Open EC Technologies, Inc.

Open EC Technologies, Inc.

November 12, 2009 09:00 ET

Open EC Technologies, Inc. Signs Teaming Agreement With WOW Global

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2009) - Open EC Technologies, Inc. ("Open EC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OCE) is pleased to report the signing of a Teaming Agreement with WOW GLOBAL, LLC ("WOW") for its subsidiary, SoftCare EC Solution Inc.("SoftCare")

The Teaming Agreement provides SoftCare access to WOW's Healthcare IT Consulting services and Business Process Outsourcing solutions for SoftCare's specific business development opportunities underway in the US Healthcare market. The agreement provides for SoftCare as prime contractor to sub-contract Healthcare IT Consulting and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) from WOW for the SoftCare development, implementation and operations of its Healthcare Provider Portals, Electronic Health Records (EHR) Interoperability and Healthcare Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) solutions.

Going forward WOW will continue to develop a Healthcare IT services practice around SoftCare's TradeLink e-Business Gateway Software Solutions to help their customers comply with the mandated interoperability requirements from the US Federal Government's Healthcare IT Reforms for EHR, Eligibility, Claims and Payments.

"We are very pleased to be working with WOW on our US Healthcare business development initiatives" states Martyn Armstrong, CEO of Open EC Technologies, "WOW is a leader in providing cost effective business process outsourcing and IT consulting services specifically for Healthcare IT development, implementation and maintenance projects. With resources in 25 US States, the WOW relationship provides an immediate strategic advantage for SoftCare's Healthcare business execution."

Subhash Chander, President of WOW Global states "The SoftCare relationship brings WOW to the forefront of some exciting US Healthcare business development projects. Together SoftCare and WOW are well positioned to take its share of Healthcare Interoperability software, services and business process outsourcing market. The strategic relationship with SoftCare continues WOW's commitment of providing our customers with innovative Healthcare IT solutions."

About WOW Global Corporation (

WOW Global Corporation, a certified WBE/MBE, is an award-winning Healthcare IT and IT-enabled (ITe) company that, provides customized Healthcare IT consulting, Healthcare IT products and Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) solutions to physician practices, hospitals and healthcare organizations. Our strengths include EMR/EHR implementation and support services, EDI and XML integration, medical billing and claims processing and, HIPAA and security compliance. WOW Global has deployed more than 1500 consultants on over 350 projects in more than 25 states. Some of the clients include the State of MI, State of NY, State of PA, Deloitte, Pfizer, Diebold, Highmark and ManorCare.

About Open EC Technologies Inc.

Open EC is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. Its subsidiary, SoftCare EC Solutions Inc. is an e-business software, services and solution provider. SoftCare's OpenEC® e-business software includes solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Healthcare Interoperability and Business Process Management. The Company sells the OpenEC® products and solutions to the healthcare, financial services and retail supply chain in North America. The company has a growing focus on turnkey solutions for US Healthcare Information Technology Reforms funded by the US Federal Government ARRA programs for Healthcare IT Interoperable mandates. Additional product and solution information is available on the web at and additional public company information is available on the web at The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: OCE.


"Martyn A. Armstrong"

Martyn A. Armstrong
President and CEO

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