ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug 02, 2010 — Lawson Software (Nasdaq: LWSN) today announced that Lakeview Health System has selected multiple enterprise software solutions, including Lawson Enterprise Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Contract Management, and Budgeting and Planning suites. It also selected Lawson Time & Attendance and Scheduling modules as well as Lawson Business Intelligence. The community-focused healthcare organization will replace aging systems from multiple vendors to help streamline business management and help redirect resources toward patient care. Lawson Professional Services will lead the implementation project. The contract was signed during the fourth quarter of Lawson’s 2010 fiscal year, which ended May 31, 2010.
Lakeview is Minnesota’s second-oldest hospital. It has consistently ranked among the state’s best hospitals and is nationally recognized for orthopedic care. Lakeview is a private, non-profit hospital with 97 beds and employs 600 people. Based in Stillwater, Minn., the health system includes Lakeview Hospital, the Stillwater Medical Group and Lakeview Foundation.
Lakeview sought to replace aging and disparate business systems to help streamline business management. Specifically, the organization identified a need to optimize and standardize supply chain and materials management processes and improve key HR-related activities focused on staffing and scheduling. The new Lawson applications, including Lawson Business Intelligence, will help Lakeview gain a better view into key day-to-day business data, which will help facilitate better, faster decision making. Ultimately, Lakeview seeks improved efficiency, which will allow staff to focus more time and energy on meeting the needs of patients.
“Lakeview has been around for a long time and has continued to build a tradition of excellence by always looking forward and improving how we manage our business in a way that best supports outstanding patient care,” said Doug Johnson, CFO for Lakeview Hospital. “Lawson has a proven track record in the healthcare industry and its healthcare-specific applications are designed around the complex business challenges we face on a daily basis. We need a modern system to help us adapt to a rapidly changing environment and continual pressures to manage costs and be as efficient as possible.”
“Lakeview Health System has a great tradition of setting high standards for patient care and being connected with the community it serves,” said Jim Catalino, general manager, Lawson Healthcare. “By modernizing its core business processes and gaining new efficiencies on the business side of its operations, Lakeview can continue its tradition of innovation and outstanding care.”
Lawson Healthcare is the information technology partner that helps manage and connect the clinical, financial and operational information that allows providers to concentrate on their mission of delivering the best patient care possible. Lawson Healthcare has the combination of software, people and industry know-how to help improve the business of healthcare.
About Lawson Software
Lawson Software provides software and service solutions to customers in healthcare, public sector (United States), service industries, human capital management, equipment service management & rental, fashion, food & beverage, and manufacturing & distribution across 40 countries. Lawson is a global provider of enterprise software, services and support to customers primarily in three sectors: services, trade and manufacturing/distribution. Lawson solutions include Enterprise Performance Management, Human Capital Management, Enterprise Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Asset Management and industry-tailored applications. Lawson solutions assist customers in simplifying their businesses or organizations by helping them streamline processes, reduce costs and enhance business or operational performance. Lawson is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., and has offices around the world. Visit Lawson online at www.lawson.com. For Lawson’s listing on the First North exchange in Sweden, Remium AB is acting as the Certified Adviser.