• AMN Healthcare Staffing Case Studies

    For nearly three decades, AMN Healthcare has provided innovative staffing services and workforce solutions to thousands of hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the U.S. Our reputation as a strategic business partner to the nation's top hospitals and healthcare organizations is demonstrated in the healthcare staffing case studies showcased below.


    MSP | RPO | Consulting | EMR| VMS| Locums Revenue Cycle Management 
    Home Health | Nurse  


    Managed Services Programs (MSP) 

    Aegis

    "One of the biggest pluses we now have is flexible staffing. We had vendors telling us we were locked into long-term assignment with a '30-day-out' (for cancellations). When AMN came along, we discovered it didn't have to be that way. We now have people who can do a four-week assignment, with a two-week cancellation. This flexibility gives us the coverage we need."

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    Cogent Healthcare

    "We formed a partnership with AMN so they could provide high quality locums physicians, and to take that job away from our recruiting department so they could focus on recruiting for permanent physicians."

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    Methodist Hospital

    "As a result of our agreement with AMN, we saved $168,000 in 2010, and our average hourly rate for temporary nurse staffing has decreased by $2 per hour in the two years we've been working with them."

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    Allina Health

    Staffing an organization with over 11 hospitals, 39 medical clinics and four ambulatory care centers was the daily challenge faced by nursing management at Allina Hospitals and Clinics. A severe shortage of qualified clinicians meant that Allina, like most other hospitals across the country, relied on agency personnel to fill their staffing gaps.
     
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    Stanford Hospital and Clinics

    Stanford Hospital & Clinics maintains its reputation and ongoing success through its quality health care professionals delivering the best in patient care. Even with Stanford’s talented workforce, however, there are times when extra help is needed. Geoff Pridham, manager of nursing administrative services, often relies on travel nurses, and these contingent nurses also meet Stanford’s standards.

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    Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)

    CHRISTUS Spohn Health System

    The AMN experienced RPO team worked side-by-side with CHRISTUS recruitment and unit managers to become familiar with their culture and unique facility hiring needs. The AMN RPO team built a relationship of trust and commitment that served as a catalyst to successful and collaborative recruitment.

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    Nemours Health System

    The healthcare system had primarily been using internal recruiters for staffing its Jacksonville Specialty Clinic, where turnover was fairly low. But Nemours was preparing to open their new children’s hospital in Orlando, FL, while simultaneously recruiting heavily in the Delaware Valley. The system’s talent managers needed to concentrate efforts on staffing those facilities while still maintaining any hiring needed at Jacksonville.
     
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    One of the Largest U.S. Pharmacy Companies

    A recognized leader in the retail pharmacy business, the client provides pharmacy services in more than 7,000 pharmacies across the nation and employs over 20,000 trained pharmacists. The client faced the challenge of quickly ramping up the hiring of quality pharmacy technicians to fill seasonal demand.

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    Consulting

    Major Nonprofit Healthcare Provider

    Nursing supervisors were faced with difficult supply-and-demand gaps among staff related to fluctuating patient censuses and absenteeism. Staffing was decentralized throughout the system; staffing responsibility and processes differed from unit to unit.

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    EMR

    Midwestern Health System

    Faced with a major EMR upgrade for its flagship 523-bed hospital, the health system needed clinical staffing support during both the staff education component and ‘go live’ period for its new Allscripts EMR system.

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    Large Metropolitan Hospital System

    Implementation of a system-wide EMR system is a time consuming, often frustrating process that requires a quality nursing staff to learn and quickly master a new method of documenting cases. Due to these difficulties, the client estimated that it could experience a 20-percent drop in efficiency on the part of its internal nursing staff during implementation.

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    Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics

    Always striving to deliver the highest quality care to patients, TMF launched an EMR implementation project. Four of the health systems hospitals, which combined comprised of 556  beds, were to convert from paper charting to a new, system-wide EMR (electronic medical record) platform powered by Epic. All departments were affected with the exception of OR and L&D.

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    VMS

    ShiftWise Baton Rouge General

    The manual 'paper and pen' proces used to manage supplemental staffing created inefficiencies that led to cost overruns and employee dissatisfaction. The medical center concluded the manual system was not sustainable. The solution? Implementing ShiftWise and automating the staffing process for flexible, temporary and contract labor.

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    ShiftWise University Hospitals

    UH turned to ShiftWise to automate and streamline its system-wide credential verification process for all the clinical and non-clinical contingent staff it procured through suppliers. Utilizing its VeriStaff technology, ShiftWise worked closely with UH and the OHA and its subsidiary OHA Solutions to implement an end-to-end system to ensure that all worker credentials are verified before they enter a UH facility.

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    ShiftWise Memorial Health System

    Memorial relied on a fragmented and time-consuming homegrown system comprised of spreadsheets and databases to manage its supplemental staffing for the entire healthcare system. The system required staffing representatives to use and maintain a myriad of software applications to determine if candidate qualifications matched the unique requirements of its 40 different departments, and manually call qualified candidates to fill open shifts. 

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    Locums Revenue Cycle Management

    Texas Health System

    The midsize facility faced possible shutdown of their on-call surgery department when they found themselves suddenly short-staffed. Typically, a pod of four employed surgeons participated in a call rotation to provide 24-7 on-call coverage.

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    Home Health 

    VNA and Hospice

    Cooley-Dickinson VNA & Hospice found itself in a growth phase. On top of expanding, the executive leadership team wanted to improve its utilization and rehab programs to improve outcomes.

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    Nurse

    McLane Children's Baylor Scott & White 

    McLane Children’s is challenged by its location. Temple has fewer than 70,000 residents and McLane Children’s serves a 30,000 square-mile radius that encompasses a myriad of small to medium towns.

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