Wednesday March 13, 2024

Leveraging Technology and Analytics to Optimize Workforce Costs

Join us for an insightful webinar as we delve into the success story of AMN Healthcare’s strategic partnership with Temple Health. Discover how Temple harnessed cutting-edge technologies and advanced analytics to transform their workforce strategies, leading to substantial cost reductions and operational enhancements.


  1. Explore the journey of Temple Health as they evolved and optimized their workforce. Gain insights into how they strategically identified and partnered with AMN Healthcare to achieve their workforce optimization goals.
  2. Explore Workforce Technologies: Delve into the functionalities and benefits of healthcare staffing technologies, specifically Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and SmartSquare predictive staff scheduling. Understand how these technologies can streamline staffing processes, enhance efficiency, and contribute to overall workforce optimization.
  3. Mastering Workforce Analysis: Learn effective techniques for workforce analysis in healthcare staffing. Discover techniques for finding the right balance of talent through data-driven insights, ensuring optimal staffing levels to meet demand without excess costs.

Sponsored by:


ASHHRA Non-member: $25.00 FREE


1 (CHHR, ACHE Fellowship*, HRCI, SHRM) for live webinar attendees. 

*By attending the Leveraging Technology and Analytics to Optimize Workforce Costs live webinar offered by ASHHRA participants may earn up to 1 ACHE Qualified Education hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.


Leora Wesbrook

Leora Westbrook
President of Workforce Strategy & Optimization
AMN Healthcare

Leora Westbrook is the President of Workforce Strategy and Optimization at AMN Healthcare, leading the team at Avantas, and overseeing strategy, technology and analytics solutions and consulting offerings.

Leora has more than 20 years of healthcare services experience. She has a proven track record in leading growth, program management, and delivering client results. She is known for managing complex programs, business development and her collaborative working style. She has worked for Fortune 100 companies, led her own client consulting business and was most recently the COO of healthcare startup OFFOR Health.

Leora earned an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami.

Kimberly Hanson

Kimberly Hanson, R.N.
Temple Health

Kimberly Hanson is a seasoned healthcare professional with extensive experience in nursing leadership and clinical operations. Currently serving as the Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer Women and Families at Temple Health, she has been instrumental in driving the organization’s strategic goals within the workforce ecosystem, while ensuring the highest standards of patient care. With over two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Kimberly has demonstrated expertise in inpatient care, patient satisfaction, strategic communications and technology integrations. Her strategic planning skills have been pivotal in guiding the organization through various healthcare challenges.
Prior to her current role, Kimberly held positions at AtlantiCare and Shore Medical Center, where she consistently achieved high levels of patient satisfaction and provided exceptional leadership in healthcare management. Her experience in labor and delivery, coupled with her proficiency in EMR systems, has contributed to her well-rounded skill set. Kim is a board-certified nurse and holds, holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rowan University and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from LSU Shreveport.

Mouhammad Mo Abbas

Mouhamad (Mo) Abbas
President, Vendor Management Solutions
AMN Healthcare

Mouhamad “Mo” is currently President of VMS at AMN Healthcare. In this role, he has responsibility for all AMN’s VMS solutions (ShiftWise Flex, Medefis and b4Health).

Mr. Abbas has over 20 years of experience in global talent management and as a SaaS and technology entrepreneur. He believes in making an impact to society by having an exceptional vision beyond the VMS in services and value delivery. He has a proven track record delivering state-of-the-art VMS solutions and has successfully implemented talent solutions and change management with several multi-industry global companies with various technologies.

Mr. Abbas most recently served as the Chief of Operations and Technology Innovations for Simplify Workforce, which he helped co-found. During his tenure there, he developed and drove market strategies, created a scalable model, and led marketing and sales. He brought implementation to multiple cross-industry clients, while also leading product innovation.
Mr. Abbas earned his MBA degree in MIS from St Edwards University, Austin, TX.