Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion Selects Netsmart Technologies Public Health Software

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 General News J E 4
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leadingprovider of enterprise-wide software and services for health and humanservices organizations, today announced it has signed an agreement toimplement its public health software and provide related services to theDetroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion (DHWP). The announcementwas made at the American Public Health Association's 135th Annual Meeting andExposition in Washington, D.C.

More than 200 DHWP staff will utilize Netsmart's Insight public healthsoftware to facilitate a wide range of clinical and operational processes,including electronic medical record (EMR), case management, encounterprocessing, laboratory management, disease management, epidemiology, andbilling.

Insight software will be deployed in DHWP clinics system-wide to enablemore effective billing processes and confidentially manage cases involvingsexually-transmitted diseases (STD), tuberculosis (TB) and Family PlanningTitle X. Netsmart will also provide a range of implementation services,including project management, installation, consulting services, dataconversion, and training.

"Our selection of Netsmart was based on a thorough review of solutionsfrom a variety of software providers," said Dr. Phyllis Meadows, director andpublic health officer, Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion."Netsmart's Insight software has the ability to manage the broad spectrum ofprograms we currently provide to 200,000 Detroit citizens annually, with theflexibility to handle future growth in a diverse population."

"We're pleased to be selected by DHWP to provide the informationtechnology foundation for such a wide range of outstanding community publichealth programs," said James L. Conway, Netsmart chief executive officer. "Ourleadership position in public health software is demonstrated by the more than120 state, county and city health departments across the country that havechosen us as their technology partner to meet their clinical and operationalrequirements."

For information about Netsmart Technologies solutions, visit www.ntst.comor call 1-800-421-7503.

About Netsmart Technologies, Inc.

Netsmart Technologies, Inc., based in Great River, N.Y., is anestablished, leading supplier of enterprise-wide software solutions for healthand human services providers, with more than 1,300 clients, including morethan 30 systems with state agencies. Netsmart's clients include health andhuman services organizations, public health agencies, mental health andsubstance abuse clinics, psychiatric hospitals, and managed careorganizations. Netsmart's products are full-featured information systems thatoperate on a variety of operating systems, hardware platforms, and mobiledevices, and offer unlimited scalability.

SOURCE Netsmart Technologies, Inc.


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