Infor to Deliver Flexible Learning Management Capabilities to the Healthcare Industry

United States – March 04, 2013, 00:00 AM

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire and integrate CERTPOINT Systems Inc. (CERTPOINT), a leading provider of SaaS-based learning management software (LMS) and learning content management software (LCMS), into the Infor Human Capital Management (HCM) suite for the Healthcare industry. The CERTPOINT Systems technology will complement the Infor HCM suite for Healthcare by providing a globalized learning platform that combines content management, reporting, mobile learning, certification, compliance, and social learning into a single solution.

Healthcare organizations will be able to easily deliver education, training, and collaboration opportunities across and beyond their organization, including to employees, physicians, volunteers, contractors, and the community. Through a single subscription, organizations can quickly establish multiple learning portals to meet the needs of different audiences, allow user self-registration, and support e-commerce capabilities to turn learning into a profit center.

"The CERTPOINT platform gives us the flexibility to meet the round-the-clock needs of a busy urban hospital," said Juan Barrientos, research education manager, Lutheran Medical Center, a CERTPOINT customer. "Our health care providers can access training anytime, anywhere, and from any device, including smartphones."

Integrating CERTPOINT's solutions with the Infor HCM suite of products will make it easier to ensure mandatory training, certifications and clinical competency requirements are met, while facilitating the critical documentation needed to support The Joint Commission and various regulatory requirements. With CERTPOINT, healthcare organizations can easily deploy off-the-shelf or customized learning, as desired, to help improve patient safety and outcomes, reduce compliance risk, and optimize employee capabilities.

"The acquisition of CERTPOINT is expected to be an excellent complement to our already successful unified human capital management suite of solutions specialized for the healthcare industry," said Tarik Taman, general manager, HCM, Infor. "We will be able to offer our customers even more tools to help enhance employee retention, increase visibility into talent across the organization, and achieve breakthrough performance."

About Lutheran Medical Center

A Level I Trauma Center and Stroke Center, Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) has cared for Brooklyn communities since 1883. As a full service 468-bed teaching hospital, LMC is the hub of Lutheran HealthCare, a network of primary, acute and long-term care centers in southwest Brooklyn. Learn more about LMC and its commitment to patient care excellence, community service, health education and research online at www.LutheranMedicalCenter.com and visit http://bit.ly/rRGASG to connect with Lutheran on social media.

About Infor

Infor is the third-largest provider of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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