Company History

Founded in 1985, Catalyst Systems, LLC is a proven leader in implementing and validating patient classification/acuity systems, evaluating staff workload, developing flexible staffing methods, and assessing the appropriateness of staff utilization. We were the first to build a sound database of staff workload and utilization patterns, and today we continue our tradition of innovation by offering the only multidisciplinary staffing and care delivery assessment program of its kind.

Catalyst Systems is owned and operated by healthcare professionals with years of in-depth nursing and patient care services experience in management, workload measurement, and care delivery. We provide a complete family of precision tools and services aimed at revealing and remedying hidden productivity problems that prevent work teams from achieving the highest value care.

We offer comprehensive, enterprise-wide evaluation of staff workload and utilization for virtually all clinical areas, including:

  • Medical-Surgical
  • Intermediate Care
  • Critical Care
  • Perioperative
  • Perinatal
  • Pediatrics
  • Mental Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Emergency
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Partial Day Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Home Care
  • Correctional Health
  • Dialysis
  • Specialty Services

Company Mission

Catalyst Systems is dedicated to improving the precision of healthcare staffing and care delivery decisions using ethical, evidence-based processes. We are committed to helping healthcare organizations provide financially responsible, high value patient care across the entire health continuum. To this end, we provide strategic support with scientifically sound measurement methods, processes, consultation, and education within a flexible, organization-based framework. Our aim is to improve patient care and staffing effectiveness in every organization we serve.