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Press Ganey Acquires Strategic Management Decisions to Strengthen HR Performance
Monday 13 January 2020

13 January 2020 - US patient solutions company Press Ganey has acquired health care-focussed HR consultancy Strategic Management Decisions (SMD), to enable health systems to optimise talent acquisition and talent management efforts and realise measurable improvements in key HR performance metrics, the company said.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The acquisition complements and extends Press Ganey's Workforce and Engagement Solution with analytic insights that pinpoint and prioritise opportunities to achieve cultural alignment, drive engagement, and build caregiver resilience.
Through its proprietary technology and unique, value-driven approach, SMD identifies levers that will have the most impact on key outcomes at the work-unit level.
SMD infuses analytics-driven consulting with scientific expertise in industrial and organisational psychology, artificial intelligence, and deep expertise in best practices for turnover reduction, continuous listening, competency modeling, and talent assessments.
Press Ganey offers an integrated suite of solutions that enable enterprise transformation across the patient journey.
Delivered through a cutting-edge digital platform built on a foundation of data security, Press Ganey solutions address safety, clinical excellence, patient experience, and workforce engagement.
The company works with more than 41,000 health care facilities in its mission to reduce patient suffering and enhance caregiver resilience to improve the overall safety, quality, and experience of care.
Date Published: 13/01/2020
Target: Strategic Management Decisions
Country: USA
Sector: Healthcare
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: Press Ganey
Terms of the deal were not disclosed