MIAMI–April 30, 2012–CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR) and medical billing software and services, today announced that the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce has named CareCloud CEO Albert Santalo the winner of its 2012 Technology Entrepreneur of the Year award.
The accolade was awarded at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Leaders of the Year Awards luncheon Friday at Jungle Island. The awards program honors “individuals that guide the effective use of information technology to improve their companies’ business performance and have had a positive impact in the community.”
“Founding CareCloud and taking the company from a startup to a major player in the healthcare technology industry has been an incredible, rewarding challenge for me and my leadership team,” said CEO Albert Santalo. “As CareCloud continues to expand its client base and disrupt healthcare using cloud computing technology, I could not be more proud that the company is being recognized for its impact. I value the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s exceptional commitment to fostering the growth of the technology industry in South Florida and am very honored to receive this award.”
Mr. Santalo was named the “Best Up and Coming Technology Innovator” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in 2010, so this award marks continued recognition of his achievements in the South Florida business community. Mr. Santalo founded CareCloud in 2009 to be a leading force of change in the healthcare industry, focused on eliminating administrative waste and inefficiency through the delivery of a complete digital healthcare ecosystem for provider organizations. He has led CareCloud to rapid growth and the company has created over 100 jobs in South Florida. In January 2012, CNNMoney.com also named Mr. Santalo one of the nation’s top 12 entrepreneurs reinventing health care.
CareCloud is a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR) and medical billing software and services for medical groups. The company’s products are connecting providers to one another – and to their patients – through a fully integrated digital healthcare ecosystem that can be accessed on any browser or device.
CareCloud is helping more than 1,200 physicians to increase collections, streamline operations and improve patient care in over 30 states. The company was named a winner of IBM’s SmartCamp Silicon Valley 2010 for its innovative technology and received over $20 million in Series A funding from Intel Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. To learn more about CareCloud, please visit www.carecloud.com.