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Axolotl Appoints Robert Scarbrough as Director of Information Technology Operations.

Axolotl Strengthens Executive Team to Expand Health Information Exchange Infrastructure Expertise

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Axolotl Corp., the leader in health information exchange (HIE) 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 Midwest as a network/desktop analyst for the IT department. Previously, he was a leader in the United States Army 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 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 and holds an MBA 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, EdgeServer(s), Interoperability Hub (I-Hub), Community Virtual Health Record (VHR), and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) 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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