SOURCE: Comprehensive Billing Solutions

February 13, 2006 08:30 ET

Comprehensive Billing Solutions and Misys Healthcare Systems Align to Provide Electronic Medical Records Solution to Medical Practices

SARASOTA, FL and RALEIGH, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2006 -- Comprehensive Billing Solutions (CBS) and Misys Healthcare Systems, a market leader in healthcare IT, today announced a new relationship that will enable CBS to provide Misys' Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software to their clients.

Through the collaboration, CBS -- a full service physician accounts receivable management company -- is adding Misys EMR® to the solutions it offers to local businesses. In addition to the product, CBS will provide the infrastructure, hosting and application support through their proven ASP business model.

"We've been a practice management customer of Misys for more than five years and selected their EMR product for its proven stability and robust functionality," said Susan Coles, president and CEO of CBS.

The award-winning Misys EMR solution will enable CBS's physicians and medical practices to streamline productivity and maximize profitability. This modularly designed product provides electronic capabilities for routine tasks related to clinical data (such as transcription, imaging, orders management, messaging and prescription writing), as well as a wireless point-of-connection for physicians in the examination room. System implementation is flexible and the interface design is user-friendly, with three graphical screens displaying the bulk of information physicians and staff need access to during a patient visit.

"This partnership allows us to offer a state-of-the-art EMR solution to our physicians! We are excited to launch and confident their practices will benefit greatly in terms of ROI," said Coles.

In order to support this expansion, CBS has hired IT specialist Lisa Weinmann who will direct this new expansion. Lisa has worked in the IT field for over ten years, and comes to CBS from Unisource Administrators where she was Director of Client Services. Lisa holds a M.A. from FSU in Business Administration.

"The information technology capabilities required to adopt, implement and maintain an EMR solution can sometimes be a barrier for smaller medical practices," said Scott Sanner, vice president of sales and implementation for Misys Healthcare Systems. "Through our relationship with CBS, we know they not only have the infrastructure and experience to service this market, but they understand Misys products. We're excited to work with them as they take Misys EMR out to their practices."

About Comprehensive Billing Solutions, Inc.

Comprehensive Billing Solutions, based in Sarasota, Florida, provides physician accounts receivable management, billing, consulting, auditing, and electronic medical record products and services to physician practices in all specialties. CBS employs AHIMA Certified Coding Specialists and consistently outperforms the MGMA standards for collections. With over 20 years of industry experience, CBS is a member of the American Health Information Management Association and the Medical Group Management Association. For more information, visit www.cbsfl.com.

About Misys Healthcare Systems

Misys Healthcare Systems, one of the top five healthcare IT companies in North America, develops and supports reliable, easy-to-use software and services of exceptional quality that enable physicians and caregivers to more easily manage the complexities of healthcare. Misys' family of leading clinical products and Web-based technologies -- Misys Optimum™ solutions -- are designed from the ground up to share patient data across all medical care settings. Misys Optimum connects community-based physicians and caregivers to the acute care enterprise, enabling increased efficiencies, better decision-making and improved hospital-physician relations. For more information, visit www.misyshealthcare.com.

About Misys plc

Misys plc (FTSE: MSY), the global software company, is one of the world's largest and longest-established providers of industry-specific software. Founded in 1979, Misys serves the international banking and healthcare industries, combining technological expertise with in-depth understanding of customers' markets and operational needs. In banking Misys is a market leader with over 1,200 customers, including 49 of the world's top 50 banks. In healthcare Misys is also a market leader, serving more than 92,000 physicians in 18,000 practice locations, 1,250 hospitals and 600 home care providers. In UK general insurance Misys is the market leader in software solutions. Through Sesame, a wholly-owned subsidiary, the company is also a leading provider of support services to about 7,800 financial advisers in the UK. Misys employs over 6,500 people who serve customers in more than 120 countries. For more information, visit www.misys.com.

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