OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantas, a leading provider of labor management technology, services and strategies for the healthcare industry, has been named as a 2015 top performing vendor for financial systems software and services solutions for the healthcare industry. The company received the award for its enterprise scheduling software, Smart Square®.
Avantas, an AMN Healthcare company, ranked highest in financial services for enterprise scheduling software by Black Book™, a healthcare-centric market research and public opinion research company. The company surveyed 1,191 hospital financial leaders to determine the top performing vendors among financial software, systems and outsourcing services. The highest ranked vendors are chosen in each of 24 categories of finance and revenue cycle management systems and services.
"We are particularly honored to receive this award because it recognizes our dedication to customer satisfaction and client experience," said Chris Fox, President, Avantas. "We pioneered systems that accurately predict staffing needs up to 120 days in the future to better forecast staffing needs. Avantas also provides advanced labor management services and strategies to strategically align resources and effectively fill those needs. Our approach helps our clients realize tremendous savings as well as increase staff satisfaction."
In announcing this year's award, Black Book noted that the need for long-term financial stability and sustainability are driving many healthcare organizations to seek decision-making support solutions from outside experts.
The Avantas HELM® methodology (healthcare enterprise labor management) seamlessly embeds the science of workforce planning, demand forecasting and operational best practices into a robust and customizable healthcare scheduling software solution, Smart Square, providing sustainable and predictable long-term quality and financial gains across the entire healthcare enterprise.
Developers of the HELM® methodology (healthcare enterprise labor management), Avantas is devoted to serving the healthcare industry. Its proprietary approach to managing labor consists of workforce planning services and a scheduling and productivity solution, Smart Square®. This comprehensive approach provides its clients with tailored best practice labor management strategies designed to drive substantial and sustaining cost and quality improvements across the enterprise through automation. Avantas is a division of AMN Healthcare. For more information, please visit the Avantas website at www.Avantas.com.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare ( NYSE: AHS) is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare's workforce solutions - including managed services programs, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing and consulting services - enable providers to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes within the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, and many other healthcare settings. AMN Healthcare disseminates news and information about the Company through its website, which can be found at www.amnhealthcare.com.
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