COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Nov. 11 Altus HealthcareManagement Systems receives three honors from the 4th annual "Aggie 100" listof the fastest-growing companies owned and operated by Texas A&M Universityformer students. Clarus Imaging Center of Houston, Oprex Surgery Center ofHouston, Zerenity Sleep Lab of Houston are among the firms selected for theaward. The program is sponsored by Mays Business School's Center for NewVentures and Entrepreneurship.
Founded in January 2003 by Taseer Badar, CEO and 1995 Aggie graduate, thethree companies are entities of Altus Healthcare Management Systems.
Recognized as number 31 on the list of 100 honorees, Clarus Imaging Centeris a multi-modality radiology facility that offers advanced diagnosticservices through cutting edge imagery technology. With high precision andperformance, Clarus aims to provide clarity into each patient's medicaldisorder, within a caring environment.
Recognized as number 41 on the list of 100 honorees, Oprex Surgery Centeris a free-standing outpatient surgery facility certified by the Medicare andAccreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). It's truecommitment to the wellbeing of its patients is the major drive behind ourexceptional performance in surgical treatment.
Recognized as number 45 on the list of 100 honorees, Zerenity Sleep Lab'smission is to decrease the risk of medical and psychological complicationsassociated with sleep disorders and to improve the quality of life. Itcurrently averages 65-70 patients per month at its Houston location.
The 100 companies with the highest compound annual revenue growth from2005 to 2007 were recognized at a formal luncheon at The Zone Club at TexasA&M University's Kyle Field on Friday, October 31, 2008. The honorees are alsofeatured in the November 2008 issue of Texas Aggie published by TheAssociation of Former Students.
"Texas A&M is proud of making the Aggie 100 an annual event to celebrateAggies who have gone on to create businesses that are thriving not only in theU.S., but also around the world," says Richard Scruggs, Director of the MaysBusiness School's Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship.
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