News and Updates

Thursday, December 1, 2016

To say this has been a year packed with change would be a massive understatement. When it comes to healthcare supply chain, I can’t remember a year quite like 2016, and I’ve been a healthcare executive a long time. We saw several of the large national GPO players either merge, rebrand or shift focus (or in some cases, all of the above) to match the demands of legislation, new payment reimbursement models, quality improvement and innovation. This included our national GPO partner of many years, MedAssets.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Over the 45 years APS has served Kansas and Missouri hospitals, the industry has experienced significant growth and change. This year certainly marks some of the largest changes ever seen in the healthcare Group Purchasing Organization market. The merger of VHA, Inc. and University HealthSystem Consortium last year into the newly-formed Vizient combined two power-house organizations.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

APS Staffing has proudly added Aerotek to its diverse agency portfolio. Aerotek is a global leader in administrative and support staffing for many types of industries, including healthcare. Aerotek is the #1 U.S. provider of office and clerical staffing, enjoying partnerships with more than 17,000 companies.

Monday, March 21, 2016

The APS Staffing Program has added a unique solution to help solve your staffing challenges. At a time when demand for nurses is rising due to our aging population and healthcare regulations, hospitals are faced with difficult-to-fill nursing positions. Many hospitals are successfully solving this challenge by recruiting international nurses.