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March 26, 2014 09:07 ET

Ontario Hockey Federation Contracts With PrivIT, Inc. to Manage the Health Profiles of OHF Players

LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - March 26, 2014) - The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) announces it has signed an agreement with PrivIT, Inc. to provide a comprehensive health assessment system for their Program of Excellence. This program will be implemented beginning in April.

Phillip McKee, Executive Director of the Ontario Hockey Federation, said, "We look forward to working with PrivIT to streamline the pre-participation information collection process, but more importantly to have that information in a useful format for those onsite who require it."

PrivIT, Inc. offers the world's only web based privacy compliant platform in which a player completes an Electronic Pre-Participation Evaluation or e-PPE. The completed e-PPE generates the player's personal health profile. The player owns the health profile and in turn grants viewing rights to individuals such as a healthcare professional. This arrangement and PrivIT's patents ensure the collection and storage of the player's personal health data is thoroughly privacy compliant.

In summary, PrivIT e-PPE improves the process of collecting health data and the personal health profile assists in identifying risk symptoms that permit designated healthcare professionals to respond quickly and correctly when situations arise. The preceding features mitigate the risks associated with physical activities and eliminate costs associated with traditional paper based data collection and storage.

PrivIT, Inc. has customer relationships with the Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario, The London Knights (OHL), The Hamilton Huskies Minor Hockey Association, The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, Stanford University, The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association and various other North American athletic associations.

About Ontario Hockey Federation:

OHF is one of three Hockey Canada Branches operating in the Province of Ontario and is the largest of all thirteen across Canada. The OHF is comprised of seven Member Partners and has a membership base that represents over forty percent of Hockey Canada.

About PrivIT, Inc.:

PrivIT, Inc. was established in London, ON in 2005, and provides cloud-based patented technology for the collection, distribution, and analysis of personal health information. Considered a world-class leader in electronic pre-participation evaluations, the PrivIT MiSuite of Products are compliant with international privacy laws, like HIPAA and FERPA, and offer clients a more secure and standard method for acquiring and sharing the personal health information required for participation in organized sports and activities. With offices in London, Ontario and Columbus, Ohio, PrivIT, Inc. fosters lasting relationships with physicians, athletic trainers, sports medicine organizations, and international sports teams. To learn more about PrivIT, Inc. and its MiSuite of Products, visit www.priv-it.com.

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