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Susan Salka

Chief Executive Officer

AMN Healthcare Inc.

12400 High Bluff Dr.
San DiegoCA92130

Some 24 years into her career at AMN Healthcare Services Inc., President and CEO Susan Salka still feels “blessed and fortunate” to be with the health care staffing company, even as new and greater challenges face the health care industry.
AMN Healthcare’s recent research shows that 78 percent of hospital executives see a nationwide shortage of physicians.

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With Salka at the helm, AMN Healthcare grows market share

In the 20 years since Susan Salka joined AMN Healthcare Services Inc., the health care staffing company has worked to expand its services and diversify its work force. Salka said one of the most pivotal advances happened just this year: AMN’s acquisition of Texas-based Medfinders, entering AMN into the business of home health care services. The deal was valued at about $185 million.

CEO, AMN Healthcare Services Inc.

Some 24 years into her career at AMN Healthcare Services Inc., President and CEO Susan Salka still feels “blessed and fortunate” to be with the health care staffing company, even as new and greater challenges face the health care industry.

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