Torrance Memorial Selects Halogen Software to Improve Patient Outcomes by Supporting Employee Development

Torrance Memorial Selects Halogen Software to Improve Patient Outcomes by 
Supporting Employee Development 
Top California hospital looks to build strong performance and development 
foundation with Halogen's award winning suite for healthcare 
OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Torrance Memorial Medical Center has selected the 
Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) Talent Management Suite™ for Healthcare to 
support its focus on excellence in patient care, improve employee development 
and training, and drive higher performance. The hospital will leverage the 
Halogen suite to reinforce its commitment to creating a culture of quality, 
learning and advancement. 
According to the 2012 Healthcare Talent Management Survey(1) by Dr. Kevin 
Groves at Pepperdine University, when healthcare organizations implement a set 
of best practices, including having senior leadership make talent management a 
strategic priority, it increases employee productivity and patient 
satisfaction, and lowers nursing turnover. The Halogen suite will help 
Torrance Memorial directly connect learning and performance management to 
increase accountability, improve organizational alignment and support employee 
development. 
"Halogen's talent management solution was a natural fit for us. It will allow 
us to focus on our core business of providing industry-leading patient care by 
allowing managers to easily manage employee performance and development," says 
Dedra Ambriz, Director of Compensation and Benefits at Torrance Memorial. 
"Having a solution that's tailored to the healthcare industry and used by 
hundreds of other healthcare facilities also contributed to our decision to go 
with Halogen." 
The hospital plans to implement the Halogen eAppraisal™ Healthcare, Halogen 
Job Description Builder™ and Halogen eLearning Manager™ modules in a 
phased approach. 
Because these modules integrate fully and seamlessly, the hospital will be 
able to centralize employee performance data to make reporting for 
accreditation purposes easier. It will also make it possible to measure the 
results of its talent programs through quality measures, such as improved 
patient satisfaction. 
"With a diverse team of HR professionals as well as clinical and non-clinical 
managers, it was important to get a solution that worked for everyone. Our 
selection team agreed that the ease of use of Halogen's talent management 
solution made it the right choice for us," says Ambriz. "We've been impressed 
with the Halogen experience at every touch point." 
The award-winning Halogen Talent Management Suite for Healthcare is designed 
to help healthcare facilities build high performing teams with the right 
skills, knowledge and competencies to deliver quality patient care. The 
Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare module is designed to meet the specific talent 
management needs of healthcare providers, and has earned the exclusive 
endorsement of the American Hospital Association for employee performance 
management. 
About Halogen Software 
Halogen Software (TSX: HGN) offers an organically built cloud-based talent 
management suite that reinforces and drives higher employee performance across 
all talent programs - whether that is recruiting, performance management, 
learning and development, succession planning or compensation. With over 1,750 
customers worldwide, Halogen Software has been recognized as a market leader 
by major business analysts and has garnered the highest customer satisfaction 
ratings in the industry. Halogen Software's powerful, yet simple-to-use 
solutions, which also include industry-vertical editions, are used by 
organizations that want to build a world-class workforce that is aligned, 
inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. For more information, 
visit: http://www.halogensoftware.com. Subscribe to Halogen Software's 
Exploring Talent Management blog: http://www.halogensoftware.com/blog/ or 
follow Halogen Software on Twitter: http://twitter.com/HalogenSoftware. 
About Torrance Memorial Medical Center 
Founded in 1925 by Jared Sydney and Helena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial 
Medical Center is a locally governed, 401-bed, non-profit medical center 
established to provide quality healthcare services, predominantly to the 
residents of the South Bay, Peninsula and Harbor communities. Torrance 
Memorial seeks to offer the most current and effective medical technologies 
rendered in a compassionate, caring manner. In 2012, it joined the ranks of 
the top hospitals in the nation by earning coveted Magnet® recognition from 
the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which recognizes nursing excellence. 
For more information please visit: www.TorranceMemorial.org. 
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(1) Healthcare Talent Management Survey 2012, Talent Management Consulting  
 

SOURCE  Halogen Software 
Melany Gallant Manager, Public Relations Halogen Software 613-270-1011 x 4338 
mgallant@halogensoftware.com 
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