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EVALISYS ® Patient Classification System

For All the Right Reasons

Organizations have been successfully using EVALISYS® Patient Classification System (PCS) to predict patient care requirements and staffing for over twenty-five years. Designed to be vendor neutral from the start, EVALISYS® PCS is the only acuity system that integrates with any EHR and Staffing/Scheduling System.  Once you implement EVALISYS®you’ll never need to buy another acuity/patient classification system again.   EVALISYS® PCS comes to you valid, reliable, and ready to use. If you are looking for a scientifically sound, professionally proven patient classification system with established validity and reliability that ties to staffing in a flexible, budget neutral way, EVALISYS® PCS is the right choice.

This easy to use family of care interaction tools are not task or frequency-based, or buried in the background of your EHR, unseen by other care professionals.  Instead, EVALISYS® PCS makes patient/family care visible by highlighting the structured nursing assessments of the most relevant indicators of care.  Preferred by staff, managers, and leaders alike, EVALISYS® PCS is:

  • Valid
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Budget Neutral
  • Relevant
  • Patient Focused
  • Renewable
  • Population Based
  • Transparent
  • Easy to Integrate

And, EVALISYS® PCS is the only system with tool versions for virtually every inpatient and outpatient clinical area and specialty, including medical-surgical, critical care, intermediate care, neonatal intensive care, well-baby nursery, perinatal, behavioral health, acute and sub-acute rehabilitation, emergency, ambulatory care, perioperative services, long term care, home care, public health, dialysis, infusion centers, and other community based services.

EVALISYS® PCS ties to inpatient staffing using flexible staffing matrices that are based on each unit’s own patient population and data, creating reality-based, budget neutral staffing predictions.  Our innovative and practical methodology is fully compatible with major staffing and scheduling software and clinical information systems. EVALISYS® PCS also includes staffing methods for episodic units and services that rate patient care retrospectively, such as emergency, surgery, ambulatory care, and infusion centers.

If you would like more information about EVALISYS® Patient Classification System or Catalyst’s other Evidence-Based Staffing® tools and methods, please call us at 415.893.7600 or contact us today at