Software & Data
Morrisville, NC

Overall Rank: 10
Category: Software & Data
Category Rank: 2


  • Top HealthTech Company of 2023


Relias provides lifelong workforce enablement solutions for more than 11,000 healthcare and human services organizations and 4.5 million caregivers to drive measurable outcomes. Customers use Relias solutions to attract and retain talent, elevate care quality and reduce risk with our technology, services, community, and expertise.

The Relias family of brands —, Wound Care Education Institute, Relias Academy, FreeCME, and Relias Media — serves the entire healthcare community and shares a common goal of improving the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and those who care for them.

Designed to address the entire workforce journey, Relias’ solutions span healthcare and human service worker needs from recruiting and onboarding to career and performance development to working in a compliant and safe environment.

Key Products

Relias provides lifelong workforce enablement solutions that empower organizations to attract and retain staff, elevate care quality, and reduce risk with easy-to-use, integrated tools and best-in-class learning content.

Recruiting and Staffing: Our proprietary talent matching and validated assessments help organizations hire the right talent.

Learning and Performance: Our accredited, award-winning content and competency solutions ease administrative burden, support organizational compliance, and engage staff.

Compliance Management: Our easy-to-maintain training and compliance solutions keep pace with regulatory change and help organizations avoid penalties.

Customer Insights

“Whenever we have a new challenge, there’s always the question, ‘Can we do this with Relias?’ We’re using it more and more. It seems like we’re learning something new every week that we can do with it. There are so many things you can do with Relias. We keep learning and growing with it.” — Cari Spillman, Compliance Program Director, Blue Mountain Hospital

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“The content is good and dependable. If a course says it will meet requirements in a state, it does. And our staff knows and trusts Relias content. An invaluable feature of the Relias Platform is that courses are updated without special requests or extra charges.” — Holly Shirk, Senior Learning Specialist for CSIG Learning and Development

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“The range and depth of Relias education has helped staff succeed in new roles.” – Jodi Johnson, BSN, RN, Hospital Wide Education Manager, Cherokee Regional Medical Center

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“My associates, especially the ones who have been with us for 15 years, are very happy about the ongoing review and refresh of the content modules, especially the ones we assign annually. I love the fact that Relias does things differently.”- Amy Park, Director of Learning & Development, Kisco Senior Living

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  • Founded: 2012

  • 1,000 years of healthcare and segment-specific experience

  • 8,000 unique content assets

  • 200 industry accreditations

  • 350 validated assessments

  • 550 regulatory crosswalks

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Key Executives

Kay Krafft, Chief Executive Officer

For Kay, the use of emerging technology is an essential link in the value chain of 21st century learning, employment and recruitment. Before founding the Bertelsmann Education Group, he played a key role in building BMG from a start-up to a leading company in the music industry. Before joining BMG’s Executive Board, he implemented Bertelsmann’s portfolio adjustment between 2006 and 2008.

Prior to Bertelsmann, Kay was a partner at Deloitte. Other experiences include a period with Deutsche Börse AG and private equity firm Beteiligungsgesellschaft Neue Länder. Kay compares entrepreneurship to endurance training: in spite of the ups and downs, the objective is to remain focused on the long-term goal.

Ross Golden, Chief Financial Officer


Relias has an extensive bench of in-house subject matter experts representing the entire care continuum who work every day to ensure that our best-in-class workforce solutions, practical guidance

and consulting, and industry insights will move our customers and their workforce forward. Get to know a few of our experts here.


Key Milestones

  • Relias Wins EdTech Breakthrough Award for LMS Platform of the Year (Read)

  • Relias Wins 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Award (Read)

  • Relias Academy listed as one of America’s Top Online Learning Providers 2023 (Read)

  • With an emphasis on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Relias has solidified itself as a company dedicated to not only improving patient outcomes but also leveling the same standard of care internally for its employees. Relias received the following acknowledgements for its DEI efforts:

    • Seramount 2022’s 100 Best Companies and Best Companies for Dads

    • Triangle Business Journal’s 2022 Leader in Diversity

    • Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equity Index score of 100

    • NC TECH Awards finalist in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Tech and Tech for Good categories

News and Press Releases

  • September 19, 2023: Relias Launches Largest Set of Multi-Language, Online Home-Based Care Education Courses (Read)

  • June 29, 2023: Relias and Honored in 25th Anniversary Digital Health Awards for Industry-Leading Digital Health Resources (Read)

  • June 8, 2023: Relias Wins EdTech Breakthrough Award for LMS Platform of the Year (Read)

  • May 2, 2023: Relias Honored as Stevie Award Winner for Customer Service Department of the Year in 2023 American Business Awards (Read)

  • April 18, 2023: Relias and 321 Coffee Partner To Open Inclusive Café at Relias Headquarters (Read)

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Relias and its brands operate in a complex competitive landscape with no single organization competing across all offerings. Relias provides B2B learning and performance, compliance management, recruiting and staffing, managed services, and B2C education and community for nurses, allied health professionals, and physicians.

Corporate Responsibility

We concentrate our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts on ensuring equal access to healthcare and society for vulnerable populations, being good stewards of our environment, and conducting our business in a responsible and equitable manner. Read our latest report to see the ways we’ve driven change here at Relias and within the communities we serve.