Electronic Medical Records expert ChartLogic acquires Patient Education specialist DynoMed

Salt Lake City 14 December 2004ChartLogic Inc., a provider of Electronic Medical Records, has acquired industry leader DynoMed Inc., developer of patient education software and medical multimedia programmes. ChartLogic, featured in the Inc. 500 list in 2004 as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States, offers its proprietary Electronic Medical Records solutions to physicians nationwide, focusing in 50 medical specialities.

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Founded in 1994 in Salt Lake City, ChartLogic developed the revolutionary, comprehensive Electronic Medical Office system ChartLogic, aimed at individual physician's specific needs, based around speciality, practice approach and charting style. ChartLogic provides a complete electronic charting system, eliminating the need for paper charts and streamlining other time consuming procedures. The software features Precision Voice, a break-through technology in voice recognition specifically designed to recognize and capture medical dictation.

ChartLogic's acquisition of DynoMed is a sound strategic fit, according to ChartLogic's CEO, Jack Savage. "ChartLogic and DynoMed began a strong partnership through the integration of patient education solutions in ChartLogic's software, which led to the logical and strategic move of acquiring DynoMed", Jack Savage stated. "With DynoMed, ChartLogic will expand its patient education solutions beyond the orthopaedic sector, in which DynoMed has focused."

DynoMed was established in Indianapolis in 1999 by world renowned orthopaedic surgeon James W. Strickland, MD, and his son Jim Strickland. DynoMed has developed a comprehensive offering of patient education and practice marketing software, videos, and print tools designed for orthopaedic, spine, and rheumatology practices. The company is currently expanding into other areas of medicine. DynoMed's products are used in more than 200 practices nation wide, including some of the top universities and teaching institutions.

"Joining a market poised for extensive growth over the next decade was an excellent move for DynoMed", stated CEO Jim Strickland. "We are excited to be part of one of the most innovative companies in the Electronic Medical Records market, and feel that offering DynoMed's patient education products will further differentiate ChartLogic, and enhance the company's strong commitment to delivering a quality product and experience to their physician customers."

"We are proud to add the diverse and talented DynoMed team to our company and look forward to offering DynoMed's products and services to our customers", Jack Savage added. ChartLogic Inc., which was also recognized for outstanding growth by the Utah 100 Award for the third consecutive year, is focused on leading the health care technology revolution for all medical practice specialists. ChartLogic's experienced and talented management team includes health care professionals, IT specialists and system engineers.


Leslie Versweyveld

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