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7 Ways We’re Helping the Helpers Right Now

The coronavirus pandemic didn’t give you or your healthcare organization much time to ramp up. There were no months or weeks for planning, just a sudden all-hands-on-deck situation that has stretched resources, surged capacity, and left many on the front lines scrambling. During a reactive period like this, it’s crucial to take best advantage of […]

Helping the Helpers: Who’s Supporting the Nurses Right Now?

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During times of national crisis, a popular Mr. Rogers quotation regularly circulates on social media. It says: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” Today, during the COVID-19 outbreak, we […]

ShiftWizard 2018 Nurses of the Year

2018 Nurses of the Year #nursesweek

It’s an honor to celebrate alongside the nursing community for Nurses Week 2018!  We gave our partners the opportunity to nominate individuals within their organizations that go the extra mile and embody the mentality and traits that make a great nurse.  We were overwhelmed by the number of submissions but have made the final cuts […]

#NurseHeroes Inspire the New Generation of Nurses

What is #NurseHeroes? #NurseHeroes is a way for ShiftWizard to shine a spotlight on influential nurse figures throughout history. We hope the stories below inspire you to find you calling and make an impact in people’s lives. Virginia Avenel Henderson Virginia Avenel Henderson is known as the “foremost nurse of the 20th century”. She earned […]

Claire Bertschinger Saves Millions

Many nurses join the profession to change the world and make it a better place. While many end up changing lives on a small scale, not all are as influential as Claire Bertschinger. Through her efforts overseas in Ethiopia, she helped to save millions of lives during a time of famine. Born in 1953 in […]

Virginia Avenel Henderson: Foremost Nurse of the 20th Century

Through the years, plenty of nurses have done their part to advance the profession into the thriving and useful trade it is today. One reason that nursing care is so successful is because of the efforts of Virginia Avenel Henderson. Born on November 30, 1897, Henderson worked tirelessly throughout her life to help modernize and […]