Kindred Healthcare Selects Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation to Standardize and Optimize Accounts Payable Processes

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Innovative Technology and Process Changes Designed by Dolphin will Help National Healthcare Provider Process up to One Million Invoices Annually

Brian Shannon, Chief Strategy Officer, Dolphin Enterprise Solutions

We are thrilled that Kindred recognizes the reliability, responsiveness, and value we have brought to the organization over the years

Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation (Dolphin), an SAP partner and provider of solutions in support of SAP® software, today announced that it has been selected by Kindred Healthcare to standardize and optimize Accounts Payable (AP) processes across the company. Dolphin will deploy a suite of innovative technology and implement long-term process changes to assist Kindred’s recent transition to a Shared Services model.

Kindred Healthcare provides healthcare services in approximately 2,700 locations across the United States, including hospitals, nursing centers, and inpatient rehabilitation units. Dolphin was selected as its partner for this project based on Dolphin’s exclusive focus on SAP technology; its proven success with lowering costs, improving cash flow, and mitigating risk for organizations that process high volumes of invoices; and its ability to manage sensitive information.

The project will include key technology such as Dolphin’s SAP-certified Process Tracking System for Accounts Payable (PTS-AP), as well as other add ons including Advanced Approvals and Payment Request, which provide critical functionality and mobile access so executives can view, analyze, and approve payments while on the go.

“Kindred Healthcare has challenged Dolphin to transform its Accounts Payable operations, and we’re looking forward to implementing innovative technology and best-in-class process changes that will reduce invoice cycle time and create a more transparent environment,” said Brian Shannon, Chief Strategy Officer, Dolphin. “As an existing Dolphin customer, we’re thrilled that Kindred recognizes the reliability, responsiveness, and value we’ve brought to the organization over the years.”

“Dolphin’s prior success with Kindred coupled with its proven track record on large-scale Accounts Payable projects is what makes them the right partner for us,” said David R. Windhorst, Vice President of Financial Systems Development, Kindred Healthcare. “Not only will this project better position our Accounts Payable team in the present, but it will also make future potential growth seamless and easy to scale.”

Previously, Kindred has partnered with Dolphin to assist with the management and retention of critical human resources documentation. Dolphin’s Business Process and Data Volume Management solutions are utilized by more than a third of the FORTUNE 100™ companies deploying SAP environments. Learn more about Dolphin’s Accounts Payable solutions exclusively for companies running SAP applications.

About Kindred Healthcare:
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-90 private employer in the United States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of approximately $7.2 billion(1). At December 31, 2015, Kindred through its subsidiaries had approximately 102,000 employees providing healthcare services in 2,692 locations in 46 states, including 95 transitional care hospitals, 18 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 90 nursing centers, 19 sub-acute units, 604 Kindred at Home home health, hospice and non-medical home care sites of service, 100 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served 1,766 non-affiliated sites of service. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for seven years, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. For more information, go to You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

(1)    Revenues were computed by combining the twelve months ended December 31, 2015 data for Kindred and one month ended January 2015 data for Gentiva Health Services, Inc., which was acquired by the Company on February 2, 2015.

About Dolphin:
Dolphin leads the way in business performance improvement for companies running SAP solutions by helping manage both data and processes. From data and information lifecycle management to end-to-end solutions for procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processes based on SAP software, Dolphin delivers a competitive advantage that can drive cost savings, optimize cash flows and foster a lower total cost of ownership. Based on SAP technology, Dolphin’s data lifecycle and business process management solutions and add-on applications with SAP-certified integration have built-in flexibility and are designed to be tailored to each customer’s specific business processes and IT environments.

The company was founded in 1995 and has offices in San Jose, CA, Philadelphia, PA, and Toronto, Canada. Dolphin’s smart, adaptable and proven solutions are implemented by hundreds of companies across North America and around the world. Among Dolphin customers are more than one-third of Fortune 100™ companies running SAP solutions. To learn more visit

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