Halogen Software Inc.

Halogen Software Inc.

September 18, 2008 09:56 ET

Halogen Advances its Leadership in Healthcare Market With Record Number of New Customers

Over 500 healthcare facilities of all sizes now rely on Halogen for Talent Management

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2008) - Halogen Software's talent management technology is now used in over 500 healthcare facilities across North America. So far this year, Halogen has signed a record number of new healthcare customers including community and larger hospitals, multi-center health networks, long-term care facilities and medical groups. New healthcare customers include: Aultman Health Foundation, Black River Memorial Hospital, Carle Clinic Association, Milwaukee Centre for Independence, NYC Hospitals Centre, Riverside Hospitals and Union Hospital.

Halogen's award-winning eAppraisal(TM) Healthcare is part of a complete best practices employee performance and talent management suite that is helping healthcare organizations improve employee performance and retention. This affordable and simple to use system makes it easier for healthcare organizations to provide their employees with more accurate, meaningful appraisals and development plans, which foster accountability and reward high performers.

Built for the unique requirements of the healthcare industry, Halogen's software delivers a high degree of flexibility which enables organizations of all sizes to best meet their business needs. With the Halogen system, HR is firmly in control and is able to easily manage the workflow and forms without vendor assistance or need for customizations. Black River Memorial Hospital, based in Wisconsin, recently selected Halogen to move its existing employee performance appraisal system to the Web.

"We knew we wanted to move to an online talent management system, but really needed to ensure that we would be able to preserve our existing forms, processes and competencies," said Holly Winn, Director of HR, Black River Memorial Hospital. "Halogen was the only vendor that offered a system that was flexible enough to be implemented using our existing processes. Our team was very impressed with their knowledge of the healthcare market and their outstanding customer service."

Union Hospital, one of Ohio's leading community hospitals, offers a full range of medical services. "We are growing and changing as an organization, and our team recognized that talent management is a key part of our success, particularly when it comes to ensuring patients are receiving high quality care," explained Darwin Smith, Vice President, Human Resources, Union Hospital. "With the Halogen system we will be able to ensure consistency across the organization and tighter integration of our employee appraisal process with other HR functions. We are confident it will make talent management an ongoing priority, which enables everyone to focus on what's important - the quality and safety of the care we deliver to patients."

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has identified and exclusively endorsed Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare as its employee performance and talent management solution of choice for member hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States.

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 performance management, 360 degree 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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