Health Technology Startup Heats Up Hiring in San Francisco

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Leading Electronic Health Record (EHR) company, Practice Fusion, is bringing on 10 new employees every month. Company has grown 50 percent in Q1 2011 alone.

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The Practice Fusion archetype is an intellectual athlete, personable and a self-starter. Because we are growing at such an intense pace, identifying these values in potential candidates is key for preserving our unique company personality.

Practice Fusion, the fastest growing EHR and healthcare community is ramping up hiring at its San Francisco headquarters. The company has grown from a team of four in 2007 to a current team of 75. The company is expected to pass 150 employees by the end of the year and is seeking new office space to accommodate the growth.

Candidates can review open positions on the company’s careers page and attend an open call interview for the entry-level Account Manager position on May 18, 2011. Successful candidates will help train doctors and medical practices to use Practice Fusion’s free, web-based system; walk them through the EHR implementation process and simplify the transition from a paper-based system to an EHR. In addition to recruiting for the operations department, Practice Fusion is also seeking talent for its marketing, engineering, legal, customer engagement and executive teams.

“Hiring is our most important initiative this year and maintaining the Practice Fusion culture is critical; it’s one element that has helped make us so successful as a company,” said Ryan Howard, CEO and Founder of Practice Fusion. “The Practice Fusion archetype is an intellectual athlete, personable and a self-starter. Because we are growing at such an intense pace, identifying these values in potential candidates is key for preserving our unique company personality.”

Practice Fusion Growth Facts:

  •     Practice Fusion’s free EHR launched in 2007 with four employees and now employs 75; growing 50 percent in the first quarter of 2011 alone.
  •     Practice Fusion outgrew its 8,000 square foot SOMA office space in just 13 months and is planning to relocate to a larger space in San Francisco this summer.
  •     The company recently closed a $23 million Series B round of financing led by Founders Fund.
  •     Leaders in the health IT sector have predicted a demand for 50,000 to 100,000 new jobs to facilitate EHR implementation over the next few years thanks to the 2009 ARRA Economic Stimulus Plan.
  •     Market analysts predict 400% growth in the $1.2 billion market for EHR technology by 2013.
  •     Practice Fusion now has 80,000 users serving more than 11 million patients, and is bringing in 350 new users daily.
  •     Practice Fusion fosters a culture of innovation with a dog-friendly office, catered meals, fully-stocked kitchen, free project days, volunteer program and monthly team events.

“Working at Practice Fusion means you’re truly making a difference in the healthcare sector. I love getting a call from a doctor who’s frustrated or confused, working through the problem and turning them into one of our most passionate fans,” said Nicole Proulx, Practice Fusion Support Specialist. “We’re on the front lines in support, and we have the privilege to be the face of the company for a lot of users. It makes me feel important to represent such a meaningful company every day when I walk into work.”

Candidates interested in joining the Practice Fusion team should visit http://www.practicefusion.com/careers for more information. To RSVP for the Account Manager open call interview, go to http://www.practicefusionopencall1.eventbrite.com/. Doctors interested in using the free Electronic Health Record system in their practice should visit http://www.practicefusion.com to get started today.

About Practice Fusion
Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) system to physicians. With charting, scheduling, e-prescribing, billing, lab integrations, referral letters, unlimited support and a Personal Health Record for patients, Practice Fusion's EHR addresses the complex needs of today's healthcare providers and disrupts the health IT status quo. Practice Fusion is the fastest growing EHR community in the country with more than 80,000 users serving 11 million patients. The company closed a $23 million Series B round of financing led by Founders Fund in April 2011.

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