Avantas to Demonstrate Industry’s Only Next-Generation Enterprise-Wide Labor Management Solution at ASHHRA 2012

Avantas, a leading provider of strategic labor management technology, consulting and strategies for the healthcare industry, has developed the HELMTM methodology (Healthcare Enterprise Labor Management), a proven set of strategies that combines the science of workforce planning, demand forecasting and operational best practices with a robust and customizable healthcare scheduling software solution. At the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) 48th Annual Conference and Exposition, Avantas will showcase its resource planning and data analysis expertise, as well as Smart Square®, the only labor management application developed by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals.

At Healthcare Human Resources Conference, Labor Management Company to Showcase Best Practices for Implementing Sustaining Enterprise-Wide Labor Management Strategies for Optimized Operations

OMAHA, Neb. – September 17, 2012 (ASHHRA Booth # 727) – Healthcare human resource (HR) professionals are all too familiar with the complexities associated with hiring and staffing a quality clinical workforce which include everything from budgetary restrictions to complex labor union rules. To address these needs, Avantas, a leading provider of strategic labor management technology, consulting and strategies for the healthcare industry, has developed the HELMTM methodology (Healthcare Enterprise Labor Management), a proven set of strategies that combines the science of workforce planning, demand forecasting and operational best practices with a robust and customizable healthcare scheduling software solution. At the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) 48th Annual Conference and Exposition, Avantas will showcase its resource planning and data analysis expertise, as well as Smart Square®, the only labor management application developed by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals.

“We are excited to share our experiences with the ASHHRA community, the healthcare HR professionals who are at the forefront of advancing labor management strategies and best practices,” said Chris Fox, Chief Executive Officer for Avantas. “In an industry that is constantly undergoing innovation and change, from reform initiatives to the natural ebb and flow of patient volume, we understand how critical it is for healthcare organizations to have an efficient and scalable workforce management strategy to ensure that HR professionals can fulfill staffing needs appropriately, efficiently, and within budgetary benchmarks at all times.”

Jackie Larson, senior vice president of client services for Avantas, will be attending the ASHHRA conference to discuss the company’s HELM methodology, its workforce analytics services, and share success stories from the hospitals and health systems that have integrated both into their business operations. Avantas executives will also demonstrate the latest updates to Smart Square including:
•       additional business intelligence capabilities
•       user-interface functionality
•       enterprise-wide scheduling and staffing tools

Avantas will illustrate how its robust and customizable set of scheduling and staffing tools can interface with third party IT systems including a client’s existing HRIS, EMR, Time & Attendance and Payroll systems, providing the ability to leverage their data with Smart Square business intelligence tools and dashboards. Booth visitors will learn how the flexible SaaS-based platform has evolved into an enterprise-wide labor management solution with capabilities for departments beyond the inpatient environment, allowing organizations to achieve seamless interdepartmental communications and alignment, cost savings, and efficient staff operations amongst many other benefits that help the entire organization meet financial benchmarks and improve patient care.

To learn more about Avantas and view a demonstration of its industry-leading labor management solution and services, please visit booth # 727 at ASHHRA’s 48th Annual Conference and Exposition at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver from September 22-25, 2012.

About ASHHRA

Founded in 1964, ASHHRA is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and has more than 3500 members nationwide. It leads the way for members to become more effective, valued, and credible leaders in health care human resources. As the foremost authority in health care human resources, it provides timely and critical support through research, learning and knowledge sharing, professional development, products and resources, and provides opportunities for networking and collaboration.

About Avantas

Avantas is an Omaha, Neb.-based company devoted to serving the healthcare industry. Its proprietary scheduling and productivity solution, Smart Square®, is the only comprehensive labor management platform developed by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals. Additionally, its consultation services provide its clients tailored best practice labor management strategies designed to drive substantial and sustaining cost and quality improvements across the enterprise. For more information, please visit the Avantas website at www.Avantas.com.

   

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