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SOURCE CompuGroup Medical
BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical US (CGM) names Christopher Lohl as the new Vice President for Research and Development for the company's fully web-based products: CGM webPRACTICE™ and CGM webEHR™. Chris has been with the company since March, 2011. Prior to his appointment into his new role, Chris served in previous roles as Director of Research and Development for CGM webPRACTICE and Senior Software Developer/Project Lead.
While serving as Director of Research and Development for CGM webPRACTICE, Chris led his team in the redesign and re-launch of the product. By introducing new technologies and design patterns, Chris and his team successfully added a solid layer of architecture and stability that greatly enhanced user experience.
"Just as much as we put a deliberate effort into finding external talent that is a good fit for our company, we believe strongly in the development of internal talent that will support our growth objectives. With an impressive list of achievements, Chris was the obvious choice in our search for a knowledgeable and highly skilled leader to take our research and development efforts on both CGM webPRACTICE and CGM webEHR to new levels. Chris has an intimate knowledge of our company's values and objectives and I am confident that under his leadership, our CGM webPRACTICE and CGM webEHR product line will achieve the next level of product and service innovation that the CGM brand stands for worldwide," says Kent Brostrom, COO of CGM US.
Commenting on his new role, Chris says, "I'm excited about this new opportunity to contribute to the company's growth objectives by injecting my skills and entrepreneurial spirit around product and service innovation. Given that CGM has decades of market experience and a solid foundation, I am truly thrilled to take on the responsibility of supporting our customers with highly reliable solutions from both the EHR and the PM standpoint. It also demonstrates that the company's culture is one that promotes the development of talent from within by providing vast opportunities for career advancement."
About CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical AG is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical's services are based on a unique customer base of over 400,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and customers in 43 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with among the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,200 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.
About CompuGroup Medical US
CompuGroup Medical US is the US division of CompuGroup Medical AG – one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. CompuGroup Medical US works to synchronize the systems of the healthcare industry with the mission of patient care, enabling providers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients. CompuGroup Medical US creates healthcare IT solutions to support the clinical and practice management activities that take place in physician practices, community health centers and hospitals. These solutions include Meaningful Use certified electronic health records (EHRs) that are proven to contribute to safer, higher quality and more efficient healthcare. We also provide practice management (PM) software and productivity tools, EDI/reimbursement, lab information systems and more. For more information about CompuGroup Medical US, visit www.CGMus.com.
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