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07. November 2013, BOSTON, MA

CompuGroup Medical Congratulates Ms. Jennifer Fabre of Teche Action Clinic on Receiving the Louisiana Primary Care Association's 2013 Health Care Provider of the Year Award.

BOSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical congratulates Jennifer Fabre, MSN, APRN, ANP/FNP-CCDE, Chief Health Officer and Clinical Operations Manager at Teche Action Clinic, on the recent Health Care Provider of the Year award presented to her by the Louisiana Primary Care Association (LPCA). The prestigious award was presented at the LPCA's 30th Annual Continuing Education Conference that took place in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in September, 2013.

The LPCA's Health Care Provider of the Year award recognizes an outstanding health care provider, employed by a member of the association, who has demonstrated dedication, expertise and concern for their patients in a compassionate and comprehensive manner. Additionally, the recipient of this award must demonstrate (i) a contribution to the health care of families through the provision of excellence in health care and education, (ii) improvement of access to primary care for vulnerable populations and (iii) years of service within the community health center program.

Through its market leading PM and EHR software suite for community health and beyond: CGM ENTERPRISE™, CompuGroup Medical (CGM) continuously collaborates with Teche Action Clinic as a software partner in the Clinic's mission to ensure the delivery of safe, quality and comprehensive primary and preventative care. Under the leadership of the Clinic's CEO, Dr. Gary M. Wiltz, who also serves as Board Chair of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), the Clinic has emerged as a forerunner in the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) community.

On Ms. Fabre's award, Dr. Wiltz says, "In order for health care systems to not only survive but also thrive in today's market, providers must be visionary leaders. Ms. Fabre recognizes the importance of integrating knowledge, clinical skills, compassion, quality, safety and technology in an effort to achieve and demonstrate the best clinical outcomes. We feel very fortunate to have someone of Jennifer's caliber leading our clinical team and are extremely proud of the recognition she has achieved for herself and our organization."

Commenting on the collective achievements of Teche Action Clinic as well as Ms. Fabre's award, CEO of CGM US and Senior Vice President North America, Norbert Fischl said, "As a result of our long-term partnership with Teche Action Clinic, we have had the opportunity to witness and accompany the commitment and passion exhibited by Teche's leadership and staff to fulfill the Clinic's mission. With her unique ability to see the big picture as well as consider the important details, Jennifer is leading by example. It's no surprise to me therefore that she has been recognized as the LPCA's Health Care Provider of the Year for 2013. I am excited that this prestigious award reflects Jennifer's achievements. CompuGroup Medical congratulates both Jennifer and Teche Action Clinic on this outstanding and exemplary acknowledgment."

About Teche Action Clinic

Teche Action Clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center, based in Franklin, Louisiana. The Center serves an annual patient base of 17,280 throughout rural southwest Louisiana, regardless of ability to pay for services. Teche Action Clinic's scope of services includes primary and preventive medical care (Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology), behavioral health, pharmacy, laboratory, WIC and dental services. For more information, visit www.tabhealth.org.

About Louisiana Primary Care Association (LPCA)

Louisiana Primary Care Association, Inc. is a non-profit membership organization of Federally Qualified Community Health Centers and supporters committed to the goal of achieving health care access for all and the elimination of health disparities. The mission of LPCA is to promote accessible, affordable, quality primary health care for the uninsured and medically underserved populations in Louisiana. For more information, visit www.lpca.net.

About CompuGroup Medical AG

CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors' offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the health care system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient health care. CompuGroup Medical's services are based on a unique customer base of over 385,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and customers in 35 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 3,700 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the health care system.

About CompuGroup Medical US

CompuGroup Medical US is the US division of CompuGroup Medical (CGM) – one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. CompuGroup Medical US works to synchronize the systems of the health care industry with the mission of patient care, enabling providers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients. CompuGroup Medical US creates health care IT solutions to support the clinical and practice management activities that take place in physician practices, community health centers and hospitals. These solutions include Meaningful Use and 2011 CCHIT Certified® electronic health records (EHRs) that are proven to contribute to safer, higher quality and more efficient health care. We also provide practice management (PM) software and productivity tools, EDI/reimbursement, lab information systems and more. For more information about CompuGroup Medical USA, visit www.CGMus.com.

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