symplr Spotlight: Tech Triumphs, Accolades, and Expert Insights

Each month we bring you a roundup of achievements and thought leadership in the healthcare industry. From innovative tech solutions to esteemed professionals, symplr and our customers continue to make waves across the healthcare landscape.

symplr & the DAISY Foundation partner on nursing “Moments that Matter” video series  

Overview_Moments That Matter_Thumbnail-1Inspired by DAISY Award honorees from three different hospitals, symplr unveiled our Moments that Matter video series at the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference to highlight the powerful impact nurses have on patients, families, and other caregivers and the importance of time.   

Research reveals nurses spend only seven hours of a 12-hour shift on direct patient care due to administrative burdens and staff shortages. Our workforce management solutions give time back to clinicians by automating and consolidating processes related to scheduling, timekeeping, recruiting, and clinical communications.  

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2023 symplr Compass Survey in Healthcare IT News 

Compass2023_ebook_ThumbnailClinician burnout is now the primary concern for healthcare organizations in 2024, surpassing financial pressures, according to symplr’s Compass Survey of CIOs and clinicians at top U.S. health systems. 

The study, which reveals that the majority of organizations rely on 50+ distinct systems to manage healthcare operations, also identifies a need for closer alignment between CIOs and the clinicians working in hospitals and health systems. An equally troubling finding indicates the disparity between the "haves" and the "have nots" of healthcare is widening, with an urgent need to streamline healthcare operations to improve efficiency while winning back staff. 

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Addressing the Global Healthcare Issue: Burnout 

leadership_BJ_Schaknowskisymplr CEO BJ Schaknowski was a guest on CHIME’s leader-to-leader podcast, hosted by Russ Branzell, where they spoke about the issue of clinician burnout and how it can be addressed through technology with more needing to be done and quickly to retain and support staff. BJ points to symplr’s focus on the healthcare worker while most other companies focus on the patient or create technology without involving clinicians and specializing in healthcare. Our goals include helping the overworked healthcare workforce by reducing burnout with technology to automate processes, integrate systems, and ultimately reduce the time healthcare workers spend at a computer instead of with their patients. 

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G2 Fall 2023 Awards  

g2_iconG2 has released its Fall 2023 Grid Reports and symplr’s Workforce, Talent Management, and Clinical Communications solutions have been recognized as leaders and high performers in their respective categories. symplr Workforce was ranked #1 for user satisfaction and third-party integrations; symplr Talent Management was ranked #1 for regulation and compliance; and symplr Clinical Communications was ranked #1 in workflow enhancement, quality of support, message lifespan, HIPAA compliance, security, operating systems, messaging, messaging security, ease of use, and compliant emailing. 

G2 Grid Reports are released quarterly and rank products based on reviews gathered from its community, as well as data aggregated from online sources and social networks. Products in the leader quadrant are “rated highly by G2 users and have substantial market presence scores.”  

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Voices of Healthcare: Learning from Patient Experiences with symplr's Experts 

HandoffOur CNO Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, RN, FAAN and VP of Nursing Informatics Allison Morin MSN, RN-BC were guests on the Handoff Podcast, hosted by Dani Bowie, DNP, RN, NE-BC. They spoke about the pivotal partnership between IT and clinical leaders to advance digital change, and shared insights from our new 2023 Compass Survey & Report 

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