KELOWNA, BC, April 23, 2012 /CNW/ - (TSX-V: QHR) QHR Technologies Inc. ("QHR" or the "Company") a leader in the Canadian Healthcare Information Technology sector, reports that its Enterprise Management Software ("EMS") division of QHR Software Inc. has recently signed new licensing and services contracts valued at over $1.0 million with new and existing clients. These contracts are in addition to the $1.6 million announced April 12, 2012 bringing the total value of recently signed new contracts to $2.6 million.
These contracts are for new and/or expanded licensing of the EMS division products and the related implementation services for clients installing Quadrant Workforce and Financial solutions. The EMS division's specialized installation and training services are utilized when clients expand their user base or additional healthcare sites are added.
"New contracts won or extension of existing contracts for QHR's product offerings in the Canadian healthcare market are typically approved around government fiscal year ends. Implementation for client organizations takes place over the next three to nine months of the year" said Al Hildebrandt, President and CEO.
The majority of the new $1.0 million in licensing and related services contracts is expected to be delivered during the second and third quarters of 2012.
About QHR Technologies Inc.
QHR operates two business units in distinct markets:
The Electronic Medical Records ("EMR") division offers a suite of medical software modules that provides 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. The EMR division also provides on-site and off-site (ASP) hosting capabilities.
The Enterprise Management Software ("EMS") division 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.
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For further information:
Al Hildebrandt, President & CEO
John Gillberry, EVP & Chief Financial Officer