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  • Long Predicted Surge in Healthcare Demand has Begun

    November 7, 2014 - By Susan Salka, CEO, President and Director, AMN Healthcare At the beginning of Q3 2014, a remarkable change began in healthcare, a change many of us had been predicting, but its suddenness was still surprising. After a long period of tepid demand for contingent healthcare workers, orders for nurses — the largest segment of the workforce — abruptly surged upward, and within two months, surpassed pre-recession levels.

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  • Healthcare Staff Shortages?

    March 5, 2014 - Healthcare workforce researchers and analysts have been arguing for the past couple of years over whether a dire physician shortage will materialize as predicted. Similarly, some are expecting a severe nursing shortage, but others insist the shortage may not turn out to be as bad as originally expected.

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