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February 4, 2014

Practice Fusion Adds Updox Direct Secure Messaging

Practice Fusion Adds Updox Direct Secure Messaging to its Electronic Health Record (EHR) Platform

Country’s Largest Physician-Patient Community Chooses Largest Direct Messaging Network Satisfying Key Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirement

Dublin, Ohio, February 4, 2014 - Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for independent physicians and medical practices, announced that Practice Fusion will implement the Updox Direct Secure Email platform for Stage 2 Meaningful Use to its physician-patient community, the largest of its kind in the United States.

Practice Fusion has incorporated Updox’s Direct Messaging infrastructure into its free, cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, allowing practitioners to send and receive Transition of Care documents to meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use criteria.

“Practice Fusion is committed to its mission of connecting doctors, patients and data to drive better health and save lives. We elected to team with Updox because it offers our medical professionals a solution that solves multiple problems and helps further integrate the health care ecosystem through our platform,” said Ryan Howard, founder and CEO, Practice Fusion. “Updox is a proven player and we’re pleased to offer their services to our doctors and the patients they serve.”

Updox offers electronic health record (EHR) providers a single platform for customer relationship management capabilities geared for independent physicians and medical practices. By effectively managing practice communications, physicians and their staff can receive patient messages, Direct messages and other information into one universal inbox, providing the infrastructure to layer on solutions for improved efficiencies and resource management.

“We’re very excited to deliver Updox services via Practice Fusion and reach the largest single group of medical professionals on one platform,” said Sean Ramsey, president, Updox. “We have a proven benefit of lowering expenses, reducing administrative time, improving cash flow and increasing patient satisfaction, and we’re confident that Practice Fusion professionals will see an immediate benefit from using Updox.”

EHR providers interested how a single platform can manage all their communications and relationships can learn more at http://updox.com/updox-platform/direct/. The Updox platform adds valuable tools and a community of providers to help you offer services to your customers without long and expensive development cycles.

About Updox

Providing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for independent medical practices, Updox is the industry leading Physician Connectivity Platform. Through our CRM solutions, independent medical practices can easily manage communications from one inbox, streamline physician relationships, drive collaboration with partners and engage patients – all integrated with the practice’s existing EHR. Practices benefit through improved relationships with patients and other providers, increased revenues, reduced costs, and enhanced business efficiencies.

Updox services are available directly to independent physicians or through partnerships with EHR vendors to help practices run more efficiently, increase revenues and offer patients a more satisfying experience interacting with their providers where they are treated like customers and not numbers. More than 20,000 members have joined Updox to change how medical practices collaborate and share information.

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