SOURCE: TimeTrade Systems

September 08, 2008 10:22 ET

Top Healthcare IT Blog Names TimeDriver "Cool Technology of the Week"

Dr. John Halamka, the "GeekDoctor" a Fan of Web Self-Service, Calls TimeDriver "Cool Idea"

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - September 8, 2008) - One of the world's leading healthcare IT blogs, Life as a Healthcare CIO, today named TimeDriver its "Cool Technology of the Week." TimeDriver is a free personal appointment scheduler created by TimeTrade Systems, the leader in customer self-service appointment scheduling for enterprises large and small.

Dr. John Halamka is the CIO of the CareGroup Health System, CIO and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network, CEO of MA-SHARE, Chair of the US Healthcare Information technology Standards Panel and a practicing Emergency Physician. He is also considered one of the top healthcare bloggers covering topics that range from policies and governance to living life to its fullest.

Dr. Halamka cited TimeDriver as "a cool idea that is kind of self-service social networking application for appointment scheduling. I like this concept a great deal, since I'm a real fan of Web-based self-service applications."

TimeDriver entered general beta recently and enables individuals to easily invite others to schedule a professional interaction either via phone or in person by offering a self-service scheduling link to Web pages and emails. TimeDriver is an appointment automation system that drives a steady flow of appointments into a user's Outlook or Google calendar, without email or phone tag.

TimeTrade also provides on-demand, appointment scheduling solutions to large healthcare and commercial organizations to solve complex scheduling issues with highly configurable solutions that can scale to support hundreds of thousands of appointments across multiple applications.

About TimeTrade Systems

TimeTrade Systems is the leader in customer self-service appointment scheduling solutions for enterprises and individuals. More than 200 million appointments have been scheduled through TimeTrade. Headquartered in Bedford, MA, TimeTrade offers Web-based solutions that enable customers to streamline operations, improve workflow and increase marketing and sales outreach. The company's customers include some of the largest government agencies, retailers, healthcare and other organizations as well as small-to-medium sized businesses. TimeTrade solves complex scheduling issues with high-performance, highly configurable solutions that are scalable to handle hundreds of thousands of appointments across multiple locations. TimeTrade Systems can be reached at www.timetrade.com.

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