SOURCE: MedLink International, Inc.

MedLink International, Inc.

March 03, 2011 15:21 ET

Secure EDI and MedLink to Collaborate on EHR Offering to Over 9,000 Puerto Rico-Based Physicians

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 3, 2011) - MedLink (PINKSHEETS: MLKNA) (OTCQB: MLKNA), a leading provider of clinical software and healthcare IT solutions, along with Secure EDI, a leading provider of electronic claims solutions and healthcare IT services for payers and providers announced today the launch of its collaboration to offer Secure EMR to the Puerto Rican market. Secure EMR 4.0, a product co-developed by MedLink and Inmediata Health Group Corporation, Puerto Rico's leading healthcare EDI exchange and a subsidiary of Secure EDI, will be marketed as a fully integrated EHR, Practice Management and electronic claims connectivity solution to the more than 9,000 Inmediata Providers throughout Puerto Rico. Secure EMR is a CCHIT 2011 Certified Ambulatory EHR and 2011/2012 ONC-ATCB certified EHR that 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.

"With close to ten (10) years of providing electronic claims and other technology services we have become a trusted resource to the Puerto Rican market that our Providers have come to rely on to provide technology solutions. Secure EMR is a natural extension of our technology offerings, as our clients have looked to us to provide and easy to use, affordable, and compliant EHR that fits the needs and workflows of the Puerto Rican practice," said Secure EDI CEO, Barry Byrd. "We are excited to collaborate with our technology partner MedLink, to provide our network of physicians in Puerto Rico a CCHIT 2011 Certified Ambulatory EHR and 2011/2012 ONC-ATCB certified EHR that will assist them in qualifying for 'meaningful use'."

Secure EMR 4.0 will be deployed as a web-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and will provide implementation, training and support services all from its Puerto Rico based offices and technology centers. The Secure EMR 4.0 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 while also freeing physicians in smaller practices from the need to manage costly software, networking and hardware issues and allowing for faster implementations.

About Secure EDI
Secure EDI, based in North Carolina, US, is a healthcare transactions integrator, creating electronic interfaces between medical, dental and institutional providers and payors. The company's suite of Web-based services increases efficiency and helps to reduce costs through real-time adjudication of claims, electronic funds transfers, on-line reconciliation and data mining and informatics. The Company currently operates in the US and Puerto Rico. Please visit www.secureedi.com for more information.

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 www.medlinkus.com

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