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GHR Awarded Healthcare Staffing Certification from The Joint Commission

Aug 6, 2018 10:38:00 AM / by Editor

Dallas, TX, August 6, 2018 – GHR Healthcare announced today that their acute care divisions, General Healthcare Resources and GHR Travel Nursing, earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing Services Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing qualified and competent healthcare professionals.

“It is so rewarding to have our quality and compliance standards recognized in this way,” said Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare. “We believe that The Joint Commission certification is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to provide the hospitals we serve with compliant, qualified nurses they can depend on. Each and every time.”

Both General Healthcare Resources and GHR Travel Nursing divisions underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s performance.

“General Healthcare Resources and GHR Travel Nursing have demonstrated their commitment to providing quality healthcare staffing services to healthcare organizations as evidenced by their achievement of Joint Commission certification,” said Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. “We recognized and commend both groups for their effort

The Joint Commission’s certification program, launched in October 2004, offers an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s abilities to provide competent staffing services. Certification recognizes a company’s dedication to providing nurses who are qualified to provide safe, high-quality care to patients.

General Healthcare Resources provides Registered Nurses and LPN/LVNs for acute care hospitals across the Northeast and Southwest through their Plymouth Meeting, PA and Dallas, TX locations, while GHR Travel Nursing provides acute care support across the United States.


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About GHR Healthcare, General Healthcare Resources and GHR Travel Nursing

GHR Healthcare is the parent company to a family of operating brands focused on healthcare and community-based staffing. Through acquisition and organic expansion, the company includes 10 locations and 2 national divisions, providing travel nursing, per diem nursing, allied, pharmacy, human services, education, healthcare IT, and direct hire support nationwide. General Healthcare Resources is based in Plymouth Meeting, PA and GHR Travel Nursing is based in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit

The Joint Commission

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at

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