OnShift Recognized as Best Emerging Company by Northeast Ohio Software Association

May 28, 2010

OnShift Recognized as Best Emerging Company by Northeast Ohio Software Association. Key factors in decision were life cycle, market traction, and business growth.

Cleveland, OH, May 28, 2010 — OnShift, (www.OnShift.com), developers of nurse scheduling and employee communication software, recently announced it was awarded recognition as Best Emerging Company by NEOSA (Northeast Ohio Software Association). NEOSA is a membership-based organization that promotes the advancement of the Technology Community and IT Industry of Northeast Ohio. NEOSA recognizes outstanding companies and impressive tech entrepreneurs in northeast Ohio by presenting the annual Best of Tech Awards. Recognizing great companies and leaders helps promote the region as an awesome place to live and work, where cool companies are doing great things.

“We launched the Best of Tech Awards in 2007 as a way to recognize the achievement of truly outstanding companies and products from Northeast Ohio,” says Brad Nellis, Executive Director of NEOSA. “The Best Emerging Company category is easily one of the most interesting. The award recognizes companies that are truly emerging, in terms of life cycle, market traction and business growth. OnShift represents all of those attributes and more; we’re proud to recognize this company and proud they’re located in Northeast Ohio.”

OnShift is Software as a Service (SaaS) that delivers labor cost management solutions specifically designed for the healthcare industry through its intuitive scheduling and communications components. OnShift software has revolutionized what was traditionally labor-intensive, costly and inefficient for long term care facilities and hospitals. Now, the easy-to-buy and easy-to-use software has saved OnShift customers as much as 71% from reduced overtime and more efficient scheduling.

EVP and Co-Founder Gene Groys was present at the awards ceremony and accepted the award on behalf of the entire OnShift team. OnShift CEO Mark Woodka added, “We’re so honored to receive the recognition of Best Emerging Company out of so many well-qualified tech companies in our region. It’s truly been a team effort that has helped us achieve this honor. Our employees, partners, and investors have each played a crucial role. Most of all, it’s our customers who have extended to us their trust that has helped OnShift become what it is today.”

Long term care facilities and hospitals can request a free, no-obligation demo of the software at www.OnShift.com. The company emphasizes that OnShift software is scalable, so it works as just as well for a large hospital system as it does for a single long term care facility.

NEOSA, the COSE Technology Network, is a membership-based organization that promotes the advancement of the technology community and the information technology industry of Northeast Ohio. It is an industry-led, industry-driven organization made up of more than 900 member companies from all facets of information technology. For more information on NEOSA, visit www.neosa.org.

About OnShift
OnShift is a Cleveland, Ohio-based developer of online scheduling and employee communication software specifically designed for the long term care and hospital industries. OnShift delivers the first labor cost management solution that combines advanced communication technologies and a scheduling application to automate the resolution of staffing emergencies and control overtime. OnShift software is user-friendly, intuitive, and optimizes productivity in fast-paced environments.