SOURCE: Boston Software

April 29, 2008 09:00 ET

Boston Software Systems Appoints Ken Carter as Chief Technology Officer

Seasoned Software and Services Executive to Drive Company's Product Development and Growth

SHERBORN, MA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Boston Software Systems™, the leader in workflow automation technology to the healthcare market, today announced that Ken Carter has joined the company's senior management team as chief technology officer (CTO). Carter will be responsible for overseeing and managing the development efforts of Boston Software Systems' flagship technology, Boston WorkStation™ and UNISON™ as well as new products.

"Ken's experience in software technology across the healthcare, financial, manufacturing and commercial industries, as well as his keen business leadership, will be invaluable to us as we continue to expand our product line and partnerships," said Sara McNeil, president for Boston Software Systems. "Ken's breadth and depth of knowledge in the latest technologies will help us explore the most appropriate growth avenues to provide competitive products to the market. His experience complements that of Rich McNeil, the original developer of Boston WorkStation technology, who will continue to play a key role in the design and development of our products."

"Boston Software Systems helps the world's leading healthcare organizations automate basic tasks and complex processes, enhance revenue cycle management, reduce medical errors, as well as maximize its resources," said Carter. "Its innovative Boston WorkStation technology has become a standard at the intersection of these critical technical, operational and business initiatives. By addressing the gaps that exist between applications and systems, Boston WorkStation is saving customers weeks of work and thousands of dollars. I look forward to successfully contributing to the company's growth strategy with the enhancement of current offerings and development of new products."

Before joining Boston Software Systems, Carter founded a successful start-up software integration and consulting company called Strategic Product Integration, Inc (SPII) in Atlanta, Ga. As a majority owner and director, he provided strategic technical vision and business leadership. He established strategic partnerships with third parties that led to large contracts with Fortune 500 companies. Under Carter's leadership the company experienced dramatic growth in size and sales. After five years, SPII then merged with a business intelligence (BI) organization forming a new data warehousing and BI product and services company called Obvient Strategies.

Carter was also practice manager of enterprise technical services for Blackbaud, Inc., a software and service provider serving the non-profit sector. He also founded and served as principal and chief architect of a custom software and services provider called True Elevated Solutions, LLC.

Carter attended University of Michigan-Dearborn where he majored in information systems, with a concentration in business. Carter resides in Charleston, S.C. with his wife Annalee and two children.

About Boston WorkStation™

Boston WorkStation is a workflow automation and integration technology that provides an environment for on-demand process innovation and development. Boston WorkStation allows healthcare organizations to automate common tasks throughout the organization including revenue cycle projects, interactions with Web sites, integrating new applications, systems and devices, and electronically monitoring and managing user activity.

About Boston Software Systems

Boston Software Systems is the leading standard for workflow automation and system integration software, enabling healthcare organizations to streamline complex business processes and improve productivity. Hundreds of healthcare organizations worldwide respond to regulatory and business initiatives by using Boston WorkStation technology to automate and improve processes throughout their facilities. UNISON accelerates the development of critical dictionary and table synchronization in specific hospital information system environments. Customers include more than 50 HCA hospitals, Mayo hospitals, Stanford Medical Center, CHRISTUS Health, Lutheran Health Network and Tenet Healthcare. Boston Software Systems partners with leading application and system vendors such as McKesson, Siemens, Misys, Orion International and Emdeon. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at or call 866.653.5105.

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