VITAS Healthcare Selects Oracle Cloud Applications to Optimize Its Workforce Management Systems

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VITAS Healthcare Selects Oracle Cloud Applications to Optimize Its Workforce Management Systems

Leading provider of end-of-life care streamlines operations across key business processes, metrics, divisions and communication channels

Redwood City, Calif.—Dec 18, 2018

VITAS Healthcare, a leading provider of end-of-life care in the US, has selected Oracle Cloud Applications to streamline core business and finance functions, anticipate and respond to frequently changing workforce needs, and support career success for nearly 12,000 VITAS employees.

A pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, VITAS operates 47 hospice locations in 14 states and the District of Columbia. Aided by Oracle Cloud Applications, VITAS is set to realize benefits that include coordinated wage and compensation oversight and controls, improved productivity and cost controls, heightened human resource (HR) effectiveness and metrics, more nimble communication workflow, and authorization to mitigate litigation and other risks.

“This upgrade of our human capital management program will provide VITAS with best practices and protocols that will accelerate and sustain our company’s success for another 40 years,” said Nick Westfall, CEO of VITAS. “Our goal is to enhance reporting and analytics capabilities, improve collaboration, optimize and automate core business and administrative processes, reduce turnover and rely on a powerful platform that will enable all of our employees to access powerful insights on their mobile devices.”

With Oracle HCM Cloud, VITAS will be able to optimize talent management and training, access complete workforce insights, increase operational efficiency, and enable its employees to access the software on any device.

“As a leader in the hospice movement in the United States, VITAS Healthcare continues to evolve and streamline its business and patient-care operations,” said Rick Jewell, senior vice president of applications development, Oracle. “Oracle Cloud Applications will enable VITAS to deliver a higher level of support to their patients, employees, vendors and partners.”

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VITAS Healthcare – 40 Years Strong

Established in 1978, VITAS® Healthcare is a pioneer and leader in the American hospice movement. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS (pronounced VEE-tahs) operates 47 hospice programs in 14 states (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin) and the District of Columbia. VITAS employs 12,145 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, and also in the company’s 27 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the third quarter of 2018, VITAS reported an average daily census of 17,976. Visit

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