39. Net Health Systems
39. Net Health Systems
2010 Revenues: $7.5 million
5-year Annual Growth Rate: 35%

Patrick Colletti
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

About the business:
Net Health Systems, founded in 1998 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, creates disease-management software for medical facilities that manage the healing process. Its main product, WoundExpert, is used by over 14,000 healthcare providers across the country and represents the largest independent source of chronic wound benchmarking data in the industry. CEO Patrick Colletti takes pride in turning the company around since he and Christopher Hayes took over in 2001.

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) defines inner cities as core urban areas with higher unemployment and poverty rates and lower median incomes than their surrounding metropolitan statistical areas. For the 2012 list, ICIC received more than 2,000 solicited nominations using its database of small businesses and through the support of its nominating partners, including the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Staples, New York City Department of Small Business Services, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Companies were ranked by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) based on their revenue over the five-year period between 2006 and 2010, the last year for which complete data was available. This list was audited by the independent accounting firm of Rucci Bardaro and Barrett, PC.
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