Swisslog Launches Video Contest for Nurses as Part of National Nurses Week

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‘Why I Love Being a Nurse’ videos to highlight joys of nursing; iPad 3 to winner

Nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession. Our goal with the video contest is to give nurses an opportunity to share their passion for nursing and have a little fun in the process.

Swisslog, a leading provider of automated materials transport and medication management solutions for hospitals, today launched the “Why I Love Being a Nurse” video contest as part of National Nurses Week, which runs from May 6 through May 12.

The nurse who submits the winning video will win an iPad 3. A Kindle Fire and a $50 Amazon gift card will be awarded for the 2nd and 3rd place videos, respectively.

Swisslog is asking nurses to submit videos (three minutes or less) via YouTube by June 8. All submissions will be reviewed by Swisslog personnel and the top ten will be posted for popular vote on the Swisslog Healthcare Solutions Facebook page and the Swisslog MedRover Facebook page. The three winning videos will be posted on Swisslog’s website, YouTube Channel and Facebook pages for the duration of 2012.

“Nurses are vital contributors to our healthcare system,” said Swisslog Product Manager Vicki Faas, MSN, RN. “Nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession. Our goal with the video contest is to give nurses an opportunity to share their passion for nursing and have a little fun in the process,” she added.

The submission period begins with this announcement. Public voting will be held from June 11-17. Winners will be announced on June 22. Complete contest rules and dates can be found on Swisslog’s MedRover Facebook page.

Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is the leading supplier of logistics automation solutions for healthcare facilities. Swisslog has installed automated materials transport and medication management systems in more than 3,000 hospitals around the world, including more than 2,000 in North America. Swisslog offers total systems design, manufacturing, installation and customer support providing a complete supply chain management approach to the logistics challenges of hospitals. The North American division of Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is based in Denver, CO.

About Swisslog

Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. Its comprehensive services portfolio ranges from building complex warehouses and distribution centers to implementing Swisslog's own software to intra-company logistics solutions for hospitals.

Swisslog’s solutions optimize customers’ production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise that customers in more than 50 countries rely on.

Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2,000 staff in about 20 countries worldwide. The group’s parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S). For more information, visit http://www.swisslog.com.

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