MARKHAM, ON, May 13 /CNW/ - Nightingale Informatix Corporation ("Nightingale") (TSX-V: NGH), a healthcare Application Service Provider (ASP) of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, today announced its local solution, Nightingale On Demand 8.1, has been certified for Clinical Management Systems (CMS) Specification 2.0 by OntarioMD effective immediately.
Nightingale remains committed to supporting Ontario physicians by maintaining the most advanced standards and certifications that OntarioMD has in place. Eligible Ontario physicians that implement the Nightingale on Demand local solution can continue to apply for funding through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Ontario Medical Association Physician Information Technology Program.
Nightingale is in the final stages of working with OntarioMD and SSHA to complete the CMS ASP certification. Target completion is Spring 2008.
Physicians interested in learning more about the Nightingale products and the certification program should contact Doug Watt, Nightingale's Vice President of Sales, at (905) 307-6875 or firstname.lastname@example.org
OntarioMD was established to support physician adoption of information technology (IT) by connecting Ontario physicians to valuable products and services. OntarioMD's primary goal is to help physicians implement efficiencies in their practice and deliver improved patient care by leveraging the value of IT. OntarioMD is a subsidiary of the Ontario Medical Association and receives funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Nightingale is one of the fastest growing health care service and software companies in North America with over 4.7 million patient records under management in a hosted (ASP) environment. It is recognized as an industry leader in Web-based clinician and community based electronic medical records (EMR) serving the needs of small primary care practices, multi-physician outpatient clinics, and large scale regional health organizations and networks. Coupled with integrated practice management, transcription and revenue cycle management, Nightingale's comprehensive service offering allows customers to enhance patient care, increase revenue opportunities and optimize operations. Nightingale is continuously innovating and enhancing its services to meet the needs of its growing and diverse customer base. Nightingale - Healthcare connected. www.nightingale.md
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Although Nightingale has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Nightingale does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. Further information on Nightingale Informatix Corporation is available at www.sedar.com
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