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SmartDraw Helps Hospitals Document and Standardize Processes to Achieve Greater Compliance With Regulatory Agencies
Date:3/26/2009, maker of SmartDraw, the software that helps you work smarter by communicating visually, is becoming the software tool of choice for healthcare systems looking to visually document and standardize processes across hospital departments in order to meet regulatory requirements.

San Diego, CA (Vocus) March 26, 2009 --, maker of SmartDraw, the software that helps you work smarter by communicating visually, is becoming the software tool of choice for healthcare systems looking to visually document and standardize processes across hospital departments in order to meet regulatory requirements.

More than 1,400 hospitals and healthcare systems in the U.S. depend on SmartDraw’s flowcharts and organizational charting functionality to:

  • Simplify, clarify and standardize healthcare processes
  • Efficiently and effectively document an organizational structure
  • Prepare and educate staff for surprise compliance inspections
  • Improve compliance with regulatory bodies and accreditation programs

SmartDraw enables anyone from the IT department to nursing to translate complex processes into compelling, professional-quality process flows, organizational charts, and other diagrams in minutes and without any special training. Visual processes are more easily remembered and understood by others. In fact, studies have shown that people remember 10% of what they hear, 20% of what they read, and fully 80% of what they see and do.

“We’ve seen a tremendous increase in the number of hospitals using SmartDraw to document processes and organizational hierarchies so that they’re ready when a surveyor visits,” said Paul Stannard, CEO of “SmartDraw-created processes are easier to communicate to the surveyor, easier to communicate to staff, and easier for management to review for better decision making.” customers using its software to document processes include, among others:

  • Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Universal Health Care Services

SmartDraw works seamlessly with Microsoft Office, allowing one-click export to MS PowerPoint®, Word®, Excel® and other applications, making it easy to share graphics with others in plans, reports, and presentations.

SmartDraw ( includes templates for flowcharting and many other business processes.

About is the creator of SmartDraw, software that helps you work smarter by communicating visually. Because people are six time more likely to retain and understand information presented to them visually, SmartDraw helps businesses increase their bottom line by improving communication, refining operations , completing projects on time, and successfully implementing their plans. Whether it’s a flowchart to explain a business process, a Gantt chart to show a project schedule or an organizational chart, SmartDraw is unique because it draws more than 40 different types of visuals for you, including timelines, maps, charts, decision trees and floor plans, resulting in presentation-quality visuals in just minutes. The company’s customers include more than half of the members of the Fortune 500, 2,000 K-12 schools and universities, and thousands of law firms, police departments, health systems and private enterprises of all sizes. In fact, SmartDraw is downloaded more than 3 million times each year. Founded in 1994, is a privately-held, San Diego, CA-based company and is part of the Working Smarter Network. For more information or to download a free trial version, please visit


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