Research Triangle Park, NC and LaGrange, IL. October 22, 2004. Custom Data Processing, CDP, Inc., an application service provider and systems integrator specializing in public health systems, and Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, announced today the strategic integration alliance and OEM agreement between the two companies. With this agreement, CDP will develop digital ink applications for their public health customers, including clinics, environmental health, home health, and other market segments served by the company. Currently, CDP has over 2500 users utilizing the company's software and services. In addition, CDP has joined Mi-Co's Data Integration Alliance.
CDP's information management systems cover a number of areas, including: Patient Encounter/Clinic Management, WIC, Home Healthcare, Environmental Health, Immunization Registries, On-line Billing and A/R. Mi-Forms customers are currently implementing mobile data capture applications in these areas with an emphasis in home healthcare and environmental health.
"The CDP technologists put us through our paces with their assessment of mobile data capture and digital writing software. There was real interest in software that allowed the building of applications for both Tablet PCs and Digital pens," said Barrett Joyner, Mi-Co's Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Sales Strategy. "We are excited to welcome CDP to the growing number of companies implementing enterprise solutions with Mi-Forms Software. As a member of the Mi-Co Data Integration Alliance, our joint customers will always have the latest integration components available from both CDP and Mi-Co."
CDP will use the Mi-Forms platform to build digital writing applications and products for their customers. The software development platform provides CDP with the capabilities to develop applications for data capture with flexible forms design, highly accurate handwriting data capture and recognition, comprehensive data quality processes, and robust communication with back end data bases."
"Our customers desire highly customized applications in such areas as Clinic Management, Environmental Health and Home Health,"said Mike Peth, CDP's Director of Sales & Marketing, "and bringing digital ink implementations to our clients will increase their efficiency. Mi-Co provides a software platform that covers applications for both the Tablet PC and the Digital Pens, and that was very important to us in selecting a development partner."
About Custom Data Processing
CDP was founded as a systems outsourcing vender and continues to provide computer services and support. The company focus is entirely geared toward various sectors of the healthcare industry and is one of the few companies that truly concentrate on the Public Health market. CDP offers a comprehensive set of solutions that enable clients to optimize revenue through efficiencies. CDP's model allows for implementations that are highly economical and those savings are passed on to the healthcare organizations. Up-front costs are very small, and monthly charges simply reflect the usage of the system. This approach has led CDP to implement state wide as well as local projects throughout the United States. These include: all 120 county health departments in Kentucky (including a statewide WIC program), projects in Idaho representing half of the public health population in the state, Utah implementations representing 70% of the public health population, a statewide environmental system in Tennessee, and a growing number of county health departments in North Carolina. CDP's corporate headquarters is in LaGrange, IL with offices in Frankfort, KY, Kuttawa, KY, Salt Lake City, UT, Tucson, AZ and Winston-Salem, NC. For more information on CDP please visit www.customdatainc.com.
Mi-Co, the mobile data capture company, provides digital writing software that enables an efficient and effective process for capturing and communicating data. Mi-Co's enterprise Mi-Forms Software System enables flexible e-forms design for data capture using digital ink. In addition, Mi-Forms Software has proven capabilities for handwriting interpretation, verification, data validation and communication of forms-based data for enterprise users. Mi-Forms supports Tablet PCs, Digital Pens, Pocket PCs and signature capture devices. Mi-Co is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and has a Seattle, Washington customer service center and has a growing number of customers in the United States and Canada. For more information on Mi-Co visit,www.mi-corporation.com.