Healthcare Workforce Management Company ShiftWizard Welcomes New CEO
Research Triangle Park Software Executive Deb Woods to bring proven leadership to industry-leading healthcare services company.
Morrisville, N.C. –ShiftWizard, a workforce management solution for nurses in the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce the appointments of Deb Woods as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, and former SciQuest CEO Stephen Wiehe as a Senior Advisor. Ms. Woods brings decades of in-depth operational and technology experience to this rapidly growing, industry-leading company.
Building off of its recognition as the 2020 Best in KLAS leader for nurse and staff scheduling, ShiftWizard is providing critical solutions at a time when our heroes need it most. Founded by nurses, for nurses, the company’s mission is to provide solutions for enterprise-wide healthcare systems by improving staff retention and satisfaction, maximizing workforce efficiencies, and ensuring that its customers have the analytical tools to succeed in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment.
“As the healthcare industry faces a time unlike any other, I am proud to join ShiftWizard and am honored to continue providing industry-leading workforce management services to make our customers stronger, happier, and more efficient,” said Ms. Woods. Her experience with software technology will further strengthen the Company’s ability to help its customers navigate the complexities of scheduling staff with 24/7 operations, distributed teams, and multiple roles and credentialing requirements. A key feature of this Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) solution that has been invaluable to customers during social distancing and shelter-in-place is its powerful communication center, which excels at getting messages (text, email, and automated calls) to staff securely and quickly, maximizing accountability and teamwork.
Ms. Woods, who graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering, will join ShiftWizard’s Board of Directors alongside Richard Bovender and Jay Zeidman of Altitude Ventures, and Tom Hearn of North Carolina based Dioko Ventures. Additionally, Stephen Wiehe, who has deep experience serving in strategic leadership roles, most notably at SAS Institute, Dataflux Corporation, and GE, will serve as an advisor to the company. Jay Zeidman says, “the Board of Directors is excited to have Deb and Stephen join ShiftWizard in key leadership roles. As ShiftWizard continues its growth and service as an essential platform for hospital systems across the country, we are thrilled to have such experienced and capable leaders at the helm to build on the company’s success.”
ShiftWizard, the KLAS 2020 Category Leader for Nurse and Staff Scheduling, is a leading workforce management solution developed by nurses for healthcare organizations. The company was the first 100% web-based workforce scheduling solution on the market focused specifically for healthcare. Today, the company’s SaaS solution delivers integrated workforce automation capabilities including scheduling, productivity, and forecasting. Learn how ShiftWizard can help make a difference for your organization: https://www.shiftwizard.com/contact-us/