The Prix MÉRITIC 2013 IT Entrepreneur awarded to Daniel Handfield of MediaMed Technologies

QUÉBEC, May 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - MediaMed Technologies once again saw its CEO awarded. Indeed, on the evening of the OCTAS Gala 2013, Gala Excellence in IT, held at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal on May 25th, Daniel Handfield received the 2013 Entrepreneur prix MÉRITIC IT. Organized by the Réseau ACTION TI, the Prix MÉRITIC was designed to recognize people from the IT industry who are renowned for their expertise, but also their interpersonal skills.

The Entrepreneur Prix MÉRITIC IT is given to a person who has recently contributed, in an exceptional manner, to the development and growth of his business in IT. This person demonstrates extraordinary entrepreneurial talents and stands out through innovation, creativity, determination and leadership in their organization. This award is subject to a partnership with the Quebec Technology Association (AQT).

"This appointment is obviously a personal honor, but it is primarily the success of a strong team. Without a doubt I have the chance to manage a dedicated team that takes healthcare to heart. It is with pride that I accept this award on behalf of the entire MediaMed team" stated Daniel Handfield.
"An important value for MediaMed is excellence, as in to do better and constantly exceed expectations. Essentially, MediaMed focuses on expertise and discipline in order to be the best and drive the best possible outcomes. I think this feeling is shared by everyone, each morning, when we go to the office," added Mr. Handfield.

Dr. Jean Mireault, co-founder of MediaMed Technologies, Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Clinical Affairs welcomes this prestigious recognition, "This is recognition of our passionate inspiration to improve the performance of the Quebec healthcare system."

"The Prix MÉRITIC is an expression of our mission to highlight the importance of the IT industry and the people who make this area a major asset for the economy and Quebec society," said Patrice-Guy Martin, President and CEO of Réseau ACTION TI. "Mr. Handfield is an example of a leader, innovator, and role model for our industry and the next generation."

Let us recall that at the beginning of this year, Daniel Handfield was recognized as CEO of the year Investissement Québec 2013 and that in 2012, he was a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Furthermore, the software solution, Med-GPS, was also a finalist at the prestigious Quebec-based business contests, Les OCTAS, in the innovation category, and Les Mercuriades, in the innovation Investissement Québec category.

About MediaMed Technologies
Founded in 2001, MediaMed Technologies is the leader in proven technology solutions and consulting services designed to enhance the productivity and profitability of healthcare facilities. The firm also specializes in the analysis of clinical and financial performance in the health field. It provides healthcare managers and professionals with innovative technological solutions and proven consulting services adapted to the realities of the health system. Partner with more than 55 healthcare facilities, MediaMed has built a reputation for excellence and innovation that distinguishes it as a supplier of choice.

About Réseau ACTION TI
For over thirty years, the Réseau ACTION TI groups have mobilized and supported players in information technology (IT) in Quebec. With nearly 10,000 members, clients and contacts in six regional sections, it is the largest network of influencers and decision makers working in this industry in Quebec.

SOURCE: MediaMed Technologies Inc.

For further information:

Josée Lanoue, Sales & Marketing Manager
MediaMed Technologies Inc.
Tel. (450) 467-5001 ext. 223

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