SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Callibra, Inc. dba Discharge 1-2-3 will join TechAmerica, the leading voice of the U.S. technology industry, in New York City on Tuesday, November 15 to open the NASDAQ Stock Market, the premier exchange for technology companies. The event, arranged by TechAmerica, will emphasize the Association's Illinois Tech Index (NASDAQ: ILTI), the winners of the 2011 Chicago Innovation Awards, and the growing innovation economy in Illinois and the city of Chicago.
"This annual event is an excellent example of TechAmerica's dedication to supporting growth, visibility and advocacy for the Illinois technology industry," said Ed Longanecker, Executive Director, Regional Vice President, TechAmerica Midwest. "We congratulate Callibra, Inc. for winning the Chicago Innovation Awards, and applaud their commitment to innovation."
"We are honored to be a winner of the Chicago Innovation Award and stand shoulder to shoulder with the other talented and diverse winners that represent growing Illinois technology and innovation - Chicago Style," said Dr. Christopher Galassi, CEO and Technical Director of Callibra, Inc. "The opportunity for innovative thinkers in Chicago is outstanding."
Callibra has experienced growth in recent years on the order of 20-30% annually and has won a 2011 Chicago Innovation Award for their Discharge 1-2-3 Composer™ from a field of more than 400 nominations. Discharge 1-2-3 Composer is a software product that uses patent pending technology to allow clinicians to quickly create discharge instructions in multiple languages with point and click ease. Physicians need to create "patient specific" discharge instructions in the patient's own native language without compromising time as matter of increased quality of care, improved patient satisfaction, and reduced medical risk and liability. Discharge 1-2-3 Composer has already been licensed for use as an integrated part of other healthcare information systems vendors as their exclusive means of creating instructions and is available separately as well.
About Callibra, Inc:
Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, IL, Callibra, Inc. develops health information technology software for emergency departments, hospitals, urgent care, and clinic settings. Since its launch in 2002, the company's products have achieved rapid and eager acceptance by leading healthcare organizations nationwide. Discharge 1-2-3 software or the instructions contained in the software which are also available as separate documents are incorporated into other systems from vendors such as Allscripts, Epic, EDIMS, and PICIS to name a few. Instructions are professionally written to be comprehensive, highly accurate, clear and understandable. Discharge 1-2-3 software is certified as an ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR Module and meets "Meaningful Use" requirements for electronic discharge instructions, patient education and medication reconciliation. Discharge 1-2-3 instructions and document technology products are used in hundreds of hospitals for tens of millions of patient discharges annually.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry – the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry's largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members' top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org.
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