Thursday, June 19, 2008

Governor Perdue Announces Alabama Medical Software Company To Relocate Headquarters To Atlanta

Governor Sonny Perdue announced today that DocuSys, Inc., the leading anesthesia information management system (AIMS), medication management system and presurgical care management system provider, plans to relocate its headquarters to Atlanta. This move will create 300 jobs over the next three years.

“DocuSys’ decision to relocate its headquarters to Georgia is a clear indicator of the attraction that the state holds for top-notch companies in the healthcare IT sector,” said Governor Perdue. “We have the skilled professionals, global access, and spirit of collaboration that together create the thriving environment healthcare technology companies need to succeed.”
Governor Perdue made today’s announcement from the 2008 BIO International Convention in San Diego, the world’s leading conference and exhibition for the biosciences community.

DocuSys, based in Mobile, Ala., has relocated its headquarters to midtown Atlanta. The jobs the company brings will range from software engineering, software implementation and client services to product management and sales positions within the healthcare IT market. The company will maintain a presence in Alabama.

“Atlanta offers a developing healthcare technology company like DocuSys a sizeable pool for finding talented and experienced applicants with the necessary skills we need for each specific position,” said DocuSys President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Watson. “The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce have been extremely helpful to our company during this transition and we are pleased to partner with one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.”

“Metro Atlanta’s reputation as a stronghold for high-tech and healthcare companies is growing with the announcement of DocuSys,” said Hans Gant, senior vice president of economic development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. “Atlanta is among the fastest growing high-technology metro areas in the nation and has 10,000 technology companies employing nearly 200,000 technology workers. Our talent, low-cost of doing business and quality of life makes Atlanta the right choice for DocuSys.”

Costas Simoglou, project manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and David Hartnett, vice president, technology industry expansion for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, assisted the company in its location efforts.

DocuSys is the leading anesthesia information management system (AIMS), medication management system and presurgical care management system provider, maximizing both the quality of care and return on investment in surgery. The company provides solutions that address all stage of the anesthesia care delivery process, including the presurgical evaluation process. Additional benefits of the system include ease of use, billing and charge capture automation and aligning such quality measures as CMS’ pay-for-performance (P4P) program with financial objectives. DocuSys’ modular design permits integration with existing hospital information systems, electronic medication dispensing cabinets, infusion pumps, physiologic monitors and other systems in those settings where intravenous drug delivery is key. The company has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its technology and is a registered medical device manufacturer in accordance with FDA guidelines.

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