KELOWNA, BC, December 6, 2013 – (TSX-V: QHR) QHR Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of QHR Corporation (“QHR” or the “Company”) a leader in the Canadian Healthcare Information Technology has been named one of only 50 employers on the Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2014 list.
“For several years, we have noticed a growing number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that provide their employees with great benefits and valuable workplace perks,” says Richard Yerema, Managing Editor of the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project at Mediacorp Canada Inc. “Not only are these SMEs matching many of the workplace policies once found only at larger organizations, but their nimble size allows them to innovate and adapt new programs more quickly than larger employers.”
QHR Corporation’s President and CEO Al Hildebrandt, credits exceptional employees with a can-do attitude, broad human resource policies, social and community involvement and a fun work atmosphere as some reasons for the company’s attractiveness as a top employer. Mr. Hildebrandt said, “Our people are the best in the industry and we endeavour to treat them well. We like what we do and take pride in making a difference with our customers and with our employees. It is a great honour to be recognized as a leading employer across all industries by this prestigious Canada’s Top Employers project”.
“This new competition recognizes the vital role that small and medium enterprises play in the working lives of most Canadians and the nation’s economy,” says Tony Meehan, Publisher at Mediacorp. “Small and medium enterprises employ almost two-thirds (63.7%) of private-sector employees in Canada and account for over half of the nation’s gross domestic product.”
Canada’s Small & Medium Employers is organized by the editorial team at Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This project recognizes small and medium enterprises across Canada leading the nation in creating exceptional workplaces with forward-thinking human resources policies. Employers are evaluated on eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. To determine eligibility, the Top 100 editors adopted the SME definition used by Statistics Canada, limiting the competition to private-sector commercial organizations with fewer than 500 employees.
About Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers
To qualify for Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers ranking and determine eligibility, the Top 100 editors adopted the SME definition used by Statistics Canada, limiting the competition to private-sector commercial organizations with fewer than 500 employees. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. For more about Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, visit:
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 safety environments.
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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