Netsmart Technologies has signed a contract to provide a comprehensive vital records software system and related services to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s vital records division.
The work will be carried out over a 10-year period and is expected to generate approximately $3.4 million in revenue for Netsmart over the next 24 months. In addition, the contract also provides for training, maintenance and support of approximately $400,000 per year for the next nine years.
Furthermore, there is a provision, over the life of the contract, for additional work in the form of change orders up to $2.5 million.
Netsmart Public Health’s comprehensive vital records software is designed to help the Illinois vital records division accomplish its goal of reengineering data collection systems for birth, death and fetal deaths, as well as streamlining vital service request tracking and reporting.
In addition to the base system, customization and installation, the contract with Netsmart includes training, maintenance and support. Traditional and web-based training will be provided to system users, including statewide medical examiners, physicians, coroners, funeral directors, local registrars and state division of vital records staff through Netsmart University, the company’s suite of training and education services.
Netsmart already provides vital records management software to Florida, Kentucky, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio and South Dakota, as well as to DeKalb County, Georgia and Durham County, North Carolina.