Symmetry Signs Agreement with APS Staffing for Audit Management Services

PRINCETON, N.J., February 1, 2011 – Symmetry Healthcare Strategies and APS Staffing Program have entered into a joint partnership where Symmetry will provide audit management services for APS’ Staffing Program.

The APS’ Staffing Program, a subsidiary of the Kansas and Missouri Hospital Associations, provides members immediate access to well-screened and continually monitored staffing firms that specialize in temporary and permanent placement of nursing, and allied health personnel. Symmetry will use its expertise in streamlining the audit process of these staffing firms to ensure their integrity, documentation processes, and operational soundness. Symmetry’s advanced auditing tools and in-depth reviews help to ensure the program is utilizing reputable agencies that meet today’s high standards for the healthcare environment.

About Symmetry: Symmetry Healthcare Strategies provides staffing program management, consulting and business development services to hospitals, hospital associations and healthcare companies throughout the United States. Symmetry’s mission is to develop a true “balanced-partnership” with our members in order to strategically and cost-effectively help them meet today’s healthcare business challenges.

About APS: Associated Purchasing Services (APS) is a group purchasing organization affiliated with the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) and the Kansas Hospital Association (KHA). Our mission is to advance the missions of KHA and MHA by serving as a dedicated advocate for hospitals by reducing the expense of managing their products and services and enhancing revenues.