ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 19, 2005--ProxyMed (Nasdaq:PILL), a leading provider of healthcare payments processing and medical cost containment services, today announced the appointment of James H. McGuire to its Board of Directors. A veteran of financial services and technology companies, Mr. McGuire is currently the President of NJK Holding Corporation, a privately-held investment company focused on financial services, health care, litigation services, and other industries.
"We are delighted that Jim has joined the Board of Directors for ProxyMed," said John Lettko, ProxyMed's CEO. "His significant experience in computer software and financial services is highly relevant to the strategic direction of ProxyMed and we look forward to the contributions he will make, particularly as we look to refine our offerings in the coming months."
"The healthcare industry is evolving at a rapid pace and I am honored to join ProxyMed's Board at this exciting time," said Mr. McGuire. "As the newest member of the board, I look forward to contributing my expertise and expanding industry support for electronic solutions in healthcare payments and transaction processing."
Mr. McGuire received his BA in finance from the University of Notre Dame. He serves on the boards of Digital Insight Corporation (DGIN), a leading online banking provider for financial institutions and Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR), formerly Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc. Other Board members include Chairman Kevin M. McNamara, William L. Bennett, Edwin M. Cooperman, Thomas E. Hodapp, Braden R. Kelly, ProxyMed CEO John G. Lettko, and Eugene R. Terry.
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About ProxyMed, Inc.
ProxyMed provides healthcare payments processing, medical cost containment services, business process outsourcing solutions and related value-added products to physicians, payers, pharmacies, medical laboratories, and other healthcare providers and suppliers. ProxyMed's services support a broad range of both financial and clinical transactions, and we are HIPAA-certified. To facilitate these services, ProxyMed operates Phoenix(TM), our secure national electronic information platform, which provides physicians and other primary care providers with direct connectivity to payers, chain and independent pharmacies and clinical laboratories.