AMN Healthcare Acquires ShiftWise
AMN Enhances Workforce Solutions Offering with the Addition of Industry Leading Workforce and Vendor Management Technology
Nov. 21, 2013 AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced
today the acquisition of ShiftWise, a leading national provider of
web-based healthcare workforce solutions – including its vendor
management system (VMS) – to hospitals and other healthcare systems.
ShiftWise technologies help manage internal float pool resources,
contingent staffing vendors, time and attendance, and credentialing,
while seamlessly integrating staffing resources into one proprietary
"We believe the addition of ShiftWise's robust suite of vendor
management software will complement AMN's current Workforce Solutions
offerings," explains Susan Salka,
President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "This strategic acquisition is an
investment in addressing the diverse needs of our clients by providing a
unique vendor neutral technology option as well as other workforce
technology solutions that will instantly expand our capabilities. We
want to continue to evolve the ShiftWise mission and promote broad
adoption of their unique technologies across the industry."
ShiftWise will retain its brand, location and leadership. It will
continue to sell and support its vendor management technology directly
to healthcare clients, affiliate vendors and to MSP providers, including
AMN. ShiftWise will continue to deliver vendor management solutions
directly to customers independently of the AMN MSP offering.
ShiftWise's advanced Healthcare Workforce Management Software Applications include:
- ShiftWise VMS – A technology platform that automates the
entire process of working with staffing agencies through online
scheduling, credential tracking, time-keeping, reporting, secure
payments and error free invoicing. ShiftWise VMS technology can be
configured to support both vendor neutral and MSP strategies.
- ShiftWise Connect – Optimizes the management of regular and
agency staff, float pools and per diem professionals through online
order sending and self-scheduling capabilities that improve fill rates
and staff quality.
- ShiftWise Staff Time Tracker – A web-based portal that
provides an easy-to-use and secure process for capturing internal or
external staff time and attendance.
- ShiftWise Veristaff – An automated system that easily
uploads, tracks and simplifies the management of all staff
certifications, credentials and documents.
"Our acquisition provides AMN with the ability to offer clients
ShiftWise's leading technology through a vendor neutral management
solution and to power its managed services programs (MSP)," stated
ShiftWise President Steve Schwartz. "We
are excited to be a part of the AMN family and are committed to working
together to provide our clients with a broad range of innovative
workforce management solutions."