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Axolotl Appoints Robert Scarbrough as Director of Information Technology Operations.

Axolotl axolotl (ăk`səlŏt'əl), a salamander, Siredon mexicanum, found in certain lakes in the region of Mexico City, which reaches reproductive maturity without losing its larval characteristics.  Strengthens Executive Team to Expand Health Information Exchange Infrastructure Expertise

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Axolotl Corp., the leader in health information exchange (HIE hie  
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To go quickly; hasten.



[Middle English hien, from Old English h
) solutions and services, announces the appointment of Robert Scarbrough as Director of IT Operations. Scarbrough will oversee all operational activities of the information technology department. With more than 15 years of experience in health care information technology, he is responsible for leading the technology operations team to develop, implement and maintain the company's systems, while adhering to corporate policies, standards and goals for the department.

Prior to joining Axolotl, Scarbrough served as Vice President of Information Technology at Swope Community Enterprise Services, where he managed all strategic and operational activities of the IT department, as well as provided direction and support for IT solutions that enhanced mission-critical business operations.

Before Swope Community Enterprises, Scarbrough also worked with HCA HCA,
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 Midwest as a network/desktop analyst for the IT department. Previously, he was a leader in the United States Army United States Army

Major branch of the U.S. military forces, charged with preserving peace and security and defending the nation. The first regular U.S. fighting force, the Continental Army, was organized by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775, to supplement local
 for 10 years where he managed one of the largest joint-forces between outpatient ambulatory and ambulance service clinics in South Korea.

"Axolotl is the industry pioneer, leading all others in HIE customer deployments and technology development for the past 14 years," said Robert Scarbrough, director of IT, Axolotl. "I am extremely excited to be joining Axolotl, as we embark on the company's ambitious growth plans and expansion of our industry-leading hosted software services."

"Robert brings an accomplished career and extensive experience in health care information systems and technology," said Ray Scott, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Axolotl. "We look forward to his contributions and vast knowledge to further Axolotl's leadership in this rapidly changing market."

Scarbrough is a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) offers opportunities for Information Thello peoples echnology (IT) leadership and education through partnerships with industry, government and academia.  and holds an MBA MBA
abbr.
Master of Business Administration

Noun 1. MBA - a master's degree in business
Master in Business, Master in Business Administration
 and an MA degree in Computer Resources and Information Management, both from Webster University.

About Axolotl Corp

Founded in 1995, Axolotl Corp. is North America's leading provider of browser-based products and services for secure health information exchange and management. Its award-winning Elysium[R] Exchange suite of solutions enables health care providers to instantly share information, reduce costs, and improve quality and efficiency.

Today Elysium helps thousands of health care entities--including hospitals, health systems, regional health information organizations (RHIOs/HIEs), clinics, laboratories, radiology centers and physician practices--to securely exchange clinical information for more than 25 million patients. Elysium's community-wide Master Patient Index In medical systems the Master Patient Index (MPI) is an index referencing all patients known to an area, enterprise or organization. The terms Patient Master Index (PMI) and Master Person Index are used interchangeably. , EdgeServer(s), Interoperability Hub (I-Hub), Community Virtual Health Record (VHR VHR Visual Flight Rules
VHR Video to Hardcopy Recorder
VHR Very High Resolution
), and Electronic Medical Record (EMR (ElectroMagnetic Radiation) The emanation of energy from everything in the universe. Although the EMR from electrical and electronic devices is typically measured for practical, every-day situations, every object, including humans, emanates energy. ) with integrated e-prescribing are all provided as a software service (SaaS). In addition, Axolotl-employed U.S.-based transcriptionists provide high-quality medical transcription services, rapid turnaround and total billing transparency using Elysium technology for report delivery.

Axolotl is based in San Jose and best known for introducing Clinical Messaging[R], now at the heart of all health information exchange. For more information about Axolotl, see www.axolotl.com.
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