API Healthcare Earns Category Leader Ranking in Best in KLAS Report

13th consecutive year of recognized excellence in healthcare workforce technology

HARTFORD, Wisc.—February 16, 2015API Healthcare, a GE Healthcare Company, and a leader in workforce optimization technology and services, today announced the company has been awarded the KLAS Category Leader status for the Time and Attendance and Nurse/Staff Scheduling categories in this year’s Best in KLAS report.

The 2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report is published by KLAS, a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. KLAS gathers feedback from more than 16,000 executives at 4,500 hospitals and nearly 2,500 ambulatory organizations to give input on the vendors. A KLAS Category Leader award identifies top-rated vendor products for certain market segments in the Best in KLAS Awards report.

“For more than 30 years we have remained focused on making our clients and their success our number one priority,” said Lisa LaBau, general manager, API Healthcare. “We work closely with clients on a daily basis to ensure our products and services address their needs and enable them to meet their goals. We are proud to be continually recognized as category leaders, and pleased that our clients continue to communicate their satisfaction to KLAS, year after year.”

This year’s recognition for API Healthcare includes:

  • Top ranking in the Time and Attendance category for the 13th consecutive year.
  • Top ranking in the Nurse/Staff Scheduling category for the third consecutive year.
  • SaaS-based ShiftSelect® was chosen for top honors in the Nurse/Staff Scheduling category for the first time this year, having previously ranked second in 2013.
  • Staffing and Scheduling ranked second in the Nurse/Staff Scheduling category.

“We chose API Healthcare as our staffing and scheduling partner because of their commitment to our organization and our success,” said Jane Dailey, vice president of clinical operations, Southeast Region, Hospital Division, Kindred Healthcare. “API Healthcare understands our goals and ShiftSelect allows us to successfully manage the challenge of keeping our operating expenses under control while retaining and empowering our employees and focusing on improving patient care.”

“API Healthcare Time and Attendance is the only solution to provide the flexibility we need to streamline pay policies to ensure optimized productivity throughout our entire organization,” said Sonya Christian-Avery, chief information officer, West Georgia Health. “Their unbeatable expertise in the healthcare industry and their dedication to helping us meet our goals makes them the perfect partner in our efforts to lower costs and elevate care.”

API Healthcare is a favored vendor for organizations seeking technology to provide a holistic perspective on the entire workforce, ensuring budgets are met and patient care quality remains high. API Healthcare solutions help healthcare organizations streamline efficiencies enterprise-wide, allowing for a more effective and efficient workforce.

Previously selected by KLAS as a “Highest Performer” in the HCM SUITE/BROAD VENDORS category, API Healthcare was recognized for delivering high customer satisfaction and high impact in efficiency, cost savings and future vision.

About API Healthcare

API Healthcare (www.apihealthcare.com) is focused on workforce optimization solutions exclusively for the healthcare industry. The company’s staffing and scheduling, patient classification, human resources, talent management, payroll, time and attendance, business analytics, and staffing agency solutions are used by more than 1,600 health systems and staffing agencies. Founded in 1982, API Healthcare has been rated by KLAS in the Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards Report (www.KLASresearch.com) as the top time and attendance provider system for the last 13 years (2002-2014) and the top staffing and scheduling solution in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

About KLAS

KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PRESS ONLY:

Christine Hoxworth
Director of Marketing
API Healthcare
(262) 670.2727
christine.hoxworth@ge.com

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