American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Selects netFORUM Enterprise

December 16, 2014 – AUSTIN, Texas – At the ASAE Technology Conference, Abila, the leading provider of software and services to nonprofits and associations, announced today the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the largest specialty nursing organization in the world, selected Abila’s cloud-based netFORUM Enterprise to provide additional services to its members, driving more engagement.

“When selecting an AMS partner, it was important for us to feel confident in a professional services team that could support complex customizations and integrations, said Rick Villela, IT director of AACN. “We’ve found the Abila team to be knowledgeable, flexible and eager to work as a team toward a successful implementation.”

With netFORUM Enterprise, AACN will be able to more effectively measure all the ways members are engaged with the association and better monitor member needs to improve retention and offer value-added services. AACN will incorporate personalized content for its members, developing a user dashboard with specific content tailored to each member.

Key benefits of netFORUM Enterprise for AACN include:

  • Ease of customization and upgrades
  • Intuitive and easy-to-use APIs for smooth integrations with other technologies
  • Robust tools to build community engagement and discussion, continuing education and certification

AACN supports more than 15 certification programs and many online continuing education opportunities. Abila will team up with Agilutions, a certified implementation partner and the creators of the Credentialing EngineTM to develop a highly-customized certification experience to will improve the member experience and increase applications and certification renewal.

“Our team is excited to partner with AACN to meet their AMS and certification needs,” said Krista Endsley, CEO of Abila. “ We are dedicated to delivering the right technology to our customers to help them make better decisions, execute with greater precision, increase donor engagement and raise more money. Abila strives to be the easiest company in the industry to do business with and we have a passionate team working towards a smooth and successful AACN implementation.”

netFORUM enterprise is an open and extensible cloud-based platform that allows for customizations that can scale to support specific needs of large associations and credentialing bodies.

About AACN

Founded in 1969 and based in Aliso Viejo, California, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is the largest specialty nursing organization in the world. AACN joins together the interests of more than 500,000 acute and critical care nurses and includes more than 235 chapters worldwide. The organization’s vision is to create a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and their families in which acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution. www.aacn.org; facebook.com/aacnface; twitter.com/aacnme

About Abila

Abila is the leading provider of software and services to associations and nonprofit organizations that help them make better decisions, execute with greater precision, increase engagement, and generate more revenue. With Abila solutions association and nonprofit professionals can use data and personal insight to make better financial and strategic decisions, enhance member and donor engagement and value, operate more efficiently and effectively, and increase revenue to better activate their mission. Abila combines decades of industry insight with technology know-how to serve more than 8,000 customers across North America. For more information, please visit www.abila.com.

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