Webinar: Using technology and tools to combat staff shortages

Leverage technology to support the staff you do have while improving recruitment and retention. Enhance the lives of both residents and staff by returning time to care.


Thursday, August 25


1:00 p.m. EST

Nurses are the backbone of healthcare. As greater numbers continue to leave the workforce, the current staffing crisis is expected to increase. So how to combat it with limited funds and resources? 

During this webinar, we will look at how the staff shortage crisis came to be, tactics for advancing recruitment and retention and how innovation can be the key to the workforce going forward.


Top  takeaways:

  • What impacts the shortages have on other staff, residents and their families
  • How technology can be a recruitment tool as more digital natives enter the workforce
  • How to choose and use the right technology and digital tools for your facility/practice
  • How technology can solve problems while also being easy to implement and use
  • How going digital and leveraging technology can increase staff recruitment, retention and loyalty, and staff satisfaction


Hear from our panel of experts from both industry and academia as they discuss insights, tactics and tools to combat the current staffing shortages.


Darcy MacHale

Director of Business Development, Cliniconex

Darcy is a proven sales leader and top performer with more than 20 years of business development experience in international enterprise sales, media software sales, e-content fulfillment, commercial print, global logistics and supply chain management. With acclaimed success in developing high-value, mutually beneficial relationships with some of the world’s most respected organizations Darcy is now focusing his expertise on the adoption of innovative technologies in the healthcare and senior care space.


Robert Crowe

CEO and Founder, Matchwell

Rob is the Founder and CEO of Matchwell. Prior to Matchwell, Rob spent two decades in the staffing industry including ten years as an executive with one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing agencies where he was an industry advisor and frequent speaker on workforce related issues. Rob is a graduate of Berry College with degrees in Political Science and Philosophy.
Kimberly McMillan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa

Kim McMillan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa and an academic mentor in the Palliative Nursing Ethics Hub, a subsidiary of the Centre for Research on Health and Nursing - a partnership between the Canadian Nurses Association and the University of Ottawa. Her program of research focuses on the intersect of organizational life and moral nursing practice. Her PhD research was a critical organizational analysis of nurses experiences of rapid and continuous change.
Danielle Sinden
Danielle Sinden

Director, Centre of Excellence & Research Operations, Perley Health

Danielle Sinden is the Director of the Centre of Excellence and Research Operations at Perley Health. Danielle has a Master of Arts in Gerontology, specializing in health and aging. She has 15 years’ experience in health research and operations. Danielle’s current role at Perley Health is focused on building a Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care, which focuses on applied research, education and knowledge translation in order to improve the care and quality of life of older adults living with frailty. A research priority of the Centre of Excellence is to implement and evaluate the use of technology in long-term care, including how technology can assist staff and improve quality of life for older adults.

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