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CompuGroup Medical US Announces Leadership Transition and Names Werner Rodorff as New Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President North America

BOSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical US (CGM) has announced the appointment of Werner Rodorff as Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President North America, effective immediately. Werner's appointment follows the departure of Norbert H. Fischl, former Chief Executive Officer of CGM US and Senior Vice President North America.

Kent Brostrom, who joined CGM US in 2013, remains on the executive team as Chief Operating Officer, CGM US. The leadership transition serves as an opportunity for CGM US to continue leveraging resources effectively while simultaneously strengthening the commitment to executing a business strategy that supports customer satisfaction, continuous growth and financial stability.

Werner joined CGM US in 2009 and since then, he has served in previous roles as Vice President of Research and Development, Chief Technology Officer and most recently, General Manager of the company's Health Connectivity Services (HCS) Division where he had strategic oversight of the company's state-of-the-art disease management platform, Software Assisted Medicine (SAM). Based on strong principles of entrepreneurship, Werner successfully led strategic business development and growth efforts for SAM, laying a solid foundation for profitability in the US. Notable among his many successes with CGM US, is his role in the integration and adaptation of the company's software products to suit the specific needs of the US Ambulatory Information Systems market.  Having lived and worked in the US for several years, Werner has a firm grasp on the unique dynamics of the US healthcare software market.

With over 30 years of experience in healthcare software and Information Technology, Werner has also held multiple leadership positions at different CGM locations worldwide, including Ankara and Istanbul in Turkey, as well as the global headquarters based in Koblenz, Germany. His vast global experience, coupled with his comprehensive knowledge of the local US market, serves as a valuable asset to the company.    

"With his extensive leadership experience, Werner Rodorff brings with him an impressive wealth of knowledge and I am confident that he will take our company further along the path of accelerated growth that is a reflection of our global expertise in healthcare software and services. We are grateful to Norbert Fischl for his dedication and commitment to CGM during his tenure as Chief Executive Officer of CGM US," said Mr. Frank Gotthardt, Chief Executive Officer of CompuGroup Medical AG and Chairman of the Management Board.

On his new appointment, Werner said, "I'm honored to have been chosen to serve as Chief Executive Officer of CGM US and Senior Vice President North America. I look forward to strengthening our foundation in the US and expanding our customer base exponentially through a culture of commitment to service excellence and innovation, as we continue to deliver our competitive portfolio of reliable healthcare software solutions. With state-of-the-art solutions such as SAM, CGM US is poised to take on new challenges as a dominant player in the healthcare software market."

Speaking on his approach to leadership success, Werner said, "I strongly believe that culture is in essence an organization's operating environment: the implicit patterns of behavior, activities, and attitudes — shaped by a shared set of values and beliefs — that characterize the way people work together to shape a company's identity. I look forward to promoting an organizational culture that places the satisfaction of our customers at the top of our priority list while encouraging and rewarding the hard work of our employees."

About CompuGroup Medical AG

CompuGroup Medical AG is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. With a revenue base of approximately $700 million, the company's 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.

About Software Assisted Medicine (SAM)

Software Assisted Medicine (SAM) is a state-of-the-art tool that facilitates successful disease management by connecting payers with accountable and coordinated care organizations, hospitals, providers, care managers and patients in order to improve health care quality and lower costs. By integrating large volumes of clinical data from disparate sources, SAM helps in the identification of at-risk patients and the generation of actionable insight about their health. This insight is then matched against evidence-based clinical standards to create personalized health goals unique to each patient through rules-based automated processes. This effective system ultimately generates the necessary resources that providers and patients need to improve chronic disease management, lower cost, increase profitability and produce better outcomes.

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