Halogen Software Inc.

Halogen Software Inc.

June 09, 2008 09:01 ET

Brant Community Healthcare System Selects Halogen Talent Management Solution

Ontario hospitals leverage Halogen's best practices in employee performance management to help address Accreditation Canada requirements

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) has selected Halogen Software's award-winning eAppraisal(TM) Healthcare solution to streamline workforce performance, address accreditation requirements, and provide employees with more time to focus on delivering the best possible patient care. Halogen, the leading provider of employee performance and talent management software offers eAppraisal Healthcare as part of a complete best practices employee performance and talent management suite, a solution built for the unique requirements of the healthcare industry.

Halogen's leading talent management suite for healthcare assists in evaluating the competencies, quality of care and service that employees provide. This helps healthcare organizations to accurately measure their clinical and operational performance - giving them a clear picture of their strengths and weaknesses. Hospitals that participate in accreditation programs benefit from thorough assessments that lead to action plans for improving every aspect of the health care they deliver.

Comprised of the Brantford General site, a 305 bed acute care facility with over 1400 employees; and the Willett site, a multi-service health care centre with urgent care, diagnostic imaging, occupational and physiotherapy services, BCHS is fully accredited with Accreditation Canada (formerly CCHSA). Accreditation involves a detailed audit of an organization's human resources procedures, in particular employee appraisals and performance management, with the goal of increasing the quality of patient services and safety.

"In an effort to align employee performance with organizational strategic goals we selected a talent management system that would provide: competency-based assessments, identification of learning needs and a developmental plan, multi-rater feedback, as well as a tool to assist with effective succession planning," reports Jyoti Kapur, Organizational Development Consultant, Brant Community Health System.

"Our project team is diverse, enthusiastic, experienced, and creative. Together with an excellent product we are determined to be successful in our implementation," states Erin Olszowy, Human Resources Analyst, Brant Community Health System.

BCHS is one of a number of key Canadian healthcare accounts Halogen has secured including Mount Sinai, The Hospital for Sick Children, Mamawetan Churchill River Health, and Hawkesbury & District General Hospital. Award-winning Halogen eAppraisal(TM) Healthcare is also exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association and is already delivering impressive results in over 400 healthcare facilities across North America.

About Halogen Software

A recognized industry leader with over 1000 customers worldwide, Halogen Software makes powerful, simple-to-use and affordable employee performance and talent management applications. The company offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplify and integrate employee performance management, 360/multi-rater feedback, compensation management, succession planning and learning management. Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of all sizes and its healthcare, financial services and professional services specific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen is consistently recognized by the industry and its customers for its exceptional implementation and support services, and has won multiple awards for its corporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Product of the Year. For more information, visit www.halogensoftware.com.

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