Leading multi-site healthcare provider to improve payroll & scheduling
TORONTO, March 6 /CNW/ - Workbrain Corporation, the leading provider of
workforce management solutions for large enterprises (TSX:WB), today announced
that St John of God Health Care Inc, one of Australia's largest not-for-profit
health care providers, has selected Workbrain for Healthcare to automate and
improve its payroll and scheduling processes for its entire workforce.
"We employ over 6,700 caregivers, as we call our employees, who work
across our 11 hospitals and our pathology services. Together, we treat more
than 150,000 inpatients and day cases and manage 1.5 million pathology
episodes each year," St John of God Health Care's Group Director Human
Resources, Ian Oakley, said. "By reducing or eliminating manual payroll errors
and providing our managers with access to real-time information on staff
availability and costs, Workbrain is helping us focus our efforts, energies
and resources on our core business - delivering the best possible care to our
Progressive healthcare institutions, such as St John of God Health Care,
are choosing total workforce management solutions to reduce payroll costs,
improve the deployment of staff, enhance compliance capabilities and gain
unprecedented visibility into workforce operations to make better business
"Today's healthcare providers are wrestling with unprecedented challenges
- from increased regulatory oversight to an intense competition for skilled
labor," said Steve Rowland, Workbrain's Senior Vice President of Sales.
"Workbrain for Healthcare was designed from the ground-up to transform these
challenges into opportunities. Our solution helps our clients reduce their
costs and better deploy their staff to enhance compliance initiatives and
improve their patient care."
Workbrain provides the most widely deployed web-based workforce
management solution for large enterprises. The company is the only provider of
Total Workforce Management that helps organizations plan, deploy, and manage
their workforce to reduce costs, increase sales, and boost employee
satisfaction. Clients such as British Airways, General Mills, Target
Corporation, and Lifespan choose Workbrain's industry-focused workforce
management solutions to integrate workforce planning, labor forecasting,
workforce scheduling, time and attendance, and workforce analytics on a single
platform. For more information, please visit www.workbrain.com.
About St John of God Health Care Inc
Currently employing 6,720 caregivers across 11 acute, rehabilitation and
psychiatric hospitals and its pathology services across Western Australia and
Victoria, St John of God Health Care is Australia's largest Catholic not for
profit private health care group and the nation's third largest private
hospital operator. Established in 1895 by the Sisters of St John of God, the
organization's Mission is to continue the healing mission of Jesus through the
provision of health care services that promote life to the full by enhancing
the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual dimensions of being human.
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