Navigation Links
University HealthSystem Consortium Selects Mzinga for On-Demand Learning Services
Date:5/20/2009

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) today announced that it has negotiated a 3-year agreement with Mzinga, Inc. for on-demand learning solutions. The agreement, which has 2 optional 1-year renewal periods and became effective on March 1, 2009, positions Mzinga as the provider of learning technologies and services to UHC member hospitals throughout the United States, building on Mzinga's existing deployments in several UHC member hospitals as well as hospitals across the country.

Mzinga is the leading provider of social software solutions that drive business growth, innovation, and learning. The Mzinga Social Learning Suite ushers in a new era of collaborative blended learning by combining a broad range of formal and social learning technologies that enable organizations to develop talent, connect and share knowledge with and among their learner population, easily develop and deliver learning courses and events, share resources and expertise, and manage essential compliance and certification requirements.

"We're honored to have the opportunity to help UHC member hospitals manage learning, compliance, and knowledge-sharing programs in an effective, easy-to-use way," said Barry Libert, chairman and CEO of Mzinga. "Through this agreement, they will have the option to acquire and roll out our solutions with greater efficiency, giving them more immediate access to a central system for meeting their critical training, certification, and compliance needs."

Mzinga's service offerings include:

  • Mzinga Learning with Embedded Social Media and Networking: A flexible, enterprise-class, Web-based learning management system for facilitating, managing, and measuring organization-wide formal and social learning, compliance, certification, and talent development.
  • Mzinga Performance: Enables organizations to establish clear learning and development goals for employee job success using simplified methods for mentoring, identifying, and remediating skill gaps, and to measure employee achievements and overall career development.
  • Mzinga Reporting: Real-time reporting for measuring and analyzing the progress of learners, learner groups, and system use in accordance with business-critical initiatives, such as compliance and certification programs.
  • SaaS Enterprise Platform and Hosting: Fully hosted, secure on-demand learning platform to make learning and talent development accessible to a limitless number of users using a simple Web browser.
  • Mzinga Authoring Suite: Comprised of best-in-class content authoring and software simulation tools, the Mzinga Authoring Suite enables developers to easily create, share, and reuse engaging learning courses with gaming, assessments, simulations, multimedia, and embedded social interactivity for learners.
  • Mzinga Link: An interactive Web conferencing and virtual classroom solution that enables dispersed groups of people to collaborate and learn in an online live environment at any time, from anywhere.
  • Mzinga Catalog: A collection of blended e-learning courses for business, personal, and technical skills training that can be customized to include organizations' individual course preferences.

According to Cindy White, vice president, operations & supply optimization services, "Mzinga offers complete, integrated solutions with best-in-class tools and technologies as well as exceptional service. Its proven success and partnership approach makes them an ideal supplier for UHC members."

About UHC

The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), formed in 1984, is an alliance of 103 academic medical centers and 210 of their affiliated hospitals, representing approximately 90% of the nation's nonprofit academic medical centers. UHC offers its members specific programs and services to improve clinical, operational, financial, and patient safety performance. The mission of UHC is to advance knowledge, foster collaboration, and promote change to help members succeed in their respective markets. For more information, visit www.uhc.edu.

About Mzinga

Mzinga is the leading provider of social software solutions and services for marketing, customer support, and learning. Through a combination of enterprise-class technology, strategy, and online moderation services, Mzinga social solutions enable businesses to increase revenue and lower costs by improving brand visibility, workplace satisfaction, and customer loyalty. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass, Mzinga services more than 1 billion monthly page requests from 40 million unique visitors in 160 countries worldwide. To learn more about Mzinga, visit www.mzinga.com or e-mail LearnMore@mzinga.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE University HealthSystem Consortium
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. University of Iowa professor identifies new eating disorder
2. University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Complete System-Wide Conversion to Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology
3. University of Texas Study Details Lengthy Payment Delays for Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Claims, Confirming Need for Legislative Fix
4. Tulane University to receive $14M for international HIV/AIDS program
5. University of Nevada School of Medicine Professor Confirms Accuracy Through Validation Study Using the CSI Health Station Model 6K
6. Boston University School of Medicine researcher recipient of Memory Ride Grant
7. Loma Linda University Medical Center Selects Beryl to Manage Call Center Interactions for Womens Services Programs and Departments
8. Medina General Hospital and University Hospitals Agree to Pursue Affiliation
9. J.D. Power and Associates Reports: Hackensack University Medical Center Recognized as First Hospital to Achieve Distinction for Providing an Outstanding Inpatient Experience in All Four Service Areas
10. The First Incisionless Transoral Fundoplication for Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux is Performed in the U.S. at Ohio State University and Oregon Health & Science University Medical Centers
11. George Mason University professor receives $2.6 million NIH grant to study Alzheimers disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/30/2016)... ... April 30, 2016 , ... Orlando-based Maximized Living has ... go for gold in Rio. Under the care of Maximized Living doctors at ... In an unprecedented showing, Maximized Living is sending the largest contingent of elite chiropractors ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Memorial Healthcare ... Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that it has received accreditation for its residency program ... three residency programs that Memorial is currently pursuing, including Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... advocating optimistic healthcare awareness and author of best seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") ... Radio Monday, May 2, 2016 and podcasted thereafter . Dr. Bernie Siegel, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... Spine Team ... pain, is proud to announce one of their physicians has been invited to be ... Physicians (Texas ACOFP) Family Practice Review conference on April 30, 2016. , Dr. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer. Although ... the majority of skin cancer deaths. More than 10,000 people are expected to die of ... is 62, it is the one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in young women. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)...   Click here for supplemental information regarding ... the nation,s largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today ... acquire Valley Campus Pharmacy, Inc., doing business as ... pharmacy that provides individualized patient care, based in ... 2015, TNH generated approximately $400 million in revenue. ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Dr. ... und Stephen Schmidt werden Teil ... ein führender Anbieter cloudbasierter Softwarelösungen für den ... neue Führungskräfte zum Team Sicherheit und Pharmakovigilanz ... Erfahrungen mitbringen.  Dies wird die Geschäftseinheit Sicherheit ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... TOKYO , April 28, 2016 ... and Ste phen ... ArisGlobal®, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for ... and Pharmacovigilance team to bring a wealth of insight to a ... unparalleled pharmacovigilance knowledge. George Phillips joined ArisGlobal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: