Main Line Health Chooses Halogen eAppraisal Healthcare

Nov. 28, 2006 – OTTAWA, November 28, 2006 – One of the largest employers in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Main Line Health will use Halogen eAppraisal™ Healthcare from Halogen Software Inc., a leading provider of Web-based employee performance management (EPM) software to stream-line its extensive appraisal processes, reducing paperwork and filing, and better align themselves with accreditation requirements.

Main Line Health, a premier healthcare provider, which manages four distinguished hospitals, a home health network, physician practices, laboratory services and a research center, has chosen Halogen’s Web-based system to automate workflow processes and simplify and improve the quality of employee appraisals.

“This solution gives us the specialized appraisal tools our managers need to develop professional-quality, medical-based appraisals,” said Eileen McAnally, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Main Line Health. “The solution is easy to use and implement while still giving us everything we need to meet changing JCAHO accreditation criteria. As part of our initiative to be an employer of choice, receiving quality feedback on employee performance is essential.”

Main Line Health is suburban Philadelphia’s most comprehensive healthcare organization, offering a full range of medical services. They are comprised of three of the region’s most respected acute-care hospitals as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine all founded on a staff of more than 1,300 physicians and surgeons and 8,000 employees.

“As a premier healthcare provider, it is important for Main Line to stay on top of accreditation requirements and our solution will help them do exactly that,” said Paul Loucks, President and CEO of Halogen Software. “Our award-winning solution and Main Line Health’s already acclaimed healthcare service is a winning combination.”

About Main Line Health
Main Line Health offers a full range of services medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency. They are comprised of Lankenau, Bryn Mawr and Paoli hospitals as well as Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital. They are especially recognized for their cardiac, orthopaedic, oncology, rehabilitation and women’s clinical services. They are actively involved in numerous scientific research studies, many of which are funded by the National Institutes of Health. Keeping our communities healthy is Main Line Health’s number one priority. They have created a network of prevention, wellness and care sites as well as an enormous number of programs and activities to help all within their service area maintain a healthy lifestyle.

About Halogen Software
With nearly 600 customers, Halogen Software Inc. has established itself as the leading provider of employee performance management (EPM) solutions. Founded in 2001 as a subsidiary of a successful consulting company, Halogen offers powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable Web-based software that dramatically improves HR and line-manager productivity. The company’s flagship product, Halogen eAppraisal™, automates and simplifies time-consuming employee appraisals. Halogen eAppraisal™ Healthcare, endorsed by the American Hospital Association, was created specifically for the healthcare industry and helps to simplify the task of performing appraisals and meeting accreditation criteria. Halogen e360™ automates and simplifies formal 360-degree feedback procedures and offers sophisticated performance reporting. Halogen eCompensation™ automates the entire compensation adjustment process including budget distribution and approval. Halogen eSuccession™ makes it simple and affordable to get a best practices succession-planning program underway at your organization. For further information please visit http://www.halogensoftware.com/products/eappraisalhealthcare.php.

Media contact:
Donna Ronayne
VP, Marketing & Business Development
Halogen Software
T: 613-270-1011 x 320
E: dronayne@halogensoftware.com

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