NASHVILLE, Tennessee—March 4, 2016—Parallon announced today that Brendan A.J. Courtney, chief executive officer of Parallon Workforce Solutions, was named one of the 100 “most influential people in the staffing industry” by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) in its annual North American Staffing 100 list.
As the leading global advisor on the contingent labor industry, SIA selects individuals for the list who have made a significant difference to the industry over the past year, influencing perceptions of talent and how it can be used.
“I am honored to be recognized among the leaders of our industry,” says Courtney. “By advancing excellence in the business of healthcare delivery through innovative approaches to healthcare staffing, we are able to drive better performance for our clients and better outcomes for both patients and the healthcare professionals who serve them.”
Under Courtney’s leadership, Parallon Workforce Solutions was the recipient of SIA’s first Healthcare Staffing Summit Innovation Award for its unique Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (StaRN) program that accelerates both the advanced training and overall supply of qualified nurses. With innovative staffing approaches, including advisory services on labor productivity and scheduling management, Parallon is the nation’s sixth-largest healthcare staffing firm and the No. 1 vendor-neutral managed service provider in the healthcare industry. Parallon also employs the American Staffing Association’s 2015 Healthcare Staffing Employee All-Star Damien Murdoch. More than 20,000 healthcare professionals, working through over 400 healthcare staffing firms, deliver patient care to Parallon clients.
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Parallon Business Solutions, LLC is a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services. Parallon partners with hospitals and healthcare systems to improve their business performance through proven practices in revenue cycle, workforce management, technology and consulting, in addition to group purchasing and supply chain management through Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P. Parallon is dedicated to bringing deep and evolving industry knowledge, a long track record of operational excellence and a broad portfolio of services to all healthcare providers to help them thrive in the communities they serve. Together with its affiliates, Parallon employs more than 28,000 professionals and serves 1,400 hospitals and 22,660 non-acute care providers, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. Visit www.parallon.com or follow @ParallonConnect.
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Parallon and HealthTrust