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KPG Healthcare Named in Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

For the 2nd consecutive year, KPG Healthcare Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, Ranking No. 793 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 572%

NEW YORK, August 16, 2017Inc. magazine today ranked KPG Healthcare NO. 793 on its 36th 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.

“KPG Healthcare is delighted to be included on this year’s INC 5000 list”, stated CEO Joe Gossman.  “We are proud of our amazing team for their dedication to deliver outstanding staffing experiences for our healthcare professionals and timely, effective solutions for our clients.  It is exciting to be recognized for the team effort that produced this result.”

The 2017 Inc. 5000, is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 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.

“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.

About KPG Healthcare

KPG Healthcare, based in El Segundo, CA, is a healthcare staffing company that recruits and places registered nurses, allied professionals, 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 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 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.

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National Locum Tenens Week 2017

Happy National Locum Tenens Week!

It’s officially National Locum Tenens Week! Created by the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) for the very first time, Locum Tenens Week is dedicated to the important people behind Locum Tenens.

Growing quickly in recent years, the locum tenens segment of the staffing industry is essential to successful healthcare around the country. Back in the early 1970’s, a federal grant was awarded to University of Utah to provide the medical staffing industry to rural health clinics in underserved locations of the U.S. Proving extremely successful, hospital administrators and doctors starting calling for locum tenens staff assistance.

Now, close to thousands of doctors, physicians and healthcare centers work with locum tenens companies that supply services for outpatient medical centers, hospitals, government and military facilities, community health centers, and more.

This over twenty-year industry has made a real impact in the history of healthcare. From August 14-18, NALTO aims to recognize the important work these nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, and doctors do each day. Whether they serve a couple shifts a year or travel across the country on long-term assignments, locum tenens providers make a profound effect in the lives of patients while ensuring medical centers and facilities are run at top quality performance.

As a member of NALTO, KPG Healthcare is honored to help celebrate the first ever National Locum Tenens Week! How do you get NALTO certified? All NALTO members must operate in accordance with and are held to the top standards of professional conduct that surround business practices and ethics, with a focus on integrity, proficiency, honesty and objectivity.

Your go-to resource for all things Locum Tenens, KPG Healthcare is not only NALTO certified but a high quality, full-service healthcare staffing organization that places and recruits Locum Tenens doctors, nurses, dental providers and more in both permanent and temporary assignments across the nation.

Celebrate the locum tenens at your facility this Locum Tenens Week by acknowledging their essential work and the difference they make in healthcare as a whole!

KPG Healthcare is proud to be your go-to source for healthcare opportunities in the West, specializing in California. Whether you’re interested in travel nursing, per diem, allied, locum tenens or permanent placement, KPG Healthcare is your trusted partner for high quality, rewarding career opportunities. Contact us today!

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Explore San Diego on Assignment with KPG Healthcare

On assignment in San Diego? Check Out These 8 Exciting Places To Explore!

Are you a healthcare professional considering your next move? The perks of travel nursing, locum tenens and per diem are plenty – competitive wages, exploring new settings, and sometimes even paid housing. It’s a great way to save money, focus on important work, and enjoy discovering new cities. Setting off to San Diego? This sunny location wins out in great food, grand views, and beautiful beaches! The perfect location to reside as a traveling professional, this SoCal town is ranked one of the happiest cities in the nation.

If you’re searching for some fun activities and places to explore on the weekends, check out this list of the coolest spots in sunny San Diego!

San Diego Zoo

Whether you’re a fan of giraffes or elephants, discover the wonders of wildlife with animal encounters and interactive experiences at the infamous San Diego Zoo. Founded in 1916, this gigantic zoo has been around for more than 100 years and has been a leader in animal care and conservation since. This remarkable zoo is at the heart of the San Diego experience and an absolute must see for both locals and tourists.

Balboa Park

Balboa Park

Located right by the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park is a must see. Noted as one of the most popular urban parks in the United States, this beautiful sanctuary is packed with an array of attractions throughout, including a carousel, miniature train, Cabrillo bridge, Sefton plaza, the Spanish Village art center, and much more.

La Jolla Cove

The coves are an exquisite combination of a fun beach atmosphere and a relaxing, calm ecological preserve. It is one of San Diego’s most desirable spots for swimming, diving and snorkeling. Explore its sea caves and sea life, such as the coral, sea lions, stingrays and seals or have fun on the beach and soak up the sun while you tan and enjoy the day!

Torrey Pines Natural Reserve

San Diego has a few natural preserves. One of the most widely toured parks is the Torrey Pines natural reserve. It consists of 2,000 acres of coastal state park located in the community of La Jolla off North Torrey Pines Road. Whether you decide to take a hike through it, enjoy a nice stroll, or a steady bike ride, there will be miles of beautiful beaches, elegant trees, and many different birds and park life.

Boat Tours on the Harbor

Enjoy the fantastic view of San Diego’s skyline and sea life by taking a boat tour from right in its harbor! This will give you the perfect outing and overall experience of all the major sites of the cities.

Pacific Beach

Walk the beach, check out Belmont park filled with fair-like activities and rides, and cruise on the boardwalk! Pacific Beach is always packed with a lively crowd, night or day. During the day, this stylish surf town is filled with fun water activities and when the lights go down, the nightlife turns up. Walk down Garnet Avenue and discover the different bars that make up Pacific Beach!

Petco Park

A baseball park located in the downtown area of San Diego, Petco Park doesn’t just hold baseball games. There are year round concerts and events like beer fests, monster jam, and much more! The fun at Petco Park doesn’t just stop there! There are lots of conventions and activities like segway tours, mobile massages and city cruisers waiting for you just outside.

Sunset Cliffs

Whether you do a daytime or afternoon trip, Sunset Cliffs has a wonderful view of the San Diego bay, downtown, and Coronado bridge and to top it all off, there’s an endless amount of of tasty food. Just make sure that if you are planning to go in the afternoon, you stay to watch the sunset – you won’t regret it.

Whether you spend 8 days or 8 weeks in San Diego, experience all that this beachy town has to offer when you’re traveling to different locations!

KPG Healthcare is proud to be your go-to source for healthcare opportunities in the West, specializing in California. Whether you’re interested in travel nursing, per diem, allied, locum tenens or permanent placement, KPG Healthcare is your trusted partner for high quality, rewarding career opportunities. Contact us today!

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