August 28, 2006 08:00 ET

Top-Ranked UCLA Medical Center Selects MEDSEEK to Develop Its Consumer and Employee Portals

SOLVANG, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 28, 2006 -- MEDSEEK, a leading provider of enterprise e-health solutions, announced today that it has been selected to develop consumer and employee portals by UCLA Healthcare, which includes UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA and the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. The annual U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals" survey has ranked the Los Angeles-based UCLA Medical Center among the top five American hospitals and the best hospital in the western United States for 17 consecutive years.

UCLA's hospitals and physicians will utilize MEDSEEK's PortalMaker E, which is used by more than 500 hospitals nationwide, to manage their consumer and employee websites.

Enhanced website functions include:

--  Document Library -- improves document management on the employee
--  eList Serve -- increase the customer relationship management (CRM)
    component of the web and targets information to specific audiences
--  eForms Manager -- creates and distributes more forms via the web
--  Survey Maker -- promotes surveys to consumers and patients and
    generates results
--  Channel Management System -- cross promotes service lines and related
    content from modules, etc.
According to Gale Wilson Steele, founder and chief strategy officer of MEDSEEK, "It is a testament to MEDSEEK's robust solutions to be selected by a healthcare innovator such as UCLA, which is known worldwide as a leader in advancing medicine and quality patient care, as well as for its pioneering use of technology. We look forward to helping them create their revolutionary online communications portals for today into the future."


Solvang, Calif.-based MEDSEEK provides healthcare organizations with online portal management technology for more efficient communication and interaction among institutions, caregivers and patients. MEDSEEK's comprehensive software platform, PortalMaker E, developed specifically for healthcare and the web, creates the infrastructure for more powerful internet, intranet, portal and mobile solutions. With a library of over 140 proven application interfaces, MEDSEEK also provides clinical integration, leveraging existing health information systems (HIS) applications to function as the central viewpoint for all patient data. MEDSEEK, which has been recognized on Deloitte & Touche's Los Angeles Technology Fast 50 list for four consecutive years, has more than 500 installed hospital clients, including Henry Ford Health System, Advocate Health, Cardinal Health System, Pediatrix Medical Group and the Cleveland Clinic. MEDSEEK also maintains offices in Alabama and Mississippi. For more visit or call 888-MEDSEEK.

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