SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and largest provider of staffing services in the nation, announced it has received two national accolades from both Novation and Forbes for its commitment to ethical business operations.
"AMN Healthcare is a company centered on our Core Values, which include Respect, Passion, Continuous Improvement, Trust, Customer Focus and Innovation. These Values govern how we work internally and in conjunction with and on the behalf of our valued clients, clinicians and physicians. I am immensely proud of the way the AMN team exemplifies these important tenets, with an utmost focus on ethics and compliance. We are honored to be recognized in this arena by Forbes and Novation," stated Susan Salka, AMN's President and CEO.
AMN was recognized by Forbes as one of the top 100 companies on its 2013 list of America's Most Trustworthy Companies. The ranking is conducted by GMI Ratings, a pioneer in the application of non-traditional risk metrics to investment analysis and risk modeling. According to Forbes, GMI reviews the accounting and governance behaviors of more than 8,000 publicly-traded companies in North America. In assessing each company, GMI considers factors including high-risk events, revenue and expense recognition methods, SEC actions, and bankruptcy risk as indicators of a company's credibility.
AMN recently received Novation's 2013 Compliance & Integrity Award for excellent service. AMN was chosen out of approximately 800 Novation suppliers, based on proven compliance with laws and regulations, avoiding conflicts of interest, providing value through market-leading pricing, exhibiting integrity by standing behind product offerings, demonstrating reliability by ensuring products are available and delivered on time, abiding by the terms and conditions of Novation agreements and submitting timely and accurate reporting and payment. Novation, the leading healthcare supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, LLC, has a long history of industry leading ethical practices. The company earned the coveted Ethics Inside® Certification from Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think tank dedicated to the research and promotion of best practices in corporate ethics and compliance. Novation was also named on Ethisphere's 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies list and is the only company in the healthcare industry to earn both distinctions for three consecutive years.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the 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, and recruitment process outsourcing - 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 largest network of quality clinicians and physicians through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. Clients include acute-care hospitals, government facilities, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups 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.