SOURCE: MetricStream, Inc.

November 29, 2007 09:30 ET

Maxim Healthcare Selects MetricStream Compliance Solutions to Improve Business Processes

Solutions to Automate Auditing, Corrective Actions, Complaints Handling for Delivering Quality Patient Care

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - November 29, 2007) - MetricStream, Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. has selected the MetricStream solution to automate its key quality and compliance business processes designed to ensure delivery of superior medical staffing, home health care and wellness services.

Maxim will implement MetricStream's solutions for managing audits, executing corrective and preventive action (CAPA) plans and for handling customer complaints. The solutions will be deployed on the MetricStream Enterprise Compliance Platform, an integrated framework for supporting all compliance and quality processes in a company and for driving effective risk management and corporate governance. By improving operational efficiencies in quality systems, the solutions will lower the cost of compliance and help create a transparent environment for proactively identifying, tracking and resolving quality issues.

Established in 1988 to address the nursing shortage, Maxim has since evolved to service every sector of the healthcare industry. Today, Maxim employs more than 56,000 clinicians, allied health professionals, physicians and administrative personnel, and most of its offices are accredited.

"Powerful IT systems are critical to Maxim's mission to offer high-quality healthcare," said Tom Rawlings, National Director of Corporate Compliance at Maxim Healthcare Services. "We initiated the process of selecting a robust compliance and quality system, evaluating proven qualities of the application, implementation capabilities and the cost of ownership. At the end of the evaluation process, the MetricStream solution emerged as our preferred choice. It comes with rich out-of-the-box features and the flexibility to be expanded and modified to meet our future needs."

"We are pleased that Maxim has selected our solution to streamline their key business processes," said Carl McCauley, Vice President of Sales at MetricStream. "Healthcare companies have to comply with stringent patient safety requirements and industry standards. MetricStream's solution continues to be the leading choice for such organizations as it provides an integrated application environment to manage compliance with multiple regulations, corporate policies and quality standards."

About Maxim Healthcare

Maxim Healthcare Services provides medical staffing, home healthcare, and wellness services across the U.S. Founded in 1988, Maxim has earned a position as an innovative competitor in the healthcare industry through our quality patient care, commitment to employee development, and emphasis on customer service. Today, Maxim is one of the largest privately owned companies in our industry and is constantly evolving to address the needs of the healthcare industry. We regularly research new markets, expand our geographical presence, and diversify our client services. Our innovative approach to managing our clients' needs is the foundation for our success. For more information about Maxim, visit

About MetricStream

MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, American Airlines, NASDAQ, Sandisk, BP, Entergy, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California and can be reached at

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