Workforce Insight Announces Partnership with EmendoHealth to Improve Hospital Capacity Planning and Staff Allocation

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The partnership will help hospitals more accurately predict real-time patient demand and adjust labor staffing

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Emendo’s CapPlan solution offers the missing link for many of the hospitals we work with, arming nursing and finance leaders with highly accurate labor demand forecasts and visibility to current and projected capacity issues.

Workforce Insight, a leader in healthcare workforce management consulting and implementation services announced today that it has partnered with EmendoHealth to help organizations improve hospital capacity planning through a holistic system that combines demand forecasting, real-time visibility, analytics and workforce alignment.

EmendoHealth and Workforce Insight are currently working with several notable healthcare organizations and hospitals. The partnership will help clients take the guesswork out of forecasting patient demand and more accurately align staff and workflow to improve patient care and operational efficiency.

"Emendo's CapPlan solution offers the missing link for many of the hospitals we work with, arming nursing and finance leaders with highly accurate labor demand forecasts and visibility to current and projected capacity issues" said Ryan Wilson-Flores, MBA, LNFA, National Healthcare Strategist for Workforce Insight. "By leveraging and integrating this data with leading staffing and scheduling solutions, we can help clients realize substantial improvements in patient flow, safety and financial performance within months."

"With unprecedented demand for access to reliable data and increasing legislative pressure, the timing of our partnership couldn't be better" said Arthur Lambert, LHIMSS, Chief of Clinical Systems for EmendoHealth U.S. "Workforce Insight has been the clear partner of choice for hospitals and health systems throughout the U.S., for deployment of sustainable labor productivity and workforce management programs. Their healthcare workforce management consultants come from nursing and finance leadership roles, and are widely known for their success in helping hospitals adopt and transform processes to improve labor cost control."

Leaders from both organizations will be present at the upcoming AONE Conference, in San Diego, April 13-16 where they will share best practice insight, review case studies and highlight trends around hospital demand forecasting and staff resource planning.

Workforce Insight is also hosting a series of healthcare workforce management leadership events, led by hospital executives and panel experts. EmendoHealth will co-present to nurse executives and senior hospital leaders next month, in a webinar titled: "Hospital Capacity Planning & Predictive Staff Modeling: Leveraging data to drive optimal performance" (Register ->).    

Workforce Insight also announced that registration is now open for its Healthcare WFM 2011 Leadership Summit events convening in August on the East and West Coasts, bringing together healthcare executives, strategists and workforce management experts to explore best practice models, leadership case studies, benchmarks and tech-enabled strategies to deliver improved patient care and workforce efficiency (Register->).

About Workforce Insight, Inc.:
Workforce Insight, Inc. is the leading provider of strategic workforce management consulting and implementation services, committed to helping large organizations leverage technology to enhance and preserve their most valuable asset -- their people. Workforce Insight has been recognized in the healthcare marketplace as the difference between a standard that relies on technology alone and optimal results that are only achieved through the hands-on stewardship, insight and expertise of industry visionaries and consultants. For more information about Workforce Insight, call 800.394.5516 or visit Workforce Insight.

About EmendoHealth:
Being able to make accurate operational decisions is dependent on access to reliable and timely information; this is the field of hospital capacity planning experts at EmendoHealth. EmendoHealth improves operational performance and patient care in hospitals. EmendoHealth has developed CapPlan, a continuous operational planning system that improves performance while also enabling staff to deliver excellent standards of patient care. CapPlan accurately forecasts workloads covering long-term trends as well as short-term needs. This enables resources to be aligned efficiently - reducing the need for 'fire-fighting'. CapPlan matches resources with demand for services. Hospitals in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Canada, and now the United States are using CapPlan to forecast patient demand and manage departments, whole hospitals and multi hospital systems in real time. For more information about EmendoHealth call 603.323.0200 or visit


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