athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination services to medical groups and health systems today announced its placement in the Internet category on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ list, an annual ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications life sciences and clean technology companies in North America in terms of percentage revenue growth. athenahealth ranked 46 in the Internet category ranking. “Being recognized on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list among some of the fastest growing leaders in technology is an affirmation of the progress we’ve made here at athenahealth,” said Jonathan Bush, athenahealth CEO and Chairman. “Once an ambitious upstart with a big idea to disrupt legacy software by bringing health care information to the cloud, athenahealth has evolved into a national information backbone with insights that enable some 38,000 providers to deliver better, more efficient care. We are very proud of that.” The full list of this year’s winners can be found here. About Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™ Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.