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TravelMax and Reflectx Awarded The Joint Commission - Gold Seal of Approval(TM)

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 General News J E 4
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LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 20 TravelMax and Reflectx Services national healthcare staffing companies have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) for healthcare staffing services. Both companies underwent on-site reviews of their compliance programs, meeting national standards that address how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff.

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"Healthcare organizations that contract with TravelMax and Reflectx can look to this certification as an assurance that both companies demonstrate a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services," says Michele Sacco, M.S., executive director, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, Joint Commission.

The ongoing shortages of rehabilitation therapists, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals have forced healthcare organizations to increasingly fill positions with temporary workers through contractual arrangements with staffing firms like TravelMax and Reflectx. The Joint Commission's certification program, launched in October 2004, offers an independent evaluation of a staffing firm's abilities to provide competent staffing services.

"Certification recognizes our dedication to providing physical and occupational therapists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied professionals that are qualified to provide safe, high-quality care to patients," says Daryl Dixon, Division President. "We are proud to receive The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(TM). We recognize and value that The Joint Commission sets standards that are not only good for patient, but also good for business."

About The Joint Commission

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of healthcare accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in healthcare organizations. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States. To learn more about The Joint Commission, please visit www.jointcommission.org.

About TravelMax

Founded in 2001, TravelMax is a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, one of the nation's leading providers of temporary healthcare staffing. TravelMax provides travel nurses and allied staff on a contract basis to healthcare facilities nationwide. For more information, contact TravelMax at www.TravMax.com.

About Reflectx Services

Founded in 2001, Reflectx Staffing a division of Maxim Healthcare Services is a unique staffing company that exclusively provides rehabilitation therapy professionals. Recognized in 2007 by Entrepreneur Magazine's "Hot 500" fastest growing small businesses, Reflectx provides travel, per diem and direct placement Physical and, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists to healthcare providers nationwide. For more information, contact www.ReflectxStaffing.com.

SOURCE Maxim Healthcare Services
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