ShiftWise client Bon Secours featured in Healthcare Informatics

For Helen Anderson, administrative director of HR at Bon Secours Hampton Roads, ShiftWise was a revelation from the first day it was implemented in 2008. She recently shared with Healthcare Informatics their transformation of an operation of chaos to one of streamlined efficiency. Over time, as Anderson explains, the vendor management system they implemented has been expanded to multiple labor departments beyond nursing and to nearly the entire multi-state operation of the Bon Secours Health System. Initially, the solution was implemented for the contingency nursing staff, which accounted for 77 percent of the labor job type usage, according to Anderson, who coordinated the rollout there. Since its initial rollout, the vendor management system has been expanded to other areas, including...

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