Halogen Advances its Lead in Providing Employee Performance and Talent Management Solutions for the Healthcare Market

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OTTAWA, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ - Halogen Software Inc., the leading providerof web-based employee performance and talent management software todayannounced that strong fourth quarter results have enabled it to furtheradvance its lead as the solution of choice for the healthcare market. To helpboost its growth, Halogen secured a number of key accounts this past quarterincluding Piedmont Healthcare Inc., Thomas Jefferson Hospitals Inc. and theUniversity of Mississippi Hospital each with approximately 10,000 employees.Currently, the company supports well over 400 healthcare facilities of allsizes across North America.

Halogen's award-winning eAppraisal(TM) Healthcare is part of a completebest practices employee performance and talent management suite that isenabling healthcare organizations to streamline workforce performance allowingemployees more time to focus on delivering better patient care.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has been rated as one of "America'sBest Hospitals" for many specialties by the U.S. News & World Report for 17years in a row. The hospital's doctors are consistently listed in "BestDoctors in America," and the organization recognizes the direct link betweenquality staff and quality care. To ensure employees receive the mostbeneficial feedback possible, the organization selected the Halogen solution.

"We are replacing our past paper-based appraisal system with Halogen'senterprise class employee performance and talent management solution. Weneeded a system that was flexible enough to meet our organization's variousrequirements both now and in the future and Halogen provides that," saidKimberly Evans, VP of Clinical and Support Services at Thomas JeffersonUniversity Hospital. "Halogen will enable us to increase the efficiency of thewhole process and position us to make strategic use of the information wecollect."

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has identified and exclusivelyendorsed Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare as its EPM solution of choice formember hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States.

"Our membership has identified employee performance management as a toppriority as they address the increasingly difficult challenge of recruitingand retaining a highly-skilled workforce," said Amy Goble, VP of AccountManagement for AHA Solutions, Inc. "Halogen, with its healthcare specificversion of eAppraisal, is a leader within the healthcare community, enablingfacilities to address their performance management needs. Halogen is providingmore and more hospitals with a complete, extremely simple system that providescomprehensive year-round employee reviews, clinical and orientation checklistsand instant JCAHO ready reports."

About Halogen

A recognized and award-winning industry leader with over 1000 customersworldwide, Halogen Software is known for its powerful, simple-to-use andaffordable employee performance and talent management applications. Thecompany offers a complete suite of web-based products that automate, simplifyand integrate employee performance management, 360/multi-rater feedback,compensation management, succession planning and learning management.Halogen's offering makes HR best-practices accessible to companies of allsizes and its healthcare, financial services and professional servicesspecific suites meet the unique needs of these industries. Halogen isconsistently recognized by the industry and its customers for its exceptionalimplementation and support services, and has won multiple awards for itscorporate leadership and product innovation, including HR Technology Productof the Year. For more information, visit www.halogensoftware.com.


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