How Much Money do Companies Waste on Tuition Reimbursement?

Study Finds Most Firms Provide Tuition Assistance But Don’t Track the ROI. - August 06, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

KLAS Ranks 5 High-Field MR Vendors

KLAS spoke with 220 healthcare professionals to understand the successes and struggles providers were experiencing with vendors in the high-field MR market. - August 02, 2008 - KLAS

Winning the War for Talent: Most Companies Actively Partner with Educational Institutions

Two-thirds of respondents viewed quality of teaching as the most critical issue for future workers. - July 28, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

Launch of XTractor™ - a Powerful Scientific Literature Alert & Abstraction System, Now with Unlimited Free Access

Molecular Connections announced today, the release of XTractor™, a first of its kind manually curated literature alert service. - July 23, 2008 - Molecular Connections Pvt. Ltd.

Molecular Connections Bags the Most Coveted ‘the Small Enterprise of the Year’ Award at the "Emerging India" Awards Organized by ICICI-CNBC

Molecular Connections Private Ltd. (MC) – a pioneering life-sciences informatics company from India was adjudged the most promising company of the year by CNBC-ICICI for the Emerging India Awards out of more than 3,00,000 entries. The award was presented to Molecular Connections in a grand... - July 17, 2008 - Molecular Connections Pvt. Ltd.

Sexual Bias and Glass Ceiling Issues Remain Intact in the 21st Century

i4cp study finds more than half of companies have faced sexual discrimination complaints; most choose to handle them in-house and quietly. - July 16, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

GRASP is Pleased to Announce the Formation of the San Diego County Chapter of the Global and Regional Asperger’s Syndrome Partnership

GRASP is a free self-help network designed to share ideas and resources, and to offer a supportive forum and community for all adults (and older teens) that share characteristics of the autistic spectrum including Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified. Coming to San Diego for the first time, information and registration is online through where there are articles and many links about Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism. - July 10, 2008 - Global and Regional Asperger's Syndrome Partnership, San Diego Chapter

As Baby Boomers Retire, Companies Fail to Transfer Knowledge

i4cp study shows that forecasting retirement is not on the radar for most organizations. - July 09, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

KLAS Rates 7 Speech Recognition Systems

KLAS spoke with more than 300 healthcare professionals to investigate both front-end and back-end speech recognition vendors. Beyond features and functionality, differing client satisfaction stemmed from the way the vendor interacts with the client via the sales force, support infrastructure, and executive team. - July 05, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Rates 8 Vendors in Its 2008 Clinical Market Share Report

According to findings in KLAS’ 2008 Clinical Market Share Report, the CIS market has reached replacement status. More sales are coming from organizations that are replacing existing solutions than from those buying solutions for the first time. Which vendors are being replaced and why? - July 02, 2008 - KLAS

Corporate Focus on Employee Productivity Growing Rapidly

i4cp study finds that, despite the focus, more than half of companies feel they still aren’t getting enough out of their workforce. - July 02, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

KLAS Rates 13 Medical Transcription Services Organizations

KLAS interviewed more than 400 healthcare professionals for its third annual Medical Transcription Services Organizations (MTSO) report to uncover how the vendors are performing in the MTSO marketplace. - July 02, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Rates 3 Medical Oncology IT Vendors

At the request of healthcare providers seeking to modernize their oncology practices, KLAS delved into the medical oncology marketplace and produced this initial study on the market. - June 26, 2008 - KLAS

i4cp Survey Finds Most Employers Have No Plan to Stem Baby Boomer Brain Drain

An i4cp study found that 77% of responding organizations do not currently have a phased retirement program in place. As its name implies, “phased retirement” allows an employee who is approaching retirement to continue employment with a reduced workload. - June 25, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

With Fuel Prices Rising, U.S. Companies Work Quickly to Reduce Employee Travel

More than half say gas will top $4.50 per gallon by summer's end. - June 23, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

KLAS Rates Top 10 Healthcare Business Intelligence Vendors

KLAS spoke with more than 150 healthcare professionals about their perceptions of vendors in the business intelligence marketplace and discovered the opportunity for BI in healthcare is wide open. - June 12, 2008 - KLAS

i4cp Study Finds Employers Struggling with How to Handle Religious Differences

Nearly a third of employers surveyed said they have seen personal clashes in the workplace linked to religion - June 09, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

KLAS Rates 9 Ambulatory EDI Claims Clearinghouse Vendors

KLAS addresses the question of whether an ambulatory EDI claims clearinghouse is simply a commodity, while researching the successes and struggles healthcare providers experienced when working with their clearinghouse service vendors. - June 05, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Rates Eight Revenue Cycle Management Solutions

KLAS investigates hospital revenue cycle management and the ability of software solutions to keep up with healthcare provider needs. The report addresses perceptions in the marketplace rather than actual performance scores and contains opinions from more than 170 healthcare participants. - June 04, 2008 - KLAS

Talent Management Accelerated: i4cp Launches Exclusive New Program and Consortium

Exclusive new program for corporations designed to improve talent management initiatives across the enterprise. - May 29, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

Coroners and Genealogists Join Forces in New Show to Tackle Quiet Epidemic of Unclaimed Persons

What happens to people when they die with no next of kin to claim their bodies?, an online channel dedicated to all aspects of genealogy and family history, has launched a new show, Unclaimed Persons, to bring attention to this largely unknown epidemic. Coroners’ offices... - May 28, 2008 -

Which P A C S Vendors Best Address Provider Need

KLAS’ PACS report for large hospitals found a significant range in healthcare provider scoring of their PACS solution. With more than 70 PACS solutions available in the marketplace today, data presented in this report represents the experiences of more than 600 healthcare professionals currently utilizing a PACS vendor. - May 19, 2008 - KLAS

Successful Clinical Implementation Team Building

Healthcare providers share insights with KLAS into how to fill implementation team gaps and build successful teams. They share what worked for them and offer advice on how to improve the process. - May 19, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Investigates Revenue Cycle Management Solutions

KLAS drills down into hospital revenue cycle management and the ability of software solutions to keep up with healthcare provider needs. The report addresses perceptions in the marketplace rather than actual performance scores and contains opinions from more than 170 healthcare participants. - May 18, 2008 - KLAS

Agilo for Scrum V.0.6 Released. Improved Sprint Backlog with Dynamic Hierarchy.

The Berlin based agile42 GmbH has released version 0.6 of the Open Source Tool Agilo for Scrum. - May 09, 2008 - agile42

Is Digital X-Ray Worth the Effort?

Digital Radiography adoption continues to grow, despite CT and MR technology advances, due to its relatively low cost and frequency of use. KLAS investigates which vendors hit the mark for healthcare providers in this digital x-ray report. - May 05, 2008 - KLAS

Healthcare Providers Demand Feedback About Computed Radiography

Due to provider requests, KLAS investigates single-cassette computed radiography (CR) in this groundbreaking study to uncover the strengths and weaknesses of the marketplace. - May 05, 2008 - KLAS

New Study Quantifies Work-from-Home Savings for Earth Day

Analysis of published research, released today, offers hope for Earth Day. The study shows that while less than 4% of the U.S. workforce currently work from home, 40% have jobs that would allow them to telecommute. According to the study, new teleworkers could annually save 625 million barrels of oil, reduce greenhouse gas pollution by 107 million tons of CO2, and save almost $43 billion at the pumps. Each worker would save 26 work-days and over $800, time and money wasted commuting. - April 21, 2008 -

i4cp Study Shows HR Pros Sing a Familiar Refrain: Where’s the Talent?

According to HR executives, the hunt for workforce talent is gaining in significance. In a recent study by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), HR professionals said that, while employers are increasingly driven to find and keep the best employees, the pool of high-performing talent is... - April 19, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

HumanCentric Growth Leads to New Headquarters

As a result of recent successes, and the subsequent hiring of new employees, HumanCentric Technologies, Inc. has relocated its headquarters to a new location at 200 MacKenan Drive in Cary, N.C. - April 13, 2008 - HumanCentric

i4cp Study Finds, as E-Mail Use Grows, Few Companies Teach Employees How to Communicate

E-mail messages and electronic newsletters rule when it comes to internal communication in organizations today, according to a recent study conducted by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). Yet, information overload is a major challenge, and the situation is likely to grow worse, with... - April 07, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) Shows the Strategic Power of Data

The strategic value “I Opt” technology is demonstrated using the glass ceiling. - April 04, 2008 - Professional Communications Inc. (dba: Wins Four Telly Awards in Its First Year, an online channel dedicated to all aspects of genealogy and family history, has been recognized in the 29th Annual Telly Awards for four of its original productions. Selected from more than 14,000 shows were "DNA Stories: A Tale of Two Fathers" (documentary),... - March 28, 2008 -

Stay Flexible or Risk Losing Your Professionals

New i4cp Study Says “Flex Work” Boosts Morale, Retention. - March 24, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

Who Says Quality Isn’t Rewarded?

i4cp study shows most companies strive for and reward quality improvement. - March 14, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

The Business Knowledge Gap

i4cp study shows that nearly 30% of corporate participants feel a lack of business acumen among managers has a great impact on organizations. - March 12, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

KLAS Delivers Report on Labor and Delivery IT Solutions

KLAS’ Labor and Delivery report investigates L&D vendor solutions; which vendors are making the most progress toward integration, what functionality is most important to providers, and how satisfied providers are with current vendor offerings? - March 09, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS’ Ambulatory EMR Perception Report Probes Providers for Market Insights

Providers shared their thoughts and perceptions with KLAS about their near-term plans for EMR purchasing, key criteria for selecting an EMR and which vendors they would consider if making that purchasing decision today. - February 24, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Investigates CPOE Offerings and Technology Leaders

KLAS measured the depth of CPOE adoption in this sixth and most recent study to find out provider satisfaction with the vendor offerings and the depth of usage in this growing area. - February 24, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS’ Single Sign-On Study Uncovers Driving Forces in Adoption

KLAS found that Single Sign-On is more of a when than an if technology, even if the only push toward adoption is meeting the requirements of HIPAA, JCAHO and other patient safety initiatives. Most healthcare providers report their vendors perform well. However, with adoption being a matter of time, providers in the process of selecting an SSO solution often wonder what the differences are among vendor offerings, what advice other providers offer when making an SSO decision. - February 18, 2008 - KLAS

Anti-Discrimination Policies Are Poorly Communicated, Suggests New i4cp Study

Most companies report that employee claims are frequent. - January 24, 2008 - Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)

Axis Command Group Offers Single and Married Executives Relationship Coaching by Phone with 'Executive Alignment Coaching'

Personal Growth Expert and Executive Coach, Teresa Ann Foxworthy, Guides Men and Women through Relationship Challenges to Find and Refine Success Strategies in both Personal and Professional Arenas - January 23, 2008 - Axis Command Group

Axis Command Group Heads Up Corporate Services for Axis Magna Group's Conglomerate

Wellness Programs, Executive and Organizational Development, Executive Coaching and Management Consulting Lead Roster of Services - January 22, 2008 - Axis Command Group

Digital Mammography Impacts Throughput, Workflow and Revenues

KLAS delves into the adoption of digital imaging in mammography services and publishes its inaugural Digital Mammography Report to inform healthcare providers about the successes and struggles other healthcare providers have encountered while integrating digital mammography in their hospitals and clinics. - January 16, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Investigates Application Hosting Services in Healthcare

A growing number of healthcare provider organizations are turning to vendors and third party firms to host and manage some of their core applications. KLAS takes an in-depth look at what is happening in the provider application hosting marketplace, what is fueling this growth, and investigates provider successes, struggles and satisfaction with vendors in this growing area. - January 11, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Studies Medication Administration Barcoding at the Point of Contact

Since 2003, KLAS has been monitoring the Medication Administration Barcoding at the point of contact (BPOC) market segment. In this report, KLAS set out to discover what changes are happening in the marketplace as well as the successes and struggles healthcare providers are encountering with medication administration. The investigation includes vendor performance ratings from healthcare providers, bar-code technology implementation time, management reports and interfaces. - January 07, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Announces 2007 Best in KLAS Vendor Rankings

KLAS publishes 2007 Top 20 Year-End Report detailing vendor performance ratings for HIT software, professional services and medical equipment. Results are compiled from evaluations received from healthcare professionals during the past 13 months. - January 04, 2008 - KLAS

KLAS Investigates Emerging CVIS Needs and Industry Perceptions

Research respondents shared with KLAS their struggles in attempting to harmonize the fragmented cardiology IT environment in spite of the staggering number of critical interfaces. - January 04, 2008 - KLAS

World Endometriosis Research Foundation Funds International Multi-Centre Study to Develop a Tool to Identify Women with Endometriosis

The World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) has secured funding for its first international multi-centre study. The aim of the study is to develop a symptom-based questionnaire to predict the presence of endometriosis – a study of this scale has never been undertaken before. - November 23, 2007 - World Endometriosis Research Foundation

Overall Ambulatory PACS Market Scores Decline in KLAS’ 2007 Report

KLAS Announces Publication of its Ambulatory PACS Report. - November 21, 2007 - KLAS

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