uPaged CEO & Founder, Zara Lord, has created Australia’s first and only healthcare talent marketplace, connecting the nation’s largest workforce with meaningful opportunities in healthcare organisations. uPaged is disrupting a 30+ year-old model that has been gouging the healthcare system of millions every year, while resolving compliance, quality and time issues, and solving the healthcare workforce crisis.
Zara is also an 8th year intensive care nurse – she has harnessed technology, deep industry knowledge and experience, her techno-commercial acumen, and a passion for creating value to build a healthcare-specific digital marketplace that is on target to save Australian healthcare $1BN over the next decade.
Zara is a recipient of the inaugural 2021 Telstra Health Brilliant Women in Digital Health Award; a Boosting Female Founders Grant, an MVP Grant and has been competitively selected and participated in 6 national and international accelerator programs. She is also the Deputy Chair of the Nurse Informatics and Digital Health Community of Interest, with the Australian College of Nursing.