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MED3OOO Appoints Stephen Ura as Chief Technology Officer

4/26/07

MED3OOO, Inc., a national healthcare management and technology company, recently appointed Stephen Ura to the position of Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President.  Mr. Ura has 30 years of healthcare information systems and software development experience, including an extensive background in commercial software development from product definition through design, coding, implementation, installation, and support.

Mr. Ura will oversee the information systems strategy and infrastructure for MED3OOO’s IT operations, as well as the continued development of MED3OOO’s MED3OOO/IQ™ data warehouse and reporting technology.  In addition, he will direct the privacy and security initiatives related to all of the company’s information systems and networks.  

“MED3OOO is now one of the largest and most advanced providers of Healthcare Management, BPO, BTO, and Data Management services to physicians in the U.S.,”  noted Patrick V. Hampson, Chairman and CEO of MED3OOO.  “With our rapid growth and focus on expanding our technology offerings, we are elated to have a leader like Steve serve as part of our senior executive team.  He not only provides the company with a wealth of IS knowledge, but is highly skilled in managing the deployment of sophisticated technologies, defining strategic direction, and providing technical leadership to large organizations.  We have great confidence that his expertise will expand our leadership role as a premier technology and operations partner for physicians and hospitals in the market place.”

Mr. Ura started his career working in information technology for two university-based teaching hospitals in the St. Louis area.  During this time, he also founded a healthcare-focused software development and consulting firm which was subsequently purchased by a healthcare software company in Houston, Texas.  After seven years in Texas, Steve joined A4 Health Systems in Cary, North Carolina, to refocus the company on the development and delivery of clinical software products.  He served on the Board of Directors at A4, and later helped in acquiring its first round of venture funding from the MVP fund led by John McConnell. Mr. Ura’s expertise and focus on company growth was instrumental in the acquisition of A4 Health Systems by Allscripts. Historically, he is known for his role in the development of the products known today as HealthMatics ED, EHR and Ntierprise. His most recent experience was serving as Vice President of Development for the HealthMatics product line for Allscripts.  In this role, he led the Product Management, Software Development, and Quality Assurance teams for HealthMatics.

Mr. Ura will be located in Raleigh, N.C.

Steve Ura

About MED3OOO
MED3OOO, a leader in healthcare management and information technology, focuses on advancing the performance of medical practices, health systems, physician networks, and EMS departments.  MED3OOO empowers over 7,500 physician, hospital, and health system clients to improve clinical outcomes, operational results, and financial returns through advanced knowledge, operations, and technology resources.  For more information, please contact Karla Sartori, MED3OOO Corporate Marketing Manager at 412-937-8887 or
Karla_Sartori@MED3000.com