Healthcare Workforce Trends Blog

What issues are impacting the cost and value of healthcare? How are innovation and reform driving change? Stay informed on healthcare trends and issues that could affect your organization's future with the AMN healthcare blog.

Healthcare Staffing Shortages Make Strategic Staffing Critical to Success

Surging demand and workforce shortages are disrupting traditional hiring practices in the healthcare industry, prompting greater use of contingent staffing services and emphasizing the need for more strategic and advanced workforce solutions.

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Why Home Healthcare Agencies Should Widen their Candidate Pool

Home healthcare services are the fastest growing industry for jobs in the United States. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that the compound annual growth rate for home healthcare services from 2014-2024 would be almost 5%, resulting in more than 760,000 new job vacancies that will need to be filled. 

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‘I’m excited to go back tomorrow, to see even more patients than today…’

My career in pediatrics started as a pediatric speech language pathologist, working with children with special needs. As I sought to do more in my work, I came to the conclusion that medicine would be the path to follow. I have now been a pediatrician for 16 years, and during that time have often thought about working abroad with families in need. The time never seemed right until now. I was given the opportunity by AMN Healthcare to come to Guatemala as part of Team Esperanza.

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