Recent Updates

Healthcare employers’ plans include temps, wage increases

February 3, 2015

Nearly half of healthcare employers, 47%, plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2015, according to a survey from CareerBuilder.

Proposed US bill would raise H-1B visa cap

February 3, 2015

US senators introduced a bill to reform immigration laws for high-skilled workers, including increasing the H-1B visa cap to 115,000 from 65,000.

Candidate SmartMatch Technology now available — Promoted

February 3, 2015

StaffDNA released the Candidate SmartMatch, a pairing technology that allows healthcare staffing companies to directly source the best available candidates.

AMN completes buy of healthcare staffing, VMS firms

February 3, 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) completed its acquisition of Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and VMS provider Medefis.

Mitchell Martin buys healthcare staffing firm Therapists on Demand

February 3, 2015

Mitchell Martin Inc. acquired the operating assets of Therapists on Demand Inc., a healthcare staffing firm based in Philadelphia. 

On Assignment sells physician staffing unit for $123 million

February 3, 2015

On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) sold its physician staffing segment to Envision Healthcare (NYSE: EVHC) for $123.0 million.

ACA helps drive increase in hospital admissions, staffing firms benefit

February 3, 2015

Hospital admissions have improved partly as a result of the ACA, and that is helping staffing firms.

North American Staffing Mergers and Acquisitions 2014

January 30, 2015

  • Staffing Industry Analysts noted 70 publicly announced acquisitions of staffing firms in North America in 2014.
  • Healthcare and IT staffing firms were the most frequent targets.

The employer mandate is starting to kick in. Where do you stand?

January 28, 2015

Now that Jan. 1 has come and gone, the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act is in partial effect. Are you paying more for your contingent workers now?

Plan to grow your contingent workforce? Understand its components first.

January 28, 2015

Buyers are projecting to increase the size of their contingent workforces. Are you among them?