Healthcare software firm MedHub moved into its new headquarters
last July as a competitive advantage.
The company's leadership proudly says it overspent on redeveloping the circa-1899 Old Grain Mill at 3515 Broad Street in downtown Dexter into a custom office space for techies. It’s all part of the plan to attract high-end talent, especially the much-sought-after software developer.
"The developers are a quirky lot," says Peter Orr, president & CEO of MedHub
. "We had a guy turn us down three times. Money was no object. He took the job when he saw our building. That’s why we overspent on it."
The 13-year-old company has hired three people over the last year, including relocating two software developers from Iowa and Kansas City. MedHub
now employs eight people and it looking to hire at least another eight people, primarily software developers and support staff.
"We're on a hiring tear now that we have the space for it," Orr says.
MedHub’s technology enables teaching hospitals to better manage their medical residents, enabling them to improve communication, collaboration and residency information management. The system tracks residents and fellows (advanced medical school students in training to become doctors), helping ensure hospitals maximize Medicare reimbursements.
MedHub has signed up a number of name-brand clients in recent years, such as the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, along with the health systems at Stanford and Duke universities. That has allowed 67 percent revenue growth. Orr says that is restrained because of a lack of available resources. He adds the company is solidly booked workwise through early next year, which he expects to hit 60 percent revenue growth again.
Source: Peter Orr, president & CEO of MedHub
Writer: Jon Zemke
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