TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - NexTech, a leading provider of fully integrated electronic medical records (EMR), practice management, and marketing software solutions for specialty physician practices, today announced the appointment of Eric Nilsson as the company's new chief technology officer. Nilsson brings more than 20 years of experience managing software solutions and formulating business and technology strategies to his position at NexTech. As Chief Technology Officer, Nilsson will help advance NexTech's position in the industry by leading strategic efforts to develop the most innovative and robust solutions to meet the unique needs of each medical specialty.

"It is with great pleasure we welcome Eric to the NexTech team," says David Henriksen, president and CEO of NexTech. "I am confident that Eric, with his experience in healthcare IT and services, will position NexTech for long term growth and continued innovation. NexTech prides itself on providing the most personalized and integrated solutions for specialty practices and Eric's expertise in designing, developing and enhancing applications will be an invaluable component of the company's continued success."

Before joining NexTech, Nilsson most recently served as chief technology officer at Surgical Information Systems (SIS), where he was responsible for developing and executing product strategy and software development as well as managing the company's internal IT infrastructure. Prior to his role at SIS, Nilsson led product and solutions management strategy at Infor Global Solutions.

"More than ever before, specialty practices are working to adapt to extensive changes in the healthcare industry, making this a very exciting time for NexTech," says Nilsson. "I look forward to leveraging my industry experience and knowledge to support the company's long term growth as we continue to enhance our technology to meet our specialty clients' distinct needs."

About NexTech

NexTech offers fully integrated, specialty specific, certified EMR, practice management, and marketing software that covers a wide array of specialty practice needs. Since its inception in 1997, NexTech has built a client base of more than 7,000 providers and 40,000 office staff members. For further information, please visit: www.nextech.com.

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