IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) announced the election of Julie
Klapstein to its Board of Directors effective August 22, 2017. Russell
Pflueger, director since 2006, has retired from the Board of Directors.
"We are extremely pleased to have Julie Klapstein join Quality Systems'
Board of Directors. She is a proven leader in the healthcare IT industry
and I know her experience and expertise will greatly benefit our
organization. Ms. Klapstein's vision and drive to automate and
streamline the delivery of healthcare is right in line with Quality
Systems' mission," said Rusty Frantz, President, CEO and Director of
Ms. Klapstein was the founding CEO of Availity and grew the company to
become one of the largest health care information exchanges in the
country over her 11 year tenure. Ms. Klapstein has more than 30 years of
experience in the health care information technology industry with
executive roles at Phycom, Inc., Sunquest Information Systems, SMS'
Turnkey Systems Division (now Siemens Medical Systems), and GTE Health
"Julie brings deep industry experience and strategic leadership to the
Board, and she will be a valuable addition as we continue to evolve and
grow the company. We are pleased to welcome Julie to Quality Systems'
Board of Directors," commented Jeffrey H. Margolis, Chairman.
Commenting on her new role, Ms. Klapstein remarked, "I believe that
Quality System's NextGen platform delivers a comprehensive suite of
solutions that can streamline the delivery of healthcare, improve
patient outcomes, and reduce overall cost. I look forward to working
with Rusty and the rest of the Board to support their strategic
About Quality Systems, Inc.
Quality Systems, Inc., known to our clients as NextGen Healthcare,
provides software, services, and analytic solutions to the ambulatory
care market. We are a healthcare information technology and services
company that delivers foundational capabilities to organizations that
want to promote healthy communities. Our technology provides a
customizable platform that empowers physician success, enriches the
patient care experience and lowers the cost of healthcare. Visit www.qsii.com
for additional information.
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