VANCOUVER, BC – April 4, 2018 – HealthSpace Data Systems Ltd. (the “Company” or “HealthSpace”) (CSE:HS) (Frankfurt:38H) (OTC:HDSLF) announces that the Virginia Department of Health (“VDH”) has signed a five year contract for the Office of Environmental Health (“OEHS”) to install and maintain the HealthSpace CS Pro enterprise Cloud application for the entire Commonwealth. The contract is worth $3.064 million US over the five years.
HealthSpace President, Joseph Willmott stated “This is the largest single contract ever signed by HealthSpace and is a tremendous endorsement of our new cloud technology.”
In 2003, VDH went live with the Virginia Environmental Health Information System (VENIS) that was an internet based client/server system developed and maintained by HealthSpace. HealthSpace provided the first public access web site in North America for VDH where the public could view restaurant inspections. VDH decided that they wanted to change to a cloud based application from the established client/server system provided by HealthSpace. They published a request for proposals and received 22 responses from vendors across North America. The HealthSpace proposal was the one accepted.
OEHS is responsible for policy development, training, technical support and programmatic oversight for assigned programs. Most program activities are carried out by environmental health staff in the district and local health department offices. However, the shellfish program, the bedding and upholstered furniture program, the marina program and the environmental lead program are housed within OEHS. In addition, HealthSpace systems will manage the oversight of the rabies program and the beach water monitoring program provided to district staff by the Office of Epidemiology.
Statewide, there are approximately 500 professional environmental health staff, plus additional office support staff, housed in 121 local offices of 34 health districts for a total of more than 900 concurrent users.
The Company has also signed a new contract for the new HS Cloud System with the LaPorte County Health Department in Indiana. The contract is worth $36,300 USD.
HealthSpace President, Joseph Willmott stated “We are pleased to have our first customer in the state of Indiana. Across North America we are gaining much interest from agencies excited about our new product lines. This is especially true in states and provinces where we currently do not have a presence.”
HealthSpace is an industry leading technology company currently providing inspection, information, communication and data management systems for federal, state, county and municipal governments. Over the last decade, HealthSpace has successfully developed both enterprise and mobile internet-based applications currently serving over 300 state and local government organizations across North America. HealthSpace currently offers the only integrated inspection, administration and analytics product suite across all platforms in North America. Further, HealthSpace now delivers its government grade technologies to private businesses enabling them to gain visibility and predictability into their own organizations and move from a reactive to a proactive operational status. HealthSpace continues to deliver focused service and innovative solutions to government organizations, while expanding into commercial enterprise verticals.
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