Premier Inc. Awards AMN Healthcare Three-Year Sole Source Contract for Healthcare Staffing

SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), has been awarded a sole source contract with Premier, Inc. to offer healthcare staffing services and workforce solutions to Premier's alliance of approximately 3,400 hospitals and 110,000 other healthcare facilities.

AMN Healthcare CEO Susan Salka

"Premier is a world-class organization and recognized leader, with a steadfast mission to continually advance the standards of patient care delivery. We are proud to become a part of fulfilling that mission," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "As the nation's leader in healthcare staffing, we are excited to share our workforce expertise with Premier and the communities it serves."

AMN Healthcare, the innovator in workforce solutions and the largest, most comprehensive supplier of healthcare staffing services, offers its full suite of healthcare staffing services to Premier, including:

  • Per diem and travel nurse staffing
  • International nurse staffing
  • Per diem and travel allied healthcare staffing
  • Locum tenens staffing
  • Physician permanent placement

AMN Healthcare has grown from a travel-nursing company into the leading workforce solutions and healthcare staffing source for a wide variety of care settings, including world-renowned academic medical centers, multi-site metropolitan and regional health systems, community hospitals, rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities and, increasingly, urgent care and retail care centers. AMN Healthcare provides staffing services and workforce solutions to 80 of the top 100 "Great Hospitals in America" in a recent national survey, and was named by Forbes as one of America's Most Trustworthy Companies.

AMN Healthcare also offers its suite of workforce solutions to Premier's network. These services include:

  • Managed Services Program (MSP)
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)
  • Workforce Consulting
  • EMR Project Staffing

About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare's workforce solutions - including managed services programs, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing and consulting services - enable providers to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes within the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities, and many other healthcare settings. AMN Healthcare disseminates news and information about the Company through its website, which can be found at www.amnhealthcare.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Company based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations, estimates and projections about future events and the industry in which it operates using information currently available to it. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 and its other periodic reports as well as the Company's current and other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Be advised that developments subsequent to this press release are likely to cause these statements to become outdated with the passage of time.

About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier's news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com.  

Contact:
Jim Gogek
Corporate Communications
(858) 350-3209

Finn Partners for AMN Healthcare
amn@finnpartners.com

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SOURCE AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.


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