Supplemental Health Care Earns Joint Commission Certification

Healthcare Staffing Provider Expands Commitment to Compliance

PARK CITY, UTAH – Oct. 20, 2011 – Supplemental Health Care, a national provider of workforce  solutions for healthcare organizations, today announced it has attained the Gold Seal of Approval™  for healthcare staffing services certification from the Joint Commission. This achievement demonstrates the company’s dedication to streamlining its compliance efforts across more than 60 local offices and five national travel divisions.

In previous years, Supplemental Health Care provided Joint Commission certified services through a selection of its corporate business lines. With enterprise-wide certification, all of the organization’s local offices and national divisions will be covered with the healthcare staffing services certification.

“Since its inception, Supplemental Health Care has maintained standards that ensure our productivity and govern our daily processes,” said Janet Elkin, President and CEO at Supplemental Health Care. “Securing certification from the Joint Commission underscores our commitment to quality, and allows our clients to remain confident in our efforts to hold healthcare compliance and patient care in the highest regard.”

The Joint Commission established the healthcare staffing certification program in 2004 to evaluate the competency of a staffing company’s services for its facility partners. With this esteemed distinction, Supplemental Health Care is prepared to uphold thorough protocols that safeguard the health and safety of patients at its client facilities.

“The Joint Commission’s healthcare staffing services certification provides a strategic structure for our office and field operations,” said Sally Porter, Vice President of Quality and Clinical Services at Supplemental Health Care. “We are equipped with the knowledge and resources necessary to fulfill regulatory requirements, continually improve our internal procedures and effectively manage our risk reduction efforts throughout our entire enterprise.”

Supplemental Health Care is one of the most prominent healthcare staffing providers employing clinicians, therapists and physicians nationwide. The company also services clients that manage a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, skilled nursing, home health, education and outpatient facilities.


About Supplemental Health Care

Since its inception in 1984, Supplemental Health Care has served as a comprehensive workforce solutions provider that delivers customized strategies to address staffing challenges faced by healthcare organizations nationwide. Leveraging a selection of business solutions such as Recruitment Process OutsourcingManaged Services, PRN Pool Management and Contingent Staffing, Supplemental Health Care utilizes its deep staffing expertise to deliver wide ranging workforce strategies that afford organizations better access to skilled clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals.

Headquartered in Park City, Utah, Supplemental Health Care’s maintains an extensive local office network of more than 55 offices in major U.S. markets and five fully-integrated national divisions: Travel Nursing, Travel Therapy, Supplemental Physicians, Direct Hire and Advanced Practice.