Health IT company Select Laboratory Software has announced it will expand into New Orleans from their location in South Carolina.
Select Laboratories has a number of clinical reference labs in South Carolina that furnish fast and accurate results to hospitals, physicians, skilled nursing facilities, urgent care providers, and medical specialties through their cloud-based medical laboratory software.
“Expanding into New Orleans, we are excited to see there is a strong talent pool alongside the great food, music, and culture. This is the perfect place for us to grow, and it’s wonderful to be able to provide these opportunities for the residents of the city,” said Ryan Williams, Vice President of Research and Development at Select Laboratory Software. “We’re very happy to be home.”
Select Laboratories plans to hire up to 25 people for the new New Orleans office, with the first 10 happening by the end of the year. Louisiana native Ryan Williams will head operations.
“This is a great story of a Louisiana native coming back home to take advantage of the momentum in two emerging local industries: bioscience and digital media,” said Michael Hecht, President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc.
The company is is partnered with Select Laboratory Partners, a laboratory implementation management and support company that has worked with over 70 labs across the country.
“The entrance of Select Laboratory Software contributes significantly to the city’s expanding BioInnovation and Health Services cluster. This software solution provider develops leading-edge practice options for local clinicians and creates new job opportunities for local residents in a high-growth, high-wage field,” said Quentin L. Messer, Jr., President and CEO of the New Orleans Business Alliance. “Their decision to expand here demonstrates New Orleans’ increasing attractiveness for healthcare IT companies and bioinnovation entrepreneurs. We’re very excited to have them grow their company here in the Crescent City.”