VitalWorks' Clinical Solutions in Full Rollout at Concentra; Impressive Return on Investment Spurs Accelerated Schedule

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from VitalWorks

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoCure Corporation, doing
 business as VitalWorks (Nasdaq:   VWKS), a leader in healthcare practice
 management and clinical software and services, today announced that Concentra
 Operating Corporation has successfully completed the pilot implementation of
 VitalWorks' fully integrated electronic medical records (EMR) system at
 Concentra's initial sites in Texas.  The VitalWorks system, based on the
 VitalWorks CHARTstation(TM) product, is in full operation at over ten
 Concentra sites.  Looking forward, Concentra and VitalWorks have agreed to a
 schedule that will potentially result in over 165 total sites being installed
 and operational before the end of this year.  Concentra is the largest
 provider of occupational health services in the U.S. and has a network of over
 225 primary care occupational health practices in operation today.
     "The selection of VitalWorks was the result of an extensive evaluation of
 several major vendors in the field.  With over ten sites in full operation, we
 can now attest to the high quality products and services provided by
 VitalWorks," stated Tom Fogarty, MD, Concentra's Chief Medical Officer and
 Senior Vice President.  "We are moving ahead with a full and aggressive
 rollout of the VitalWorks' CHARTnote(TM) technology.  We are excited to
 proceed with VitalWorks as our partner for EMR technology," Dr. Fogarty added.
     "We have tightly integrated VitalWorks' technology with our internal data
 warehouse and management systems, and the users are excited about it," said
 Brad Harslem, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at
 Concentra.  "The forecasted return on investment has now been measured and is
 substantial.  We are already realizing significant savings in transcription
 costs and are capturing valuable data, significantly enhancing the services we
 are able to provide our clients."
     With over 8,800 employees and annual revenues exceeding $750 million,
 Concentra operates the largest network of occupational healthcare centers in
 the United States.  Concentra's clients include over 130,000 employers and
 over 1,300 insurance carriers.
     "We are extremely pleased with the progress at Concentra, and the dramatic
 results they have realized.  They have implemented the system beautifully and
 their results in terms of return on investment and end-user satisfaction are a
 reflection of both our strong clinical technology and the execution expertise
 of both organizations.  We are excited to move forward, strengthening our
 relationship with Concentra, and helping them realize all the benefits that
 VitalWorks' clinical technology has to offer," stated Stephen N. Kahane, MD,
 Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer at VitalWorks.
 
     About VitalWorks
     VitalWorks is a leading, nationwide provider of information management
 technology and services targeted to healthcare practices and organizations.
 VitalWorks provides IT-based solutions for general medical practices and has
 specialty-specific products and services for specialties such as radiology,
 anesthesiology, ophthalmology, emergency medicine, plastic surgery, and
 dermatology.  VitalWorks also offers enterprise-level systems designed for
 large physician groups and networks.  VitalWorks' wide range of software
 solutions automate the administrative, financial, and clinical information
 management functions for physicians and other healthcare providers.
 VitalWorks provides its clients with ongoing software services, training
 services, electronic data interchange (EDI) services, and a variety of
 Internet-based services.  Visit VitalWorks at www.vitalworks.com .
 
     About Concentra
     Concentra Operating Corporation is the leading provider of comprehensive,
 cost-containment services in the occupational, auto and group healthcare
 markets.  Through its Health Services, Network Services and Case Management
 divisions, Concentra provides comprehensive, integrated strategies to reduce
 costs and improve outcomes.  Active in all 50 states and three Canadian
 provinces, Concentra is headquartered in Dallas.
 
     VitalWorks' Safe Harbor Statement
     Certain statements in this release, and other written or oral statements
 made by or on behalf of us, are "forward-looking statements" within the
 meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events and
 developments such as the additional site installations and our future
 performance, as well as management's expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates
 or projections relating to the future, are forward-looking statements within
 the meaning of these laws.  These forward-looking statements are subject to a
 number of risks and uncertainties.  Among the important factors that could
 cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such
 forward-looking statements are uncertainties concerning the company's future
 capital needs and the ability to obtain such capital; possible deferral, delay
 or cancellation by Concentra of purchase decisions; variations in the volume
 and timing of systems sales and installations; possible delays in product
 development; changing economic, political and regulatory influences on the
 healthcare industry; general economic conditions; and the risk factors
 detailed from time to time in InfoCure's periodic reports and registration
 statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including the
 Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000, which
 important factors are incorporated herein by reference.  Management believes
 that the forward-looking statements in this press release are reasonable and
 that the projections contained in this release are based on reasonable
 assumptions and forecasts; however, you should not place undue reliance on
 such statements.  These statements are based on current expectations and speak
 only as of the date of such statements.  We undertake no obligation to
 publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result
 of future events, new information or otherwise.
 
     VitalWorks is a registered trademark of InfoCure Corporation.  Subject to
 shareholder approval, InfoCure will change its name to VitalWorks Inc.  All
 other trademarks and company names mentioned are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
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SOURCE VitalWorks
    RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoCure Corporation, doing
 business as VitalWorks (Nasdaq:   VWKS), a leader in healthcare practice
 management and clinical software and services, today announced that Concentra
 Operating Corporation has successfully completed the pilot implementation of
 VitalWorks' fully integrated electronic medical records (EMR) system at
 Concentra's initial sites in Texas.  The VitalWorks system, based on the
 VitalWorks CHARTstation(TM) product, is in full operation at over ten
 Concentra sites.  Looking forward, Concentra and VitalWorks have agreed to a
 schedule that will potentially result in over 165 total sites being installed
 and operational before the end of this year.  Concentra is the largest
 provider of occupational health services in the U.S. and has a network of over
 225 primary care occupational health practices in operation today.
     "The selection of VitalWorks was the result of an extensive evaluation of
 several major vendors in the field.  With over ten sites in full operation, we
 can now attest to the high quality products and services provided by
 VitalWorks," stated Tom Fogarty, MD, Concentra's Chief Medical Officer and
 Senior Vice President.  "We are moving ahead with a full and aggressive
 rollout of the VitalWorks' CHARTnote(TM) technology.  We are excited to
 proceed with VitalWorks as our partner for EMR technology," Dr. Fogarty added.
     "We have tightly integrated VitalWorks' technology with our internal data
 warehouse and management systems, and the users are excited about it," said
 Brad Harslem, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at
 Concentra.  "The forecasted return on investment has now been measured and is
 substantial.  We are already realizing significant savings in transcription
 costs and are capturing valuable data, significantly enhancing the services we
 are able to provide our clients."
     With over 8,800 employees and annual revenues exceeding $750 million,
 Concentra operates the largest network of occupational healthcare centers in
 the United States.  Concentra's clients include over 130,000 employers and
 over 1,300 insurance carriers.
     "We are extremely pleased with the progress at Concentra, and the dramatic
 results they have realized.  They have implemented the system beautifully and
 their results in terms of return on investment and end-user satisfaction are a
 reflection of both our strong clinical technology and the execution expertise
 of both organizations.  We are excited to move forward, strengthening our
 relationship with Concentra, and helping them realize all the benefits that
 VitalWorks' clinical technology has to offer," stated Stephen N. Kahane, MD,
 Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer at VitalWorks.
 
     About VitalWorks
     VitalWorks is a leading, nationwide provider of information management
 technology and services targeted to healthcare practices and organizations.
 VitalWorks provides IT-based solutions for general medical practices and has
 specialty-specific products and services for specialties such as radiology,
 anesthesiology, ophthalmology, emergency medicine, plastic surgery, and
 dermatology.  VitalWorks also offers enterprise-level systems designed for
 large physician groups and networks.  VitalWorks' wide range of software
 solutions automate the administrative, financial, and clinical information
 management functions for physicians and other healthcare providers.
 VitalWorks provides its clients with ongoing software services, training
 services, electronic data interchange (EDI) services, and a variety of
 Internet-based services.  Visit VitalWorks at www.vitalworks.com .
 
     About Concentra
     Concentra Operating Corporation is the leading provider of comprehensive,
 cost-containment services in the occupational, auto and group healthcare
 markets.  Through its Health Services, Network Services and Case Management
 divisions, Concentra provides comprehensive, integrated strategies to reduce
 costs and improve outcomes.  Active in all 50 states and three Canadian
 provinces, Concentra is headquartered in Dallas.
 
     VitalWorks' Safe Harbor Statement
     Certain statements in this release, and other written or oral statements
 made by or on behalf of us, are "forward-looking statements" within the
 meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events and
 developments such as the additional site installations and our future
 performance, as well as management's expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates
 or projections relating to the future, are forward-looking statements within
 the meaning of these laws.  These forward-looking statements are subject to a
 number of risks and uncertainties.  Among the important factors that could
 cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such
 forward-looking statements are uncertainties concerning the company's future
 capital needs and the ability to obtain such capital; possible deferral, delay
 or cancellation by Concentra of purchase decisions; variations in the volume
 and timing of systems sales and installations; possible delays in product
 development; changing economic, political and regulatory influences on the
 healthcare industry; general economic conditions; and the risk factors
 detailed from time to time in InfoCure's periodic reports and registration
 statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including the
 Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000, which
 important factors are incorporated herein by reference.  Management believes
 that the forward-looking statements in this press release are reasonable and
 that the projections contained in this release are based on reasonable
 assumptions and forecasts; however, you should not place undue reliance on
 such statements.  These statements are based on current expectations and speak
 only as of the date of such statements.  We undertake no obligation to
 publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result
 of future events, new information or otherwise.
 
     VitalWorks is a registered trademark of InfoCure Corporation.  Subject to
 shareholder approval, InfoCure will change its name to VitalWorks Inc.  All
 other trademarks and company names mentioned are the property of their
 respective owners.
 
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