SOURCE: MedLink International, Inc.

MedLink International, Inc.

February 18, 2011 13:10 ET

Hayes Clinical Laboratory to Offer MedLink's iSuite EHR

NAPLES, FL--(Marketwire - February 18, 2011) -  MedLink (OTCBB: MLKNA), a leading provider of clinical electronic health records (EHR) software and healthcare IT solutions, and Hayes Clinical Laboratory, southern Florida's largest privately held clinical laboratory, announced today that Hayes has partnered with MedLink to provide financial assistance to the Hayes network of physicians that implement MedLink's iSuite EHR v4.0, a CCHIT Certified® 2011 ambulatory EHR. This program will provide assistance to the Hayes community of physicians across southern Florida to achieve meaningful use compliance and qualify for federal incentive dollars of $44,000 to $63,750 per provider over the next five years. Hayes will subsidize the cost of MedLink's iSuite EHR up to 85% in its continuing effort to help physicians adopt a comprehensive clinical and financial EHR to advance the quality and efficiency of care.

MedLink's iSuite 4.0 EHR, a CCHIT 2011 Certified Ambulatory EHR and 2011/2012 ONC-ATCB certified EHR, qualifies its users for 'meaningful use,' allowing for the automation of everyday clinical functions such as prescriptions, documenting patient visits, lab ordering, creating notes and tasks, and much more to create immediate efficiencies in practice productivity. Deployed as a web-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the iSuite EHR can be accessed securely from any PC or internet enabled device, significantly reducing the upfront hardware costs required for implementing traditional software based EHR systems and allowing for faster implementations.

"Hayes Lab has a long-standing reputation as a leader in leveraging technology to provide the highest quality of service to patients and providers alike. The subsidies provided by Hayes enable much more than just EHR adoption financial assistance, but will serve to improve the quality and efficiency in patient care through interoperability and improved access to information, benefiting all healthcare participants. In addition, MedLink's iSuite EHR technology can provide reduced operational costs for both the lab and the physician's practice with more efficient processes that create a competitive advantage for Hayes by increasing physician and patient satisfaction," stated Trent Hayes, Vice President at Hayes Laboratory.

About Hayes Clinical Laboratory
Headquartered in Boynton Beach, Florida, Hayes Clinical Laboratory is the largest privately held full service medical laboratory in southern Florida, performing clinical laboratory, clinical pathology and specialty tests to the healthcare community with locations throughout southern Florida, from Boca Raton to Sanibel Island. A family run business since 1962, with a legacy as the "The Laboratory of Choice" in southern Florida, the third generation of Hayes family management continues to guide the Laboratory on its core founding principles of providing the highest level of personalized service while delivering the highest quality and most expeditious results possible. With more than 150 years of combined experience in the laboratory industry, as well as the collective skills and knowledge of our officers, Hayes Clinical Laboratory continues to reinforce the highest of expectations of both patient and our referring physician network with technological and medical expertise experience, and hands-on management.

About MedLink
MedLink is a healthcare IT company providing the medical community with products and services designed for the creation, management and sharing of clinical information through innovative and scalable solutions. MedLink's suite of products includes the MedLink iSuite EHR and PM, MedLink Lab, MedLink IX and the Connect HIN (Health Information Network). MedLink provides its ambulatory services to physicians in 28 states, supporting more than 25 specialties, as well as intuitive software and service solutions on the enterprise level to enhance outreach and interoperability for laboratories, hospitals, and regional healthcare organizations. MedLink's suite of services are all designed on an integrated platform that provides for seamless collaboration and data interoperability for all healthcare participants. For more information regarding MedLink's products and services, please visit

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