"We are pleased to report that 2017 was a year of significant revenue and profitability growth for MTBC, leaving us in a great position as we begin 2018," said
In the company's letter to shareholders,
The improvement between our
Our operating results showed similar proof of success during 2017. At the end of 2016, we acquired substantially all of the assets of a struggling competitor. The purchase price was attractive, but we knew we would face operating losses for a couple quarters as we focused on integration and cost rationalization. While our adjusted EBITDA was (
During 2017 we also started to reap the benefits of our investment in several growth initiatives. For example, we
successfully launched our next-generation, voice-enabled electronic health records solution, talkEHR™, with provider sign-ups in most states. It's our vision with talkEHR to design a user-friendly, intuitive platform that automates and increases patient charting efficiency by using artificial intelligence and natural language processing. talkEHR is offered free of cost to all
We also signed one of the 10 largest insurance carriers in the
Having made significant progress in 2017, we look forward to another strong year of continued top-line and bottom line growth during 2018. We are grateful to our shareholders who have enthusiastically responded to the success of our strategy and since management and the Board own almost 50% of our outstanding common stock, you can be confident that we will continue to make decisions that we believe to be in the best interests of all shareholders.
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