One of our key challenges is to better manage the wide range of medical supplies that we need on-hand at any moment – everywhere from patient rooms to operating theaters to out-patient clinics. The Lawson applications and Lawson’s approach to mobile supply chain management are well-suited to help us provide seamless patient care in a cost-efficient manner.
St. Paul, MN (Vocus) August 27, 2009
Lawson Software (Nasdaq: LWSN) today announced that Oklahoma State University Medical Center has selected the Lawson S3 Enterprise Financial Management and Supply Chain Management suites. These software suites will help the healthcare provider automate its business and supply inventory processes and improve efficiencies – all geared toward helping the organization reduce operating costs. The contract was signed during Lawson’s fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, which ended May 31, 2009.
Oklahoma State University Medical Center, an osteopathic teaching hospital, was recently purchased from Ardent Health Services by a City of Tulsa trust. As part of the transition of management and operations, the trust launched a plan to improve business management and supply chain processes at Oklahoma State University Medical Center.
Oklahoma State University Medical Center chose Lawson for further upgrades because of its proven healthcare expertise and ease of use. The new Lawson applications will help Oklahoma State University Medical Center consolidate and automate its business processes to help reduce staff time and provide greater transparency and quicker access to information across its entire network. The Lawson solution also will help the hospital improve the efficiency and delivery of medical supply inventories. NaviSite, a Lawson partner, will provide hosting services for the enterprise applications.
“We are dedicated to delivering top-quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to the Tulsa community and beyond. The Lawson system offers an integrated solution to help execute our core business strategies and streamline supply management to support our efforts,” said Craig McKnight, chief financial officer for Oklahoma State University Medical Center. “One of our key challenges is to better manage the wide range of medical supplies that we need on-hand at any moment – everywhere from patient rooms to operating theaters to out-patient clinics. The Lawson applications and Lawson’s approach to mobile supply chain management are well-suited to help us provide seamless patient care in a cost-efficient manner.”
“Healthcare providers need affordable business systems to help them control costs, particularly in this competitive and challenging business environment," said Jim Catalino, general manager, Healthcare, for Lawson. "Our applications are proven to help healthcare providers simplify administration and manage costs, which is critical as providers are facing continual pressures to do more with less.”
Lawson serves more than 500 healthcare industry customers representing more than 4,500 facilities, including eight of the top 10 integrated delivery networks. The company also serves managed care systems, academic medical centers, hospitals, clinics, physician group practices, home healthcare, long-term care and other health services enterprises. Lawson solutions help healthcare organizations manage their business so they can focus on their patients, automate and streamline materials management for a better bottom line, and overcome the challenges of the labor shortage.
About Lawson Software
Lawson Software provides software and service solutions to 4,500 customers in equipment service management and rental, fashion, food & beverage, healthcare, manufacturing & distribution, public sector (United States), service industries, and strategic human capital management across 40 countries. Lawson Software is a global provider of enterprise software, services and support to customers primarily in three sectors: services, trade and manufacturing/distribution. Lawson’s solutions include Enterprise Performance Management, Human Capital Management, Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Asset Management and industry-tailored applications. Lawson solutions assist customers in simplifying their businesses or organizations by helping them streamline processes, reduce costs and enhance business or operational performance. Lawson is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., and has offices around the world. Visit Lawson online at http://www.lawson.com. For Lawson’s listing on the First North exchange in Sweden, Remium AB is acting as the Certified Adviser.
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