CLEVELAND, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/14 -- McKesson Medical-Surgical and OnShift today announced an agreement to bring labor management solutions for cost control, greater efficiencies and improved quality to long-term care providers. OnShift's SaaS and mobile-based staff scheduling and labor management software allows providers to predict overtime, staff their communities based on resident census and acuity, and gain enterprise-wide visibility into staffing.
Reimbursement cuts, high workforce turnover, and healthcare reform compliance mandates have intensified the need for long-term and post-acute care providers to control costs while improving quality throughout their communities. By focusing on staffing and labor management, a provider's number one expense, they can achieve the operational, financial, and quality improvements necessary to thrive in today's market.
"With changing resident needs and increasing acuity, staffing properly each and every shift, within a fixed labor budget, is a challenge. We are excited to team with OnShift to help provide our Long Term Care customers with a solution that helps them manage their staff scheduling and labor costs," said Sean Riley, Vice President, Extended Care Marketing, McKesson Medical-Surgical. "McKesson Medical-Surgical is pleased to bring solutions like this to our customers to help them reduce costs and save time so they can focus on providing more care."
"OnShift is excited to team with McKesson Medical-Surgical to provide labor management solutions to long-term and post-acute care providers. By working together, we are able to extend OnShift's footprint in the market and share best practices and technology to help providers succeed through more effective management of their workforce," stated Mark Woodka, CEO, OnShift. "Proper staffing and labor management are foundational to delivering high quality outcomes at the right cost, and together OnShift and McKesson Medical-Surgical can help providers get there."
McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc., with offices in Richmond, Va., and McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. in Golden Valley, Minn., are affiliates of the McKesson Corporation. McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit http://www.mckesson.com.
About OnShift, Inc.
Long-term care and senior living providers rely on OnShift staff scheduling and labor management software to control labor costs and increase efficiencies so nurses have more time for care. OnShift predicts and prevents overtime and understaffing while dramatically reducing time spent on scheduling and managing open shifts. Fully integrated with time-keeping, HR, clinical and payroll systems, OnShift provides a unified view into staffing levels and labor costs across buildings. Customers choose OnShift because it's the easiest-to-use scheduling solution with a tightly integrated communications platform, delivering fast ROI. For more information visit www.onshift.com.