API Healthcare and TeleTracking Technologies Announce Partnership to Better Enable Staff Workload Balancing with Patient Demand

Collaboration to improve hospital operations through use of combined data for predictive patient demand modeling

HARTFORD, Wisc.--()--API Healthcare, architect of the revolutionary Healthcare Workforce Information Exchange (HwIE) and TeleTracking Technologies, market leader of Real-Time Capacity Management™ solutions for hospitals and health systems, today announced they are partnering together to enable healthcare organizations to unify critical data between systems to ensure staffing decisions align with current and future patient needs and demands.

Working together, the two organizations will bring their respective industry leading technologies to hospitals and health systems, improving operational efficiency through optimized patient flow tracking combined with evidence based workforce management decisions.

“Our relationship with TeleTracking is a reflection of our commitment to bring full-service, innovative and revolutionary technology solutions to the healthcare industry,” said J.P. Fingado, president and chief executive officer, API Healthcare. “TeleTracking is the leader in patient flow automation and their top-ranked solution is the perfect complement to API Healthcare’s full-suite of workforce solutions. Working together we can help healthcare organizations better align patient flow with the strategic deployment of staff, resulting in greater care consistency and reduced operational costs.”

“Workforce optimization and patient flow naturally go hand in hand,” said Michael Gallup, president and chief operating officer, TeleTracking Technologies. “We are inspired by API Healthcare’s commitment to the healthcare industry and their leadership position in the marketplace. Our companies have a shared view of the opportunity to improve care delivery and have entered into a strategic relationship to provide our complementary offerings. We look forward to partnering with API Healthcare to help hospitals and health systems everywhere realize the benefits that come from leveraging two powerful sets of data when making decisions that directly impact both efficiency and the quality of care patients receive.”

API Healthcare’s HwIE facilitates the sharing of all data from the Electronic Employee Record in a health system, allowing for talent development and utilization across the entire continuum of care. A broad approach to addressing the changing needs and demands in the healthcare industry, API Healthcare’s workforce management solutions help managers make decisions that result in higher care quality, improved staff engagement and a reduction in labor costs.

TeleTracking’s Real-Time Capacity Management™ solutions incorporate patient flow automation that aids in decision support, allowing nurses and scheduling managers to better predict where and when patient needs will be the greatest. Leveraging current and predictive census data from TeleTracking, care providers get a clear picture of the patient landscape days in advance. When considered in conjunction with the information provided by API Healthcare’s HwIE, this insight allows scheduling managers to staff more efficiently, resulting in a both a higher level of care quality and optimized resource efficiency.

About API Healthcare

API Healthcare (www.apihealthcare.com), the largest healthcare-specific vendor focused on workforce management solutions, is also the architect of the Healthcare Workforce Information Exchange (HwIE); a revolutionary solution that facilitates the sharing of workforce data across the entire continuum of care. Driven by the mission to elevate quality and performance across the healthcare community through innovative workforce solutions and services, API Healthcare has been dedicated to the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. The company’s staffing and scheduling, patient classification, human resources, talent management, payroll, time and attendance, business analytics, and staffing agency solutions are used by more than 1,600 hospitals and staffing agencies. Founded in 1982, API Healthcare has been rated by KLAS in the Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards Report (www.KLASresearch.com) as the top time and attendance provider system for the last 11 years (2002-2012) and the top staffing and scheduling solution in 2012.

About TeleTracking Technologies

For more than two decades, TeleTracking Technologies has applied proven principles of logistics management to hospitals and health systems to enhance patient care, improve financial performance and gain competitive advantage. Its industry-leading software and consulting services create an enterprise-wide platform to reduce overcrowding, cut costs, generate revenue, fight the spread of infection, manage assets, accelerate patient transfers and provide a wealth of data for continual operational improvement and business development. TeleTracking provides process planning, patient flow redesign and asset management optimization through its consulting divisions, TeleTracking Avanti Consulting Group and TeleTracking RTLS Workflow Consulting. TeleTracking has been rated by KLAS (www.KLASresearch.com) as the patient flow Category Leader six times in the last seven years. For more information, visit www.teletracking.com and join the conversation at http://blog.teletracking.com/.

Contacts

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PRESS ONLY:
API Healthcare
Wendy Heim
Sr. Corporate Communications Manager
(262) 670.2729
wendy.heim@apihealthcare.com
or
TeleTracking Technologies
Dennis Morabito
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
(412) 391.6078
dennis-morabito@teletracking.com

Release Summary

API Healthcare and TeleTracking Technologies partner to enable the unification of critical data between systems to ensure staffing decisions align with current and future patient needs and demand.

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Contacts

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PRESS ONLY:
API Healthcare
Wendy Heim
Sr. Corporate Communications Manager
(262) 670.2729
wendy.heim@apihealthcare.com
or
TeleTracking Technologies
Dennis Morabito
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
(412) 391.6078
dennis-morabito@teletracking.com