CHICAGO and ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) announced today that HealthGrid Chief Executive Officer Raj Toleti was honored as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for the Florida Region in the Health Care Technology category.
The program recognizes entrepreneurs in more than 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The winners were selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The award recipients were unveiled at a special gala on June 7 at the Lowes Sapphire Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Ernst & Young provides global advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. The company helps organizations retain the confidence of investors, manage risk and strength controls.
“It is an honor to be among the recipients of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award,” said HealthGrid Chief Executive Officer, RajToleti. “This prestigious award puts a spotlight on the vision and innovation of HealthGrid and celebrates the company’s outstanding achievements in using health information technology for successful patient engagement.”
On May 21, Allscripts acquired HealthGrid, expanding the company’s consumer engagement platform, Allscripts FollowMyHealth®. The integration of HealthGrid capabilities into the FollowMyHealth platform enables provider organizations to reach 100% of their patient populations without requiring their healthcare consumers to sign into a portal. The functionality will leverage existing patients’ contact information, connecting providers with patients and creating opportunities to reach new heights of patient outreach and engagement.
Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) is a leader in healthcare information technology solutions that advance clinical, financial and operational results. Our innovative solutions connect people, places and data across an Open, Connected Community of Health™. Connectivity empowers caregivers to make better decisions and deliver better care for healthier populations. To learn more, visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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