athenahealth's COO, Ed Park, to Deliver Address at 2014 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition

athenahealth's COO, Ed Park, to Deliver Address at 2014 HIMSS Annual
Conference and Exhibition

Park Will Draw on Findings From Amazon's Customer-Centric and Pioneering
Mentality, Use of Open Networks and Big Data, and Competitor Collaboration to
Spur Innovation in Health Care

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth,
Inc.(Nasdaq:ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic
health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination, today
announced that Ed Park, athenahealth's executive vice president and chief
operating officer, will deliver an address at the 2014 HIMSS Annual Conference
and Exhibition (HIMSS14), taking place February 23-27 at the Orange County
Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The HIMSS Annual Conference and
Exhibition is the industry's largest health IT educational program and
exhibition center.

In his presentation, entitled "What Health Care Can Learn from Amazon," Park
will tease out how the open system architecture and customer-centric mentality
that has helped to make Amazon a marvel of consumer engineering can also help
to usher in an unrivalled service experience in health care. This presentation
will show how health care can apply Amazon's pioneering philosophies to
activate big data at a national scale and to embrace collaboration in the face
of competition, as a means to deliver the most value to patients and
providers. Park will deliver his presentation on Wednesday, February 26, from
1:00-2:00pm ET in Room 205A.

To learn more about athenahealth and its service offerings, please visit booth
#3528 at HIMSS14 or visit www.athenahealth.com.

About athenahealth, Inc.

athenahealth is a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic
health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination.
athenahealth's mission is to be caregivers' most trusted service, helping them
do well doing the right thing. For more information, please visit
www.athenahealth.com.

CONTACT:  Holly Spring
          athenahealth, Inc. (Media)
          media@athenahealth.com
          617-402-1631

          Dana Quattrochi
          athenahealth, Inc. (Investors)
          investorrelations@athenahealth.com
          617-402-1329

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