46,000 Trinity Health Employees to Use Kronos® Workforce Management Suite

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--()--Trinity Health, ranked among the nation’s Top-10 healthcare providers for clinical quality by Thomson Reuters, has selected a suite of workforce management solutions from Kronos® Incorporated for use by more than 46,000 employees across all its ministry organizations around the country.

News Facts

  • Trinity Health, the fourth-largest Catholic health system in the U.S., as part of an enterprise-wide Labor Resource Management initiative, is standardizing on the Kronos for Healthcare suite including time and attendance, employee scheduling, workforce analytics, and absence management solutions.
  • The primary business driver for the Kronos selection was increased productivity and cost reduction. By selecting Kronos as its workforce management standard, all ministry organizations will be running on the same system allowing Trinity Health to optimize many of its labor resource processes. Trinity evaluated multiple competing vendors and selected Kronos for its comprehensive workforce management software suite and single sign-on capability that automates workflows and delivers real-time information between the applications.
  • By standardizing on the Kronos platform as opposed to its previous blend of systems, Trinity Health expects to achieve the following labor cost control and productivity improvement benefits: improved payroll accuracy; reduced overtime and agency use; and minimized compliance risk with attendance and leave policies.

Supporting Quotes

  • Paul Swanson, vice president, OTE Transformation and Strategic Development, Trinity Health
    "By standardizing with Kronos, we expect to significantly reduce labor costs and improve productivity. Also, our goal is to achieve additional cost savings through fewer interfaces with third-party applications and simplified support for the different workforce management modules. The efficiencies will allow our employees to focus more on our core mission of patient outcomes and community benefit.”
  • Brian Graves, global practice leader of healthcare, Kronos
    “Trinity Health is recognized widely for its superior clinical performance and the organization continues to drive change successfully to positively impact quality care and patient safety. Increasing labor productivity through enhanced visibility with Kronos will further help it achieve its employee empowerment and patient satisfaction goals.”

Supporting Resources

  • About Trinity Health Trinity Health is the fourth-largest Catholic health care system in the country. Based in Novi, Mich., Trinity Health operates 44 acute-care hospitals, 379 outpatient facilities, 33 long-term care facilities, and numerous home health offices and hospice programs in eight states. Employing 45,800 full-time staff, Trinity Health reported $7.0 billion in unrestricted revenue in fiscal year 2009. As a not-for-profit health system, Trinity Health reinvests its profits back into the community through programs to serve the poor and uninsured, manage chronic conditions like diabetes, health education and promotion initiatives, and outreach for the elderly. In Fiscal Year 2009, this included nearly $400 million in such community benefits. For more information about Trinity Health, visit www.trinity-health.org or become a fan of the Trinity Health Facebook page at http://tinyurl.com/ylpm3np.

About Kronos Incorporated

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 60 countries — including more than half of the Fortune 1000® — use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications. To learn how Kronos uniquely delivers complete automation and high-quality information in an easy-to-use solution, visit www.kronos.com.

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Contacts

Kronos Incorporated
Indrani Ray-Ghosal, +1 978-947-3042
indrani.rayghosal@kronos.com

Contacts

Kronos Incorporated
Indrani Ray-Ghosal, +1 978-947-3042
indrani.rayghosal@kronos.com