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August 16, 2023

Press Release: Aya Healthcare Announces a $50,000 Investment in Future Leaders in Medicine Scholarship, in Collaboration with National Medical Fellowships

Aya Healthcare, the nation’s largest healthcare talent software and staffing company, today announced the Future Leaders in Medicine Scholarship in partnership with National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF), a nonprofit providing scholarships, service-learning programs, mentorship and clinical research leadership training for chronically marginalized students of medicine, behavioral health and related health… Read More

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July 21, 2023

Aya Healthcare named to FORTUNE’s 2023 list of Best Workplaces for Millennials

San Diego, California — Aya Healthcare, the largest healthcare talent software and staffing company in the U.S., was named to FORTUNE’s list of Best Workplaces for Millennials for 2023. FORTUNE partnered with Great Place to Work® to highlight companies that are fulfilling Generation Y’s need for a sense of purpose… Read More

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July 18, 2022

NY Times: As U.S. Covid Hospitalizations Climb, A Chronic Nursing Shortage Is Worsening

With the spread of the BA.5 subvariant, Aya group president, April Hansen, spoke with the New York Times about travel nurse demand and trends. As coronavirus hospitalizations in the US have risen steadily in recent weeks, the nation’s chronic shortage of registered nurses is worsening. Hospitals across the country are… Read More

Aya Media Buzz

May 16, 2022

Aya Healthcare Experts Publish New Study in Nursing Administration Quarterly

An IRB-reviewed qualitative study by Aya Healthcare’s Carol Tuttas, PhD, RN, Clinical Manager, and April Hansen, MSN, RN, Group President of Workforce Solutions reveals how working through the pandemic drives major shifts in nurses’ career path choices. Researchers examined travel and permanent staff nurses’ COVID-19 pandemic work experiences and the… Read More

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March 29, 2022

Aya Healthcare experts published in Nurse Leader

While travel nursing has long been an essential healthcare service, the number of nurses moving to a travel career has increased over the past two years. Aya Healthcare’s own Carol Tuttas, PhD, RN, Clinical Manager, and April Hansen, MSN, RN, Group President of Workforce Solutions, recently published an article exploring… Read More

Aya Media Buzz

February 3, 2022

NPR Boston: Hospitals Have Turned to More Staffing With Travel Nurses in the Face of Critical Staffing Shortages

Aya Healthcare’s Vice President of Account Management, Sophia Morris, discussed the unprecedented demand for travel nurses across the country. There are currently over 35,000 jobs open nationally, and more than 700 in Massachusetts. Hear the full interview here. Read More

Aya in the Community

February 1, 2022

Aya to Award $10,000 in Scholarships to National Black Nurses Association

In the words of President Gerald Ford, who officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, it’s time to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”  Today, we promote the future of Black nurses through the establishment of… Read More

Aya Media Buzz

January 17, 2022

NPR: As Demand For Travel Nurses Increases, Hospitals in the South Struggle to Stay Competitive

April Hansen, group president of workforce solutions at Aya Healthcare, a nursing travel agency, says staffing was a crisis nationally before the pandemic. Hansen said the number of core permanent vacancies for staff nurse positions has doubled over the course of the pandemic from around 100,000 to nearly 200,000. Read More

Press Releases

November 23, 2021

Aya Healthcare Named to San Diego Union-Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2021

Aya Healthcare, a data-driven market leader in healthcare staffing, has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by The San Diego Union-Tribune, for the eighth consecutive year. This year, Aya ranked second in the large company category. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous… Read More

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September 16, 2021

Aya Healthcare Named to Fortune’s 2021 list of Best Workplaces for Women

Aya Healthcare, the nation’s leading healthcare staffing agency, was named to Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women list for the second consecutive year. The 2021 Best Workplaces for Women award is based on analysis of survey responses from more than 5.6 million current U.S. employees. In that survey, 90% of… Read More

Aya Media Buzz

September 13, 2021

Report: COVID-19 is Driving Major Shifts in Nursing, Exacerbating Shortage

Aya Healthcare, the nation’s leading healthcare staffing agency, today released a new IRB-reviewed research study that finds the physical and emotional traumas of COVID-19 are driving nurses to leave bedside nursing or the profession altogether. The report, “Mind the Gap: Repairing the U.S. Healthcare Workforce,”… Read More

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