Date: 17 February, 2017

Fueled by 42% revenue growth, acquisitions, global expansion, and innovative product enhancements, company heads into new year poised for continued success

LONDON, UK, February 17, 2017 – Relias Learning, the leader in online training solutions for the healthcare market, completed a successful 2016 with a host of milestones and achievements as it expanded into new territories, entered new verticals, doubled its staff and welcomed nearly 1000 new clients in 2016.

“Growth was our focus in 2016,” explained Jim Triandiflou, CEO of Relias Learning. “By entering new verticals including acute care, new markets in Europe and Asia, and adding in-demand analytics offerings, Relias Learning is executing our strategy to become the global leader in online learning in healthcare. As we look towards 2017, helping clients improve the skills of their people, deliver better care, and improve financial results will fuel Relias’ continued growth.”

2016 Relias Learning highlights

More Lives Impacted:

  • Over 3 million learners in over 6,000 healthcare organizations completed over 30 million courses
  • More than 8 million of the most vulnerable members of society were cared for by people trained on Relias educational material
  • Launched the Relias Institute, the research arm of Relias Learning, to conduct clinical research studies examining the impact of education and technology on healthcare outcomes
  • More than 1,000 hours of Relias employee volunteer time to such initiatives as Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Hear the Cry, and our first #LiveLove the trip of four Relias employees to Haiti

Outstanding business growth and results:

  • Revenue growth of 42% year-over-year
  • Sales growth of 58% year-over-year
  • Profitability growth of 33% year-over-year
  • Almost 1,000 new clients added
  • Net Promoter Score of 55 (52 in 2015)
  • 97% satisfaction with customer service (95% in 2015)
  • Acquisition of six companies that expand the Relias education offerings and provide entry into new product categories, including analytics and assessments.

Employee Growth:

  • Added 258 employees in 2016, nearly doubling the company total to 533
  • Announced plans to add 450 jobs in Cary, NC headquarters by the end of 2020
  • Opened offices in China, England and Germany
  • Added new executives including: Mark Belles, COO; Alex Osadzinski, Managing Director, Global Operations; Tina Krebs, Director of Strategic Projects; Carol Clayton, Translational Neuroscientist; Carter Adkinson, Vice President of Sales

Product Innovation (UK):

  • Introduced the BrainSparks® learning retention tool
  • More than 1 million BrainSparks completed in first five months
  • Acquisitions in the analytics and assessment categories driving 2017 product expansion
  • Grew UK training course library to over 100 courses, including training in statutory/mandatory compliance, the Care Certificate, the Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework, clinical skills, and leadership and wellness
  • Added acute oncology training to the course catalogue via acquisition
  • Introduced gaming elements in the RLMS, leading clients who used gaming elements to have 12% better compliance over time than those who do not use gaming elements

About Relias Learning

Relias Learning provides an online training solution for over 6,000 providers globally, across the continuum of health and social care, covering both physical and mental health needs. Relias offers unrivalled course content, delivered via a powerful learning management system, for primary, secondary and social care organisations in the UK. Learn more about Relias Learning at


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