Halogen Software Inc.

Halogen Software Inc.

October 10, 2008 09:01 ET

Halogen Shares Customer Success and New Research at Leading Healthcare HR Event

Rockford Health System to Discuss Strategic Alignment of Workforce; New Halogen Paper Links Employee Satisfaction and Patient Safety

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2008) - Halogen Software today announced that Rockford Health System will be presenting at the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Annual Conference and Exhibition (ASHHRA). Dan Parod, SPHR, Vice President of HR at Rockford Health System will be presenting on "Bridging the Gap Between Goals and Employee Performance" at ASHHRA's Leader Institute at the show. Halogen Software has also released a new position paper for this event: The Influence of Employee Satisfaction on Patient Satisfaction and Safety.

ASHHRA, the leading healthcare HR association of its kind, is hosting this year's conference from October 11 to 14th in Austin, Texas.

Rockford Health System is the largest health system serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Using a case study review format, based on Rockford Health's actual experience and success, Parod will provide attendees with a practical look at how to link employee and corporate goals and strategically align a highly skilled workforce. The session will examine how Rockford has, by ensuring accountability, empowered employees by giving them ownership in the organization's success, resulting in more satisfied employees and increased retention.

When:      Sunday October 15th
           3:00 to 4:15 p.m.

Where:     ASHRRA Annual Conference
           Austin Convention Centre
           Austin, TX

What:      Bridging the Gap Between Goals and Employee Performance:
           The Rockford Example

Who:       Dan Perod, VP of HR, SPHR
           Rockford Health System

With the AHA's emphasis on patient safety and timed with the ASHHRA Conference, Halogen has released its new white paper The Influence of Employee Satisfaction on Patient Satisfaction and Safety. The paper provides an overview of independent statistical research that clearly links employee satisfaction with increased patient satisfaction and safety. It also outlines how higher levels of employee engagement can be readily addressed with automated talent management solutions. This new white paper is available at: www.halogensoftware.com/resources/white-papers/HCwp.php

Rockford Health System is one of hundreds of healthcare organizations across North America using Halogen's healthcare industry specific solutions, and is just one example of the success organizations of all sizes can achieve by investing in Halogen for talent management. 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 appraisals, 360 degree reviews, 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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