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B.E. Smith Named Modern Healthcare Magazine's Top Executive Search Firm 2017

September 20, 2017

B.E. Smith Named Modern Healthcare Magazine's Top Executive Search Firm

Named Industry's Best for Second Consecutive Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- B.E. Smith is once again the top-ranked healthcare executive search firm in the United States. Modern Healthcare's 2017 annual report ranked the top 25 recruitment firms by number of senior-level healthcare executive placements in 2016.

B.E. Smith, an AMN Healthcare company, topped the list with 515 successful placements.

This is the second consecutive year, and sixth time overall, that Modern Healthcare ranked B.E. Smith as the top healthcare executive search firm in the country. B.E. Smith previously earned the first-place ranking in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2016.

"Excellence in executive placement is vital to success for any healthcare enterprise, and ultimately for the care and safety of patients," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "B.E. Smith is the best in the industry in this critically important service to healthcare organizations, and we are immensely proud to see the B.E. Smith team members recognized year after year for their hard work."

B.E. Smith is the only full-service leadership solutions firm committed exclusively to the healthcare industry, providing Interim Leadership and Permanent Executive Search to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Since 2000, B.E. Smith has supported more than 6,000 leaders in advancing their careers.

About B.E. Smith
Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, B.E. Smith's personalized placement methodology best matches organizations with professionals to advance clinical, financial and operational performance. B.E. Smith's proven track record includes the placement of more than 6,000 leaders into healthcare organizations nationwide. For more information, visit

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

Media Contact: 
Jim Gogek
Corporate Communications
AMN Healthcare
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