Merge Named in Modern Healthcare’s Inaugural Healthcare’s Hottest Recognition Program





Merge Healthcare Incorporated, a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced it has been recognized in Modern Healthcare's brand new Healthcare's Hottest award. The magazine's Healthcare's Hottest program recognizes the fastest growing healthcare companies that are headquartered in the U.S., have at least $20M in revenue for 2011 and have been in business for five years or more.
 
"We are pleased to be included on this list of healthcare leaders," said Jeff Surges, Merge Healthcare CEO. "More health systems and hospitals are realizing the need for an enterprise imaging strategy. We believe that this trend, combined with the fact that the proposed Stage 2 requirements focus heavily on the viewing of diagnostic images, will continue to drive our growth."
"Being named to Modern Healthcare's list of the Healthcare's Hottest for 2012 demonstrates Merge's ability to increase their financial health despite the economic downturn and tepid recovery," said Fawn Lopez, Vice President and Publisher of Modern Healthcare.
From large IDNs to remote radiology centers to specialized practices and more, Merge Healthcare provides innovative solutions to improve the healthcare experience for patients, providers and payers. Merge offers full solution suites that meet the unique needs of specialties, such as radiology, cardiology, orthopedics and more, as well as enterprise systems to create image interoperability.
The 2012 Healthcare's Hottest program identified the 40 fastest growing companies in the following sectors:
        Hospitals/hospital systems
        Physician group practices
        Payers/insurers
        Suppliers
 
About Merge Healthcare
Merge is a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare. Merge's enterprise and cloud-based solutions for image intensive specialties provide access to any image, anywhere, any time. Merge also provides health stations, clinical trials software and other health data and analytics solutions that engage consumers in their personal health. With solutions that are used by providers and consumers and include more than 20 years of innovation, Merge is helping to reduce costs and improve the quality of healthcare worldwide. For more information, visit merge.com.
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