Inova Chooses Top Project Management Software to Reduce the Cost of its $850 Million Capital Program

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Leading health system to improve capital project delivery by leveraging e-Builder's capital program and project management software

e-Builder, the leading provider of integrated capital program and project management software, announced today that Inova Health Systems, Northern Virginia's leading not-for-profit healthcare provider, has launched e-Builder Enterprise 7 as its standard capital program and project management system. e-Builder will be used to manage project costs, schedules and construction processes. Inova anticipates at least a 1.2% savings across Inova's upcoming 6-year, $850 million capital program.

Inova underwent a thorough review and selection process before choosing e-Builder Enterprise. They chose e-Builder because of its modular structure and fast deployment capabilities resulting in the lowest risk and highest and best value for Inova.

Prior to implementing e-Builder, construction project data was managed in multiple systems which created process inefficiencies and required duplicate data entry. This in turn made it difficult and time consuming to provide project executives with accurate and timely project status, which is needed to effectively manage project costs and change orders.

e-Builder's integrated project management system enables the Inova team to define a standard set of processes that will speed turn-around time for contract approvals, RFIs, submittals, pay apps, change orders, invoice approvals, and more. These processes can then be accurately monitored, analyzed and refined over time for additional time and cost reductions. The resulting system will ensure delays are averted and changes can be proactively managed to avoid cost overruns. In addition, e-Builder will interface with Inova's enterprise accounting system (i.e., Lawson) to eliminate duplicate data entry, improve data integrity and provide more visibility into Inova's capital program for project executives.

About Inova
Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes. Governed by a voluntary board of community members, Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. Inova provides a healthy environment for its patients, families, visitors, staff and physicians by prohibiting tobacco use on its campuses. For more information, visit http://www.inova.org.

About e-Builder
e-Builder is the leading provider of fully integrated capital program and project management software for top facility owners and companies that act on their behalf. The company's flagship product, e-Builder Enterprise, improves capital project execution resulting in increased productivity and quality, reduced cost, and faster project delivery. Since 1995, e-Builder's technology leadership and construction industry focus has provided thousands of global companies, government agencies, healthcare and educational institutions managing billions of dollars in capital programs with solutions to improve the plan, build and operate lifecycle. The company is privately held and headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, visit http://www.e-Builder.net.

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