WAUWATOSA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE
Healthcare, a leader in workforce optimization software and
services, today announced that the company has been named the KLAS
Category Leader for both Time and Attendance and Scheduling: Nurse and
Staff categories in this year’s Best in KLAS report.
“My focus is bringing the value of technology to medicine”
The 2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report is published by KLAS,
a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance
of healthcare vendors. KLAS gathers feedback on vendors from more than
16,000 executives at 4,500 hospitals and nearly 2,500 ambulatory
organizations. A KLAS Category Leader award identifies the top-rated
vendor among competitive products for certain market segments in the
Best in KLAS Awards report.
“In the rapidly changing healthcare industry, the need for a
cost-efficient workforce that simultaneously improves quality of care
remains a top priority,” said Ramiro Roman, general manager of workforce
management, GE Healthcare. “We are proud to be recognized as an industry
leader in key workforce technology solutions, helping hospitals and
ambulatory care organizations achieve better clinical, financial and
operational outcomes and ultimately positively impact patient care.”
This year’s recognition for GE Healthcare includes:
Top ranking in the Time and Attendance category, a ranking held for 14
of the last 15 years.
Top ranking in the Scheduling: Nurse and Staff category for the fifth
“My focus is bringing the value of technology to medicine,” said Kara
Marx, vice president of information services, applications at Sharp
HealthCare. “We use the Centricity time and attendance solution across
our entire enterprise so that we can have data transparency that
provides insights about our workforce. We’re also focused on how we can
use the technology to make their jobs easier. As a registered nurse who
has delivered many years of care in acute and ambulatory care settings,
I recognize that the application of technology can solve so many
GE Healthcare was also recognized for ‘Leading
in Acute Care Scheduling Innovation’ in the 2016 KLAS Scheduling
Performance Report. GE Healthcare was called out for its level of
innovation, focus on developing new technology, and its predictive
scheduling technology, which uses data to help project reliable
schedules with a high degree of accuracy.
GE Healthcare will introduce a new mobile workforce management tool for
Centricity™ Time and Attendance at HIMSS in Orlando, Fla. on February
19-23. The solution brings the power of the ‘Internet of Things’ to
healthcare workforce management by enabling staff to clock in and out
from their smartphones based on innovative location awareness using
patented sensor technology. GE Healthcare’s unique approach to time
clocking helps deliver lower cost while improving staff engagement. GE
Healthcare will be located at Booth 2943 at HIMSS.
About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and
services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and
more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on
things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough
challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and
diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing
technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps
medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare
delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with
thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data
on software, services and medical equipment to deliver timely reports,
trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the
provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance.
To learn more about KLAS and our reports, visit www.KLASresearch.com.