AMN Healthcare CEO Elected to McKesson Corporation Board of Directors

Susan Salka Joins as New Independent Director

Oct 2, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and nation's leader in healthcare staffing services, announced that Susan Salka, AMN President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, has been elected to the McKesson Board of Directors.

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The appointment, effective Oct. 20, 2014, will make Ms. Salka a new independent director to the 11-member board. She will also be a member of McKesson's Audit and Governance committees.

Ms. Salka, who has been a driving force behind AMN's success since joining the company in 1990, has been President and CEO of AMN since 2003 and 2005, respectively. She had served as the Chief Operating Officer of AMN from 2000 to 2005. Formerly on the boards of Beckman Coulter Inc., Playtex Products, University of California San Diego's Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and the BIOCOM Institute, Ms. Salka brings an extensive leadership background in the increasingly important healthcare staffing and workforce solutions sector to her latest director role.

"Joining the Board of Directors of McKesson, one of the most highly respected and innovative healthcare companies in the world, is viewed as great recognition for the entire AMN Healthcare team," Ms. Salka said. "The talented McKesson board and management team are well-known for progressive strategies to continue evolving the company during this era of high velocity change in healthcare."

"Their desire to complement an already highly accomplished board with the expertise from the nation's leader in healthcare workforce solutions recognizes the vital importance of the workforce in our country's healthcare transformation."

About AMN Healthcare

AMN Healthcare is the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare's workforce solutions - including managed services programs, vendor management systems and recruitment process outsourcing - enable providers to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes within the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. The Company provides unparalleled access to the largest network of quality clinicians and physicians through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. Clients include acute-care hospitals, government facilities, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups and many other healthcare settings. AMN Healthcare disseminates news and information about the Company through its website, which can be found at www.amnhealthcare.com.

About McKesson Corporation
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 15th on the Fortune 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. The company partners with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology and business and clinical services.

Contact:

Jim Gogek


Corporate Communications Senior Manager


AMN Healthcare


(858) 350-3209

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