Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Comprehensive iPad-based EMR: ClearPractice Nimble

ClearPractice Announces General Release of Nimble™ - a Comprehensive EMR for the iPad™

ClearPractice, a provider of innovative software solutions for physicians and medical groups, today announced the general market release of Nimble, the company's comprehensive electronic medical record application designed and developed specifically for iPad.

Adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) software has historically been slow as many traditional EMR systems often impede physician workflow costing them both time and money. ClearPractice focused on eliminating this barrier by leveraging iPad to create an app that enhances the care delivery process whether in the exam room, hospital room, or family room.

"There are 560,000 office based physicians in the U.S. Seventy percent are in small practices and most still use paper-based records,” said John Doerr, venture capitalist and board member. “iPad will transform health care IT, and Nimble is the game changer: it gives doctors real-time information to better serve vital patient needs."

Nimble is a comprehensive EMR solution that connects either through Wi-Fi or 3G to the ClearPractice cloud so no data is stored on the device, making it secure and HIPAA compliant. The application contains all the features of the company’s existing SaaS based EMR solution including scheduling, charting, prescribing, inpatient rounds, lab review/ordering, messaging and more. The product also seamlessly integrates with the company’s practice management and billing system so all charges are automatically captured, scrubbed, and electronically submitted for payment.

“We didn’t just replicate our existing EMR system on iPad, we took the opportunity to rethink the EMR experience and do all the things we could never do via other devices or platforms.” said Joel Andersen, President of ClearPractice. “Nimble provides doctors instant access to the critical information and patient care tools they need regardless of where or when that care takes place – the point of care is now everywhere.”

As part of the product release, the company is providing an iPad and a copy of Nimble free of charge to the first 500 physicians that subscribe to the Practice Edition of ClearPractice, the company’s integrated SaaS-based EMR and practice management solution. A free evaluation copy of Nimble is available for download via the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. Additional information about Nimble can be found at www.be-nimble.com.

About Nimble

Nimble is a comprehensive electronic medical record solution that includes all the features of the company’s existing SaaS EMR solution including scheduling, charting, prescribing, inpatient rounds, lab review/ordering, messaging and more. The product also seamlessly integrates with the company’s SaaS billing system so charges are automatically captured, scrubbed, and electronically submitted for payment. Nimble runs natively on iPad and connects either through a wireless or 3G connection to ClearPractice’s SaaS environment. No data is stored on the device making it secure and HIPAA compliant. A free trial version of Nimble is available for download via the Apple App Store and more information about Nimble can be found at www.be-nimble.com.

About ClearPractice

ClearPractice provides innovative web-based (SaaS) software solutions to physicians, medical groups, and other healthcare organizations. The company’s integrated solutions include electronic medical record (EMR) software accessible via web browser, iPad, or iPhone, as well as practice management, electronic prescribing, and personal health record solutions. ClearPractice is a member of the EGHC family of healthcare companies, proudly serving thousands of physicians and healthcare organizations nationwide. For more information, visit www.clearpractice.com or call 877-943-6379.

To learn more about ClearPractice, please visit www.clearpractice.com

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