VasTech, Inc. Receives Clinical Nursing Applications Award

July 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
(ANNAPOLIS, MD) – VasTech, Inc. was recently awarded the 2007 International Information Technology Award for Clinical Nursing Applications by The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. This prestigious award honors innovative companies who have successfully developed and implemented clinical nursing applications that assist in the delivery of quality nursing care.

The winning entry, “The Right Nurse, in the Right Place, at the Right Time, Providing the Best Care,” recognizes VasTech’s innovative software solution, which provides the tools needed to balance operational requirements with staff requests ensuring optimal patient care. Developed by clinicians for the dynamic needs of healthcare, VasTech 24/7’s Nightingale edition is uniquely designed to meet the resource management demands of complex health systems. The system continues to be the leading scheduling, staffing, credentialing, and attendance management solution, saving valuable time and money for hospitals worldwide.

In a testimonial submitted with the nomination, Melanie T. Wallace, RN, BSN, CCRN, Nurse Manager Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Carolinas Medical Center commented, “Since the [Nightingale] system has been in place…overtime has decreased by 75%. It has eliminated multiple hours of reworking the master schedule and provides a consistent environment with known coverage needs.”

“This award reaffirms our commitment to be the premiere specialist in healthcare workforce management. VasTech strives to produce a positive impact on the work-life balance of nurses, the hospital’s bottom line, and - most importantly - patient outcomes,” said VasTech’s Chief Nursing Executive, Amy Every.

The submission is an excellent reflection of advances in the nursing profession and will be honored at The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International’s 39th Biennial Convention to be held 3-7 November 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Information about the 39th Biennial Convention is available on the society’s Web site,

About VasTech
A leader in the Workforce Management industry since 1996, VasTech provides staff scheduling, staffing, time & attendance, and credential management software solutions to the healthcare, casino/hospitality, and government services industries.

Contact Information
VasTech, Inc.
888 Bestgate Rd., Ste. 310
Annapolis, MD 21401