Phoenix, AZ, September 3, 2013, − ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading healthcare cloud computing platform and service provider, and e-MDs an innovative leading provider of EHRs and practice management (PM) solutions, today announced that Benson Area Medical Center (BAMC) in North Carolina has effectively reduced IT costs and improved security of patient data by utilizing the e-MDs EHR software within the HIPAA-Compliant ClearDATA HealthDATA Cloud Platform.

BAMC began running e-MDs software in ClearDATA’s HIPAA compliant cloud in September 2012 in order to maximize the quality of its patient services without taxing its limited HIT infrastructure, resources, and budget. This goal was achieved through the close collaboration between partners ClearDATA and e-MDs and the seamless integration of their respective industry leading HIPAA compliant HealthDATA Cloud Platform and e-MDs Solution Series.

“Being a non-profit organization, going to the cloud was in our best interest because it would keep our infrastructure costs low while still providing the best and most reliable service to our patients,” said William W. Massengill, Jr., Chief Executive Office of Benson Area Medical Center. “We chose e-MDs as our EHR because its functionality matched our requirements precisely and it provided an excellent value for our organization. ClearDATA was selected as our cloud service provider because of its exclusive healthcare industry focus and expertise, and extensive experience with meeting all of the HIPAA security and regulatory requirements.”

The ClearDATA Healthcare Cloud Platform enables BAMC healthcare professionals to securely and intuitively access and document key patient information from the e-MDs EHR and also helps improve productivity by providing remote access for physicians via laptops.

About Benson Area Medical Center

Since 1979, Benson Area Medical Center (BAMC), a community-owned nonprofit primary health care center in North Carolina, has served residents of Johnston, Harnett and Sampson Counties. BAMC was formed as a result of a grassroots community movement to address the shortage of physicians in southern Johnston County. BAMC serves over 11,000 patients, has a staff of 43 employees that includes four full-time physicians and three physician assistants that provide primary care, lab, X-ray, and clinical services during more than 31,000 patient visits per year. For more information, visit: