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NextGen Healthcare and Microsoft Join to Deliver Consumer-based HIT Solution

November 28, 2012

Horsham, PA-based NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, has joined with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:
MSFT) to develop and launch the NextGen® MedicineCabinet application. This is the first consumer-based mobile healthcare IT solution designed for the Windows 8 platform by NextGen Healthcare and Microsoft.

The NextGen MedicineCabinet allows customers to create, store, track and share personal medication records. With a goal to drive patient engagement, NextGen Healthcare and Microsoft collaborated to leverage the recent launch of the Microsoft Windows 8 platform by creating a consumer-based mobile healthcare IT solution. The end result is an advanced healthcare IT application that enables customers to take an active role in care collaboration, setting the stage for future consumer-based healthcare IT
solutions, anywhere and anytime across any mobile network.

The NextGen MedicineCabinet application is free and available through the Microsoft app store. It gives patients the ability to create and update a list of medications, including dosing and schedule information, creating their own “personal” medication record. Users can simply add a medication to the list, enter in dosing requirements and let the application run. Notifications are then sent for each medication and user can confirm compliance.

A personal medication record helps physicians and patients avoid inadvertent inconsistencies across transitions in care by reviewing the patient’s complete medication regimen at the time of admission,
transfer and discharge and comparing it with the regimen being considered for the new setting of care.

Leveraging the NextGen MedicineCabinet Application provides a readily accessible, accurate and complete medication record, allowing providers to:
• Identify potential drug-on-drug interactions
• Recognize potentially inappropriate medications
• Reduce duplication of therapies or unnecessary medication
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• Ensure appropriate monitoring of medication
• Improve adherence and proper use of medication
• Enhance patients’ understanding of how to properly take their medication and to recognize adverse reactions


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