SOURCE: Asure Software

August 04, 2008 12:04 ET

Asure Software Reaches Key Milestone in Attaining Its 200th Healthcare Customer

Sioux Valley Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Alliance Community Hospital Among Leading Healthcare Providers Adopting Meeting Room Manager Scheduling Software

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - August 4, 2008) - Asure Software (NASDAQ: ASUR), a leading provider of workforce management software, today announced another significant milestone in the company's history by signing Sioux Valley Hospital as its 200th healthcare customer of NetSimplicity's Meeting Room Manager (MRM) scheduling software.

Demand for Meeting Room Manager has been robust within the healthcare sector, and Meeting Room Manager has demonstrated a solid return on investment to leading healthcare providers. Meeting Room Manager increases productivity and efficiencies of healthcare entities in the scheduling of meeting and training rooms, environmental services and other services via web-based scheduling software.

"Meeting Room Manager is a low cost expandable solution that meets our growing needs. With many employees and multiple departments and varied meeting requirements, Alliance Community Hospital selected MRM because of its ability to support multiple users with varying needs," said Dan Yarian, IT Operations Coordinator, Alliance Community Hospital.

NetSimplicity's Meeting Room Manager is one of the most widely used meeting room scheduling software solutions in the healthcare sector and is being used by mid to large scale healthcare facilities worldwide. These healthcare providers use Meeting Room Manager to provide users with the capabilities of seamlessly booking rooms while scheduling additional resources such as AV equipment or catering. This automation helps reduce their administrative costs while increasing staff productivity associated with the scheduling of rooms and resources.

"I'm delighted that we have reached another significant company milestone," said Nancy Harris, Chief Operating Officer at Asure Software. "We've been helping healthcare providers maximize productivity of their workforce and reduce costs. Healthcare providers rely on NetSimplicity to dramatically improve their scheduling of meetings, conferences and associated services, and we are pleased to be able to serve this sector with an affordable, robust solution like Meeting Room Manager."

About Asure

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Asure Software (ASUR), (a d/b/a of Forgent Networks, Inc.), empowers small to mid-size organizations and divisions of large enterprises to operate more efficiently, increase worker productivity and reduce costs through a comprehensive suite of on-demand workforce management software and services. Asure's market-leading suite includes products that optimize workforce time and attendance tracking, benefits enrollment and tracking, pay stubs and W2 documentation, expense management, meeting and event management, and asset tracking and reservations. With additional offices in Seekonk, Mass., Vancouver, British Columbia, and Mumbai, India, Asure serves 3,500 customers around the world. For more information, please visit

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