Saint Vincent Health System Selects onFocus Healthcare for Enterprise Performance Management
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — onFocus Healthcare, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise performance management solutions for the healthcare services marketplace, today announced that Saint Vincent Health System in Erie, Pa., will use its onFocus epm(TM) software to ensure execution on critical operational and financial performance initiatives across its regional healthcare network.
onFocus provides integrated, data- and action plan-driven technology solutions and advisory services to a growing number of healthcare providers across the country. Used by more than 150 hospitals, onFocus epm(TM), helps healthcare organizations improve employee accountability and outcomes throughout an enterprise by monitoring performance on key performance indicators, identifying performance variances and providing and tracking progress on outcome-oriented employee action plans.
Saint Vincent Health System will use onFocus epm(TM) to ensure the successful execution on a comprehensive operational and financial improvement plan. The Catholic health system, which is the largest healthcare provider in the Erie region, is anchored by a 428-bed tertiary care and teaching hospital that employs 3,000 people and nearly 300 physicians. It also includes a network of outpatient healthcare sites, including surgery, imaging, and rehabilitation centers.
“We needed a partner with deep healthcare expertise to help us realize our vision for taking Saint Vincent Health System to the next level of performance excellence,” said Tom Fucci, Chief Operating Officer of Saint Vincent Health System. “The onFocus epm(TM) system will enable quick and efficient execution on a broad spectrum of tasks and initiatives that are critical to the success of our goals and plans for the future.”
“It is continually evident that health systems must elevate the management and performance of their hospitals to a higher level through the use of new tools, which drive and sustain processes improvements, increased quality and financial results in order to succeed in the post reform environment,” said Steven J. Mason, Jr. President and CEO of onFocus Healthcare. “Saint Vincent has recognized early the benefits of using our automated performance management software to hard-wire the execution of their improvement plans and we are excited to collaborate with them in the coming months.”
onFocus Healthcare, Inc., serves a broad cross-section of healthcare organizations, including large for-profit systems, community and non-profit hospitals, as well as large academic medical centers. Launched in 2008, the company supports high-performance healthcare organizations through the delivery of performance-based technology solutions and advisory services. For more information, please call, 615.871.4321 or visit us online at www.onfocushealthcare.com.
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