Sept. 5, 2013

Healthcare Staffing Report

The 10 large firms constituting our general all-segment index grew revenue by a median 3.4 percent in the second quarter on a year-over-year basis.

2Q13 healthcare staffing earnings recap

4 September 2013

In the second quarter of 2013, the 10 large firms constituting our general all-segment index grew revenue by a median 3.4 percent, and net income by a median 9.2 percent from the prior year. 

Staffing firm settling nurse suit for $1.8 million

4 September 2013

U.S. Nursing Corp. agreed to a $1.77 million settlement in a class action lawsuit in federal court that involves more than 2,500 temporary nurses who filled in at California hospitals during labor disputes, according to court records.

Beige Book: Demand up for healthcare direct hire

4 September 2013

Demand is up for direct hire of healthcare workers, according to the new U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday.

Family physicians most in-demand

4 September 2013

Family physicians top the list of the most highly recruited doctors for the seventh consecutive year, according to a report released this week by Merritt Hawkins, the physician search division of AMN Healthcare Services Inc.

Acquisitions: System One and Joulé, Decton and Clinical Staffing

4 September 2013

Recently announced acquisitions involving clinical staffing include System One buying Joulé Inc. and Decton Inc. buying Clinical Staffing Services.

Corporate Resource Services moves to Nasdaq

4 September 2013

Corporate Resource Services Inc. (OTCBB: CRRS), a provider of staffing services including healthcare staffing, is set to begin trading on Nasdaq effective Friday. 

UK inks new deal for nurse staffing

4 September 2013

The U.K. government agreed to a new deal with private companies to supply agency nurses to the National Health Service, according to the Nursing Times.

In Good Hands: Advanced practitioners can fill the gaps

22 August 2013

As healthcare reform gets under way, more and more people will become insured and look for primary care providers. Given the physician shortage, advance practitioners will be an attractive alternative. Learn why they can ably fill the gaps.

Staffing Stream: Competition is good, control by competitor is something else

4 September 2013

A vendor management system as a pure software solution can have a positive impact. But when a third-party manager, such as an MSP, arrives between buyers and staffing suppliers, it can be a threat, writes Colleen Mills of the National Healthcare Staffing Alliance in The Staffing Stream.

Web: Healthcare buyer settles suit with staffing firm

4 September 2013

Medical Design Technology reports that Smith & Nephew settled a lawsuit with staffing provider Northwest Ortho Plus that involved allegations of sales staff violating noncompetition agreements.