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August 09, 2012 13:43 ET

18-Provider Southern Oregon Orthopedics Adopts SRS EHR After Suffering Legacy EHR Debacle

Physicians Who Have Experienced EHR Failure Value Productivity Focus of SRS

MONTVALE, NJ--(Marketwire - Aug 9, 2012) - SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, announced today that Southern Oregon Orthopedics (SOO) has selected the SRS EHR to replace its failing EHR system for its 18 providers. SOO is located in Medford, Oregon, and is the largest orthopaedic surgery group in southern Oregon.

"Our original EHR was not flexible enough to meet our productivity needs -- with tedious drop-downs it was not user friendly," says Yaser A. Metwally, M.D., SOO. "We de-installed our EHR and replaced it with SRS because the SRS EHR offered our physicians a productivity- and specialty-focused path to data management, meaningful use, and the delivery of high-quality patient care, while supporting -- and enhancing -- our fast-paced workflow."

"Our previous EHR was not meeting our transcription needs, and we could see from the outset that it would not work in meeting meaningful use requirements," says Sherri Battles, R.N., Director of Clinical Services, SOO. "SRS support has been excellent from day 1 -- any questions we had were addressed immediately, and we have been exceedingly confident in the technology and the company. It's quite obvious how SRS earned its impressive reputation for customer service and support, and why SRS is the EHR industry-leader in orthopaedics."

"Physicians who have had a negative experience with another EHR are a growing proportion of our client base," says Evan Steele, CEO of SRS. "As educated consumers, they truly understand and appreciate the value of a productivity-driven EHR and of the eager-to-please corporate culture that pervades every facet of our company -- from our employees to the productivity-focused technology."

About SRS 
SRS is the leading provider of productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians -- with a successful adoption rate unparalleled in the industry. Offered via the Unified Desktop™, the robust SRS EHR, PM, PACS, and Patient Portal increase speed, boost revenue, free physicians' time, and heighten patient care and satisfaction. For more information on SRS, visit www.srssoft.com, e-mail info@srssoft.com, fax 201.802.1301, or call 800.288.8369.

About Southern Oregon Orthopedics
Since 1970, the surgeons at Southern Oregon Orthopedics have provided the residents of southern Oregon and northern California with the highest quality orthopedic surgical care available. They are southern Oregon's largest orthopedic surgery group and their physicians serve as the exclusive orthopedic trauma surgeons for both Rogue Valley Medical Center and Providence Medford Medical Center. Visit www.oregonortho.com for more information.

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