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Company: Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA
Entry Submitted By: PAIRELATIONS, LLC
Company Description: Irvine, Calif.-based Quality Systems, Inc. and its NextGen Healthcare subsidiary develop and market computer- based practice management, electronic health records and revenue cycle management applications as well as connectivity products and services for medical and dental group practices and small hospitals. Visit and for additional information.
Nomination Category: Live Event Awards Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Best Internal Recognition/Motivational Event

Nomination Title: Quality Systems, Inc.: NextGen Users Group Meeting Attracts Record Attendees; Largest in Company History

    The date on which this nominated production was first presented:

        November 2010

    Briefly describe the nominated event's communications objectives and how it met those objectives (up to 500 words). After this description, provide URLs to online photographs, video clips, press clippings, etc. that will portray the event for the judges. IMPORTANT: Begin each link with http://, and enclose each link in square brackets; for example, []:

        Annually, Quality Systems, Inc. and its NextGen Healthcare Information Systems,
Inc. subsidiary, a leader in the development and delivery of electronic health
records solutions (EHR) host a Users Group Meeting (UGM) for its client base. 
The UGM is a company platform that allows Quality Systems and NextGen to unveil
new products, sell its innovative services/solutions, expose clients to a
plethora of educational opportunities and expand client relationships.  The
event, which is attended by thousands, is filled with daily activities that
range from speaker presentations to workshops and panels.  It also is not
without fun and time to enjoy the hard work these folks are educated to all
year long.  There is literally no down time in this educational yet fun-filled
four-day event.

        Since NextGen established itself as a thought leader within the healthcare
information technology sector (HCIT), its UGM further cements its leadership
position in shaping trends and providing education on topical events. 
Currently, NextGen is among the leading industry experts on details relating to
the the government’s economic stimulus plan to to create a paperless,
electronic healthcare system by 2015 (The American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act - ARRA).

        The 2010 UGM, held in Disney World, was the largest in company history and the
sector.  The dynamic agenda featured: 

        •  191 total sessions were offered (31 CME-approved; 12 pre-conference workshops

        •  161 presentations were delivered by NextGen experts; 31 by clients

        •  A record-setting 3,843 customers were in attendance representing:
o 2876 NextGen clients
o 20 consultants at our invitation only Consultant Event
o 26 prospects at our invitation only Leadership Series
o 147 Exhibitor/Sponsors – representing 48 partners
o 414 NextGen Staff Members

        •  The Exhibit Hall showcased 48 exhibits, 15 of which were event sponsors
(Interactive NextGen Booth showcasing suite of product and service offerings)

        •  Featured guest speakers included Featured Guest Speakers Included:
o Chris Gardner, successful entrepreneur and passionate philanthropist,
wildly-successful autobiography that inspired the top-grossing movie inspired
by his life, The Pursuit of Happyness
o Farzard Mostashari, MD, ScM – Deputy National Coordinator for
Programs and Policy with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health
Information Technology
o Charles Kennedy, MD – Vice President of Health Information Technology
for WellPoint, Inc.

        •  New/upgrades products were unveiled including:
o NextPen – A revolutionary digital pen that quickly captures data into
NextGen ® Ambulatory EHR. Create structured EHR data from popular forms,
without scanning or transcription, capture everything you write or draw as part
of a patients record.
o NextGenSM Dashboard – The NextGen Dashboard enables clients to view
graphical representations of key financial and clinical data. This data is
organized in groups of charts called dashboards. The NextGen Dashboard provides
a viable long-term solution to effectively monitor key data from both clinical
and financial business areas in one application.
o NextGen Mobile ® - NextGen Mobile lets you gain immediate EHR and PM
access on your smartphone or iPad. It can help you increase efficiencies by
electronically prescribing medications, sending tasks, and reviewing
appointments. With NextGen Mobile solution, you can capture charges at the
point of care for increase revenue; quickly access patient records for
decreased errors; and help improve outcomes with real-time information.

•  Hosted annual client event held exclusively in Walt Disney World’s Magic
Kingdom Theme Park featuring, private access to the park attractions, live
entertainment and special menus!/album.php?id=55409475558&aid=269656

    List the appropriate creative and production credits for this entry: Advertising Agency/City: Client: Art Director: Cinematographer: Creative Director: Designer: Director: Illustrator/City: Music Producer/City: Photographer/City: Printer/City: Producer: Production Company/City: Programmer: Writer: Web Development Firm/City:

        PSAV – National Audio Visual Partner, Long Beach, CA

        DEG – Facilitated onsite execution of the client event and general session,
Orlando, FL

        Printworks – Printing partner for conference signage and other printed
materials, Lansdale, PA

        Tiger Printing – Printing partner for Pocket Guide, Telford, PA

        Exhibit Services – Exhibit Services Partner providing drayage for the exhibit
hall and booth services, Orlando, FL

        Leading Authorities – Speakers Bureau used to secure Chris Gardner, Washington,

        Creative Edge Promotions – Partner who supplied conference welcome gift and
themed giveaways, Chester Springs, PA

        CVENT – Partner for Registration Software, McLean, VA

        Dodge Communications – Public Relations Partner, Atlanta, GA

        Prime Source Productions – Partner for Talent to book/manage client event
entertainment and meeting emcee, Nashville, TN

        ExpoBadge – Partner for RFID technology for session tracking and electronic
lead retrieval for exhibitors, Anaheim, CA