KELOWNA, BC, February 12, 2013– (TSX-V: QHR) QHR Technologies Inc. (“QHR”) a leader in the Canadian Healthcare Information Technology sector, is pleased to announce today that it has been recognized as a leading employer on BC’s Top Employer listing. QHR is one of only five IT software companies to be selected.
“QHR has become a leader in the Healthcare IT market and this achievement proves we not only have great
products, but amazing people in our company. We aspire to be the best and attract the best, but it means taking
care of our team as a company. This recognition is an affirmation of our progressive and forward-thinking programs. We are very pleased to be evaluated as a Top Employer in BC where approximately 60% of our employees reside, especially during a period of rapid growth and the inherent challenges of integrating employees that have joined the company via acquisitions. We strive to make QHR an exceptional place to work in BC and across Canada,” said Al Hildebrandt, CEO, QHR.
Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Each winner is graded using eight key criteria that have remained the same since the inception of the program: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.
Some highlights why QHR was selected include: encouraging work life balance with flexible work hours, telecommuting and compressed work week options, tuition subsidies, professional accreditation subsidies, and contributions to a matching RSP plan.
Selections for BC’s Top Employer were based on information from applications to the most recent Canada’s Top 100 Employers project along with independent research.
About BC’s Top Employers
Now entering its ninth year, BC’s Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the British Columbia employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
For further information on BC’s Top Employers go to: http://www.canadastop100.com/bc/
About QHR Technologies Inc.
QHR is a leader in quality and technology, providing software and services in the following markets:
In the Electronic Medical Records (“EMR”) market, QHR offers a suite of medical software modules that provide computer-based medical records for family physicians, medical specialists, and surgeons, as well as administrative modules for billing and patient scheduling, that is a key component of the move throughout Canada to provide electronic healthcare records for all Canadians. QHR also provides on-site and off-site (ASP) hosting capabilities for the EMR market.
In the Healthcare Transaction Processing (“HTP”) market, QHR provides best in class software solutions and transaction processing services that encourage “interoperability” to assist health care providers, payers and intermediaries capture and exchange information. QHR’s clients include Physicians, Hospitals, Health Plans, Insurance Brokers and State Governments. QHR’s software supports processes such as Health Plan Enrolment, Health Insurance Eligibility, Health Insurance Claims, Claim Payments and Provider to Provider Collaboration of supporting referral and compliance documentation. The HTP market QHR services are primarily in the US.
In the Enterprise Management Software (“EMS”) market, QHR specializes in workforce management software, which consists of integrated payroll, staff scheduling and human resource software, and in customized financial management software built on the Microsoft Dynamics GP platform. These products are targeted at complex healthcare, social services and public safety environments.
This news release does not contain any “forward looking statements” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Further information on the Company is available at www.sedar.com or at the Company’s website, www.QHRtechnologies.com.
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For further information, please contact:
Al Hildebrandt, President & CEO
Jerry Diener, VP Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Jim Wilson, VP Marketing & Communications