Case Study - Allina

Overview

Allina uses Saba to efficiently and cost-effectively support ongoing learning and enable better collaboration among medical professionals and staff to improve patient care and ensure regulatory compliance. This has resulted in a great ROI through reduced expenses organizationally — providing Allina a savings of approximately $250,000 for each all-employee course that is moved from instructor-led to Web-based delivery.

Business Challenge

Allina needed to efficiently and cost-effectively support ongoing learning and enable better collaboration among medical professionals and staff to support their goals of improving patient care and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Business Benefits

  • Provide a highly efficient and effective way to manage, track, and report on formal education required for regulatory compliance with agencies including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Joint Commission, DEA, and EPA
  • Deliver more than 39,000 instructor-led and Web-based classes to support the introduction of its electronic medical records system in the first two years alone
  • Offer external healthcare professionals the opportunity to attend conferences and obtain required certifications
  • Support more than 100 active “communities of practice,” enabling social and informal learning and collaboration by compiling and sharing best practices across Allina sites
  • Reduces expenses organizationally through maximizing resources — provides Allina a savings of approximately $250,000 for each all-employee course that is moved from instructor-led to Web-based delivery
  • Enables seamless, faster implementation and low total cost of ownership because the solution is delivered via the Saba Cloud