Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems and Praxis Join Forces to Automate Transmission of Patient Results from Lab Instruments to Praxis EMR

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Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems, Inc. and Praxis Electronic Medical Records announced today a partnership to interface Praxis EMR, the only template-free electronic medical records system, with the FFlex eLink IMR system, the most cost-effective instrument management solution available today. This integration will enable doctors to electronically import patient results from their clinical lab instruments into their Praxis program.

Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems, Inc. and Praxis Electronic Medical Records announced today a partnership to interface Praxis EMR, the only template-free electronic medical records system, with the FFlex eLink IMR system, the most cost-effective instrument management solution available today. This integration will enable doctors to electronically import patient results from their clinical lab instruments into their Praxis program.

“Small physician office labs are frequently excluded from taking advantage of today’s improved technology because of cost," said Neal Flora, CEO of Fletcher-Flora. "FFlex eLink IMR provides a simple and cost-effective integration solution for this underserved segment of the industry."

"This partnership will help Praxis and Fletcher-Flora customers receive maximum benefit from their investments while streamlining operations and providing better, more timely patient care,” added Richard Low, MD, President of Infor-Med Corporation, the company that develops Praxis EMR.

FFlex eLink IMR is software designed to provide much needed connectivity directly between a laboratory’s clinical instruments and an Electronic Medical Records, Practice Management System, Electronic Health Records or other host system. FFlex eLink IMR streamlines integration of one or more instruments to a host which reduces the need for manual transcription of results, and can increase lab efficiency, improve accuracy in the patient’s electronic record, and reduce liability associated with transcription errors. FFlex eLink IMR not only accepts patient results from instruments and transmits the data to an EMR system, but also provides a user interface that allows users to define tests and age/sex dependent reference ranges, approve or reject results, monitor real-time instrument logs, enter offline results from manual “bench” tests and print patient reports.

About Fletcher-Flora
For more than 20 years, Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems, Inc., has developed and marketed Laboratory Information Systems for physician offices, group practices and hospital laboratories. The company has grown to become a leader in both the non-hospital market and hospital market. With its multiple lines of LIS solutions, Fletcher-Flora has successfully installed more than 1,400 systems in physician office laboratories, group practices, clinics, group practices and small hospitals. For more information about Fletcher-Flora’s product suites, please contact us at (800) 777-1471, visit our Web site at http://www.fletcher-flora.com or email us at fflexelink(at)fletcher-flora(dot)com.

About Praxis EMR
Praxis is a unique Electronic Medical Records software that uses self-learning free text instead of the structured language imposed by templates. This vital difference makes Praxis an extremely rapid and flexible product that serves thousands of satisfied physician-users. Praxis EMR ranked #1 in the 2009 American Academy of Family Physicians' (AAFP) Family Practice Management EHR User Satisfaction Survey (http://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p25.pdf) in the areas of Improving Medical Quality, Health Maintenance, Disease Management, and Training and Support, all critical for new ARRA stimulus funding. Physicians also ranked Praxis #1 in saving them money (http://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p25.html). View a free Praxis demo at http://www.praxisemr.com/demo.

Statements contained in this press release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based largely on Fletcher-Flora Healthcare Systems’ expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties beyond Fletcher-Flora's control, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive and other factors affecting Fletcher-Flora's operations, management team effectiveness, expansion strategies, available financing, market prices and recovery costs, government regulations involving Fletcher-Flora and facts and events not known at the time of this release. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release.

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