athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based
practice management, electronic
health record (EHR),
coordination services to medical groups, today announced
it was named to Forbes’ annual list of America’s 25 Fastest-Growing Tech
Companies. athenahealth secured the #4 ranking, in close standing to
Apple and LinkedIn.
“Our rank on the Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies list demonstrates
the momentum that’s been building behind our cloud-based services,” said
Jonathan Bush, athenahealth CEO and Chairman. “We’ve gone from trying to
convince medical practices and health systems that this thing called
‘the cloud’ can offer a better approach than traditional software, to
helping more than 30,000 providers achieve proven results and thrive in
today’s changing health care landscape. It’s satisfying to find
ourselves sitting among technology leaders with real stature, and in the
still rarer circle of being both a high-growth and a maturing company.”
To select the winners, Forbes looked at over 5,000 publicly traded
technology companies with a minimum revenue of $150 million and a
minimum market value of $500 million. The companies were also required
to have a sales growth of at least 10 percent for each of the past three
fiscal years and over the latest 12 months. Additionally, they needed a
three-to-five-year estimated earnings-per-share growth rates greater
than 10 percent. The finalists were ranked based on their three-year
average sales growth rates.
The full list can be found here.
It will also be featured in the May 21 print edition of Forbes magazine.
athenahealth, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based business
services for physician practices. athenahealth's service offerings are
based on proprietary web-native practice management and electronic
health record (EHR)
software, a continuously updated payer knowledge-base, integrated
back-office service operations, and care
coordination services. For more information, please visit http://www.athenahealth.com
or call 888-652-8200.