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KPG Healthcare Appears on the Inc. 5000 list for 3rd Consecutive Year!

Inc. Magazine Unveils 37th Annual List of

America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

For the 3rd consecutive year, KPG Healthcare Appears on the Inc. 5000 list,

Ranking No. 947 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 522%

NEW YORK, August 15, 2018Inc. magazine today ranked KPG Healthcare NO. 947 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. KPG Healthcare joins the ranks of companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names that gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000 over the years.

“We are very proud to be included in the Inc. 5000 for the third straight year,” stated President and CEO Joe Gossman.  “Our people make this possible.  The dedication of our amazing team to deliver outstanding staffing experiences for our healthcare professionals and timely, effective solutions for our clients is unparalleled.  It is exciting to be recognized for the team effort that produced this result.”

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.  Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, its unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

About KPG Healthcare

KPG Healthcare, based in El Segundo, CA, is a healthcare staffing company that recruits and places registered nurses, allied professionals, and physician providers in temporary and permanent assignments throughout the country.  Intently focused on delivering exceptional service in every placement and over the long term, KPG has built the best relationships in the industry.  Since its founding in 2011, KPG Healthcare continually has been certified by the Joint Commission, and in 2016 was named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ Best Staffing Firms to Work For.  Visit kpghealthcare.com to learn more.

CONTACT: KPG Healthcare, info@kpghealthcare.com

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.‘s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

See our ranking on Inc.com: https://www.inc.com/profile/kpg-healthcare

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Guess What Week It Is?

This week is a special week and if you don’t know why, we’ll tell you! It’s National Locum Tenens Week! The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) has dedicated this week to celebrate all of the hard workers who play a huge role in our healthcare system. NALTO assists Locum Tenens in maintaining the highest standard of care for the many patients they see every day and in being the backbone of Locum Tenens employment. KPG Healthcare is happy to be a part of NALTO with many Locum Tenen opportunities available!

 

What is a Locum Tenen?

Locum Tenen is Latin for “to hold the place of”, and these health professionals do just that. Over 90% of medical facilities use Locum Tenens (temporary physicians) and they are just as important as regular physicians. They are so vital in meeting our community’s medical needs when the gaps need to be filled and take excellent care of every patient. We want to commemorate them for their hard work and dedication to taking care of patients everywhere. 

Why the Healthcare Industry Needs Locum Tenens

The healthcare industry is currently experiencing a shortage in physicians on a national level and it’s due to the immense amount of growth and increased aging of the population. A study conducted byAAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) “shows a projected shortage of between 42,600 and 121,300 physicians by the end of the next decade.”

This shortage poses great risk to the industry and patients, as it takes a minimum of 10 years to train a physician. That is where Locum Tenens come in. With various hospitals experiencing gaps in the necessary amount of physicians on staff, a locum tenen is the solution and serves as a temporary filler and can be the main factor to saving more lives.

Why Physicians Love Locum Tenen Employment

First and foremost, being a Locum Tenen means having a very flexible work schedule. It is not often in the medical industry that you have the chance to pick and choose what assignments you want to take. However, being a locum tenen physician, it is that easy and works out especially well if …

  • You’re a parent that is tired of being confined to a schedule that doesn’t allow you to be there for school plays, soccer games or during Christmas Break.
  • You’re a mid-career physician who is now looking to do more traveling and have a chance to see the world.
  • You are a full-time physician looking to pick up locum tenen shifts part-time to more quickly get out of medical school debt.
  • You just finished your residency and are test-driving where you want to live and what you want your work life to consist of

You might think to yourself, “I like stability and without a steady schedule  I won’t feel comfortable”. KPG Healthcare Provider Services works to find an employment situation that caters to your needs best and your schedule doesn’t have to be sporadic in nature. Being able to choose your own hours is liberating and makes work-life balance so easy, something that is typically difficult in our industry.

If you’re thinking of making the switch to the Locum Tenen lifestyle or simply picking up extra shifts in addition to your full-time job, KPG Healthcare Provider Services staffs in various specialties from Anesthesiologists, Pediatrics, General Surgeons, Family Medicine Physicians and more! Bookmark our ‘Jobs‘ page to stay in the loop on opportunities or get connected with one of our awesome recruiters via our website who can further help as well.

Your partner in high quality and rewarding healthcare staffing,

KPG Healthcare Provider Services

 

 

 

 

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7 Nursing Blogs You Should Know About

With so many blogs out there for nurses and medical practitioners, it can be hard to know where to start and which are worth your while! From personal wellness to financial advising to tips for students – we at KPG have compiled the ultimate list of nursing blogs for posts on just about everything!

 

The Balanced Nurse

The Balanced Nurse is ran by Eileen Spillane who has 25 years of experience all over the medical field. Her blog aims to help other nurses to become balanced too, covering topics from mindfulness to meditation to finding the right ratio between work and a personal life. This blog is a great read for holistic nurses or those looking to learn how to decompress.

 

The Nerdy Nurse

This blog has just about everything any nurse would ever need… Brittany Wilson (BSN, RN) provides fellow nurses with blog posts on things like how to become a nurse, issues in nursing, technology, social media, personal health, how to start your own nursing blog, and much more. It’s one of our favorites and we know you’ll love it too!

 

Nursing From Within

Elizabeth Scala (MSN/MBA, RN) is a psychiatric nurse turned motivational speaker with a blog full of insight for tired and burnt out nurses. Her posts and videos aim to teach fellow healthcare professionals how to re-love their practice. Her goal is to improve your mental, physical, and emotional health in order to flourish in your career.

 

Meg For It

While not primarily about nursing, Meg For It is an up-and-coming lifestyle blog with a great section of nursing blog posts. She talks about juggling parenthood and a nursing career, products for nurses, and her candid experience in the field. It’s worth checking out the rest of her site too, though! She also has posts on yoga, motherhood, food recipes, and (perfect for all of our travel RNs…) travel!

 

Nurse Money Talk

Nurse Thomas Uzuegbunam’s blog, Nurse Money Talk, is your new favorite spot for financial and career advice. His topics include everything you’d need to know – starting a new job, quitting a current job, resume writing, budgeting, goal setting, types of salaries, personal branding, life after nursing school, and just about anything else you can think of.

 

Nurse Alice

Nurse Alice is a critical care and ER nurse that has taken to her personal blog and televised news to teach you about wellness and other topics! Her content is not just for nurses either, she talks about current products or issues in the medical field that patients and practitioners alike will find interesting.

 

The Nurse Speak

Calling all med students! The Nurse Speak is the blog for you. Damion Jenkins is a teacher, tutor, and mentor for nursing students with a blog full of helpful posts to make the process a little easier and give students tools to succeed. To top it all off, Damion even offers personal mentoring and tutoring sessions to interested students.

We hope you love these blogs as much as we do! Also, don’t forget to check out the rest of our own posts… we’ve got tons of content especially for our travel nurses and if you’re interested in becoming one, we can help with that too! Head over to our “Jobs” section when you’re ready to kickstart your travel nursing or allied career. Don’t forget to check out our instagram too, we’d love to hear what blogs you’d add!

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