J.P. Fingado Selected as 2013 Bravo! Entrepreneur Award Winner

API Healthcare President and Chief Executive Officer recognized by BizTimes for exceptional leadership that drives the company’s growth and innovation strategies

J.P. Fingado Selected as 2013 Bravo! Entrepreneur Award Winner

API HealthcareWendy HeimSr. Corporate Communications Manager(262) 670.2729

API Healthcare, architect of the revolutionary (HwIE), today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, J.P. Fingado was selected by BizTimes Milwaukee to receive the 2013 Bravo! Entrepreneur Award. Recognizing bold leadership, business growth and innovation, the Bravo! Entrepreneur Award salutes outstanding southeastern Wisconsin business leaders who have made an extraordinary impact on their businesses over the last year.

“I am honored to be recognized as an exceptional leader by BizTimes Milwaukee, however my success would not be possible without the dedicated effort from the outstanding associates who come to work at API Healthcare every day,” said Fingado. “As a company we are committed to bringing full-service, innovative and revolutionary technology solutions to the healthcare industry. I am fortunate to be surrounded by intelligent and dedicated people who are just as passionate as I am about developing solutions that meet the current and future needs of our clients.”

Since became president and chief executive officer in 2008, API Healthcare has grown from serving 600 hospitals and staffing agencies to over 1,600, made two strategic acquisitions and entered into numerous partnerships that have strengthened the company’s portfolio of solutions. All of which have reinforced API Healthcare’s position as the leader in healthcare workforce management technology.

Celebrating 30 years in business in 2012, the company achieved a record breaking 60 percent increase in sales bookings and double-digit revenue and EBITDA growth. In the first quarter of 2013, API Healthcare achieved a 25 percent increase in sales bookings over the same period the previous year, also setting a new record for the company.

A leader in healthcare workforce management technology and innovation, the company’s full suite of workforce management solutions are enabling healthcare organizations to control costs and improve employee satisfaction. Behind Fingado’s leadership, innovative solutions such as the Healthcare Workforce Information Exchange (HwIE) are revolutionizing the way that healthcare organizations think about the strategic development and deployment of human resources.

Fingado will be formally recognized at the BizExpo, Wisconsin’s largest business-to-business conference on Thursday, May 16.

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.


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