Recent Updates

Two healthcare firms among Best Staffing Firms to Work For

March 26, 2014

Two healthcare staffing firms appeared on this year’s list of “Best Staffing Firms to Work For.”


Q4 revenue at AMN is flat, but locums up

March 26, 2014

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) reported fourth-quarter revenue fell 0.3 percent year over year to $248.7 million, within the company’s guidance of $246 million to $250 million.


Firm acquires Fastaff, U.S. Nursing

March 26, 2014

Fastaff Travel Nursing and U.S. Nursing Corporation were acquired by Healthcare Staffing Services LLC, the company announced Feb. 21.


Mitsui acquires The Delta Companies

March 26, 2014

Investment firm Mitsui & Co. Ltd. acquired The Delta Companies, one of the largest providers of locum tenens in the U.S.


AMN investing $5 million in telepharmacy firm

March 26, 2014

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, made a $5 million investment in telepharmacy provider PipelineRx.


EEOC sues healthcare staffing firm, alleges disability discrimination

March 26, 2014

Maxim Healthcare Services Inc. violated federal law when it refused to hire an HIV-positive applicant because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit it announced yesterday.


Cross Country revenue falls 2%, names new CFO

March 26, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) reported revenue fell by 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter and announced a new CFO.


Fieldglass to Be Acquired by SAP

March 26, 2014

Business software giant SAP announced today plans to acquire Fieldglass, a global spend leader among vendor management system providers.


Talent: A One-Lens Approach

March 26, 2014

We constantly hear about the war for talent and talent shortages, and that’s becoming a global discussion point. But sometimes, we make the process more difficult on ourselves by keeping talent pools separate based on where we get them.


Europe’s Agency Work Directive ‘Imbalanced’

March 26, 2014

A European Commission report finds universal, correct application of the Agency Workers Directive among member states, but the president of the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Eurociett) find the results disappointing.