Nightingale Informatix Corporation, which is an application service provider of EMR software (Electronic Medical Records) along with related services has just disclosed that during its 3rd quarter it will provide 190 seats of its on-demand EMR services to various healthcare facilities. In terms of definition, a “seat” is defined as an one healthcare provider that is paying for Nightingale’s EMR service. These seats will be provide to provided to facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada. For example, one facility that is being included within the 190 is a large Ontario Cardiology practice. Another is an upstate New York specialized care center.
President and CEO of Nightingale, Sam Chebib, stated that he was pleased with the current success regarding the addition of Nightingale’s new EMR customers and that the company wished to expand its presence in North America. He also stated that he believed that there was growth potential for the future for Nightingale’s EMR services. He pointed out that the company had achieved certifications throughout Canada, which have included: Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and others. It was also stated that Nightingale’s EMR services is expected to obtain a meaningful use certification from the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator (ONC).
Some of Nightingale’s successes with signing on new clients have come from the Ontario clinics which are supported through implementation funding from Ontario’s OntarioMD EMR program. Nightingale has experienced a growth in sales, due to a greater awareness of the available funding that is currently available to specialists in the Ontario area. These specialties are wide-ranging and include internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, neurology, nephrology and others. The key to Nightingale’s success with obtaining their contracts is the flexibility of the “Nightingale On Demand” services when it comes to meeting the various individual needs of these differing specialties and medical care services.
The Nightingale corporation is currently one the swiftest growing services in the North American healthcare software industry. It is also recognized as a Web-based (ASP) clinician leader as well as a leader in community based EMR services that tend to the needs of smaller healthcare practices, outpatient clinics that employ multiple physicians and large scale networked and regional healthcare organizations. Nightingale offers a comprehensive set of services that also entail integrated practice management, revenue cycle managing and transcription management. These services allow their customers to enhance patient care while increasing their revenue potential and fully optimizing their operations.