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HMS Passes ISO Surveillance 1 Audit
Published: Sunday, January 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE: January 10, 2016
Contact: Angie Campbell
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Martinsburg, WV - HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (HMS) today announced that it passed ISO Surveillance 1 Audit, one of two interim surveillance audits required to maintain ISO 9001:2008 Platinum certification for its quality management system. HMS received is initial certification March of 2015. Central to the audit were HMS’ training records, internal and external audit records, corporate and project plans, meeting agendas and minutes, issues and corrective actions, client contracts, and partner agreements. No non-compliances were found.
“HMS was able to not only demonstrate our continued commitment to providing the highest quality products and delivering the best service solutions,” said Kimberly Dollinger, HMS Quality Manager, “but we showed that as a team, how we implemented substantial improvements to our processes over the last year to improve efficiency in workflow and communication throughout the organization.”
Implementing management procedures in accordance with the high standards of ISO 9001:2008 allows HMS to further solidify its position as a leader in the industry and continues to give its customers the confidence that they have partnered with one of the best in the business.
About ISO 9001:2008
Established by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 9001:2008 is recognized as the worldwide standard for quality management systems and practices. The standards body provides requirements, guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customers’ requirements and that quality is consistently improved. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity.
ISO 9001:2008 has been implemented by over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries.
About Platinum Registration
Platinum Registration is a Denver-based, ANSI-ANAB-accredited ISO 9001 management system certification body. Over one million organizations worldwide are independently certified, making ISO 9001 one of the most widely used management tools in the world today. Platinum's clients include service and manufacturing organizations in North America and Canada. Platinum's audits ensure that clients conform to international and national standards, assuring customer satisfaction and positioning them for growth in the marketplace.
About HMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
HMS is a leading IT prime contractor who possesses the know-how for integrating technology, partners, and clients for the common goal of teamed successes in both the Federal Sector and Commercial environments with proven results. HMS is also known for its quality service, responsiveness, speed to market, and the ability to sell hardware and software of choice which is considered the “best of the best” in information systems. HMS has received several distinguished awards: in 2009, HMS was #1 on Washington Technology’s Fast 50, 45th among the INC 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America, and the only SDVOSB in the country to receive the 2009 DHS Small Business Achievement Award. HMS also ranks 68th on the Federal Government’s list of Top 100 Government-wide Acquisition Contractors (GWAC). HMS was named SBA’s Small Business of the Year for 2008 in WV and was the first SDVOSB of the Year in DoD in 2007. HMS was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Martinsburg, WV.