Presence Health Selects Kaufman Hall’s Software Tools to Support Finance and Planning Functions



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, a leading provider of integrated management software for healthcare organizations, is proud to announce that , the largest Catholic health system in Illinois, will use Kaufman Hall’s ENUFF Advisor Suite® of products throughout the organization.

Created in November 2011 through the merger of Chicago-based Resurrection Health Care and Mokena-based Provena Health, Presence Health is the second-largest healthcare system in the Chicago area, with a network of 12 hospitals and over 150 sites of care stretching from north suburban Elgin to downstate Urbana. With industry payment and delivery models continuing to evolve rapidly, having a common set of tools in place to help Presence Health plan and manage operations across the organization was identified as a key priority.

“Equipping ourselves to plan effectively for the changes that are occurring in healthcare is important to our continuing success,” said Tony Filer, Presence Health Chief Financial Officer. “Kaufman Hall’s Suite of tools has proven effective in delivering the results we need for financial planning, capital allocation, and annual budgeting. In addition, we know from experience that Kaufman Hall training and support assures that Presence Health will get the most from the software tools.”

The is a corporate finance-based set of software tools designed from the ground up to address the evolving strategic and financial management needs of hospitals and health systems in an integrated manner. The Suite includes:

The legacy Provena organization has been a user of Hospital Advisor and Capital Advisor since 2001, and in 2003, Provena licensed Budget Advisor to help drive further integration within the organization’s financial management processes. Resurrection had used a different set of tools, but in evaluating the combined organization’s future needs, Kaufman Hall was chosen as Presence Health’s software partner moving forward.

“Kaufman Hall is delighted that Presence Health has selected the ENUFF Advisor Suite to support its critical finance and planning functions,” said Ken Kaufman, Chair of Kaufman Hall. “There is no doubt that best-in-breed software is essential to helping complex healthcare organizations to navigate the considerable challenges of the reform agenda.”

To learn more about Kaufman Hall’s software tools, please visit or contact Senior Vice President Russ Anderson at 847.441.8780 or .

Look for Kaufman Hall representatives in attendance at the (MUSE) in Washington, DC (Booth #804), May 29-31, the in Anaheim, CA (Booth #34), June 2-4, and at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's in Orlando, FL (Booth #1325), June 16-18.

About Presence Health

Created in November 2011 through the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care, Presence Health is the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois. It offers more than 150 locations around the state, in communities large and small. With 12 hospitals, 27 long-term care and senior living facilities, dozens of physician offices and health centers, home care, hospice, behavioral health services and more, Presence Health cares for people in all stages of life. To learn more, please visit

About Kaufman Hall

Since 1985, Kaufman Hall has been a leading advisor to hospitals and health systems, helping them incorporate proven methods into their strategic and financial management processes and consistently achieve their goals. Kaufman Hall continues to be exclusively focused on helping healthcare organizations succeed in a rapidly changing industry. The firm contributes to clients’ success by providing the industry’s most advanced offering of integrated management solutions, which includes consulting services and software tools designed to facilitate and sustain organizational improvement. To learn more, please visit .

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