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Achieve Healthcare Technologies Standardizes on Actuate Performancesoft Views


Toronto, Canada – January 3, 2007 - Performancesoft Inc., a division of Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), and a leading provider of Performance Management solutions, announced today that Achieve Healthcare Technologies (Achieve) has selected Actuate Performancesoft Views to streamline its Performance Management initiative and increase its efforts towards its Balanced Scorecard goals. Achieve provides software systems and services to approximately 2,800 sub-acute, long-term care, skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement facilities and communities nationwide.

Looking to deliver on its overall business strategies, Achieve is active in pursuing Performance Management and quality improvement best practices in the healthcare industry. Using Actuate Performancesoft Views, Achieve will move away from static reporting and the related challenges around auditability that come with them, and steer toward its goal of providing meaningful data to executives and senior managers, helping to drive overall efficiency and business alignment.

“Using Actuate Performancesoft Views increases our visibility of critical company performance metrics across all levels of the organization,” said Jay Syverson, president and COO, Achieve Healthcare. “We will leverage Performancesoft for more consistent communication of results and required actions, which is a key step in our initiative to move greater autonomy and accountability for decisions to team members closest to our customers.”

“Actuate Performancesoft Views will assist Achieve in aligning organizational goals to its Balanced Scorecard initiative,” said Steve Fluin, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales, Performancesoft Inc. “The increased need for reporting of meaningful data among healthcare organizations aligns perfectly with the Actuate Performancesoft Views solution, which will enhance efficiency and accountability through the delivery of timely and accurate performance data.”

About Achieve Healthcare Technologies

Achieve Healthcare Technologies provides software systems and services to nearly 2,800 long-term care facilities in the United States. Achieve Matrix is a fully integrated, Web-based clinical and financial software system that helps remedy long-term care challenges through highly evolved traditional functionality, such as one-button MDS transmission, electronic billing, automated flow sheets and care plan templates. In addition, Achieve Matrix offers features such as electronic health records capabilities, mobile resident charting technology, and corporate reports and dashboards. In an effort to streamline communications between caregivers, physicians, and pharmacies, Achieve is piloting an e-prescribing functionality with several long-term care organizations. Achieve also formed LTC Technology Services – a division of Achieve that aims to complement a facility’s current technology infrastructure. For additional information, visit:

About Performancesoft Inc.

Performancesoft Inc., a division of Actuate Corporation, helps high performing organizations drive strategy at all levels, improve decision making, and ensure better operational performance and execution. Organizations have benefited from Performancesoft solutions to achieve better results utilizing a number of private and public sector Performance Management frameworks, including the Balanced Scorecard, Malcolm Baldrige and Six Sigma. Performancesoft’s unique offering of leading edge software, rapid time to value, and Performance Management Thought Leadership makes it the solution of choice for today’s performance driven healthcare organizations, which include: Women & Infants Hospital, St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, HealthNow New York Inc., Tenet Healthcare, Universal Health Services, and many more. For additional information, visit

Actuate Corporation is the world leader in Enterprise Reporting and Performance Management Applications that empower 100% of users to achieve breakthrough corporate performance. Actuate provides the most scalable, reliable, flexible and high-performing reporting capabilities for every application in the enterprise. Customers use Actuate to deliver information in context to users inside and outside the firewall as Performance Management and Customer Self-Service applications, managed spreadsheet applications and Java reporting applications.

Actuate has over 3,500 customers globally in a range of industries including banking, insurance, manufacturing, communications, and government. Founded in 1993, Actuate has headquarters in South San Francisco, Calif., with offices worldwide. Actuate is listed on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol ACTU. For more information on Actuate, visit the company’s Web site at


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