is a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) solutions to the healthcare benefits management industry. As the industry's "Technology-Enabled PBM"(TM), SXC's product offerings and solutions combine a wide range of advanced PBM services, software applications, application service provider processing services, and professional services to help healthcare organizations reduce the cost of prescription drugs and deliver better healthcare to their members. SXC serves many of the largest organizations in the pharmaceutical supply chain, such as health plans; employers; Federal, provincial, and state governments; institutional pharmacies; pharmacy benefit managers; and retail pharmacy chains. SXC is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois with multiple locations in North America. Learn more at

The 2010 Health Technology Investment Forum, taking place September 21, 2010 in New York City, is the premier conference for CEOs, investors, analysts, healthcare executives, and industry stakeholders focused on healthcare information technology. The Forum is a one-day conference that will provide an opportunity for investors and healthcare leaders to discover the latest trends and investment opportunities. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from both public and private high growth companies, gaining unparalleled investment insight.

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.


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