The Company Continues to Execute on its Brand Promise
MARKHAM, ON, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Nightingale Informatix Corporation ("Nightingale" or the "Company") (TSX-V: NGH), an application service provider (ASP) of electronic medical record (EMR) software and related services, today announced the appointment of Trevor Henderson to the role of Executive Vice President of Operations, effective immediately. In his role, Mr. Henderson will be an integral part of the Nightingale executive management team. He will oversee the Company's operations in Canada and the US. His teams will have primary responsibility for Nightingale's existing client base, working to achieve the core tenets of Nightingale's Brand Promise, including unparalleled customer service, dedicated ethical people, superior products and Apostle training programs.
"We are excited to have Trevor join the team; his leadership and experience will be a big asset to Nightingale," said Sam Chebib, President and CEO of Nightingale. "Trevor's key mandate is to deepen our relationships with our client base, and to strengthen our ability to deliver on our brand promise of offering best-in-class customer satisfaction. By better aligning our internal infrastructure with our customers' requirements, we can ensure that their needs are being met and addressed in a more effective manner."
A respected industry veteran, Mr. Henderson has almost 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, business development, information technology and marketing. He has held many operational and executive positions in the finance and technology fields, driving technology development, operations, acquisition integration and business development.
In his last position, Mr. Henderson was Senior Vice President & Managing Director at ADESA and OPENLANE, divisions of KAR Auction Services, a NYSE-listed company providing diversified automotive auction, technology and financing services across North America. In this role, Mr. Henderson was the head of a Canadian electronic commerce business facilitating several billion dollars in online vehicle sales. During the past nine years, Mr. Henderson provided strategic, technology and operations leadership in Canada and the US, including responsibilities for online platform development, market and partner development, and acquisitions. Mr. Henderson holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, and undergraduate degrees in Economics and Political Science from McMaster University.
Nightingale is one of the fastest growing health care service and software companies in North America and is recognized as an industry leader in Web-based clinician and community based electronic medical records (EMR) serving the needs of small primary care practices, multi-physician outpatient clinics, and large scale regional health organizations and networks. Coupled with integrated practice management, transcription and revenue cycle management, Nightingale's comprehensive service offering allows customers to enhance patient care, increase revenue opportunities and optimize operations. Nightingale is continuously innovating and enhancing its services to meet the needs of its growing and diverse customer base. Nightingale - Healthcare connected. www.nightingalemd.ca
Forward Looking Statement
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Although Nightingale has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Nightingale does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that are incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. Further information on Nightingale Informatix Corporation is available at www.sedar.com.
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For further information:
Sharmeen Arafat, Marketing Manager
Nightingale Informatix Corporation
Kristen Dickson, Account Executive
The Equicom Group
Tel: 416-815-0700 ext. 273