IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quality Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSII) today announced that the results of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held on August 16, 2012, have been certified by IVS Associates, Inc., the independent inspector of elections. Elected to the Board from the company’s slate were Craig Barbarosh, George Bristol, Russell Pflueger, Steven Plochocki, Sheldon Razin, Lance Rosenzweig and Maureen Spivack. As a company incorporated in California, QSI is required to provide shareholders with the opportunity to cumulate their votes on the election of directors, which facilitated the election of Ahmed Hussein and Patrick Cline to the Board based on Mr. Hussein’s 15.7% ownership in the company as of the record date.
“On behalf of the Board and management of Quality Systems, I would like to thank shareholders for their overwhelming support of the company’s Board nominees,” said Steven Plochocki, chief executive officer of Quality Systems. “The QSI Board and management team believe we have the right strategic plan in place to continue our track record of revenue and earnings growth and strong shareholder returns. We look forward to continuing to build upon Quality Systems’ ongoing success and increasing value for our shareholders.”
The company also announced that the advisory vote to approve the compensation for named executive officers was supported by the majority of shareholder votes. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was also ratified as QSI’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.
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Irvine, Calif.-based Quality Systems, Inc. and its NextGen Healthcare subsidiary develop and market computer-based practice management, electronic health records and revenue cycle management applications as well as connectivity products and services for medical and dental group practices and small hospitals. Visit www.qsii.com and www.nextgen.com for additional information.
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