Episode # 205 – Rebecca Love, Thought Leader, Doer, & Entrepreneur Co-leads a Stellar Committee with the Long Term Solve for the Nurse Staffing Shortages at the Center of an Imminent Crash in Hospital Care Delivery.

This episode features Rebecca Love, Chief Clinical Officer at IntelyCare. Here she discusses how the pandemic put a spotlight on many of the issues in nursing, the importance of having the correct nursing ratio, why so many nurses are leaving the profession, and more. She also does a deep dive into what needs to be done to address the nursing shortage and how to encourage more people to enter the profession.

Rebecca Love, RN, BS, MSN, FIEL is an experienced nurse executive and first nurse featured on Ted.com, and recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s most influential people in healthcare in 2022. By day, Rebecca serves as Chief Clinical Officer at IntelyCare, a leading app-enabled workforce management platform helping solve the nursing crisis. IntelyCare’s solution gives nurses the ability to find the right shifts at the right facilities, while giving facilities access to trained, top-quality nurses.

Rebecca, was the first Director of Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the United States at Northeastern School of Nursing – the founding initiative in the Country designed to empower nurses as innovators and entrepreneurs, where she founded the Nurse Hackathon, the movement has led to transformational change in the Nursing Profession. In early 2019, Rebecca, along with a group of leading nurses in the world, founded and is President of SONSIEL: The Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders, a non-profit that quickly attained recognition by the United Nations as an Affiliate Member to the UN. Rebecca is an experienced Nurse Entrepreneur, founding HireNurses.com in 2013 which was acquired in 2018 by Ryalto, LTD UK, where she served as the Managing Director of US Markets, until it’s acquisition in 2019. Currently, Rebecca serves as the Chief Clinical Officer of IntelyCare,

Inc. Rebecca is passionate about empowering nurses and creating communities to help nurses innovate, create and collaborate to start businesses and inventions to transform healthcare. In 2023, she is now Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the Commission for Nursing Reimbursement working to respond to the nationwide concerns of nursing staffing shortages.

Rebecca holds a M.S. in Nursing from Northeastern University, B.A. in International Relations/Spanish from Boston University, an, sits on the board of NextGen Ventures, Health Science Entrepreneurs at Northeastern University & the Host Committee for the Massachusetts ACLU. She currently lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts with her husband and 3 children.