WOBURN, Mass. - October 13, 2009 - HealthcareSource®, the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, today officially announced four new customer-focused programs. Initially revealed during the Company’s 7th annual user conference in Boston, Massachusetts from October 5-7, the new programs are designed to support, recognize, engage, and evangelize HealthcareSource’s client base of more than 1,000 hospitals nationwide.
HealthcareSource’s 3-day conference for clients, filled with expert-driven sessions and client roundtable discussions, was designed to help healthcare recruiting and human resources professionals perform their jobs more efficiently, particularly during today’s challenging economic environment. As part of HealthcareSource’s continuing commitment to its clients, the Company shared the details of the new customer programs to conference attendees first. Announced live by Peter Segall, CEO of HealthcareSource, the news included a partnership with the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Career Center; the formation of a strategic advisory council; the Talent-in-Talent Awards program for clients; and HealthcareSource Community Marketplace, a feature within the HealthcareSource Community site.
“We’re thrilled to formally announce these new programs to our clients and the entire healthcare HR industry. Since the Company’s inception, our mission has been to help our clients recruit, develop, and retain the best healthcare talent possible through our leading product suite and client-facing support and education,” said Segall. “These new programs enable us to take it one step further by creating a forum to listen to our clients, recognize their success, and provide them with additional products and services that will help them do their jobs even more effectively.”
HealthcareSource’s new programs and partnerships announced during the conference include:
AHA Career Center Partnership – Under this agreement, HealthcareSource is now the exclusive Preferred Integration Partner of the AHA Career Center. The AHA Career Center is part of the National Healthcare Career Network, the fastest growing healthcare association job network available with more than 175 networked sites. The partnership provides HealthcareSource clients with expanded reach to qualified healthcare career candidates, automated job postings to the site, and a special reduced pricing structure. In addition, with nationwide job postings from entry-level to CEO, the partnership offers healthcare job seekers one of the most extensive healthcare jobs databases available.
Strategic Advisory Council – HealthcareSource’s Strategic Advisory Council will be formed by senior level clients who will provide feedback on the Company’s product strategy and roadmap and help shape the future of HealthcareSource. Council members will also offer industry-level guidance, feedback, and insightful dialogue about talent management trends and opportunities to help ensure HealthcareSource continues to meet the varied needs of its healthcare HR professional clients.
Talent-in-Talent Award – HealthcareSource’s new awards program is designed to recognize and showcase the achievements of its clients. The Talent-in-Talent Award will be awarded to two clients who have demonstrated the highest level of talent, proficiency, and competency in healthcare talent management and have used this talent to teach others and support the advancement of the healthcare HR professional. Under the awards criteria, candidates must also show a commitment to professional development, a successful application of knowledge, and a contribution to the greater healthcare HR community. Winners receive an extensive package of education and career-enhancing opportunities, including an all-expenses paid trip to a HR conference of their choice among ASHHRA, SHRM, or NAHCR.
HealthcareSource Community Marketplac – This new feature within HealthcareSource Community, now one of the largest online communities of healthcare HR professionals, provides clients with special offers and discounts from select providers of healthcare HR products and services, such as BLR®, AHA Career Center, CampusRN, and G.Neil®. Available exclusively to current HealthcareSource Position Manager® or Performance Manager® clients, HealthcareSource Community is a forum where clients can post questions and share advice related to healthcare HR issues, challenges, and trends.
With more than 1,000 hospital customers, HealthcareSource is the leader in talent management for the healthcare industry. Through its software-as-a-service solutions, HealthcareSource helps hospitals acquire, develop, and retain the best workforce possible in order to maximize the quality and efficiency of patient care. The company’s talent management solutions include performance management, onboarding, applicant tracking, and a leading healthcare job board. A private corporation, HealthcareSource focuses exclusively on the healthcare industry and consistently earns high marks for client satisfaction and retention. To learn more, please visit www.healthcaresource.com or call (800) 869-5200.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the health improvement of their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes more than 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, and other providers of care, and 38,000 individuals. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. The AHA Career Center is a founding member of the National Healthcare Career Network and is managed by AHA Solutions, Inc., a for-profit subsidiary of the AHA. For more information, visit the AHA Web site at www.aha.org or www.ahacareercenter.org
About the National Healthcare Career Network
The National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN) brings together health care audiences across the health care spectrum and connects them through a single network. The NHCN aligns health care associations asking each one to become involved owning and participating together to create a network of linked professional health care membership organizations to provide job placement, career development and advancement opportunities to health care professionals. NHCN’s Managing Partner, Boxwood is participating with founding partners, ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership and The American Hospital Association to promote health care associations as the preferred resource for finding healthcare talent. For more information on the NHCN visit www.NationalHealthcareCareerNetwork.com.
Mullins Communications for HealthcareSource
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