SOURCE: SRSsoft

October 14, 2008 10:30 ET

Sierra Regional Spine Institute Selects Hybrid EMR Solution

SRS Maximizes Accessibility to Patient Medical Information, Ensures Highest Degree of Patient Care

MONTVALE, NJ--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - SRS, the leader in hybrid EMR solutions, today announced that the Sierra Regional Spine Institute (SRSI) has selected the SRS hybrid EMR for its eight providers. SRSI is a prestigious group of advanced spinal care and orthopaedic specialists based in Reno, Nevada.

"From a business and operational standpoint, the SRS hybrid EMR solution will streamline our workflow. The efficiencies gained will be redirected into the practice to enhance productivity and communication," says Penny Forbes, Practice Administrator of SRSI. "With SRS Clinical Manager™, our physicians will have the most up-to-date medical information at their fingertips, enabling them to provide the highest quality of care and service to their patients."

"Sierra Regional Spine Institute is a renowned group of dedicated spinal and orthopaedic care providers," says Evan Steele, CEO of SRS. "We are thrilled that SRSI has joined the SRS family and chosen our hybrid EMR solution as their digital platform. Designed to be powerful yet easy to use, SRS solutions have increased the adoption of electronic medical record technology nationwide."

SRS offers scalable solutions that effectively infuse necessary technology into fast-paced healthcare environments. SRS solutions deliver measurable workflow efficiencies and a significant return on investment without subjecting physicians to tedious data entry, laborious training, and lengthy implementation.

"My colleagues and I are looking forward to adopting the SRS hybrid EMR. Our day-to-day routines will run much smoother, and we will be able to access our patients' medical information no matter where we are -- in town, or in the world," says James Rappaport, M.D., Head Surgeon of SRSI. "SRS will be a huge advantage, especially when we are participating as educators in seminars or as physicians for the U.S. Ski Team abroad."

About Sierra Regional Spine Institute

Sierra Regional Spine Institute was founded in 1991 by James R. Rappaport, M.D. Because of the complexities involved in evaluating and treating spinal disorders, all SRSI physicians have advanced training and a dedicated interest in spinal disorders. The Institute's physicians also have a unique reputation for combining conservative approaches with mastery of the latest, cutting-edge technology, and are the first to bring many advanced treatments for spinal disorders to the region. In addition, Sierra Regional Spine physicians lecture and teach at education programs throughout the country and abroad. With a skilled and caring staff comprising surgeons, physiatrists, physical therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and x-ray technicians, the institute is optimal choice for patients with spinal problems. Additional information is available online at http://www.sierraregionalspine.com.

About SRS

SRS is the recognized leader in providing healthcare IT solutions to orthopaedic practices nationwide. Its award-winning hybrid EMR, Clinical Manager™, offers powerful and flexible solutions to the complex requirements of clinical workflows, patient care, and efficient orthopaedic practice operations. Prominent orthopaedic groups overwhelmingly choose SRS because of its unique fit with the demands of their specialty. For more information on SRS, visit www.srssoft.com, e-mail info@srssoft.com, fax 201.802.1301, or call 800.288.8369.

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