KELOWNA, BC, May 28, 2013 /CNW/ - (TSX-V: QHR) QHR Technologies Inc., a
leader in the healthcare information technology sector, announces that
its Electronic Medical Records ("EMR") division and MediResource Inc.
have formed a partnership to bring their industry leading products and
solutions together. This partnership will enhance efficiencies between
Canadian healthcare providers and patients while delivering
cost-effective, digital disease management programs.
The integration, of QHR's Accuro®EMR with MediResource's unique platform
for health and wellness, delivers measurable chronic disease management
tools for patients. These tools assist physicians in achieving better
outcomes at lower costs. As a natural complement to Accuro,
MediResource offers a wealth of healthcare content, programs, analytics
and behavioral research.
"It is a shared vision for both QHR and MediResource, to enhance the
experience of patients and their care providers by integrating our
healthcare offerings in a seamless manner," says Al Hildebrandt, CEO of
QHR Technologies Inc. "The trend and need to connect with today's
digital patient is ever increasing and we are excited to be working
with MediResource. We believe that our two companies working in
collaboration will be of great benefit to our physician clients and
their patients. QHR leads the way in EMR development and MediResource
leads the way in online chronic disease management programs and patient
engagement," added Mr. Hildebrandt.
Paul Kostoff, CEO of MediResource Inc, stated that "For our digital
products to have the greatest impact, we needed the greatest EMR
partner. That partner is without question QHR, and the product is
Accuro. In addition to being the largest EMR provider in Canada on a
single EMR offering, they are the only EMR provider capable of reaching
the largest number of both specialists and family practitioners."
Mr. Kostoff added "We now serve over 70 million annual visitors to our
platform through pharmacy, employers, online and via mobile. QHR
expands this to physicians, providing the most comprehensive delivery
network for personalized health and wellness programs in Canada."
MediResource, a privately held Toronto based company, has led the way in
digital chronic disease management programs and patient engagement.
They are the only provider of bilingual health content for consumers
and patients in Canada and they have integrated that information into
unique offerings, such as their one of a kind Digital Health Coach™
tool for creating meaningful behaviour change. Find out more about
MediResource at www.mediresource.com.
QHR entered the Canadian EMR market in 2004. Since then, through strong
organic growth and several strategic acquisitions, QHR Technologies
Inc. now supports over 9,000 physicians in six provinces, many of whom
were Canada's EMR pioneers and advocates for a national EMR system.
About MediResource Inc.
MediResource delivers large-scale health information websites, mobile
solutions, digital health coaching, health risk and health behaviour
assessments to more than 70 million visitors annually. With over 50
employees and access to over 200 medical advisors, MediResource has
deep and broad experience in healthcare. MediResource technologies
combine patient data with superior health content and digital behaviour
change models to create personalized patient programs with measurable
results. MediResource's industry leading Platform for Health &
Wellness is uniquely MediResource, integrating into point of care
workflow products such as EMR's and pharmacy management systems.
MediResource clients include hospital, pharmacy, insurance, employers
and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
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 Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) market, QHR provides
best in class clearinghouse services, with over 1,500 payers, which
assist US health care 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's software also supports employer health plan
enrolment, employee health plan eligibility and health care
interoperability through a 5010 standard based EDI gateway.
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 health care, social
services and public safety environments.
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