Deal: athenahealth to expand in Atlanta, creating 500 jobs

athenahealth will expand its presence in Georgia, creating 500 new, high-paying jobs and investing $10.8 million, Gov. Nathan Deal announced today.

The company is a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health records, practice management and care coordination.

“athenahealth is one of the fastest-growing companies in HIT, an exploding industry in which the largest sector is already thriving in Georgia thanks to our robust telecommunications infrastructure and healthcare system, talented workforce and pro-business environment,” Deal said in a statement. “athenahealth’s strategic decision to locate here moves us closer to becoming the No. 1 place in the nation to do business.”

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