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eMerge Health Solutions Relocates to I-71 Growth Corridor

AUGUST 9, 2012 Mason, OH – eMerge Health and the City of Mason today announced the company’s relocation to a larger office space along the I-71 growth corridor in Mason to accommodate the company’s employee growth and increasing demand for their hands-free intra-operative documentation technology and workflow solution. Earlier this week, executives hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of their new space for team members and community leaders.

“We’re very pleased with the increasing demand for our real-time documentation and workflow system, and our corresponding growth has led us to seek larger space,” said Trent McCracken, president and CEO of eMerge Health. “By working with the City of Mason, we relocated to a larger office in Mason to stay among the increasing number of growing high-technology companies here.”

eMerge made their headquarters in the Mason Municipal building in February of this year as one of three CincyTech Portfolio companies taking advantage of Mason’s initiative to nurture the growth of entrepreneurial high-technology companies. After five months in the municipal building, eMerge outgrew its office space. “Our location in Mason has allowed us to attract highly skilled talent enabling us to continue providing innovative clinical solutions” said Bharat Saini, chief innovation officer at eMerge Health.

“The way our leadership team understands the needs of high-tech, entrepreneurial firms has given companies like eMerge Health the opportunity to expand, bringing more jobs to Mason and propelling our city to a new level of business attraction and retention,” said City of Mason Mayor David Nichols.

In June eMerge Health announced another round of funding, that brought $850,000 through private investors including CincyTech and private individuals. The company produces a hands-free intra-operative documentation and workflow solution that allows physicians and nurses to document procedures in real time by utilizing keyword-driven voice commands, a first in the market. All of the procedural notes, pathology requisition and billing information can be captured during the procedure and distributed accordingly throughout the medical facility.

“Our goal is to be the leader in hands-free intra-operative documentation and workflow solutions for the entire healthcare industry. We look forward to a long partnership with the City of Mason as our company continues to grow,” said McCracken.

Mason Director of Economic Development Michele Blair added, “We believe successfully locating CincyTech companies like eMerge Health, AssureRx, and Storeflix here has a multiplier effect on the city’s ability to accomplish other economic strategies. The intent is gaining this critical mass in the high-technology and biohealth industries that brings a greater workforce availability in science and technology fields.”

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About eMerge Health (www.eMergeHealth.com)
eMerge Health is a leading provider of intra-operative endoscopic workflow systems that enables physicians and nurses to fully document endoscopic procedures in real-time. Through use of the eMerge|ENDO™ system, clients are able to eliminate paperwork and increase productivity, while also lowering costs and producing accurate, perfectly documented procedure reports.

About City of Mason, Ohio (www.imaginemason.org)
Mason, Ohio is the largest municipality in Warren County, Ohio, just north of the Cincinnati metropolitan area. The Cincinnati region is the 24th largest U.S. metropolitan area with a population of 2.17 million. With more than 300 colleges and universities located within a 200-mile radius and a workforce of over 1.6 million within 50 miles, it is a diverse and strategic location for any growing business.

More than 90 high-tech and industrial businesses, including global corporations such as Cintas, Procter & Gamble, Luxottica Retail, Mitsubishi, and FANUC Robotics America, call Mason home. In total, they employ more than 20,000 people. The top 10 largest employers generate more than $5.3 million annually in earnings revenue into the community. Overall, it is estimated that there are more than 500 businesses that operate within Mason’s 18 square miles.