SOURCE: Horizon MedCorp

Horizon MedCorp

November 19, 2009 15:45 ET

Horizon MedCorp Kicks Off Sales in North Carolina for the SuiteMed Electronic Health Record System (EHR)

The Only EHR System That Includes Remote Patient Monitoring Data Utilization for Management of Chronic Disease

WINSTON-SALEM, NC--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - Horizon MedCorp announces they are launching marketing and sales activities across North Carolina for the SuiteMed Electronic Health Record System. SuiteMed is the only EHR that effectively addresses the need to better manage healthcare costs, the quality of patient care, the increasing difficulty of Physicians meeting the rapidly growing paperwork requirements of an expanding medical delivery system as well as allows for collection of, and utilization of, remote patient monitoring data.

Horizon MedCorp, headquartered in Winston-Salem, is an innovator in disease management services and recognizes the value that patient monitoring can bring with its extended coordination of care, and coupled with the comprehensive SuiteMed EHR from SuiteMed Solutions,, can contribute improved health outcome as well as reduction in overall costs of care.

ALR Technologies' (ALRT) Health-E-Connect disease management system is utilized for the remote patient monitoring. The system can bring much needed assistance to the patient by helping them stay on their care plan and alerts the health professional when they are not. Cost savings for private and government insurance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid for care to the millions of people with diabetes and COPD, could amount to billions of dollars annually. Based on industry studies, cost reduction of nearly $100 billion annually could be achieved if the millions of people in the US with diabetes, COPD and heart disease were adherent to their care plan.

The comprehensive SuiteMed system significantly enhances the operating efficiency of the medical office and the quality of patient care with improved documentation, better tracking of patient health issues, health maintenance alerts, electronic prescribing to eliminate incorrect prescriptions, tracking and monitoring of common and costly medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, COPD, cystic fibrosis and much more.

About Horizon MedCorp:

An innovator in disease management services for patients with chronic disease states, including diabetes, asthma and COPD, Horizon MedCorp provides these services to hundreds of medical clinics and their patients in North Carolina. Horizon MedCorp takes pride in teaming up only with those companies and products that meet their high standards for patient care, ease of clinic and patient utilization and cost efficiencies. Additional information on Horizon MedCorp at

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