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Health Care Evolution Is Driving Staffing Industry Transformation

Faller, Marcia PhD, RN; Gogek, Jim MA

doi: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000185
Original Articles

The powerful transformation in the health care industry is reshaping not only patient care delivery and the business of health care but also demanding new strategies from vendors who support the health care system. These new strategies may be most evident in workforce solutions and health care staffing services. Consolidation of the health care industry has created increased demand for these types of services. Accommodating a changing workforce and related pressures resulting from health care industry transformation has produced major change within the workforce solutions and staffing services sector. The effect of the growth strategy of mergers, acquisitions, and organic development has revealed organizational opportunities such as expanding capacity for placing physicians, nurses, and allied professionals, among other workforce solutions. This article shares insights into workforce challenges and solutions throughout the health care industry.

AMN Healthcare, San Diego, California.

Correspondence: Jim Gogek, MA, AMN Healthcare, 12400 High Bluff Dr, San Diego, CA 92130 (

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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