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Cook Children's Automates Business Processes

February 11, 2010
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Cook Children’s Health Care System (Fort Worth, Texas) signed on for multiple enterprise solutions from St. Paul, Minn.-based Lawson, including Human Resource, Supply Chain, and Mobile Supply Chain Management, and Strategic Sourcing and Contract Management applications.

The company says Cook also selected Lawson Business Intelligence, Learning Accelerator and ProcessFlow Integrator.

An integrated pediatric health system, Cook Children’s has expanded in size and scope over the last decade, when it has added more than $100 million in new facilities to better serve children in North Texas. The non-profit organization includes a nationally recognized medical center, physician network, home health company, health plan, Northeast Hospital and Health Foundation.



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