DALLAS and SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AMN) President and CEO Susan Salka has been recognized as 2019 CEO of the Year by CEO Connection. Since its inauguration in 2013, the CEO of the Year award honors leaders of mid-market companies for their vision, generosity, and values associated with effective and inspiring leadership.
Salka's award follows her recognition among the CEO Connection Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market list from 2016 to 2018.
"This honor is a wonderful reflection of the thousands of caring, dedicated, and very talented team members who make the AMN Healthcare family so special. Our collective vision and passion makes an impact every day in helping healthcare organizations provide the highest quality patient care and outstanding patient experience," Salka said. "I am humbled to see our team recognized by CEO Connection along with other innovative companies that are dedicated to making a difference through our work and engaging our communities, always keeping our purpose and values at the forefront."
Under Salka's leadership, AMN has become the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and the largest and most diversified healthcare staffing company in the nation. She is an active industry spokesperson in the healthcare and investment community and has been one of the driving forces behind the company's strategic and operational success since joining the company in 1990. Salka is passionate and actively involved in corporate social responsibility and diversity, equality and inclusion. She personally participates in many of the company's community initiatives, including the annual medical and community development mission to the impoverished highlands of Guatemala.
She will be honored at the CEO Connection Mid-Market Awards® Dinner, during the 7th Annual CEOC Mid-Market Convention held Sept. 22-24, 2019, at the Wharton School in Philadelphia.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. AMN delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive labor analytics, mid-revenue cycle management, credentialing solutions, and other services. AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com.
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