Avantas, a leading provider of strategic labor management technology, services and strategies for the healthcare industry, recently announced that Fletcher Allen Health Care, a leading healthcare system serving approximately 1 million patients in Vermont and northern New York, has selected its enhanced labor optimization services and scheduling tools to improve labor performance. Through this partnership, Fletcher Allen will adopt Avantas’ proven HELM™ methodology (healthcare enterprise labor management) which will allow the health system to develop an efficient, sustainable, and automated approach to managing their workforce that will result in clinical, financial, and operational improvements. Avantas’ HELM model combines the science of workforce planning, demand forecasting and operational best practices with a complete set of scheduling, staffing, and productivity tools. Fletcher Allen will also implement Avantas’ Smart Square® technology, including its patented open shift management tools. Smart Square is the only healthcare scheduling and productivity software that combines demand forecasting with robust scheduling functionality, enterprise transparency, and business intelligence tools all in one application. The flexible platform will interface with Fletcher Allen’s existing IT systems to provide users timely access to actionable data they can use to drive significant improvements to meet their organizational goals.

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