Avantas selected by ThedaCare to deliver workforce management solutions

OMAHA, Nebraska, September 1, 2016

Avantas Selected for Predictive Analytics and Workforce Management Solutions to Leading Wisconsin Health System

Avantas has been selected by ThedaCare™, a community health system of seven hospitals, numerous clinics and related services, to deliver workforce management solutions that include predictive analytics and scheduling software to optimize the health system’s workforce.

ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin, with more than 7,000 employees.

“Avantas is honored to partner with ThedaCare to help them get to the next stage in their journey to optimize their workforce to better deliver care,” said Jackie Larson, President of Avantas. “We share a common culture of innovation, and together we can leverage our best-in-class strategies and tools with their existing culture of excellence to set a new standard in healthcare enterprise labor management.”

Avantas’ combination of thought leadership, award-winning technology and consulting services can create staff schedules aligned with actual patient demand through prediction of enterprise-wide staffing needs up to 120 days in advance. This forecasting results in 97% accurate prediction of staffing outcomes at a minimum of 30 days out from each shift.

Avantas will implement its Smart Square® scheduling solution within inpatient and ancillary units across ThedaCare, providing improved visibility from advanced demand forecasting and predictive modeling and analytics.

About ThedaCare

For more than 100 years, ThedaCare has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 7,000 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 34 clinics in nine counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service.

About Avantas

Developers of the HELM methodology (healthcare enterprise labor management), Avantas helps healthcare providers better manage their workforce. Its proprietary approach to managing labor consists of workforce planning services and a scheduling and productivity solution, Smart Square®. This comprehensive approach provides its clients with tailored best practice labor management strategies designed to drive substantial and sustaining cost and quality improvements across the enterprise through automation. Avantas is a division of AMN Healthcare.

About AMN Healthcare

AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency, and improve patient outcomes. AMN delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, medical coding and consulting, and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, and many other healthcare settings.