LENEXA, Kan., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth time in seven years, Modern Healthcare named B.E. Smith the No. 1 healthcare executive search firm in the United States. Modern Healthcare's 2016 annual report ranked the top 29 recruitment firms by number of senior-level healthcare executive placements in 2015. B. E. Smith, a division of AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS), topped the list with 529 successful placements.
"In this era of healthcare transformation, it's vitally important for our clients to find the right executive leaders to help them successfully navigate change and complexity," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "The commitment of B.E. Smith to healthcare organizations and professionals is well-known and well-respected throughout the healthcare industry."
B.E. Smith is the only full-service executive leadership solutions firm committed exclusively to the healthcare industry, providing Interim Leadership and Executive Search services to clients across the healthcare continuum. B.E. Smith's parent company is AMN Healthcare, the nation's leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services.
"It's a privilege for B.E. Smith to serve as the most trusted advisor in recruiting senior healthcare executives," said Mike Supple, Executive Vice President of B.E. Smith. "We are honored to be recognized once again as a leader in this category and remain committed to carefully matching the needs of our clients with the best senior healthcare professionals in the market."
Since 2007, Modern Healthcare has consistently ranked B.E. Smith as one of the top healthcare executive search firms in the country. B.E. Smith previously earned the No. 1 ranking in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2014.
Modern Healthcare is a weekly healthcare magazine and the leading industry publication, ranked No. 1 in readership among healthcare executives. Modern Healthcare's report on healthcare executive recruitment firms is based on self-reported data gathered in a survey conducted annually.
About B.E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, B.E. Smith's personalized placement methodology best matches organizations with professionals to advance clinical, financial and operational performance. B.E. Smith's proven track record includes the placement of more than 6,000 leaders into healthcare organizations nationwide. For more information visit www.besmith.com.
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 modeling, and other consulting services. 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. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com.
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