New HR leader will support company’s market expansion and global growth goals
API Healthcare Strengthens Leadership Team with Addition of Vice President of Human Resources
API HealthcareWendy Heim, (262) 670.2729Sr. Corporate Communications Manager
API Healthcare, architect of the , today announced James McDevitt, has joined the executive team as vice president of human resources. The addition of McDevitt supports the company’s robust market growth and global expansion goals. McDevitt’s experience building global organizations and his strong background in healthcare will help the company prepare for its next stage of growth.
“I am honored to be part of the API Healthcare team and have the opportunity to work with the most innovative and talented associates in the industry,” said McDevitt. “API Healthcare’s leadership position in the marketplace is largely due to the quality of its associates and I am delighted to be part of an organization that embraces associate empowerment and emphasizes high performance and innovation. I look forward to developing a dynamic people strategy framework and helping develop strategies that optimize associate talent and company culture.”
“We are pleased to have James and his wealth of healthcare experience and human resources expertise on the API Healthcare team,” said J.P. Fingado, president and chief executive officer. “Our associates are by far our greatest asset. The addition of James as our human resources leader will enable the company to further the ongoing development and rapid growth of one of the most talented and innovative workforces in the industry.”
McDevitt brings more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience, including over 14 years in the healthcare industry, most recently with GE Healthcare. As the Chief Medical Officer’s human resources manager, he partnered with key members of the executive leadership team to construct and implement a global organizational infrastructure. He was also part of the strategic team tasked with creating and embedding a new compliance culture organization wide.
In addition to his role at GE Healthcare, McDevitt has experience in the healthcare information technology and drug development industries including Charles River Laboratories and PAREXEL International. James received his BA in Political Studies at the University of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. Along with his BA, he has a Post Graduate Diploma in Labor Studies and has also received his Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and Global Professional Human Resources (GPHR) certification.
API Healthcare (), the largest healthcare-specific vendor focused on workforce management solutions, is also the architect of the Healthcare Workforce Information Exchange (HwIE); a revolutionary solution that facilitates the sharing of workforce data across the entire continuum of care. Driven by the mission to elevate quality and performance across the healthcare community through innovative workforce solutions and services, API Healthcare has been dedicated to the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. The company’s staffing and scheduling, patient classification, human resources, talent management, payroll, time and attendance, business analytics, and staffing agency solutions are used by more than 1,600 hospitals and staffing agencies. Founded in 1982, API Healthcare has been rated by KLAS in the Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards Report () as the top time and attendance provider system for the last 11 years (2002-2012) and the top staffing and scheduling solution in 2012.