Sept. 14, 2020 – A new partnership between Temple Health and Avantas provides transformative technology and expertise that will optimize work-life balance for healthcare professionals while improving quality of patient care and operational efficiency for the healthcare system.
Temple Health, a 1,020-bed Philadelphia-based academic health system, is making a significant investment for its front-line clinical staff by partnering with Avantas, a leader in enterprise labor management strategies and solutions for the healthcare industry. Technology-enabled solutions from Avantas, an AMN Healthcare company, will help Temple Health increase staff satisfaction, lower turnover, and provide clinicians with access to their schedules at any time. Avantas also allows them to pick up shifts on their mobile device to better manage work schedules.
“Healthcare professionals today face the most stressful times they’ve ever experienced, and that’s why Temple Health has invested in technology and expertise that will help bring more balance to their work lives and personal lives,” said Angelo Venditti, Chief Nursing Executive at Temple Health. “Temple has some of the most dedicated and passionate healthcare providers in the country, and I’m excited to be able to bring them advanced tools that will help them provide even greater advancements in patient care.”
Avantas provides the healthcare industry with the foremost expertise in patient forecasting and analytics along with operational guidance, and the most advanced healthcare scheduling software. Avantas technology delivers 97% accurate forecasting of staffing needs 30 days in advance of the shift and measurable improvements in staff satisfaction. Healthcare organizations have realized 4%-7% labor cost savings with Avantas.
“Our partnership with Temple Health allows us to provide the healthcare industry’s top workforce management expertise to improve satisfaction among healthcare professionals and the patients in their care,” said Jackie Larson, President of Avantas. “Our nation’s leading academic medical centers and large healthcare systems are seeking ways to better support their healthcare professionals while improving quality and efficiency. Avantas is the leader in this innovation.”
About Temple Health
Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $2.2 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. The Health System consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH); TUH-Episcopal Campus; TUH-Jeanes Campus; TUH-Northeastern Campus; The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and Affiliates, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center; Temple Transport Team, a ground and air-ambulance company; Temple Physicians, Inc., a network of community-based specialty and primary-care physician practices; and Temple Faculty Practice Plan, Inc., TUHS’s physician practice plan comprised of more than 500 full-time and part-time academic physicians in 20 clinical departments. TUHS is affiliated with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System (TUHS) and by the Katz School of Medicine. TUHS neither provides nor controls the provision of health care. All health care is provided by its member organizations or independent health care providers affiliated with TUHS member organizations. Each TUHS member organization is owned and operated pursuant to its governing documents.
It is the policy of Temple University Health System that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in total talent solutions for healthcare organizations across the nation. The Company provides 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 total talent solutions include managed services programs, clinical and interim healthcare leaders, temporary staffing, executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, language interpretation services, revenue cycle solutions, credentialing and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, schools and many other healthcare settings. AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com.