DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AMN) Board Member Andy Stern has been named 2017 Texas Healthcare Trustees (THT) Advocate of the Year. Stern has been a member of the AMN Board of Directors since 2001, serving on the audit and corporate governance committees. Stern was named THT Advocate of the Year in recognition of his leadership, dedication, and commitment in advocating for hospitals, health systems, and the community.
"I'm delighted that Andy's dedication to excellence in corporate governance is being recognized by an industry-leading organization like the Texas Healthcare Trustees," says Susan Salka, President and Director of AMN Healthcare. "Through his board service, Andy has helped to build AMN Healthcare into the innovative and diversified workforce solutions leader that we are today."
In addition to his AMN Healthcare, Stern also serves as a director of Medical City Dallas Hospital, Chairman of the Committee on Governance of the American Hospital Association, and board member for the American Hospital Association PAC and the Texas Hospital Association's HOSPAC.
From 1975 to 1977, he was the Staff Assistant to US President Gerald R. Ford. In 1982, he founded Sunwest Communications, Inc., where he serves as CEO and Chairman of the Board.
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, medical coding and consulting, and other 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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