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Los Alamos improves Safety Culture, reduces burden of multiple solutions and spreadsheets by implementing Cority CASE STUDY: Client Profile Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory and multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The organization is focused on ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns. The Challenge: Inability to track or trend data with existing software Dr. Sara Pasqualoni is the Medical Director at Los Alamos and has been leading the National Laboratory's Occupational Health team of 75+ employees for over 8 years. Her team's mission is to provide a healthy, safe, and productive workplace, by delivering excellence in evidence-based care using systemic solutions to promote worker health and safety. When Dr. Pasqualoni first joined LANL, the organization's processes were paper-based, but there was an initiative to move to electronic medical records. Originally, the software they implemented met their needs, but after five years, the New Mexico, USA HEADQUARTERS Government INDUSTRY 12,000 employees OPERATION SCOPE Occupational Health, Safety, Ergonomics PRODUCT SUITES organization's requirements changed, and the vendor could no longer support the software version LANL was using. One of the biggest challenges Los Alamos faced with their existing system was the inability to track data reliably. The Occupational Health team couldn't do any robust reporting, trending or check leading indicators for safety, population health management, or absenteeism. This resulted in subjective assessments as they were limited by what they could measure. Being a government contractor, LANL also has a lot of security requirements that were difficult to manage with limited IT resources.

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