Kalamazoo Anesthesiology PC, provider of anesthesiology services in hospitals and surgery centers, recently implemented Kronos EZCall, an automated physician and clinician scheduling solution from Kronos Incorporated. Kalamazoo Anesthesiology was already using the Kronos Workforce Ready suite, a human capital management solution that helps organizations attract and retain talent, engage the workforce, and manage the employee lifecycle. The healthcare organization further enhanced efficiency with Kronos EZCall, integrated with Workforce Ready, helping reduce time taken to create schedules from days to one business day.
- Kalamazoo Anesthesiology was already using Workforce Ready to streamline important practices by fully automating labor-intensive business processes with consistent, real-time employee data. Workforce Ready offers a common platform for human capital management with recruiting, onboarding, core HR, benefits, performance management, compensation, time and attendance, scheduling, payroll applications, and more.
- The recent addition of Kronos EZCall helps Kalamazoo Anesthesiology further improve efficiency with physicians and certified nurse anesthetists leveraging the solution, reducing both time and cost required to create and manage schedules. Using Kronos EZCall's mobile capabilities, Kalamazoo Anesthesiology employees can also access scheduling information and perform tasks such as shift swaps at any time, from anyplace.
- An intuitive and configurable interface offering flexible rules-based scheduling capabilities further helps Kalamazoo Anesthesiology staffing administrators easily configure complex staffing rules into the system. This helps drive the creation of accurate and equitable schedules based on different variables to meet coverage and patient needs while maintaining work-life balance for physicians and anesthetists.
- The integration of Workforce Ready and Kronos EZCall provides a solution for Kalamazoo Anesthesiology to empower and retain its people as happy, engaged employees are more productive and invested in ensuring patient satisfaction.
- Richard A. Stark, MD, physician, Kalamazoo Anesthesiology PC
"The Kronos EZCall solution effectively and equitably deploys physicians and anesthetists to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care. Integrated with Workforce Ready, Kronos EZCall further helps Kalamazoo Anesthesiology create a highly engaged workforce."
- Susan M. Reese, DNP, MBA, RN, CPHIMS, director, healthcare practice group, Kronos
"By optimizing physician and clinician scheduling, Kalamazoo Anesthesiology is lessening burnout; adding transparency to operations; and aligning physician and clinician scheduling accurately with patient demand."
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