QHR CEO Wins Tech Executive of the Year at the Cantech Letter Awards
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
KELOWNA, BC, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - QHR Corporation(TSX-V: QHR)("QHR" or the "Company") a leader in Healthcare Information Technology
is very pleased to announced that Al Hildebrandt, President and CEO of
QHR Corporation was selected as the TSXV Tech Executive of the Year at
the 4th annual Cantech Letter Awards Dinner on January 16, 2014 in Toronto,
The Cantech Letter Awards recognize the top Canadian TSX and TSX Venture
technology companies and executives in the technology, clean technology
and life sciences sectors. It is the ultimate showcase for Canadian
technology development and investor opportunities. The awards ceremony
included Canadian icon astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield as one of the
award presenters. Earlier in the day, Commander Hadfield was a keynote
speaker reminding everyone that "The Sky is Not the Limit".
QHR was also recognized as one of the three finalists for the TSXV
Technology Company of the Year.
The Cantech Letter Awards celebrate the very best in Canadian
technology. The awards are chosen by a panel of Canada's top technology
analysts and the readers of Cantech Letter. Past winners include
Avigilon, Catamaran Corp. (formerly SXC Health Solutions Corp.) and
"I think Al Hildebrandt is a very deserving winner of the 2013 TSXV Tech
Executive of the Year," said Nick Waddell, Founder and Editor of
Cantech Letter. "Al has done a masterful job of balancing QHR's strong
growth with a clear long term vision. QHR's current recurring revenue
rate of more than 75% is just one example of his attention to detail."
"I am very proud of this recognition for Al" said Gordon "Stonie" Glenn,
Chairman of QHR Corporation's Board of Directors. "Al has been a
tireless worker, pioneer and ambassador in the healthcare IT sector for
more than a decade. Over this past year, he has led QHR through a time
period where shareholder value has more than tripled. Just last month
QHR was recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers which is a further
indication of Al's executive leadership. I congratulate Al on this
Mr. Hildebrandt joined the other Cantech award winners to ring the
opening bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange the following morning on
For information about the Cantech Investment Conference, visit: www.cambridgehouse.com/event/cantech-investment-conference
To view the Cantech Tech Letter Executive of the Year announcement,
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 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.
For more about QHR, visit: www.QHRtechnologies.com
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SOURCE QHR Corporation
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