December 1, 2004
Greenway Medical Technologies Extends AT&T Contract for Secure Networking Solution to Transmit Confidential Data
CARROLLTON, Ga., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical software and services provider Greenway Medical Technologies has signed an $8.8 million contract extension with AT&T for a wide area networking solution. Greenway Medical Technologies is a software and services provider focused on delivering physician-centric applications that integrate medical practices' clinical, financial and administrative processes.
Greenway delivers its software program to approximately 130 medical facilities across the country using AT&T's Frame Relay service, which offers secure, high-speed data transmission. The contract renewal provides for the addition of 100 sites to the network each year to accommodate Greenway's growing customer base."We are excited to continue our relationship with AT&T," said W.T. Green, III, president and chief operating officer of Greenway Medical Technologies. "AT&T's service provides reliable, fast and secure communication with our clients, which is critical to ensure performance, customer satisfaction and, most importantly, the confidentiality of valuable medical information and compliance with Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations."
By integrating business and clinical functions, Greenway enables physicians and practice managers to better serve their patients, more efficiently manage their practices, and increase practice profitability. Greenway uses AT&T's BusinessDirect(R) portal to gain online access to tools that provide real-time reports on network performance and direct access to AT&T's ordering, status, inventory and trouble management systems.
For more than 125 years, AT&T has been known for unparalleled quality and reliability in communications. Backed by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs, the company is a global leader in local, long distance, Internet and transaction-based voice and data services.
About Greenway Medical Technologies
Based in Carrollton, Ga., Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. is the only established software and service provider of an integrated practice management, electronic medical records (EMR), and managed care software solution that utilizes Microsoft.NET architecture. A group of more than seventy-five physicians and healthcare professionals joined forces with a team of technologists to develop a suite of integrated, physician-centric software solutions designed to meet the healthcare industry's demand for dependable, HIPAA-era management software solutions. This software and service solution, called PrimeSuite, enables physicians, practice managers, and other healthcare providers to better serve their patients, more efficiently manage their practices, and increase practice profitability.
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