Georgia awards human services software pact to Netsmart

The Georgia Department of Human Resources has awarded an 18-month, $1.8 million contract to Netsmart Technologies Inc., a supplier of enterprise-wide software for health and human services providers, according to company officials in Great River, N.Y.

Netsmart and its Creative Socio-Medics subsidiary will provide human services software and related services to the Georgia Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases.

The contract includes software licenses, professional services and maintenance agreements to install the Avatar suite of human services software, specifically the Avatar practice management, computerized physician order entry and electronic health records.

The Georgia Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases is made up of 13 regional boards and eight state hospitals. The state hospitals range in size from 100 beds to 1,500 beds. The division also supports public and private community providers and specialized services for children and adolescents.

Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Federal Computer Week.

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