The Philadelphia Hand Center, P.C., Selects the SRS EHR for Its 40 Specialty Providers and 13 Locations

Productivity-Focused Meaningful Use, Prominence in Orthopaedics Play Major Role in EHR Decision

MONTVALE, NJ – July 21, 2011 – SRS, the leading provider of productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance specialty practices, today announced that The Philadelphia Hand Center, P.C., has selected the SRS Electronic Health Record (EHR) for its 40 specialty providers. The Philadelphia Hand Center was founded in 1967 and currently has 13 office locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

“The SRS productivity-focused approach to meaningful use allows our physicians to collect the necessary clinical data needed to meet the EHR incentive requirements in a non-burdensome manner and without infringing on the physician-patient relationship—unlike other systems we evaluated,” says A. Lee Osterman, M.D., President, The Philadelphia Hand Center. “There is no question that the robust capabilities of the SRS EHR will enhance the high level of patient outcomes for which The Hand Center is recognized. SRS’ leadership in orthopaedics and its proven track record of successful EHR implementations made the SRS EHR the right choice for our practice.”

“The SRS EHR will improve communication among our 13 office locations and efficiently automate our practice workflow, enhancing our productivity while reducing operating costs,” says Jennifer S. Kuruc, Director of Practice Operations, The Philadelphia Hand Center. “In addition, SRS offers tremendous value to our patient education efforts, the training of our residents and fellows, and our research endeavors.”

“SRS is very excited about the data platform that we have developed for our government-certified EHR and the unique way that our technology puts productivity-focused meaningful use in the hands of our clients,” says Evan Steele, CEO of SRSsoft. “The Philadelphia Hand Center is already experiencing the productivity and efficiency benefits that the SRS EHR delivers.”

About SRS
SRS is the leading provider of productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance specialty practices—with a successful adoption rate unparalleled in the industry. Offered via the Unified Desktop™, the robust EHR, SRS CareTracker PM, and SRS PACS increase speed, boost revenue, free physicians’ time, and heighten patient care and satisfaction. For more information on SRS, visit, e-mail, fax 201.802.1301, or call 800.288.8369.

About The Philadelphia Hand Center
The Philadelphia Hand Center, P.C., was formed in 1967 to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate patients with illness and/or injury of their hands, wrists, elbows, arms, and shoulders. In 1990, The Hand Center brought its heritage to New Jersey with the formation of The South Jersey Hand Center, P.C. Today, The Hand Center is one of the most respected organizations in the nation for its high-quality patient outcomes, and has the largest provider team of specialized hand care in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, please visit