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OpenTempo Selected as University Physicians of Brooklyn-Anesthesia’s Workforce Management Solution

OpenTempo®, a leader in workforce management and staff scheduling solutions, has been selected by University Physicians of Brooklyn-Anesthesia, the medical faculty of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, to deliver superior staff scheduling and case management solutions.

Increased regulatory requirements and declining reimbursement are intensifying pressure on hospitals to optimize their resources and processes. Technology to drive employee efficiency has become an essential part of a healthcare system’s IT strategy to deliver quality care while remaining competitive.

OpenTempo provides enterprise scheduling and practice management tools expressly built to support physicians, mid-levels, residents, nurses and staff in both private and academic practices. OpenTempo provides users with real-time access to call, shift and daily case schedule information via their mobile devices. The solution also includes a comprehensive time-tracking and payroll management system, featuring touch-screen kiosks.

“We are very grateful for the opportunity to work with the University Physicians of Brooklyn-Anesthesia. Our customers are achieving tremendous efficiencies and return on investment after implementing OpenTempo,” says Rich Miller, CEO of OpenTempo. “We are looking forward to creating the same successes for its anesthesia services.”

“Not only do we provide services to SUNY Downstate, but to several other local hospitals and clinics as well,” notes Evan Sottosanti, COO of University Physicians of Brooklyn-Anesthesia. “Our physicians and nurses are pulled in many directions, and we have to make sure we have the right staff available for the right service at the right time. OpenTempo will provide us the opportunity to optimize the efficiency of our staff, and ensure we continue to provide the best quality service and outcomes.”

About OpenTempo

OpenTempo’s advanced clinical scheduling system helps hospitals and anesthesia practices efficiently manage their resource schedules and workforce. By automating the scheduling process, balanced call schedules are built in minutes, paper requests are completely eliminated, and users track time directly into the system. Custom report views instantly provide all of the information schedulers and department leads need to plan their day, manage requests, and track rotation and credentialing status -- via any computer, smart phone, tablet or mobile device. For more information, visit www.opentempo.com.

About University Physicians of Brooklyn

University Physicians of Brooklyn, Inc., represents the faculty of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn's only academic medical center. UPB is comprised of 17 clinical departments, encompassing numerous specialties and subspecialties. Many of our doctors have been nationally recognized by Castle Connolly Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America®.

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