Symmetry Healthcare Strategies Enters Into Joint Marketing Agreement with APS

PRINCETON, N.J., October 18, 2010 – Symmetry Healthcare Strategies, LLC a provider of clinical work force Management software solutions and registry staffing operations, announced today that Associated Purchasing Services (“APS”), the group purchasing affiliate of the Kansas and Missouri Hospital Associations has entered into an exclusive joint marketing agreement with Symmetry that will provide hospitals and healthcare organizations across Kansas and Missouri with access to Symmetry’s suite of web-based staffing tools and clinical staffing services.

“Our client members have asked for a simple to use, reliable and economical solution to help them manage the day to day challenges and vendor relationships they face in the area of clinical work force management. APS conducted an extensive due diligence process and looked at several prominent solutions and in the end, selected Symmetry Healthcare Strategies. We are extremely confident that Symmetry can meet the needs of our membership and provide them with the right products and services to improve what is often a complex, tedious and frustrating process.” said Jan O’Brien, Executive Director of the APS Staffing Program.

Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Symmetry Healthcare, Dan Dwyer, added, “APS is great partner and strong advocate for its members. We are very pleased to be their selected vendor of choice and look forward to the opportunity to provide their members with our industry leading clinical staffing/work force management solutions.

Symmetry’s product suite is comprised of software solutions that help healthcare organizations optimize the effectiveness of deploying and managing their internal resources (per-diem staff and internal resource pools) while also providing access to a feature rich vendor management system (VMS) to optimize the effectiveness of managing their external (agency staff) resources.

 About Symmetry: Symmetry Healthcare Strategies is a leading provider of clinical work force Management solutions, contingent staff management and staffing consulting services to hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the United States. Symmetry’s mission is to help hospitals and healthcare facilities to better manage their core and supplemental clinical workforce in a way that provides efficiency to the process and helps control costs, reduce open shifts and ensure quality.

About APS: Associated Purchasing Services (APS) is a group purchasing organization affiliated with the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) and the Kansas Hospital Association (KHA). The primary mission of APS is to advance the missions of MHA and KHA by serving as a dedicated advocate for hospitals by reducing the expense of managing their products and services and enhancing revenues. More information on APS can be found at www.apskc.org

SOURCE: Symmetry Healthcare Strategies, LLC

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