ShiftMed Partners with Children’s Minnesota to Offer Adaptable Labor Solutions to Pediatric Healthcare Professionals

Children's MN Partnership

The pediatric health system will pull from ShiftMed’s pool of qualified healthcare professionals to bolster its workforce

McLean, Va. – May 22, 2024 - ShiftMed, the leader in On Demand workforce technology, announces its partnership with Children’s Minnesota, an award-winning healthcare system delivering high quality pediatric healthcare. ShiftMed will provide Children's Minnesota access to its integrated platform and extensive network of local, qualified healthcare professionals. 

Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest independent pediatric health systems in the United States. Maintaining optimal personnel levels is paramount to ensuring the seamless delivery of specialized care to pediatric patients. 

Staffing shortages are a challenge for healthcare systems around the country, including Children’s Minnesota. In addition to ongoing direct hiring of healthcare professionals, the partnership with ShiftMed offers Children’s Minnesota another strategy to alleviate the challenges by providing a flexible, on-demand means for qualified healthcare professionals to pick up shifts. 

“As an organization focused on caring for children, we never underestimate the role of highly specialized healthcare professionals in providing exceptional care,” said Yinka Ajose, senior director clinical operations “We are committed to ensuring the patients and families who rely on us receive the care they deserve and that our care teams feel supported amid the workforce challenges facing many of us in healthcare. We’re excited to partner with ShiftMed to support our community and workforce.” 

“We’re in a privileged position to work with some of the country’s top health systems like Children’s Minnesota,” said Todd Walrath, CEO and founder of ShiftMed. “We recognize the tremendous impact the health system has on the community, and we're honored to play a part in supporting their operations. Our partnership reflects our shared commitment to excellence and innovation in healthcare delivery, and we look forward to making a positive difference together.” 

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About ShiftMed:  Healthcare facilities are supporting supplemental staffing  needs and reducing overall expenditures with ShiftMed, which combines innovative workforce technology with the largest W-2 workforce marketplace. ShiftMed connects over 2,000 healthcare facilities to 350,000 credentialed nursing providers and gives facilities the ability to manage an entire workforce ecosystem more efficiently in one platform. For more information, visit  

About Children’s Minnesota 

Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only one in Minnesota devoted exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system for more than 100 years, Children’s Minnesota offers more than 60 pediatric specialties through its two hospitals and multiple specialty centers and clinics throughout the metro area. The Kid Experts® at Children’s Minnesota are chosen by more families than any other pediatric health system in the region. Please visit to learn more. 

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Sara Batchelder 

AM Public Relations for ShiftMed