Ozark, Mo. – August 21, 2012 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice technologies and services, today announced that it has been named to the 2012 Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for the fifth year in a row. With the company's fifth consecutive placement on the Inc. 5000 list, HEALTHCAREfirst also earned a place on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll, reserved for those companies that have appeared on the list five or more times.
Headquartered in Ozark, Missouri, with offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and St. Paul, Minnesota, HEALTHCAREfirst came in at #1032 on the prestigious list, with a 307% three-year growth rate. Additionally, the company ranked #78 on the list of fastest growing health companies nationwide.
“We are honored to be named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list,” said HEALTHCAREfirst President and CEO Bobby Robertson. “The tremendous growth we have experienced over the past several years is a result of the hard work of our talented staff combined with our innovative products and services. We are proud of the progress we have made and look forward to continued growth in the future.”
HEALTHCAREfirst joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list. In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97%. The companies on this year’s list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
“Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is, “says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
HEALTHCAREfirst provides leading-edge, Web-based solutions that improve business and clinical functions to over 1,200 home health care and hospice agencies across the United States. Based in Ozark, Mo and one of the fastest growing providers of its kind, the company provides clients with agency management software, electronic medical record software, revenue cycle management software, business intelligence reporting and billing and coding services that enable caregivers to focus on patients instead of paperwork. For more information call 800.841.6095 or visit the company’s website at www.healthcarefirst.com.