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Comanche County Memorial Hospital and Anthelio® Partner on IT Services

Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Lawton, Oklahoma, and Anthelio Healthcare Solutions today announced an information technology (IT) services and management alliance in which Comanche County and Anthelio® will work together to provide enhanced and cost-effective IT services. This partnership will provide significant benefits for both organizations as Comanche County Memorial will have access to superior IT resources to enable improvement in IT operations and system utilization, and Anthelio will have a partner that will allow them to grow and improve their state of the art service capabilities to achieve higher levels of physician satisfaction, interoperability and Meaningful Use attainment. Comanche County Memorial Hospital is a 283-bed regional referral center and integrated delivery system providing medical services in virtually every specialty. Anthelio is a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare IT services, Health Information Management solutions and EMR and clinical analytics.

"Anthelio is excited to align with a leading healthcare provider such as Comanche County Memorial Hospital. Memorial has proven time and time again that they are on the cutting edge of providing practiced and cost-effective health care services to their patients,” said Asif Ahmad, CEO, Anthelio Healthcare Solutions. “We are looking forward to supporting and enhancing the already outstanding level of care provided by Comanche County Memorial physicians, nurses and clinicians.”

Through the alliance, the partners will work together to create a more sophisticated, user-friendly IT platform utilizing Anthelio’s IT and clinical expertise and service-oriented approach. The primary goal of the partnership is to provide Comanche County physicians and health care providers with all necessary information and IT tools to enable them to deliver the optimum level of patient care for the residents of the area that they serve.

"It has always been the most vital part of CCMH’s mission to provide safe, compassionate and innovative healthcare services to our patients. As health care has evolved, so has the need to build a robust IT infrastructure that supports both our clinical and financial operations,” said James Wellman, Comanche County Memorial Hospital CIO. "By establishing this IT services partnership with Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, we are ensuring that our IT systems and processes are supported by an experienced company that’s providing cutting edge technology solutions. Our goal with this partnership is to keep CCMH in a position of strength to continue providing the highest quality of care to our patients and the community we serve in Southwestern Oklahoma."

Comanche County Memorial Hospital opened its doors in 1951, founded by a group of community leaders and visionaries, who recognized the need for a modern medical facility in Southwestern Oklahoma. Their tireless effort produced one of the preeminent hospital facilities in the region, which exponentially improved the quality of medical care for residents in Comanche County and surrounding rural areas. Ever since then, the hospital has continued to expand its network of services, embracing change continually to improve service through growth, expansion and the addition of improvements in technology and specialty care.

About Anthelio

Anthelio® is the largest independent provider of IT and Health Information Management (HIM) services to hospitals, physician practice groups and other healthcare providers. By provisioning hospitals with comprehensive, high-quality, flexible and secure IT and HIM services, Anthelio improves hospitals’ healthcare services while reducing costs and streamlining processes. It leverages knowledge and expertise built over a decade of operations about clinical and administrative IT processes and best practices to provide improved IT and BP services at lower costs to customers. Anthelio is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For additional information see www.antheliohealth.com.

About Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is a 283-bed regional referral center and integrated delivery system providing medical services in virtually every specialty. They are an independent, non-profit, acute care facility that specializes in major and minor health care services including obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology, neurology, orthopedic, surgical, family, rehabilitation, and emergency services. Proudly serving the Southwestern Oklahoma region for over 60 years, Memorial is one is the preeminent health care organizations in the state of Oklahoma.

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