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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.Read Article
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.
San Diego Metro - Daily Business Report, November 19, 2014 - Survey shows Affordable Care Act, aging population among factors driving new workforce roles
FierceHealthcare, November 10, 2014 - Reform drives push for new roles like care coordinator, population health officer.Read Article
San Diego Business Journal, November 7, 2014 - Hospitals respond to physician shortages with new staffing model.
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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.
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 MedicareRead Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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. Read Article
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.Read Article
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. Read Article
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.
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.
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.
As wages, benefits, and non-labor costs for permanent registered nurses (RNs) trend upward, hospitals shouldreassess their approach to temporary nurse staffing.
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.
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. Read Article
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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