Fort Worth, TX, November 25, 2002 - NOW Solutions, LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:VCSY), today announced the upgrade and licensing of emPath™ to Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State, a nationally recognized leader in the care and treatment of people with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities.
emPath™, a web-based HRIS solution, tightly integrates this healthcare organization's human resources and payroll functions. Users have all the information they need at their fingertips to track employee salary and pay details, benefits, skills, absences, performance reviews, as well as fully comprehensive web self-service features.
emPath's comprehensive human resources functionality, coupled with its powerful employee self-service capabilities, will allow Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State to better manage their day-to-day HR requirements.
"You will find emPath™ supporting many human resources efforts in healthcare, by focusing on the reduction of cost and integrating workflow processes needed to create a more seamless, efficient operation," said Carmelina Uggenti, Vice President Sales & Marketing, NOW Solutions. "Our customers, small and large, have endorsed our comprehensive HRIS solution for the healthcare industry."
NOW Solutions' continued success in the healthcare industry can be attributed to the robust, Web-based features and flexibility of the product. emPath™ provides a low total cost of ownership and a high return on investment while enabling users to improve decision-making capabilities with an integrated HR/payroll solution.
Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State was started more than fifty years ago by families of children with cerebral palsy, and has become a nationally recognized leader in the care and treatment of people with many different types of disabilities. Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State has become a broad-based, multi-service organization with 22 Affiliates and one Service Division providing services and programs for more than 40,000 individuals with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities, and their families, throughout New York State. For additional information, visit Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State's Web site at www.cerebralpalsynys.org.
NOW Solutions, LLC, a majority owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc., is a best-of-breed HRIS and payroll software and business solutions provider. A pioneer in HRIS solutions, NOW Solutions provides the capabilities companies need to manage their ever-changing workplace in the face of today's complex requirements. NOW Solutions is a respected business partner serving hundreds of customers throughout the United States and Canada. NOW Solutions' presence can be found in industries including education, for profit services, healthcare, high technology and communications, insurance, manufacturing, natural resources, not for profit, public sector, retail, transportation, and utilities. NOW Solutions has offices in Fort Worth, San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto to serve its customers. Information on NOW Solutions and its products can be obtained on the World Wide Web at www.nowsolutions.com.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is a multinational provider of Web services, underpinning Web technologies, and administrative software services through its Global Partners System, a worldwide distribution network. Vertical provides Web applications and services targeted at specific market needs in business and government organizations, such as emergency response, news media, procurement, education, ecommerce, and human resources. Vertical also provides underpinning Web and Internet technologies that can be leveraged across all of its target markets. Vertical's software products include the Emily(TM) XML Enabler Agent, ResponseFlash(TM), SiteFlash(TM), UniversityFlash(TM), Newsflash(TM), and the Focal Point Search Engine(TM). For more information on Vertical Computer Systems, visit the company's Web site at www.vcsy.com.
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