HealthStream Learning & Performance vs. Insights

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
HealthStream Learning & Performance
Score 8.0 out of 10
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HealthStream is a cloud-based Talent Management Suite specifically designed for the healthcare sector. Focused on training (LMS), the suite also includes performance management, competency, simulation and credentialing. HealthStream also provides research services to healthcare organizations.N/A
Insights
Score 2.7 out of 10
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Insights is a professional development / coaching platform for teamwork, employee engagement, leadership development, sales and service performance, and change management. It provides employees and managers with Jungian psychology-based psychometric tools that promote self-awareness and teach users how to work more effectively with others, both internally and externally. At the core of the programs is the Insights Discovery profile, which uses a four-color model to illustrate each person's…N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Pricing Offerings
HealthStream Learning & PerformanceInsights
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
HealthStream Learning & Performance
6.0
8 Ratings
22% below category average
Insights
5.8
1 Ratings
26% below category average
Corporate goal setting5.86 Ratings2.71 Ratings
Subordinate goal setting5.05 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Individual goal setting5.86 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility6.86 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking6.88 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
HealthStream Learning & Performance
6.8
9 Ratings
16% below category average
Insights
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Ratings
Performance plans6.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Plan weighting5.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Manager note taking5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance improvement plans7.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Review status tracking8.08 Ratings00 Ratings
Rater nomination workflow7.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Review reminders9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow restrictions5.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple review frequency8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Reporting7.78 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
HealthStream Learning & PerformanceInsights
Likelihood to Recommend
7.3
(21 ratings)
2.7
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(12 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
6.9
(5 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
HealthStream Learning & PerformanceInsights
Likelihood to Recommend
HealthStream
HealthStream is a wonderful tool for assigning assessments and evaluating knowledge. The assessments have a large pool of questions to pull from. The exams are timed and will generate a test report at the end of the exam so the clinical team can see what tests were passed and failed. These are helpful in ensuring we know what the nurse needs extra education on. HealthStream would be less suited for education items that would need to be validated in person...skills such as CPR.
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Insights
I've heard that if set up correctly, for a small company, the software works. Cloud functionality is greatly appreciated.
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Pros
HealthStream
  • Reporting. Having the ability to track compliance (and non-compliance) at our fingertips ensures that we are up-to-date with Federal, State, Local and internal policies, requirements and educational initiatives
  • Customization. Developing in-house materials, specific to our variable training needs is a huge plus - HealthStream's commitment to SCORM-ready content since 2011 has made it simple for us to connect, engage and interact with all of our staff and providers.
  • Integration. Allowing us to interface with our HRM/HRIS systems is invaluable. Keeping up with a dynamic workforce, both in terms of retention and attrition, would not be possible without our current interface structures.
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Insights
  • Cost.
  • Good for small companies.
  • Comes with defaults preprogrammed.
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Cons
HealthStream
  • Embedding elearning tutorials into HealthStream can be a bit complicated, and even slow down the site for the end user. In my experience, I found it much easier to just offer a link to the tutorial through the assessment portion.
  • Keeping users synced into the most up-to-date user groups can be a bit tricky. If you create your own student groups, and then these students transfer to a different job role or department, you will manually have to make these changes yourself. A more automated process would be great.
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Insights
  • Auditing.
  • Reporting.
  • Flexibility/scaleability.
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Likelihood to Renew
HealthStream
We just can't imagine NOT having HealthStream as it has become such a part of our training system. The per user cost has actually gone down from 3 years ago. However, we are using more courses we have purchased. This allows us to be more efficient with our time and more convenient for the end users. We are considering purchasing other aspects of the system.
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Insights
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Support Rating
HealthStream
I only used HealthStream for a short time, but it wasn’t overly user-friendly or pretty. There were some quirks that I didn’t like, like the quiz builder or uploading lists. Whenever you assigned a group it was difficult to tell and confirm that the assignment went out. Overall I like other systems better.
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Insights
The sectionality of the support structure causes unnecessary delays, lots of confusion, and even misinformation. I miss the old days where you had one person to call, they pulled in any other required resources, and you got a solid and timely answer. Each ticket submitted is a gamble, as the service varies widely from consultant to consultant, and issues are often passed back and forth between support and professional services, with no one taking responsibility for solving the issue. Tickets are ignored for days or weeks at a time, and often the answer is "this is the way the system is designed" and the ticket is closed.
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Alternatives Considered
HealthStream
The interface for HealthStream is 1000x better than My Learning. I still struggle to find my assignments and upcoming in person training on My Learning. It is not intuitive and doesn't have a dashboard when you sign on to see everything at once. HealthStream lets me easily see my assignments, their due dates, and any upcoming dates
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Insights
ADP: Enterprise EV5. Old hosted product, but configurable with full reporting and auditing capabilities and full rights to your own data at all times. I did not make this choice.
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Return on Investment
HealthStream
  • More efficiency. Easy way to implement training to a larger group of people.
  • Helps to orientate new hires to our organization quicker.
  • Consistency with training messages. We can communicate a method that can be easily adopted and implement across the organization.
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Insights
  • It was set up poorly and we're still suffering.
  • Without full auditing capabilities, I'm not able to mitigate all risks.
  • The support structure is severely lacking.
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