SAN DIEGO, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeanette Sanchez, Chief Information Officer for AMN Healthcare, the nation's leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, has been named as one of San Diego's Top Tech Execs.
The 2015 Top Tech Exec Awards, sponsored by San Diego Magazine, Cox Communications and others, celebrate outstanding information technology executives, selected by their peers, who bolster San Diego's business, academic, governmental and non-profit communities and play a key leadership role in keeping companies accelerating on a daily basis.
"We are thrilled that Jeanette has received such a great honor from her peers, but we're not at all surprised," said Susan Salka, CEO of AMN Healthcare. "Today's IT leader must have deep knowledge of multiple fields and Jeanette is simply extraordinary in this regard. She is a thoughtful, strategic and visionary leader in everything she does to help our growing company serve its many and varied clients in a swiftly evolving sector."
Ms. Sanchez joined AMN Healthcare in 2013, after holding executive positions in such Fortune 500 companies as Edwards Lifesciences, Mattel and most recently, CareFusion, where she was responsible for supporting technologies in the Medical Systems operating unit and corporate functions (HR, Finance, Legal, QRA and R&D).
Ms. Sanchez recently received recognition from the California National Diversity Council Most Powerful and Influential Women of California. She serves on the Board of Directors for Mental Health Systems and is a member of HIMSS and Society for Information Management.
"The Top Tech Execs event is a highlight of the year for our field, and I'm deeply gratified that my colleagues have included me among this elite group," Sanchez said. "The real honor is in having the opportunity to learn from my peers and work together to continually improve information technology."
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.
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SOURCE AMN Healthcare