KELOWNA, BC, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - (TSXV: 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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(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: QHR Technologies Inc.
For further information:
Al Hildebrandt, President & CEO
Jerry Diener, VP Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Jim Wilson, VP Marketing & Communications