Staffing - Healthcare

Healthcare reform to raise costs, add administrative burden - How staffing firms should handle it

October 4, 2010

Report weighs effects of healthcare reform
Produced by employment and labor law firm Littler Mendelson P.C.
Largest impact on the staffing industry will likely be "play or pay" costs
Two strategies are suggested herein to minimize these costs

2010 Allied Health Benchmarking Survey

September 29, 2010

Total allied revenue among respondents declined 12% from 1H09 to 1H10
Y/y revenue trends vary widely by occupation, from up 12% to down 47%
Bill rates and pay rates for several occupations can be found in this report

Locum tenens - NALTO benchmarking survey

September 28, 2010

Total locum revenue among respondents declined 4.4% from 1H09 to 1H10
Trends vary widely by specialty
The hospitalist specialty is now the largest category in the survey, 13% share of locum revenue

Healthcare staffing growth update

August 12, 2010

Hospitals remain cost-constrained but appear to have hit their limit of contract labor reductions
Several firms are noting increased nurse bookings since June
Healthcare staffing is bottoming at last

2010 list of largest U.S. healthcare staffing firms

July 26, 2010

AMN continues to be largest in healthcare
AMN and Cross Country make up half of travel nurse market; Maxim and MSN 18% of per diem 
Largest three in locum make up almost half of market; only $13m separate first from sixth in allied
 

Healthcare staffing growth update

May 26, 2010

Hospitals' reductions to contract labor expense appear to have bottomed at very low levels
As high unemployment lingers and commercial admissions decline, hospitals remain cost-conscious
Increasing mix of shorter assignments in nurse staffing

Locum tenens: NALTO benchmarking survey

May 14, 2010

Total locum revenue among respondents declined 0.6% in 2009
Behind flat revenue, trends vary widely by specialty
As the emergency medicine staffing market grows, so does the competition

Historical staffing industry growth trends: 1995-2009

April 23, 2010

Over a decade of gains erased in 2009
From 1995-2009, place/search and commercial temp growth below inflation rate
Industry has grown more cyclical, yet more diversified

Staffing industry forecast: April update

April 16, 2010

Revenue growth of 8% projected for temporary staffing in both 2010 and 2011
Raising our 2010 growth projection from 15% to 16% for the industrial segment
2010 staffing industry projection upgraded from 5% growth to 6%
Our initial projection for 2011 is overall staffing industry growth of 8%

Healthcare staffing growth update

March 30, 2010

Slight downgrade to healthcare warranted in April's forecast update
Weak demand in anesthesia driving greater than expected locum declines
Shaky recovery in per diem nursing
Higher-skilled allied modalities recovering, signs of a bottom in travel nursing