ChartWare, Inc. is a physician-founded private company dedicated to improving patient care and professional quality of life for health care providers. The company was co-founded by Daniel Essin, MD and David Tully-Smith MD, PhD, who both pioneered early research on electronic medical records beginning in 1984. Since its incorporation in 1995 ChartWare has been delivering clinical documentation software that is known for its elegant functionality and ease of use. Initial installations of the company's flagship product were in family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics and cardiology. Today, ChartWare is operational in over 40 states and has been successfully implemented in more than 20 clinical specialties.