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The Grey-Bruce Health Unit Choose Altus Dynamics

Posted by Nicola Dickinson on Nov 19, 2015 3:53:22 PM

grey-bruce1.jpgThe Grey Bruce Health Unit, an Ontario based public health agency, made the strategic decision to choose Altus Dynamics as its new partner in implementing an integrated finance and HR solution. The Health Unit had been increasingly taxed with managing disparate systems. The team knew that an integrated system offers a number of advantages and decided to pursue an integrated and automatic technology strategy when going to market for a new solution.

While the Health Unit considered a number of vendors, the team chose the Altus solution over others because it offered the best value with the highest degree of functional fit. Since Altus Dynamics ERP is designed for the nonprofit and public sector, it offers the right fit for the Grey Bruce Health Unit giving them a lower risk implementation while they benefit from greater efficiencies across their processes and managing their data. 

The other main consideration for the Health Unit was usability. As an organization that already leverages Microsoft technologies, they appreciated the familiar look and feel of Altus Dynamics NAV as well as its deep integration with tools like Excel. This kind of familiarity will help staff learn the system more quickly and feel comfortable working in the application.  

As part of this integrated implementation, the customer will also move to a paperless environment which stays true to their goal to reduce unnecessary paper throughout their organization. 

We are looking forward to working with the Grey Bruce Health Unit and are thrilled that they will join our client community, which also includes the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit and a number of Ontario’s District Social Services Administration Boards. We value our long-term partnerships with the organizations we support and look forward to continuing to meet their long-term needs.

About the Grey Bruce Health Unit

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is one of only 36 regional health units of its kind in Ontario, administering a wide range of public health initiatives within the Grey Bruce region. From awareness campaigns about leading a healthy lifestyle, to immunization programs and sexual health initiatives, the Health Unit plays a leading role in maintaining the health of the community. For more information, please visit https://www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca/.

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This Post Was Written By Nicola Dickinson
Nicola Dickinson is a Founding Partner at Sparkrock. She formed Sparkrock with a vision and mandate to deliver award-winning, meaningful and affordable technology solutions exclusively for the non-profit and public sector. With a passion for assisting non-profit and public sector, she provides true value by being an active member of the non-profit community.
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