Aug. 8, 2013

Healthcare Staffing Report

AMN revenue up 8%, physician placement up 16%; Cross Country revenue up 2% on strong physician staffing segment.

Healthcare job growth slows during past three months

August 7, 2013

Following several years of sustained upward trajectory as we emerged from the Great Recession, growth in healthcare employment has shown a marked deceleration in recent months.

AMN revenue up 8%, physician placement up 16%

August 7, 2013

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) reported second-quarter revenue rose 7.7 percent year over year to $253.9 million, in-line with guidance. Revenue rose across the company’s segments.

Cross Country revenue up 2% on strong physician staffing segment

August 7, 2013

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) reported revenue from services rose 1.8 percent year over year to $110.8 million in the second quarter, bolstered by a strong performance from its physician staffing business segment.

Mastech sells division to Accountable Healthcare

August 7, 2013

Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) sold its healthcare staffing businesses to Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. The deal takes effect Aug. 11 and marks the seventh acquisition for Boca Raton, Fla.-based Accountable Healthcare since its inception in early 2012.

On Assignment revenue up 5% in healthcare, physician, life sciences

August 7, 2013

Healthcare, physician staffing and life sciences revenue rose 4.7 percent year over year at On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) to $83.0 million. The operations represented 19.9 percent of On Assignment’s revenue for the quarter.

Medical Staffing Network names new CEO

August 7, 2013

Medical Staffing Network Healthcare LLC appointed Dr. Brian Poplin as president and CEO. Poplin replaces Bob Bunker in the CEO role, but Bunker will remain as chairman of the board.

Accountable Healthcare completes equity raise, plans acquisitions

August 7, 2013

Accountable Healthcare Holdings Corp., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based healthcare staffing provider, announced the successful completion of its third round equity raise.

Web: Biggest causes of nurse turnover

August 7, 2013

Becker’s Hospital Review reports on the three biggest causes of nurse turnover.

Don’t Blame the VMS

July 30, 2013

If your vendor management system isn’t providing the results you expect, it may be because you’re not using it right.

Staffing Stream: Evaluating healthcare staffing software

August 7, 2013

Purchasing software is a process, an, it is important to understand the daily tasks, activities and core business functions your organization will need to address with the new system, writes Mike Wejrowski in a new post in The Staffing Stream.