InfoTech Inc.

InfoTech Inc.

November 05, 2009 09:00 ET

Wellness Checkpoint Health Risk Assessment Certified by CNIBs Accessibility Program

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Nov. 5, 2009) - InfoTech Inc. has successfully completed the certification requirements under CNIB's Site Check program to make Wellness Checkpoint(R) Version 10.1 health risk assessment software service compliant with internationally recognized accessibility guidelines.

"CNIB certification is important to ensure our health and productivity management tools are accessible to the widest possible audience, including users of a variety of web-browsing technologies such as mobile devices and users with limitations that restrict their ability to read or navigate online HRA's", said InfoTech Founder & CEO Zorianna Hyworon.

"CNIB's Site Check certification program allows organizations like InfoTech to remove barriers to their online communications and expand their customer base," said John M. Rafferty, President & CEO, CNIB. "It is imperative that other organizations take InfoTech's lead and implement online digital platforms - for people who are blind or have vision loss - to provide equal access to online information for all Canadians."

As the leading provider of global Health Risk Assessment software to Fortune 500 companies and a growing network of partners, InfoTech is committed to ensuring compliance with international accessibility regulations. Hyworon goes on to say "We recognize that accessibility standards are increasingly important to our multinational clients. Our relationship with CNIB is just another example of our continued commitment to deliver business value to organizations challenged with managing risk and improving the health, well-being and productivity of all their employees."

Wellness Checkpoint(R) Version 10.1 accessibility features include:

- Improved readability with more contrast and font options

- A more logical flow of content on the page that is easier to follow

- Screen reader compatibility

- Accessibility from a broader range of web browsers and mobile devices (BlackBerry and iPhone)

- Expanded language capability, including right-to-left languages, for a total of 16 available languages - more than any other global HRA

Wellness Checkpoint(R) developed by InfoTech, Inc., is an online, interactive, multicultural, and multilingual health risk assessment with comprehensive reporting abilities to help users track and improve their overall health status. Wellness Checkpoint(R) is available in 16 languages in over 50 countries, and features adjustments for cultural preferences and clinical metrics in the members' country of residence. It meets international and national standards and complies with privacy, security and accessibility requirements, and regulations.

For more information about Wellness Checkpoint(R) Version 10.1, please visit us at www.wellnesscheckpoint.com or e-mail sales@wellnesscheckpoint.com to find out how your organization can benefit from this powerful technology.

For more information about CNIB's accessibility consulting services and the Site Check certification program, please visit www.cnib.ca or www.accesscontent.ca.

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