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Orion Health boosts board with two new members

Orion Health boosts board with two new members

Auckland, 19 February 2013 - Orion Health, a world leader in Health Software, today announced that Roger France, a prominent company director and chartered accountant, has been appointed to the Orion Health Board of Directors, effectively immediately.

Paul Shearer, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, who has been an advisor to Orion Health for a number of years, is also formally being appointed to the Orion Health board at this time.

Mr Shearer comments, "After six years as an advisor to Orion Health, I am delighted to continue my involvement in this exceptional NZ technology company."

Chairman, Andrew Clements welcomes Mr France and Mr Shearer to the Orion Health board saying "Roger brings extensive business and governance experience and will particularly provide strategic and financial guidance to the company. I also congratulate Paul on his appointment to the board and see that his extensive international experience working within the healthcare industry will serve Orion Health well in its continued expansion, here and overseas."

Mr France is currently a director of Air New Zealand and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and chairs the Audit Committee at both those companies. He is also the Chair of private investment company Tappenden Holdings and a member of the Council of The University of Auckland, where he was the Chancellor for the past four years.

Mr France said: "I am excited by the opportunity to get involved in Orion Health. The company has grown spectacularly in both local and international markets over recent years and I look forward to participating in the future development of the organisation".

About Orion Health

Founded in 1993 in Auckland, New Zealand, Orion Health is the only global, independently owned eHealth technology company. With an inherent ability to interconnect a wide variety of healthcare information systems, Orion Health has become the world's leading provider of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and healthcare integration solutions. Orion Health has extensive experience in the design and installation of complex systems within demanding healthcare environments. Today, Orion Health products and solutions are implemented in more than 30 countries, used by hundreds of thousands of clinicians, and help facilitate care for tens of millions of patients. Clinicians, provider facilities and OEM partners rely on Orion Health to facilitate data exchange between hospitals, health systems, HIEs, and affiliated providers and medical devices, resulting in improved care coordination, increased cost savings and efficiencies, and enhanced quality of care.

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