Summit Healthcare Heart of MUSE Sponsorship Supports “Hands On Nashville” Volunteer Resource Center

Braintree, Mass.,- Summit Healthcare, a leader in healthcare system integration and task automation, is proud to announce its seventh consecutive year as the exclusive sponsor of the Heart of MUSE charity initiative held during the 2011 International MEDITECH Users Conference from May 31st through June 3rd, in Nashville Tennessee. The charitable organization chosen by MUSE this year was local volunteer resource center, Hands On Nashville (HON). The charity received a $4,300 dollar donation made in part by MUSE attendee donations and a $2,500 dollar match from Summit Healthcare.

As Middle Tennessee’s volunteer resource center for 20 years, Hands On Nashville is one of the largest HandsOn Network affiliates in the country. Addressing critical community needs ranging from hunger and homelessness to at-risk youth and animal welfare, HON connects thousands of volunteers with service opportunities to help better the community and make a real change locally.

“Thank you to MUSE and Summit Healthcare for their generosity and donation to our organization. This contribution will help support Hands On Nashville’s mission to connect Middle Tennessee volunteers to service opportunities 365 days a year,” said Brian Williams, Executive Director of Hands On Nashville.

“Summit Healthcare is honored to sponsor The Heart of MUSE charity, which allows MUSE attendees and the broader MEDITECH community, to support local communities,” said Ted Rossi, CEO of Summit Healthcare. “Hands On Nashville has worked tirelessly for decades to facilitate volunteer work and create real change across Middle Tennessee; we are so pleased to donate to such an honorable mission.”

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About Summit Healthcare

Summit Healthcare is the choice of hospitals and providers who want to take full control of their MEDITECH healthcare systems integration and information management requirements. Since 1999, we have worked to provide the industry with the most flexible integration technology with complimentary tailored services and solutions.

Summit Healthcare continues to grow and has over 1,000 customers in the healthcare market, including close partnerships with complementary technology partners, major system integrators, and value-added resellers. For more information, visit http://www.summit-healthcare.com or call 781-519-4840.

About Hands On Nashville

Celebrating its 20th year as Middle Tennessee’s volunteer resource center, Hands On Nashville connects volunteers to critical community needs. In 2010, HON connected nearly 200,000 volunteers to service, making it the largest mobilizer of volunteers among all Hands On Network affiliates. Facilitating volunteer work for 400-plus Middle Tennessee nonprofits, schools and government agencies, HON supports 25 critical community needs ranging from hunger and homelessness to at-risk youth and animal welfare. HON challenges everyone to find a way to give back and to volunteer. To find out how, check out www.hon.org or call (615) 298-1108.