NurseCompetency and HealthStream, Inc. Win Bronze Medal for Excellence in Technology

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NurseCompetency and partner Healthstream earn a 2015 Bronze technology excellence award from Brandon Hall Group.

“By providing education and assessments, we give healthcare workers the knowledge they need to remain safe from workplace hazzards, which can have the added benefit of providing risk reduction and decreased worker’s compensation claims for employers."

NurseCompetency, a leader in innovative healthcare management staffing tools partnering with HealthStream, Inc., won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Bronze award for excellence in the Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation category. NurseCompetency’s win was announced on December 3, 2015. The winners are listed at

“By providing education and assessments, we give healthcare workers the knowledge they need to remain safe from the hazards that exist in the workplace, which can have the added benefit of providing risk reduction and lower incidence of worker’s compensation claims for employers. Winning this award is validation of our vision and commitment to excellence,” commented NurseCompetency President and CEO Joseph Caracci.

Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke, who runs the awards program, explained, “Our award winners are the most visionary and innovative developers of HCM technology solutions that move organizations forward in serving employees, customers, and investors. I think everyone can learn from the achievements of our award recipients.”

“These award-winning solutions were closely evaluated by our judges for not only their innovation, but the real results they brought to the organizations,“ Brandon Hall Group Chief Executive Officer Mike Cooke added. “That is what makes our technology awards program special—connecting creativity and innovation to direct business results.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior experts and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries, based upon the following criteria:

•Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
•Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique, and how does it differ from any competing products?
•Value proposition: What problem does the product solve, and/or what need does this product address?
•Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

About NurseCompetency and HealthStream, Inc.

NurseCompetency entered the healthcare arena in 2004 with a goal of safer healthcare management for both patients and staff using current education, technology, and assessments. Initial offerings consisted of business consulting services, as well as hard-copy forms such as checklists, employee management documents, contracts, competency exams, and educational offerings.

In 2005, the company refocused on Web-based services and offering subscriptions for nursing and clinical exams, checklists, and courses. A winning partnership with HealthStream, now the exclusive distributor of NurseCompetency exams and skills checklists, came about in 2012. Hospitals, other healthcare facilities, and health networks rely on their products for safe care plus solutions to manage daily operations and comply with constantly changing regulatory requirements.

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance-improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance and provide strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration, and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. See

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