March 14, 2007 08:00 ET

Lewiston Hospital Selects MEDSEEK to Enhance Website

SOLVANG, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 14, 2007 --MEDSEEK, a leading provider of enterprise e-health solutions with 600-plus hospital clients around the country, announced today that it has been selected by Lewistown Hospital, a 139-bed acute care community hospital in Lewistown, Pa., to enhance its Website. The hospital serves a population of approximately 80,000 in Mifflin, Juniata and surrounding counties.

Lewistown Hospital will utilize SiteMakerE, MEDSEEK's rapid-development content management system, to expand the website's functionality. In the first phase of implementation, Lewistown Hospital's goals are to improve its Web presence, create a more user-friendly site, conduct targeted mailings and add more self-service capabilities. The second phase will focus on creating an employee portal with the "plug and play" functionality.

"We were impressed with MEDSEEK's healthcare experience and hospital client roster," explains Phyllis Mitchell, Director of Development and Community Relations at Lewistown Hospital. "Our goal was to partner with a company that could expand and grow with our needs, continually introduce new web-based solutions and help us to easily and effectively connect with our patients, physicians, consumers and employees."

According to Mike Drake, CEO of MEDSEEK, "We are pleased that Lewistown Hospital has selected MEDSEEK for their portal communication needs. The thought leaders at Lewiston Hospital are acting on their dedication to improve quality care; enhance patient, physician and staff communication and satisfaction; and increase efficiency. After they launch their employee portal, our tools will enable them to continually enhance it with the most advanced capabilities. We look forward to exceeding their expectations now and 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 the healthcare industry, 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 five consecutive years, has more than 600 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.

About Lewistown Hospital

Lewistown Hospital, a 139-bed acute care community hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, serves a population of approximately 80,000 in Mifflin, Juniata and surrounding counties in rural Central Pennsylvania. Its mission is to provide personal, high quality, economical health care that meets the needs of its communities. For more information, visit

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