FL Governor Scott Announces Azalea Health Expands to Gainesville

Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Azalea Health has selected Gainesville for a corporate expansion, creating 10 new jobs over the next year with a capital investment of $30,000. Azalea is a leading provider in cloud-based electronic health records software, practice management software, and revenue cycle management services.

Governor Scott said, “We are excited that Azalea Health has chosen Gainesville for their expansion. Not only have we created more than 440,000 private-sector jobs since December 2010, but Florida’s unemployment rate is lower than it’s been in five years. In order to grow more opportunities for Florida families to succeed, we must invest in programs that will diversify our economy and create jobs for future generations. But, our work is not done until every Floridian has a job that wants one.”

Azalea Health is a five-year old company with 42 employees. They have offices in Georgia, but will be expanding to Florida at UF’s Innovation Square. The company chose Gainesville because of the availability of talent, a thriving economy, low cost of living, and high quality of life.

“We chose the Gainesville area because of the great availability of quality talent coming out of the universities, technical schools, and community colleges, as well as the innovative and supportive community,” said Doug Swords, Chief Financial Officer of Azalea Health. “Azalea looks forward to recruiting a dedicated team of enthusiastic individuals in order to continue the company’s track record of success.”

For full governor’s office release click here.

For Gainesville Chamber release click here.