SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare, the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation, received a prestigious honor from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Governance Services. Last night, at the 2nd Annual Governance, Risk and Compliance Leadership Awards, AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS) was named the winner of "Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program at a Small to Mid-Cap Company," and was a finalist for "Exemplary CD&A for Compensation Committee."
The GRC Leadership Awards celebrate and recognize exemplary companies and individuals exceeding the requirements of governance, regulation, and compliance; aiming for and obtaining excellence in their respective fields; and serving as models for other companies to emulate.
"In the healthcare industry, the importance of transparency, properly assessing risk and conducting business ethically cannot be understated," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "We are most gratified to be recognized by such an authority as the New York Stock Exchange Governance Services for something we view as a fundamental value of our business."
The top award for Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program at a Small to Mid-Cap Company states that AMN Healthcare "demonstrates that governance, risk, and compliance issues are top of mind. Solid policy and training methods are in place, assuring that industry and regulatory best practice permeate the organization."
In addition, AMN was finalist for Exemplary CD&A (Compensation Discussion and Analysis) for Compensation Committee. This award states that "mindful that expectations regarding transparency and full disclosure are constantly rising, this company produces a superior CD&A that satisfies the most demanding shareholder, providing clear rationale for all pay decisions and persuading shareholders that the company has instituted a pay model that is properly aligned with its unique strategic objectives."
For more information on AMN Healthcare, please visit www.amnhealthcare.com, and connect with AMN on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter at @AMNHealthcare. For more updates and photos from the awards gala, search Twitter for #CorpGovAwards.
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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