• AMN completes B.E. Smith deal

    Staffing Industry Analysts, January 5, 2016 - On Monday, AMN Healthcare completed its acquisition of B.E. Smith, an executive search firm specializing in healthcare.

    AMN Healthcare Services Announces Completion of B.E. Smith Acquisition

    StreetInsider, January 4, 2016 - AMN Healthcare announced the completion of the acquisition of B.E. Smith for a total purchase price of $160 million.

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    10 "Best of the Best" Stocks to Buy for 2016

    Nasdaq, January 4, 2016 - AMN Healthcare is a niche player in the healthcare sector. And what it does is crucial for one of the biggest long-term growth sectors in the markets today.

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    RN retirement wave is on its way: analysis

    McKnight's, January 4, 2016 - Close to two-thirds of registered nurses over age 54 are currently considering retirement, a November report by AMN Healthcare found.

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    2016 Healthcare Staffing Trends

    HealthLeaders Media, January 4, 2016 - There is good news and bad news for healthcare leaders in the year ahead and beyond, according to experts who share five key points as part of their outlook.

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    10 things for physicians to know about PAs, RNs & APNs

    Becker's ASC Review, December 30, 2015 - The importance of non-physician clinical staff in healthcare organizations is increasing, namely due to the imminent physician shortage and the increasing pressures placed upon a physician's time.

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    Looking ahead 2016: Workforce takes center stage in healthcare

    Becker’s Hospital Review, December 4, 2015 – AMN Healthcare President & CEO Susan Salka discusses how the struggle to hire quality healthcare professionals and manage the changing workforce will become the number 1 challenge for the healthcare industry.

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    These Will be the Most In-Demand Jobs in 2016

    Fast Company, December 3, 2016 - It’s not surprising that registered nurses clinched the top spot. Of the nearly 300,000 unique job postings this year, only 97,549 positions were filled.

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    Fast Company Features 2015 RN Survey

    Fast Company, November 20, 2015 - A new report from AMN Healthcare and its Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals indicates that a third of nearly 9,000 nurses surveyed earlier this year say they want to quit.

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    This Is California's Top Company for Women in Leadership

    Fortune, November 17, 2015 - The report defines “female leadership” as the number of women on each company’s board and among its five highest-paid executives.

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    UC Study Finds More Female CEOs, but Top Corporate Leadership Still
    Male-dominated

    The Davis Enterprise, November 18, 2015 - Only one company has appeared in the study’s top 25 list for 10 consecutive years: AMN Healthcare Services Inc. of San Diego.

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    Modern Healthcare Features 2015 RN Survey

    Modern Healthcare, November 17, 2015 - A survey from healthcare staffing firm AMN Healthcare found that 62% of nurses older than age 54 are considering retirement now that the economy has improved. “That's a significant number,” said Marcia Faller, the company's chief clinical officer. “We've been asking about the recession since at least 2013. It was a real change
    for us.”

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    Assisted Living Federation of America Features 2015 RN Survey

    Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), November 12, 2015 - Approximately two-thirds of registered nurses over age 54 are considering retirement with 62 percent planning to retire within the next three years, according to a new survey by AMN Healthcare and its Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals.

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    San Diego Business Journal Features 2015 RN Survey

    San Diego Business Journal, November 9, 2015 - The AMN survey, called the 2015 Survey of Registered Nurses, reveals that a retirement surge could influence the education of incoming nurses.

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    Los Angeles Metro Bugle Features 2015 RN Survey

    Los Angeles Metro Bugle, November 9, 2015 - Nearly two-thirds of registered nurses over 54 are now considering retirement, according to AMN Healthcare and its Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals.

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    Becker’s Hospital Review Features 2015 RN Survey

    Becker’s Hospital Review, November 9, 2015 - The healthcare industry is about to see a surge of retirements among baby boomer nurses, just as the demand for RNs reaches an all-time high, according to the results of AMN Healthcare's annual survey of registered nurses.

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    Fierce Healthcare Features 2015 RN Survey

    FierceHealthcare, November 9, 2015 - More than half of RNs are older than 50, an announcement from the San Diego-based healthcare staffing and workforce solutions firm notes, so the findings are significant.

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    How Travel Nurses are Filling the Staffing Gap

    Becker’s Hospital Review, November 5, 2015 - "The permanent talent acquisition for hospitals and health systems is a bit delayed because the talent is so scarce out there," explains Landry Seedig. "It's taking them a little longer to hire permanent [nurses], so they're bringing in the travel nurse to help fill that gap."

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    Staffing Firm Stocks Bolting Up Industry Ranks

    Investors.com, November 10, 2015 - AMN has posted accelerating sales and profit growth in each of the past four quarters. The San Diego-based company announced Nov. 5 that profit for the latest period jumped 140% to 48 cents a share, much better than expected, on a 45% gain in revenue to $382.9 million.

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    Staffing Industry Analysts Features 2015 RN Survey

    Staffing Industry Analysts, November 9, 2015 - Survey Finds Nearly Two-Thirds of Baby Boomer Nurses Considering Retirement

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    AMN Healthcare Completes the Acquisition of MillicanSolutions

    MarketWatch, October 6, 2015 - "The addition of MillicanSolutions to the AMN family further demonstrates our commitment to providing a full suite of value-added total talent management solutions to our healthcare clients." AMN President and CEO Susan Salka said.

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    AMN acquires The First String Healthcare

    Staffing Industry Analysts, September 18, 2015 - “The First String Healthcare acquisition enhances our capabilities to provide interim and permanent nursing leadership, which is in very high demand as our clients continue changing their care delivery models to improve patient outcomes,” AMN President and CEO Susan Salka said.

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    Psychiatrist Shortage Worsens Amid 'Mental Health Crisis'

    Forbes, September 15, 2015 - Texas-based physician recruiter MerrittHawkins, a subsidiary of AMN Healthcare (AHS), said demand for psychiatrists is at an “all-time high,”

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    Residency Trains New Nurses in Advanced Skills

    Modern Healthcare, September 12, 2015 - AMN Healthcare, a San Diego-based staffing firm, has invested in a residency-type program that it calls the New Graduate Per Diem Program. It launched the program in 2013.

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    Help Wanted in Hiring RNs: Hospitals Outsource Recruitment of Permanent Nurses with Hard-to-Find Skills

    Modern Healthcare, August 29, 2015 - “We can, and need to, spend millions of dollars in the most current technologies and approaches,” said Susan Salka, CEO of AMN.

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    3 Key Steps to Healthcare Workforce Planning

    Becker's Hospital Review, September 16, 2015 - Workforce planning for healthcare systems, hospitals and clinics is a conundrum.

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    Residency Trains New Nurses in Advanced Skills

    Modern Healthcare, September 12, 2015 - AMN Healthcare, a San Diego-based staffing firm, has invested in a residency-type program that it calls the New Graduate Per Diem Program. It launched the program in 2013.

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    Palo Alto, Facebook, AMN Healthcare Among 5 Top-Rated Young Leaders

    Investors.com, September 16, 2015 - Sales and profit growth for the nation's largest health care staffing and workforce provider have taken off.

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    Help Wanted in Hiring RNs: Hospitals Outsource Recruitment of Permanent Nurses with Hard-to-Find Skills

    Modern Healthcare, August 29, 2015 - “We can, and need to, spend millions of dollars in the most current technologies and approaches,” said Susan Salka, CEO of AMN. “It wouldn't make sense for one hospital or system to make the kind of investments we make.”

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    Doctor-Patient Relationships Evolving with Technology

    The Sacramento Bee, August 29, 2015 - Hospitals themselves are consolidating into large health systems that serve millions instead of just one community.

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    'Highest Paying Jobs' List Ranks Physicians at Top

    HealthLeaders Media, August 24, 2015 - Despite reports of job dissatisfaction, surgeons, psychiatrists and physicians are the three highest-paid professions in the United States.

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    Doctor Demand Undercuts Trump, GOP Obamacare Job Killer Theories

    Forbes, August 23, 2015 - The Affordable Care Act has not only turned into a job creator for the health industry, but made physicians among the most in-demand of workers.

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    AMN Healthcare Revenue Rising

    HRO Today, August 6, 2015 - The second quarter results of AMN Healthcare Services have demonstrated an efficient quarter.

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    AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results

    SeekingAlpha, August 4, 2015 - AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. announced second quarter 2015 financial results that exceeded the Company's guidance for revenue and adjusted EBITDA.

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    Dallas Business Journal Names AMN Healthcare's Sean Ebner and Travis Singleton to Influential 'Who's Who in Healthcare'

    MarketWatch, Jul 16, 2015 - Sean Ebner and Travis Singleton, executives from AMN Healthcare have been named to an annual list honoring North Texans who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the business aspects of healthcare.

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    Nurse Practitioners More in Demand Than Most Physicians

    Forbes, July 15, 2015 - Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are climbing the ranks and jumping past many doctor specialties on the demand scale.

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    AMN Healthcare and New York-Presbyterian Present on Program to Reduce Nurse Vacancies

    Reuters, July 14, 2015 - An innovative nursing residency program by the leading healthcare workforce solutions company and a prestigious New York hospital shows promise in reducing vacancies in nursing staff.

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    AMN Healthcare Receives HFMA Peer Review Designation

    HFMA, June 30, 2015 - After undergoing The Healthcare Financial Management Association's (HFMA) rigorous review, the AMN Healthcare MSP has been awarded the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA®" designation.

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    After Obamacare, Robots May Be Cure for Health Care’s Problems

    The Street, June 29, 2015 - Despite Obamacare's efficacy at reducing costs while helping more patients have access to health care, the industry has many problems outstanding. Robots are coming to save the day.

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    AMN lands contract with Premier — Contract Watch

    Staffing Industry Analysis, June 22, 2015 - “Premier is a world-class organization and recognized leader, with a steadfast mission to continually advance the standards of patient care delivery,” said AMN President and CEO Susan Salka.

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    Demand for Travel Nurses Hits a 20-Year High

    USA Today, June 1, 2015 - With an invigorated national economy and millions of people gaining health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, demand for nurses is at a 20-year high, industry analysts say.

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    AMN Healthcare Inks Healthcare Staffing Deal with Premier

    Zacks, June 24, 2015 - AMN Healthcare Services Inc. was recently awarded a three-year sole source contract for healthcare staffing by Charlotte, NC-based healthcare improvement company, Premier Inc.

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    AMN Healthcare Wins NYSE Governance, Risk and Compliance Leadership Award

    PR Newswire, June 19, 2015 - AMN Healthcare was named the winner of "Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program at a Small to Mid-Cap Company," and was a finalist for "Exemplary CD&A for Compensation Committee."

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    Demand for travel nurses hits a 20-year high

    USA Today, May 24, 2015 - At AMN Healthcare, the nation's largest travel-nurse company, demand for nurses is up significantly in the past year: CEO Susan Salka said orders from many hospitals have doubled or tripled in recent years.

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    AMN Healthcare Services Gains From ObamaCare Jolt

    Investors.com, May 21, 2015 - The stars are aligned in favor of staffing provider AMN Healthcare Services as spending under ObamaCare, changing demographics and an improved economy have helped spark a surge in demand for health care workers.

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    AMN Healthcare's Growth Has Investors Feeling Better Than Ever

    The Motley Fool, May 7, 2015 - The healthcare industry has gone through a huge transformation in recent years, with new regulation and reform efforts confronting hospitals and medical professionals with new challenges to get their jobs done.

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    AMN Healthcare Reports 60 Percent Jump in Net Income

    San Diego Business Journal, May 6, 2015 - Revenues were up 36 percent, with $327.5 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared with $240.9 million in the same quarter last year.

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    Shattering 3 Myths About Travel Nursing

    Beckers Hospital Review, April 28, 2015 - Hospitals and healthcare systems need to find the right mix of permanent and temporary nursing staff to provide quality care for patients and achieve financial efficiency.

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    AMN Celebrates 30 Years: Caden’s Make-a-Wish Backyard Makeover

    Local News Coverage, March 30, 2015 – Various local news channels cover the events during Caden’s backyard makeover day.

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    Jim Cramer's Top Takeaways: Twitter, AMN Healthcare, Gogo, 3M, Honeywell, Boeing

    The Street, March 25, 2015 - Did you miss last night's "Mad Money" on CNBC? If so, here are Jim Cramer's top takeaways for today's trading.

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    AMN Healthcare Services CEO: Hospital Headhunter

    Mad Money, CNBC, March 24, 2015 - Hospital staffing player AMN Healthcare is sizzling up over 60 percent in the past year. Can it stay hot in 2015?

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    Susan Salka of AMN Healthcare: 'Where are you in your journey of life?'

    New York Times, February 28, 2015 - This interview with Susan Salka, chief executive of AMN Healthcare, a staffing company based in San Diego, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.

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    AMN Healthcare Services (AHS) Stock Is Up Today on Earnings Beat

    TheStreet, February 20, 2015 - Shares of AMN Healthcare Services (AHS - Get Report) were gaining 13.8% to $22.96 on heavy trading volume Friday after the healthcare staffing company beat analysts' estimates for earnings in the fourth quarter.

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    AMN Healthcare Points to Healthier Growth Ahead

    Motley Fool, February 19, 2015 - Through the economic slowdown, unemployment levels soared. But one area that has never really seen a glut of workers is the healthcare industry, where skilled healthcare professionals like physicians, nurses, administrators, and other support staff have remained in high demand.

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    AMN Healthcare Receives Top Workplace Award

    AMN Healthcare, January 27, 2015 - "We are thrilled to be recognized for a third consecutive year for our efforts to ensure a positive and inspiring work environment for our team members," said Julie Fletcher, Chief Talent Officer of AMN Healthcare. "Team member engagement is a key component of our corporate culture and goals.

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    Healthcare Reform Creates Problems, and Jobs to Solve Them

    Workforce, January 23, 2015 - It’s a safe bet that Affordable Care Act has caused at least a few employers wake up with cold sweats, but for all the hoops that the legislation has required employers to jump through to date, the results of a recent survey reveal a bright spot on the horizon: more jobs.

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    Staffing Powerhouse AMN Continues Expansion with Avantas Deal

    Modern Healthcare, December 26, 2014 - San Diego-based AMN Healthcare Services, a major provider of healthcare staffing services, has acquired Avantas, an Omaha, Neb.-based company that offers clinical-labor-management consulting and software.

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    Using Technology to Drive Business Innovation

    Baseline, December 4, 2014 - Building an IT organization that supports innovation, agility and growth is essential, and the right framework can unleash opportunities for business success.

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    New Jobs Emerging in Healthcare Industry

    San Diego Metro - Daily Business Report, November 19, 2014 - Survey shows Affordable Care Act, aging population among factors driving new workforce roles

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    4 Emerging Healthcare Jobs

    FierceHealthcare, November 10, 2014 - Reform drives push for new roles like care coordinator, population health officer.

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    'The Physician Assistant Will See You Now'

    San Diego Business Journal, November 7, 2014 - Hospitals respond to physician shortages with new staffing model.

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    Employee Engagement: Make It Meaningful

    Health Leaders Media, September 29, 2014 - Make employee engagement more than a buzzword by offering tangible, measurable benefits and creating meaningful interactions that really earn employee loyalty.

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    Giving in Guatemala

    Workforce Magazine, September 29, 2014 - AMN Healthcare President and CEO Susan Salka, recently led a volunteer company mission to villages in the highlands of Guatemala. There, teams operated an acute-care hospital and clinic and conducted community development projects.

    The First 90 Days: Interview with AMN CIO Jeanette Sanchez

    Fierce CIO, September 19, 2014 - Jeanette Sanchez wears a lot of hats in her role as CIO of AMN Healthcare. She manages internal IT, customer facing technology, and oversees everything from infrastructure, enterprise architecture and solution delivery at the workforce solutions company.

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    In Search of Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Responsibility Magazine, September 16, 2014 - Last year, AMN Healthcare developed a partnership with a charitable institution on the mission of a lifetime, one that effectively aligns with our business strengths, provides powerful opportunities for team engagement, and divisional vice president of account management for AMN Healthcare.

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    Top 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Travel Nurses

    Healthcare Traveler, August 20, 2014 - All types of nursing require a special set of qualities and skills. But particularly in travel nursing, there are qualities that make some candidates stand out above the rest. Here are the top five qualities sought by recruiters by Carolina Araya, divisional vice president of account management for AMN Healthcare.

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    Beware Silos: Telehealth Can Turn into Fragmented Care

    mHealth News, August 6, 2014 - As telehealth continues to rapidly evolve, attention should be focused on ensuring proper integration into local medicine. Many successful telehealth programs have at least one common theme: collaboration between the on-the-ground and in-the-air physicians and nurses. 

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    Weighing Telehealth's Pros and Cons

    Health Leaders Media, August 4, 2014 - Despite fluctuating state licensure legislation and establishing a strong doctor-patient relationship, there are several benefits to implementing a telehealth program, including allowing workers who otherwise would be restricted an opportunity to work. "Nighthawking" for specialties such as radiology or telepharmacists also offer extended patient services. 

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    Recruiting Retired Clinicians

    HealthLeaders Media, July 21, 2014 - New laws aim to make it easier for retired doctors, nurses and dentists to find meaningful work seeing patients and mentoring younger clinicians. Know any elderly clinicians bored of tea parties with the grandkids and golf at the country club? A future of helping disadvantaged patients or mentoring young physicians just might await them, especially if they are residents of Illinois, where lawmakers think they've got the doctor shortage all figured out. 

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    The Health Care Waiting Game

    New York Times, July 5, 2014 - There is emerging evidence that lengthy waits to get a doctor’s appointment have become the norm in many parts of American medicine, particularly for general doctors but also for specialists. And that includes patients with private insurance as well as those with Medicaid or Medicare

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    Paging Nurse Practitioners As Demand Soars Under ObamaCare

    Forbes, June 29, 2014 - A new study by physician staffing firm Merrit Hawkins indicates the number of search assignments the company did for physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) jumped by 320 percent over the last two years. 

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    Fast-Growing Hospital Jobs

    HealthLeaders Media, June 16, 2014 - As healthcare continues to transform, the jobs within hospitals and health systems also continue to change. Recruiters who understand these changes are best equipped to compete to hire workers. 

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    Can Demand Keep Up with Supply?

    HRO Today, April 2014 - It may be surprising, but a growing number of healthcare professionals are hired, not by hospitals and large health systems, but nontraditional retail clinics, such as the one in the supermarket down the block or the pharmacy across the street. 

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    7 Major Healthcare Workforce Changes Not Caused by the PPACA

    March 13, 2014 - While the public debate about the healthcare transformation now underway focuses almost entirely on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the fact is that most of the current changes long predate the healthcare reform law.

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    Three Things Hospitals Can Do to Reduce Clinician Vacancies

    Becker’s Hospital Review, December 18, 2013 - Hospitals are having a difficult time filling their empty physician and nurse slots. Hospital executives indicated a 17.6 percent vacancy rate for physicians and a 17 percent vacancy rate for nurses in 2013 — up from rates of 10.7 percent and 5.5 percent, respectively, in 2009 — according to the AMN Healthcare 2013 Clinical Workforce Survey. 

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    3 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Locum Tenens

    Becker's Hospital Review, October 11, 2012 - Bob Livonius, president of strategic workforce solutions at healthcare workforce management firm AMN Healthcare, and Randy Sparks, vice president of sales for AMN Healthcare workforce solutions, share three ways hospitals can improve locum tenens billing—and how it directly impacts the hospital’s bottom line.

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    5 Things You Don't Know About Healthcare Reform

    Insurance sign-ups are just around the corner for millions of Americans under healthcare reform, yet there's still much people don't know about this landmark legislation, particularly those changes occurring over the next decade inside hospitals, clinics and doctors' offices.
      

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    EHR Dissatisfaction: A Tech or People Problem?

    A percolating problem is beginning to boil over: doctors and nurses really do not like their new electronic health records systems. And, as EHR implementations increase ahead of government deadlines for incentive dollars, dissatisfaction among clinicians is growing. 

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    Temporary Nurse Staffing: Taking a Closer Look

    As wages, benefits, and non-labor costs for permanent registered nurses (RNs) trend upward, hospitals should
    reassess their approach to temporary nurse staffing.

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    2013 Bakers Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Recruitment Process Outsourcing\

    HRO Today's Baker's Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff.

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    More Than Staying Afloat

    HRO Today's Baker's Dozen rankings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff.
     
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    New Prescription: The Value Proposition for Healthcare Recruitment Outsourcing Rises with Hiring Complexity

    Approximately half of all expenditures by healthcare systems are spent on staffing. The caliber and quality of clinicians are critical - sometimes a matter of life and death. In the past, healthcare facility leaders didn't feel that they could trust such a responsibility to third-party recruitment firms. That is changing.


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    Social Media Savvy

    Today's clinical job seekers are becoming more sophisticated, engaged and targeted in their use of digital, mobile and social media, leveraging tools to more efficiently and effectively manage their job search and connect with others who can help their careers.
      

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    Staffing Gets Healthy

    The advancement of commerce has always been marked by disruptive ideas that displace traditional ways of doing things. Managed services program (MSP) represent that type of pivot point in the current transformation of the healthcare industry.
      

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    The Ailing Healthcare Workforce

    Healthcare reform, the biggest transformation in that sector in our nation’s history, is fundamentally a workforce-related initiative. Yet you don’t hear much very much about the healthcare workforce in the national debate over the complex Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
      

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    The Rising Tides

    Rapid changes are a response to healthcare reform, burgeoning numbers of seniors who need more care, ever-stricter quality mandates, an electronic health records revolution, pressure to restrict costs, new, sophisticated devices and a general escalation in the complexity of patient care.
      

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