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SOMERSET, N.J., April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MTBC (NASDAQ: MTBC) (NASDAQ: MTBCP), a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based EHR and practice management solutions, today announced that Ryan Howard, founder and former CEO of Practice Fusion, has joined MTBC as Special Advisor to the CEO. In this role, he will be providing strategic guidance to support the growth of MTBC’s next generation EHR, talkEHR.
“Ryan is an accomplished strategist and thought leader who built the largest cloud-based physician-patient platform in the United States by offering a free EHR,” said Stephen Snyder, MTBC CEO. “We share Ryan’s disruptive vision of empowering healthcare providers with a top-tier, free EHR and are thrilled that he will be helping support our continued growth.”
“I’m very pleased to join MTBC as Special Advisor to the CEO” said Howard. “Having spent much of the last decade building the largest physician-patient platform in the United States, I look forward to supporting MTBC’s full launch and growth of talkEHR.”
talkEHR is designed to utilize natural language processing and artificial intelligence to automate key components of patient charting and reduce manual tasks and errors. It is offered completely free of cost to healthcare providers. talkEHR users are also eligible to upgrade to MTBC’s premium, end-to-end medical billing solution, which is offered at one of the lowest price points in the industry.
Howard, a serial entrepreneur and industry veteran, founded Practice Fusion in 2005. Under his leadership, Howard grew Practice Fusion into one of the largest physician-patient platforms in the United States. In 2016, Howard founded iBeat, a wearable technology company, which he continues to lead as CEO.
MTBC is a healthcare information technology company that provides a fully integrated suite of proprietary web-based solutions, together with related business services, to healthcare providers. Our integrated Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) platform helps our customers increase revenues, streamline workflows and make better business and clinical decisions, while reducing administrative burdens and operating costs. MTBC’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MTBC,” and its Series A Preferred Stock trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MTBCP.”
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