Oct. 3, 2013

Healthcare Staffing Report

Divergent growth trends were noted among various locum tenens specialties in a new benchmarking survey conducted by Staffing Industry Analysts in conjunction with the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations.

Survey finds changing landscape for locum tenens

October 2, 2013

Staffing Industry Analysts recently concluded its semiannual benchmarking survey administered in conjunction with the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations. 

Nurse practitioners may be among most satisfied

October 2, 2013

Nurse practitioners may be among the most satisfied healthcare workers in the country, according to research released by Staff Care, a physician and nurse practitioner staffing division of AMN Healthcare Inc.

Healthcare claims indices show medical costs up 4%

October 2, 2013

Medical costs in the U.S. rose 4.2 percent in the 12 months ended May 2013 while prescription drug costs rose 0.6 percent when compared to the 12 months ended May 2012, according to the new S&P healthcare claims indices released Tuesday.

Healthcare services execs eye acquisitions

October 2, 2013

A survey of healthcare services executives by GE Capital found that 88 percent are looking to make an acquisition over the next 12 months, and 72 percent expect their business to improve over the next year.

Private equity acquires Chicago-based staffing firm

October 2, 2013

Addison Group, a Chicago-based staffing provider, struck a deal to be acquired by private equity firm Trilantic Capital Partners.

Medical Staffing Network completes division name changes

October 2, 2013

Medical Staffing Network, the sixth-largest healthcare staffing firm in the U.S., finished a rebranding that now has all its divisions operating under the Medical Staffing Network name.

The Staffing 100 List

October 2, 2013

For the third time, we profile the 100 most influential people in staffing. See what The 2013 list holds. These professionals are shaping the way people work and think about jobs.

Straight Talk From the Customer: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

September 27, 2013

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: How you react when your customer dumps you can mean a future second chance.

Staffing Stream: Best practices in social media

October 2, 2013

Are investments in social media worth the time and money? Staffing industry veteran Jim Lanzalotto, who now runs strategy and marketing firm Scanlon.Louis, discusses the question in a new post in The Staffing Stream. Read the post by clicking here.

Web: ACA exchanges open amid technical glitches

October 2, 2013

USA Today reports the federal and state healthcare exchanges, which allow consumers to purchase healthcare insurance, opened on Tuesday, but the high volume caused some technical glitches. To read the story, click here.