Recent Updates

Hospital execs cite shortage of doctors, nurses, AMN survey finds

18 December 2013

Hospital executives report a continued shortage of physicians, nurses and advanced practitioners, according to the 2013 Clinical Workforce Survey released by AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS).


Nurses rated ‘most trusted’ position

18 December 2013

The U.S. public continues to rate nurses as the most trusted position, according to this year’s Gallup survey that ranks professions based on honesty and ethical standards, the American Nurses Association announced.


Survey: Healthcare workers’ confidence up

18 December 2013

Randstad’s healthcare employee confidence index rose to its highest level in the third quarter since the index began in the first quarter of 2012. 


Accountable buys West Coast staffing firm

18 December 2013

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. acquired California-based healthcare staffing firm HRN Services Inc., its ninth and largest acquisition to date. 


Jackson Healthcare buys executive search firm

18 December 2013

Jackson Healthcare, the third-largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, acquired Tyler & Company, a national healthcare search firm.


Former traveler gets 39 years in hepatitis outbreak

18 December 2013

A former healthcare traveler was sentenced to 39 years in prison for his part in a widespread hepatitis C outbreak in numerous states, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.


On Assignment buys physician firm; sells allied unit to Cross Country

18 December 2013

On Assignment Inc. acquired physician staffing firm Whitaker Medical LLC. In addition, the company sold its allied healthcare staffing business to Cross Country Healthcare Inc.


Where’s the Beef in SOW Management?

18 December 2013

Much of the talk at contingent workforce conferences today is about integrating statement-of-work (SOW) engagement management into the traditional managed service program, but what level of services is available?


Contractor Settles Warehouse Worker Case for $4.7 Million

18 December 2013

An operator of a California warehouse that serves as a Wal-Mart contractor agreed to settle a class action lawsuit by workers for $4.7 million. A separate case that includes staffing firms and Wal-Mart is pending.


Wade Into the Stream

18 December 2013

More than 300 professionals from all sides of the CW ecosystem have joined in the conversation on The Staffing Stream. Subadhra R. Sriram highlights some of the most memorable moments as we wrap up 2013.