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Orion Health Hosting a Ribbon Cutting Event to Celebrate the Opening of its New Center of Excellence in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Feb. 19, 2015 – Orion Health, a population health management and healthcare integration company, today announced a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening the Orion Health Center of Excellence located in the Scottsdale Airpark on Thursday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. located at 7350 East Evans Road, Building C. Event attendees include Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane; Faron Thompson, COO of Scottsdale Health Partners; Greg Linaman, Chief Operating Officer of the Arizona Commerce Authority; and David Bennett, Executive Vice President at Orion Health.

The Center of Excellence expands the company’s footprint in North America and is expected to employ more than 100 developers by the end of 2015. It will serve as the company’s local research and solution center, supporting big data analytics and open technology development. The center will house a combination of product development and SaaS operations (Network Operations Centre [NOC]), global managed services and client support specialist teams to support its North American-based clients. Projects will include building out SaaS-based Application Programming Interface (API) management solutions to access data and analytics, helping clients deliver enhanced patient care and improved outcomes.

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About Orion Health Inc.

Orion Health, a population health management company, makes healthcare information available anywhere by providing healthcare IT connectivity in nearly every U.S. state and in over 30 countries worldwide—facilitating care for tens of millions of patients every day. With an inherent ability to interconnect a wide variety of healthcare information systems, Orion Health facilitates data exchange within and among provider organizations, accountable care organizations, health plans, governments and health information exchanges, to improve care coordination, enable population health management, enhance quality of care and help reduce costs. For more information, visit www.orionhealth.com. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

 

About the City of Scottsdale

Scottsdale, one of Arizona’s 10 largest cities is a premier visitor location as well as a tremendous place to live and do business. It is home to 125 golf courses, 220 tennis courts, dozens of parks and hundreds of miles of bike paths and hiking trails, and a Downtown with more than 20 hotels, 90 restaurants, 320 retail shops and 80 art galleries. Scottsdale Airport and its surrounding Commerce Airpark area is headquarters to nearly 2,500 businesses with more than 48,000 jobs. The high-tech innovation center SkySong, located just a few miles from Downtown, is designed to help companies grow through a unique partnership with Arizona State University. Scottsdale was recently named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in the United States, and was honored as Arizona’s 2013 “eCity” by Google. For more information, visit ChooseScottsdale.com.

 

About the Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy.  The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: recruit, grow, create – recruit out-of-state companies to expand their operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to grow their business in Arizona and beyond; and partner with entrepreneurs and companies large and small to create new jobs and businesses in targeted industries. Visit azcommerce.com for more.

 

Media Contacts:

Christian Green

Economic Development Manager

City of Scottsdale

cgreen@scottsdaleaz.gov

(480) 312-2612

 

Joseph Valdez

Arizona Commerce Authority

josephv@azcommerce.com

(602) 845-1234

 

Karen Ewing

Senior Marketing Director, Orion Health

647 980-3617

Karen.ewing@orionhealth.com

 

Kristen Berry

Aria Marketing for Orion Health

617-332-9999 x238

kberry@ariamarketing.com

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