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Tampa-based Gale Healthcare Solutions was named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies, ranking No. 931 in the ranking.

Led by serial entrepreneur Tony Braswell, who in June was named Florida Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young LLP, Gale Healthcare Solutions has developed a mobile app aimed at ending the national nursing shortage. Qualified users can find and accept open shifts at healthcare facilities in seconds, allowing nursing professionals to earn additional income while helping medical facilities provide better patient care.

“Our ranking as one of America’s fastest growing companies is great news for the Gale team and for anyone who has a loved one in a nursing home or aged care facility,” Braswell said in a statement. Press release. “We started Gale to help solve the national nursing shortage. Through technology and people, we are on a mission to ensure that no one is left without care. »

Gale, according to the release, operates in 39 states, and the company recently secured $60 million in funding from FTV Capital, an industry-focused growth capital firm, which will fuel further expansion in the market. temporary health care endowment of $24.7 billion. A 2022 survey by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living found that 98% of nursing homes are experiencing staff shortages and 73% fear they will have to close.

“Staff shortages affect countless people every day,” Braswell said in the statement. “We are so lucky to have a team that is motivated and determined to make a difference. As we enter our seventh year from our home here in Hillsborough County, we couldn’t be more excited about our momentum and our ability to serve yet again. more people in the future.