Nightingale to provide EMR solutions
to 20 Ontario clinics
– 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
“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
“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.
Nightingale Informatix Corporation (www.nightingale.md
) 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.