SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) community in the US, today announced the addition of Mark Goines to its Board of Directors. Goines will bring his extensive background in technology and consumer financial services to provide pivotal guidance to the company. Practice Fusion is a leader in the $1.2 billion EMR market, a sector expected to grow by 400% in the next eight years.
"Mark has proved time and time again that he is an innovator. He's shown pragmatic leadership and a will to build cohesive and successful cultures at successful startups like Mint.com and world-class organizations like Intuit," said Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion. "Practice Fusion's growth is unprecedented and he is someone who will keep us ahead of that curve. Mark has already been an investor with us for a year and has been adding significant value over that time. He is the best choice to bring us through to the next stage of expansion."
Goines previously served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Division of Intuit including Quicken, Quicken.com, Quicken Insurance and Quicken Mortgage. Prior to his position at Intuit, Goines was the Vice President of New Products for Charles Schwab & Co, where he helped form the foundation of today's online trading industry.
During his time at Intuit, Goines was instrumental in the development and management of the world's best-selling personal finance and tax preparation software products, Intuit's Quicken and TurboTax.
Key facts about Mark Goines:
- Joined Practice Fusion's Board of Directors May 12, 2010
- Will provide technology, consumer and online strategy guidance for Practice Fusion
- Formerly with Intuit and Charles Schwab
- Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at PassMark Security (sold to RSA in 2006)
- Also serves on the boards of Credit Interlink, Nolo.com, Quantal International, Trackvia.com and Mint.com
"Practice Fusion is doing something that no one else in their space is doing at the same level. The culture of innovation, using the internet and web-based technology to make healthcare better, is something that I want to be contributing to," said Goines. "Taking my involvement in the company from investor to Board Member, I am going to be able to lend my skill set to a disruptive company in an important stage of development."
About Practice Fusion
Practice Fusion provides a free, web-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system to physicians. With charting, scheduling, e-prescribing, billing, lab integrations, unlimited support and a Personal Health Record for patients, Practice Fusion's EMR addresses the complex needs of today's healthcare providers and disrupts the health IT status quo. Practice Fusion is the fastest growing EMR community in the country with more than 41,000 users. Salesforce.com and Morgenthaler Ventures each owns a minority interest in Practice Fusion. For more information on Practice Fusion, please visit practicefusion.com.
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