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Physician IT

Nightingale to provide EMR solutions to 20 Ontario clinics

MARKHAM, Ont. – Nightingale Informatix Corp., an application service provider (ASP) of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Practice Management software, announced that it has signed an agreement with MCI Medical Clinics Inc. (MCI), one of Canada’s largest chains of outpatient clinics.

Under the three-year agreement, Nightingale will provide its healthcare software solutions to 20 MCI clinics in Ontario, plus the associated support, training and implementation services. Nightingale will begin by rolling out its EMR software to six clinics through the spring and summer of 2007.

“We are pleased with MCI’s decision to select Nightingale as its EMR solution,” said Sam Chebib (pictured), President and CEO of Nightingale. “This further validates our leadership position in the Canadian EMR market and demonstrates the ability of our solution to address the unique requirements of Ontario physicians, especially those that are part of Family Health Groups and Family Health Networks.”

“MCI is an established leader in the Canadian market, with its breadth of clinics and healthcare services that attract a selected group of talented physicians. We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with MCI and provide them with our innovative, web-based myNightingale EMR solution, which will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient data management and, in turn, enhance the level of MCI’s patient care.”

“MCI conducted a thorough evaluation process,” said Murray Kline, President of MCI. “We concluded that Nightingale has the easiest-to-use and most robust functionality suited for the Canadian market, and we wanted to go with the market leader. At MCI, our fundamental objective is to provide exemplary service to our patients, and implementing Nightingale’s healthcare solution will enable us to attract highly talented physicians and further enhance our standard of patient care, as well as improve operational efficiency. We look forward to exploring opportunities to expand our relationship with Nightingale”.

About MCI Medical Clinics Inc.
MCI Medical Clinics Inc. (MCI) was founded in May, 1986. MCI has grown to 26 centres in Ontario and eight in Alberta. MCI is committed to providing the highest level of service for our patients and the most supportive working environment for our doctors and staff. MCI is associated with more general practice and family physicians than any other private institution in Canada.

About Nightingale
Nightingale Informatix Corporation ( ) is one of North America’s fastest-growing healthcare application service providers (ASP. Nightingale’s Internet-based Electronic Health Record (EHR), Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and practice management solutions are designed to help physicians, clinics, hospitals and other healthcare organizations more efficiently manage their operations and patient records. Nightingale’s products and services offer physicians in United States and Canada leading-edge functionality for clinical documentation, patient scheduling, resource scheduling, billing, transcription, end-to-end coding and claims processing, data management, work flow tools, laboratory interfaces, documentation management and patient portals, along with other real-time services. The Company’s proprietary offerings of software include myNightingale, Entity and Physician WorkStation, providing physicians with a fully integrated, simple-to-use system that automates daily tasks and creates a single, accessible source of patient data.