Persimmony News

First 5 San Diego extends their partnership with Persimmony for 5 More Years

First 5 San Diego Commission Contracts 5 More Years using Persimmony

ALISO VIEJO, CA April 21, 2014 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another 4-year contract with First 5 San Deigo extending the partnership 2019. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 17 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 San Diego, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 LA, First 5 Riverside, First 5 Ventura, CFC Orange County, First 5 San Bernardino, First 5 Santa Clara County, First 5 Sonoma County, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Solano, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Marin, First 5 Humboldt, and First 5 Placer.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

Perimmony wins RFP and contracts with First 5 LA, Riverside, Ventura and CFC Orange County

Persimmony selected to provide online database servcices to 4 more First 5 Organziations

ALISO VIEJO, CA January 20, 2014 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded, through RFP bid, online data solution service contracts with First 5 LA, First 5 Riverside, First 5 Ventura and CFC Orange County. Persimmony is now the trusted partner for 17 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to contracting with First 5 LA, First 5 Riverside, First 5 Ventura and CFC Orange County, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management solutions for First 5 San Diego, First 5 San Bernardino, First 5 Santa Clara County, First 5 Sonoma County, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Solano, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Marin, First 5 Humboldt, and First 5 Placer.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

San Luis Obispo County Health Agency awards contract for Persimmony's ECM with NFP Interface

San Luis Obispo County Public Health contract to use Persimmony's Electronic Case Management (ECM) and Targeted Case Management (TCM) Solution with NFP Interface

ALISO VIEJO, CA August 8, 2013 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a contract with the San Luis Public Health Department to provide data management sevicces to PHNs who manage Home Visiting Case Management tasks online in order to increase quality of care and capture, track and submit TCM reimbursement. Persimmony's ECM/TCM Solution provides Napa County case managers and PHNs with a comprehensive online health services information system that supports client care, client monitoring, time study reporting, and TCM billing including MAA and Medi-Cal interfaces. Additionally, Nurses providing NFP services can use ECM to record, track and report on those specific outcomes. ECM captures extensive demographic information, automates statistical reporting and documentation, ensures centralized and consistent delivery of services and streamlines the use and reporting of information for public health nurses (home visits), physical and occupational therapists (clinical settings), County staff (referral organizations), and Family Health organizations.

Persimmony has been assisting County Health Departments throughout California track and monitor NFP assessments; comprehensive service plans; provide inkages, referrals, consultations (including follow-ups); perpetual time study; set up crisis assistance planning and assistance with accessing services (e.g., arranging for transportation or translation); evaluate service effectiveness; and document and charge Targeted Case Management (TCM) assessment of needs.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Placer partners with Persimmony for FY13 and FY14 Services

Persimmony hired by 13th First 5 Organization: First 5 Placer

ALISO VIEJO, CA May 1, 2013 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has finalized contracts with First 5 Placer for FY13 and FY14 services. Persimmony is now the trusted partner for 13 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to contracting with First 5 Placer, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management solutions for First 5 San Diego, First 5 Santa Clara County, First 5 Sonoma County, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Marin, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Solano, and First 5 San Bernardino.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Santa Clara County Signs Persimmony for Data Management Solution Services

Persimmony hired by 12th First 5 Organization: First 5 Santa Clara

ALISO VIEJO, CA March 21, 2013 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a annual contract with First 5 Santa Clara County. Persimmony is now the trusted partner for 12 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to contracting with First 5 Santa Clara County, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management solutions for First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Fresno County, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Merced, First 5 Monterey, First 5 San Bernardino, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Solano, First 5 Sonoma and Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc.(First 5 Sacramento).

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

Napa Public Health awards contract extension for Persimmony's ECM Solution

Napa County Public Health Nurses extend contract to continue using Persimmony's Electronic Case Management (ECM) and Targeted Case Management (TCM) Solution

ALISO VIEJO, CA March 12, 2013 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a contract extension through April 2014 with the Napa Public Health Department to continue providing data management sevicces to PHNs who manage Home Visiting Case Management tasks online in order to increase quality of care and capture, track and submit TCM reimbursement. Persimmony's ECM/TCM Solution provides Napa County case managers and PHNs with a comprehensive online health services information system that supports client care, client monitoring, time study reporting, and TCM billing including MAA and Medi-Cal interfaces. ECM captures extensive demographic information, automates statistical reporting and documentation, ensures centralized and consistent delivery of services and streamlines the use and reporting of information for public health nurses (home visits), physical and occupational therapists (clinical settings), County staff (referral organizations), and Family Health organizations.

Persimmony has been assisting County Health Departments throughout California track and monitor NFP assessments; comprehensive service plans; provide inkages, referrals, consultations (including follow-ups); perpetual time study; set up crisis assistance planning and assistance with accessing services (e.g., arranging for transportation or translation); evaluate service effectiveness; and document and charge Targeted Case Management (TCM) assessment of needs.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Sonoma selects Persimmony and transitions from Mosaic for multi-year contract

Persimmony selected as trusted Data Solution Partner for First 5 Sonoma Coutny

ALISO VIEJO, CA February 1, 2013 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that First 5 Sonoma selected Persimmony over Mosiac, their previous online data solution partner. Persimmony continues to be the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to contracting with First 5 Sonoma County, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Diego, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Marin, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Solano, and First 5 San Bernardino.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

Solano Public Health selects Persimmony for Electronic Case Management Solution

Solano County Public Health Selects Persimmony to be their Data Solution Partner

ALISO VIEJO, CA April 10, 2012 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a 3-year contract with the Solano Public Health Department to assist PHNs manage Home Visiting Case Management tasks online in order to increase quality of care and capture, track and submit TCM reimbursement. Persimmony's ECM/TCM Solution will provide case managers and PHNs in Solano County with a comprehensive online health services information system that supports client care, client monitoring, time study reporting, and TCM billing including MAA and Medi-Cal interfaces. ECM captures extensive demographic information, automates statistical reporting and documentation, ensures centralized and consistent delivery of services and streamlines the use and reporting of information for public health nurses (home visits), physical and occupational therapists (clinical settings), County staff (referral organizations), and Family Health organizations.

Persimmony has been assisting County Health Departments throughout California track and monitor comprehensive service plans; provide inkages, referrals, consultations (including follow-ups) and perpetual time study; set up crisis assistance planning and assistance with accessing services (e.g., arranging for transportation or translation); evaluate service effectiveness; and document and charge Targeted Case Management (TCM) assessment of needs.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Humbolt Signs Persimmony Annual Contract Extending Partnership for 8 Years

Persimmony continues as trusted Data Solution Partner for First 5 Humbolt - 8 Years Running

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another contract extension with First 5 Yolo. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Humbolt, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Diego, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Yolo, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 San Bernardino.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 San Bernardino Extends Persimmony Annual Contract Extending Partnership for 4 Years

Persimmony continues as trusted Data Solution Partner for First 5 San Bernardino - 4 Years Running

ALISO VIEJO, CA June 15, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another contract extension with First 5 San Bernardino. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 San Bernardino, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Diego, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 San Diego awards Persimmony with a Second 3-Year Contract

First 5 San Diego Commission Negotiates 3 More Years using Persimmony

ALISO VIEJO, CA June 13, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another 3-year contract with First 5 San Deigo extending the partnership to 6 years. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 San Diego, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Fresno awards Persimmony with another 3-Year Contract

First 5 Fresno Commission Negotiates 3 More Years using Persimmony - Partners for over 8 Years

ALISO VIEJO, CA June 13, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a 3-year contract with First 5 Fresno extending the partnership to over 8 years. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Fresno, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

Sonoma Public Health selects Persimmony for Electronic Case Management Solution

Sonoma County Public Health Selects Persimmony to be their Data Solution Partner

ALISO VIEJO, CA June 7, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a contract with the Sonoma Public Health Department to assist PHNs manage Home Visiting Case Management tasks online in order to increase quality of care and capture, track and submit TCM reimbursement. Persimmony's ECM/TCM Solution will provide case managers and PHNs in Napa County with a comprehensive online health services information system that supports client care, client monitoring, time study reporting, and TCM billing including MAA and Medi-Cal interfaces. ECM captures extensive demographic information, automates statistical reporting and documentation, ensures centralized and consistent delivery of services and streamlines the use and reporting of information for public health nurses (home visits), physical and occupational therapists (clinical settings), County staff (referral organizations), and Family Health organizations.

Persimmony has been assisting County Health Departments throughout California track and monitor comprehensive service plans; provide inkages, referrals, consultations (including follow-ups) and perpetual time study; set up crisis assistance planning and assistance with accessing services (e.g., arranging for transportation or translation); evaluate service effectiveness; and document and charge Targeted Case Management (TCM) assessment of needs.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

Napa Public Health selects Persimmony for Electronic Case Management Solution

Napa County Public Health Nurses going Paperless Using Persimmony's Electronic Case Management (ECM) and Targeted Case Management (TCM) Solution

ALISO VIEJO, CA April 5, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a contract with the Napa Public Health Department to assist PHNs manage Home Visiting Case Management tasks online in order to increase quality of care and capture, track and submit TCM reimbursement. Persimmony's ECM/TCM Solution will provide case managers and PHNs in Napa County with a comprehensive online health services information system that supports client care, client monitoring, time study reporting, and TCM billing including MAA and Medi-Cal interfaces. ECM captures extensive demographic information, automates statistical reporting and documentation, ensures centralized and consistent delivery of services and streamlines the use and reporting of information for public health nurses (home visits), physical and occupational therapists (clinical settings), County staff (referral organizations), and Family Health organizations.

Persimmony has been assisting County Health Departments throughout California track and monitor comprehensive service plans; provide inkages, referrals, consultations (including follow-ups) and perpetual time study; set up crisis assistance planning and assistance with accessing services (e.g., arranging for transportation or translation); evaluate service effectiveness; and document and charge Targeted Case Management (TCM) assessment of needs.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Monterey awards Persimmony with a Second 3-Year Contract

First 5 Monterey Commission Negotiates 3 More Years for Persimmony

ALISO VIEJO, CA March 15, 2011 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another 3-year contract with First 5 Monterey extending the partnership to 2014. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Monterey, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Merced awards Persimmony with a Third Consecutive Annual Contract

First 5 Merced Commission Negotiates a 2010-2011 Contract with Persimmony to Continue the Partnership for a Third Consecutive Year

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded their third annual contract with First 5 Merced. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Merced, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

WRMA Continues Partnership with Persimmony for 3 More Years

WRMA Negotiates 3 More Years for Persimmony to Provide First 5 Data Solution for First 5 Sacramento

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another 3-year contract with WRMA to continue their partnership with First 5 Sacramento. Persimmony will continue as WRMA's trusted partner to provide First 5 Sacramento with their comprehensive online data solution. Persimmony works with 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, First 5 Solano, First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Monterey, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Solano Continues Partnership with Persimmony for 2 More Years

First 5 Solano Commission Negotiates 2 More Years for Persimmony

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another 2-year contract with First 5 Monterey extending the partnership to 2012. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Solano, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Monterey, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

Contra Costa Public Health selects Persimmony for 3-Year Electronic Case Management Contract

Contra Costa County Public Health Partners with Persimmony to develop their Custom Home Visiting ECM and TCM Data Solution

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded a 3-year contract with the Contra Costa Public Health Department to assist PHNs manage Home Visiting Case Management tasks online in order to increase quality of care and capture, track and submit TCM reimbursement. Persimmony's Electronic Case Management (ECM) and Targeted Case Management (TCM) Solution will provide case managers and PHNs in Napa County with a comprehensive online health services information system that supports client care, client monitoring, time study reporting, and TCM billing including MAA and Medi-Cal interfaces. ECM captures extensive demographic information, automates statistical reporting and documentation, ensures centralized and consistent delivery of services and streamlines the use and reporting of information for public health nurses (home visits), physical and occupational therapists (clinical settings), County staff (referral organizations), and Family Health organizations.

Persimmony has been assisting County Health Departments throughout California track and monitor comprehensive service plans; provide inkages, referrals, consultations (including follow-ups) and perpetual time study; set up crisis assistance planning and assistance with accessing services (e.g., arranging for transportation or translation); evaluate service effectiveness; and document and charge Targeted Case Management (TCM) assessment of needs.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 San Bernardino Extends Persimmony Annual Contract Extending Partnership for 3 Years

Persimmony continues as trusted Data Solution Partner for First 5 San Bernardino - 3 Years Running

ALISO VIEJO, CA June 15, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another contract extension with First 5 San Bernardino. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 San Bernardino, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Diego, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Yolo (CFC) Signs Persimmony Annual Contract Extending Partnership for 8 Years

Persimmony continues as trusted Data Solution Partner for First 5 Yolo - 8 Years Running

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another contract extension with First 5 Yolo. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Yolo, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Diego, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 San Bernardino.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Humbolt Signs Persimmony Annual Contract Extending Partnership for 7 Years

Persimmony continues as trusted Data Solution Partner for First 5 Humbolt - 7 Years Running

ALISO VIEJO, CA July 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another contract extension with First 5 Yolo. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Humbolt, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Diego, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Yolo, First 5 Marin, First 5 Solano, and First 5 San Bernardino.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

First 5 Marin awards Persimmony with a Second 3-Year Contract

First 5 Marin Commission Negotiates 3 More Years for Persimmony

ALISO VIEJO, CA January 1, 2010 — Michael Kogus, President and CTO of Persimmony International, announced today that Persimmony has been awarded another 3-year contract with First 5 Marin extending the partnership to 2013. Persimmony continues as the trusted partner for 11 First 5 Commissions, their evaluators, and the programs they fund. In addition to re-contracting with First 5 Marin, Persimmony provides database solutions and data management continuity for First 5 San Bernardino, WRMA (First 5 Sacramento), First 5 Contra Costa, First 5 San Diego, First 5 Fresno, First 5 Merced, First 5 Humboldt, First 5 Monterey, First 5 Solano, and First 5 Yolo.

Persimmony has been assisting First 5 County Commissions throughout California to measure the impact of Proposition 10 funded programs using Persimmony’s First 5 Database, the leading Internet-based application and online database for outcomes measurement with large and diverse funding initiatives. The funded programs using Persimmony collect and store service and outcomes data using Persimmony’s easy-to-use online interface. Commission staff and their Evaluators then use the data to measure the impact the funded programs are having on the children and families they serve.

First 5 was created after voters passed Proposition 10 in November 1998, adding a 50 cents-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund education, health, childcare and other programs for expectant parents and children up to age five. Proposition 10 was designed to address the lack of public funding and support for early childhood development because the emotional, physical, social and developmental environments to which children are exposed. These environments can have a profound impact on their ability to reach their greatest potential in school and to become productive members of society.

Persimmony International, Inc. is a privately held data management company that provides database solutions for collecting, measuring and evaluating outcome data. Persimmony (www.persimmony.com) is based in Aliso Viejo, California and maintains local offices throughout California.

LINKS

California Department of Healthcare Services: Targeted Case Management (TCM)

California Department of Healthcare Services: County-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (CMAA)

Nurse Family Partnership

First 5 Association of California

First 5 California

 

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