KELOWNA, BC, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - (TSXV: QHR) QHR Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of QHR Corporation ("QHR" or the
"Company") a leader in the Canadian Healthcare Information Technology
has been named Canada's 22nd fastest growing technology company in the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast
50™ awards for technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth
and leadership, based on the percentage revenue growth over five years.
QHR's revenue grew from $6.5 million in 2008 to $29.5 million in 2012,
an exemplary 352% percent, landing them on this prestigious list.
"Canadian Fast 50 companies innovate, demonstrate leadership, create
jobs, and invest in R&D," said Richard Lee, Deloitte's National
Managing Partner, Technology, Media and Telecommunications. "They are
remarkable companies that show dedication, drive and commitment that
are keys to growth in the Canadian technology sector."
QHR Corporation's President and CEO Al Hildebrandt, credits exceptional
products, exceptional people and an exceptional vision for the
company's exemplary growth. Mr. Hildebrandt said, "Our dedication to
our clients' businesses and passion for the development of exceptional
software propels us forward as we continue to be leaders in the
Now in its 16th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program recognizes
leaders in the Canadian technology industry and tracks the successful
growth of Canadian-grown global leaders. The Canadian Fast 50 program
augments the broader 2013 Deloitte North American Technology Fast 500
initiative, which QHR was also recognized on and ranked 256th.
"Technology Fast 500 winners achieve success and strong growth as a
direct result of their leadership, and commitment to innovation," said
Lee. "They are amongst the elite who transform the technology sector."
"To be recognized as one of North America's Fastest-Growing Companies is
a result of the talented and hardworking team we have at QHR. To be
ranked on both the Fast 50 and the North America Technology Fast 500 is
an honour and we thank our customers and employees for bringing us to
this position," says Mr. Hildebrandt.
To qualify for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking, companies must
have been in business for at least five years, have revenues of at
least $5 million, be headquartered in Canada, own proprietary
technology, and conduct research and development activities in Canada.
A panel of industry experts evaluate and judge companies based on four
key criteria: competitive advantage; size, growth, and market
attractiveness; management effectiveness and organization; and
For more about QHR, visit: www.QHRtechnologies.com
For more about the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program, visit: www.fast50.ca
For more about the Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 Program,
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada's pre-eminent
technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and
entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories
including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards
(early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years,
with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50
candidate,) Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological
leadership and innovation within the industry) and the Deloitte
Technology Green 15™ Awards (Canada's leading GreenTech companies that
promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in
industrial production and consumption.) Program sponsors include
Deloitte, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures. For further information,
About Deloitte's 2013 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 2008 to 2012.
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 CAD, and current-year operating revenues of at
least $5 million USD or CAD. Additionally, companies must be in
business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North
About QHR Corporation
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 in 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 Enterprise Management Solutions ("EMS") market, QHR specializes
in workforce management software, which consists of integrated payroll,
staff scheduling and human resource software, and customized financial
management software built on the Microsoft Dynamics GP platform. These
products are targeted at complex healthcare, social services and public
In the Revenue Cycle Management ("RCM") market, QHR provides best in
class clearinghouse services, with over 1500 payers, which assist US
healthcare providers to exchange claim information that ensures
accurate revenue management. QHR provides a progressive medical billing
service that outsources coding, payer reconciliation and revenue
reporting. QHR also supports employer health plan enrolment, employee
health plan eligibility and health care interoperability through a 5010
standard based EDI gateway. The RCM markets that QHR services are
primarily in the US.
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