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Pulse Systems, Inc., Strengthens Its Cloud Practice Management and EHR Position in the U.S.

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pulse Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Cegedim (EURONEXT:CGM) and an industry-leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management, e-prescribing, Billing and Collections, and other Revenue Cycle Management solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of the U.S.-based practice management business of Nightingale Informatix Corporation. This transaction strengthens Pulse’s cloud practice management and EHR position.

“We are excited about this acquisition and the strength of the healthcare IT professionals that will be joining the Pulse team upon closing, along with the clients that they serve,” said Jeff Burton, President and CEO of Pulse Systems.

Pulse will now focus on upgrading and advancing each new client into Pulse’s growing offerings of state-of-the-art technology and service solutions. These solutions enable each medical organization to leverage the power and simplicity of Pulse’s suite of fully-integrated proprietary products offered in both client server and cloud environments.

The acquisition includes the assets of Nightingale’s Medrium, Ridgemark, Secure Connect and Northern Health Products. Pulse, under a license agreement, will also enhance and further develop, sublicense and sell Nightingale V10 in the U.S. In conjunction with the sale, Nightingale entered into a mutual non-competition agreement with Pulse for a period of three years, where Nightingale would not compete in the U.S. market, and Pulse would not compete in Canada.

About Pulse Systems, Inc.

Pulse provides certified, integrated, electronic healthcare management systems to thousands of providers across more than 40 specialties nationwide. Pulse's award-winning, interoperable technology platform includes easy-to-use, cost-efficient Complete EHR, Practice Management, e-prescribing, Billing and Collections, and other Revenue Cycle Management solutions. Pulse is committed to helping our physician partners gain greater workflow efficiencies, reduce costs and achieve Meaningful Use incentives – all supported by our best-in-class client support, training and implementation services. Pulse is part of the Cegedim Healthcare Software division, owned and operated by Cegedim, a global healthcare technology company. To learn more or to request a demonstration of Pulse's solutions, please visit us at www.pulseinc.com or call 1.800.444.0882.

About Cegedim:

Founded in 1969, Cegedim is an innovative technology and services company in the field of digital data flow management for healthcare ecosystems and B2B, and a business software publisher for healthcare and insurance professionals. Cegedim employs almost 3,500 people in 11 countries and generated revenue of €494 million in 2014. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT:CGM).

To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com

And follow Cegedim on Twitter: @CegedimGroup

Contacts: Scott Burton Pulse Systems Vice President, Sales and Marketing Tel.: 800.444.0882 x1599 Aude Balleydier Cegedim Media Relations Tel.: +33 (0)1 49 09 68 81

Source:Pulse Systems, Inc.