Optimal Solutions, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 2012 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” nominated by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) for their innovation and company growth.
Optimal Solutions is a locally-owned software development and network engineering company specializing in the health care and education industries. Their products and services are exclusively West Michigan based and include:
eVideon Education – a web-based network video system that enables K-12 and higher education institutions the ability to distribute CATV or satellite video in the data network, broadcast live events such as graduation ceremonies, concerts and sporting events, and store recorded video for on-demand playback.
eVideon Healthcare – developed in coordination with Metro Health, a networked video system that helps hospitals increase patient satisfaction and hospital efficiencies by allowing patients to interactively participate in their own care, learn more about their ailment through video education and be entertained by HD quality TV and Hollywood movies.
SchoolFinance – For more than a decade, Michigan Public Schools have been in control of their accounting, payroll and HR through the use of OSI’s powerful and intuitive financial management system supporting thousands of teachers, staff and administrators.
eVideon has been implemented throughout the US and upcoming deployments include US based military hospitals as well as international hospitals. SchoolFinance is used by more than 75 school districts throughout Michigan. It provides support for more than $1 billion in annual budgets. Since 1993, Optimal Solutions has also been recognized as an engineering leader in network design, implementation and support.
“We are honored be part of this prestigious award,” comments Jeff Ingle, Founder and CEO. “Our innovation and growth are due to a combination of a dedicated and talented team, strong partnerships and loyal customers – all who provide continuous positive feedback to our organization. Together we are able to provide powerfully simple tools that benefit patients, students, clinicians, and education professionals.”
Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Optimal Solutions are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and their sustainable competitive advantage.
Optimal Solutions will be honored at an awards ceremony during the eighth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, May 3, 2012 in Lansing, Mich.