Nemours Leverages Saba People Cloud Applications for Enterprise-Wide Electronic Health Records Training and Compliance

The Saba People Cloud Assists Visionary Healthcare Provider in Delivering Award-Winning Service

Redwood Shores, CA, January 09, 2012- Saba (NASDAQ:SABA), the premier People Cloud provider, today announced that leading pediatric healthcare system Nemours, is using Saba People Cloud Applications to accelerate enterprise-wide learning and compliance with its Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. Using Saba's Learning Management System (LMS), delivered through the Saba People Cloud, Nemours is providing access to the critical training necessary to maintain high employee performance and safety.

 

Nemours' robust EMR system, Epic, is used by more than 3,600 employees on a daily basis; compliance requires that each employee also complete training annually. Using the Saba People Cloud's scalable and interactive Web-based training, Nemours is able to meet rising demand by its 4,800 employees for more flexible training. Standardized governance and ongoing course development has also accelerated the adoption of EMR technologies and as a result has improved clinical use of the EMR and enabled Nemours to be more agile and responsive to market demands.

 

Key Business Benefits and Accolades

  • Faster on-boarding with online skill-based training
  • Enhanced patient care and improved staff efficiency
  • Highest-level of compliance set forth by The Joint Commission and OSHA
  • Improved tracking of course completions and sign-offs
  • Enabled support for SCORM-based, off-the-shelf, and customized courses
  • Industry recognition, including:
  • The 2010 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Davies Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in the implementation and value from health information technology, specifically EMRs.
  • The HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award, which honors hospitals that operate in a paperless environment and represent best practices in implementation of the EMR
  • Named "Most Wired Hospital for 2011"
  • Nine "Best Awards" for medical specialty care in the 2011-2012U.S. News & World Reportedition of "Best Children's Hospitals."

Additionally, Saba Learning Management supports the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) content standard allowing Nemours access to off-the-shelf content as well as internally developed training. As a result, Nemours has been able to build a library of more than 1,500 courses to create knowledge-sharing among the entire enterprise value chain, including the organization's 4,800 associates, plus over 1,000 residents, students and community physicians.

 

Supporting Quotes

"The Epic EMR solution is at the heart of everything we do here, and no one receives access without proper training," said Heather Kelley, supervisor, instructional designers, Nemours. "Saba's People Cloud Applications have helped us accelerate the adoption of EMR by providing role-based training to learners, and achieve the highest level of healthcare compliance, which is critical to success in our industry."

 

"People are an organization's most valuable asset. Providing both formal and informal learning that is scalable and interactive is critical, especially when rolling out an enterprise-wide technology initiative that impacts the lives of hundreds and thousands of patients on a daily basis," said Karen Steele, senior vice president, corporate marketing, Saba. "Saba provides Nemours with the ability to customize training for doctors, nurses, residents and other staffers, which, in turn, positively affects patient experience. We look forward to continuing to work with Nemours to both raise the bar in patient care and enable successful development of their people."

 

Supporting Resources

About Saba

Saba NASDAQ: SABA) enables organizations to build a transformative workplace that leverages the advent of social networking in business and the ubiquity of mobile to empower an organization's most mission-critical assets - its people. The company provides a unified set of People Cloud Applications including learning management, talent management, enterprise social networking, and real-time collaboration delivered through the Saba People Cloud.Saba solutions help organizations leverage their people networks to become more competitive through innovation, speed, agility, and trust.

Saba's premier customer base includes major global organizations and industry leaders in financial services, life sciences and healthcare, high tech, automotive and manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, packaged goods, and public sector organizations. Saba's solutions are underpinned by global services capabilities and partnerships encompassing strategic consulting, comprehensive implementation services, and ongoing worldwide support. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Saba has offices on five continents. For more information, please visit www.saba.com or call +1-877-SABA-101 or +1-650-779-2791. SABA, the Saba logo, Saba Centra, and the marks relating to Saba products and services referenced herein are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Saba Software, Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Saba
Aly Kline, 650-581-2593
PR Associate
akline@saba.com

Source: Saba