News | September 30, 2008

CaraVita Home Care Implements ORTEC's Workforce Scheduling Solution

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ORTEC announces that CaraVita Home Care has implemented ORTEC's Workforce Scheduling Solution, ORTEC Harmony, to optimize their Caregiver's work schedules.

"When you are responsible for matching the right Caregiver with the right Client, it is very important to have a good scheduling system in place," says Amy Brannen, Director at CaraVita Home Care. ORTEC's Workforce Scheduling Solution has provided CaraVita with a greater degree of efficiency in creating and maintaining schedules, which has already resulted in considerable time savings. CaraVita has also gained visibility into their entire schedule and can react quickly to their Client's needs. "As we continue our growth plans, the ORTEC Harmony will help us work more efficient, minimize the number of errors and standardize our business processes," says Beth Cayce, CEO of CaraVita Home Care.

ORTEC Harmony addresses overall contractor and workforce scheduling needs by providing optimized long term scheduling, real time dispatching, web access, time & attendance and full reporting functionality. It takes into account labor demand, labour rules, company policy, and contractor or employee qualifications and preferences. ORTEC Harmony is a complete solution that supports all aspects of workforce planning and shift scheduling.

About CaraVita Home Care
CaraVita Home Care is a premier Home Care Provider Agency servicing the Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas of Georgia. CaraVita has implemented the first "Smart House" to demonstrate how technology can be utilized to allow seniors to stay in their homes longer as they age. CaraVita Home Care provides only Certified Nursing Assistants (C.N.A.) with oversight from nurse care managers and physical therapy for your home care needs. CaraVita's mission is to blend old fashioned care with new technology and up to date education to aid seniors, their families and caregivers. For more information, go to

ORTEC is one of the largest providers of advanced planning and optimization software solutions and consulting services. ORTEC's solutions help optimize fleet routing & dispatch, vehicle and pallet loading, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting and network planning. ORTEC provides best-of-breed, custom made and SAP® certified solutions, supported by strategic partnerships. ORTEC has over 800 customers worldwide, 700 employees and several offices in North America and Europe. For more information, please visit

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