Innovative Founder Receives Prestigious Award Recognizing Entrepreneurial Spirit, Fearless Leadership and Industry Influence
MCLEAN, Will, July 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Ernest and Young (EY) announced that Todd WalrathCEO and Founder of ShiftMed, an innovative workforce platform that provides on-demand workforce solutions to healthcare facilities, has been named the winner of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Mid-Atlantic Award. EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year award is a well-known and competitive honor that recognizes exceptional people and business leaders who have led successful businesses. The Mid-Atlantic initiative honors entrepreneurs from Maryland, VirginiaAnd washington d.c.
This year’s winners were carefully chosen by an impartial jury of past winners, esteemed CEOs, investors and notable figures from the regional business community. Candidates were assessed on their ability to create long-term value through their entrepreneurial drive, organizational impact and influence, and other core contributions and qualities.
ShiftMed combines innovative technology tools with an on-demand workforce marketplace, to help healthcare facilities reduce costs and improve workforce stability across the continuum of care. Walrath’s strategy has been extremely successful and ShiftMed has organized a pool of over 350,000 accredited medical professionals and is used in over 2,000 facilities across the country. Following a recent $200 million funding round, the company is expanding its footprint to enter hospital systems and plans to expand its hospital partners over the next year.
“I’m honored to be on this year’s list of winners for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year. It is humbling to be recognized among such an incredible and remarkable list of winners who embody the spirit of entrepreneurship,” said Walrath. “I started ShiftMed with a vision to improve the state of the healthcare workforce and I am proud to have organized a great team of hard working professionals without whom ShiftMed’s success would not be possible. possible. Our business has grown tremendously since its inception and I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
EY Entrepreneur of the Year award winners become lifelong members of a global community of multi-industry entrepreneurs and enjoy exclusive and ongoing access to program alumni and other members in more from 60 countries. Since its inception, the Entrepreneur of the Year program has rewarded more than 11,000 people.
To learn more about ShiftMed, please visit www.ShiftMed.com
ShiftMed is a next-generation workforce management platform that connects hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to the greatest quantity and quality of allied health professionals (CPNs, RPNs, RNs, PTs and community health workers ). As the #1 mobile app for nursing jobs on the App Store, ShiftMed serves more than 2,000 enterprise healthcare partners in 110 markets across the country by offering software tools and access direct to the workforce for shift scheduling. As featured on TODAY, ShiftMed’s on-demand platform dramatically streamlines healthcare service delivery and provides healthcare providers with compliant, credentialed workers to meet their staffing needs faster than any other. solution. For more information, visit http://www.ShiftMed.com.
About Entrepreneur of the Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders bring innovation, growth and prosperity that are transforming our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with ideas and experiences that drive growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. National Overall Award winners continue to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy