Recent Updates

AMN and Cross Country report strong results

December 1, 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) and Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) reported stronger-than-expected earnings in 3Q15, reflecting high demand driven by continued tailwinds from the improving economy and broad-based talent shortages. 


Accountable president named to CEO role

December 1, 2015

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based healthcare staffing provider, appointed Kevin S. Little as CEO.


AMN to acquire healthcare search firm B.E. Smith

December 1, 2015

AMN Healthcare Services Inc., the largest US healthcare staffing firm, agreed to acquire B.E. Smith, an executive search firm specializing in healthcare, for $160 million in cash.


Citation - Dentist and Dental Hygienist Supply and Demand Projection

December 1, 2015

  • From 2012 -  2025, the supply and demand for dentists is projected to grow by 6% and 10%, respectively
  • All 50 states and District of Columbia projected to have a shortfall

Citation - Pharmacist Supply and Demand Projection

December 1, 2015

  • From 2012 to 2025, supply and demand for pharmacists is projected to grow by 35% and 16%, respectively
  • Long-term projections are gauges of current trajectory, not "set in stone"

Citation - National Health Expenditures Growth

December 1, 2015

  • US national health expenditures (NHE) reached $3.0 trillion in 2014
  • Growth accelerated from 2.9% in 2013 to 5.3% in 2014
  • Faster growth primarily driven by increased insurance coverage through ACA

IT Staffing Growth Assessment: November 2015

November 30, 2015

  • U.S. IT temporary staffing projected to grow 6% in 2016 and reach $28.9 billion
  • Over the last 14 years, IT employment in the U.S. has increased more than 30%, compared to just 5.3% for total employment
  • While number of U.S. computer science graduates is rising, as are the number of coding... More

How Buyers Gather Supplier Feedback

November 30, 2015

  • 73% collected supplier feedback
  • Cadence was usually quarterly, semiannually or annually
  • Most common form of feedback was surveys/questionnaires/emails

2015 Largest and Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms in the US: Late Additions and Updates

November 24, 2015

  • Contains new and/or updated information regarding four staffing firms
  • Addendum to the following previously published reports: 2015 Largest Staffing Firms in the U.S.; 2015 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

Buyers’ Staffing Supplier Sourcing Models

November 24, 2015

  • Most common vendor bidding model was primaries, at 54%
  • Rate structures: Fixed rates per job title, max bill rates and pay range plus mark-up all selected by over 50%
  • Only 17% reported using open bill rates