Advantage Medical Professionals initially earned Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® in Health Care Staffing Services Certification in 2009 for the New Orleans office and Travel department. Company-wide Advantage has aligned its practices and procedures to follow joint Commission compliance. Earning this certification demonstrates Advantage’s commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals.

The Joint Commission Health Care Staffing Services Certification is the gold standard in evaluation for the staffing industry. Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with national standards that assess how health care staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of staff, placement of staff, and how they monitor performance. Compliance with the criteria is intended to improve the quality of health care and increase patient safety.

“Advantage Medical Professionals has demonstrated its commitment to providing quality health care staffing services to health care organizations as evidenced by its achievement of Joint Commission certification,” said Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission. “We recognize and commend Advantage Medical Professionals for its efforts to provide a safe, high-quality standard of service.”

“Advantage Medical Professionals is pleased to receive certification from The Joint Commission, the premier quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” added Joe Spitale, president & CEO, Advantage. “Health Care Staffing Certification demonstrates our commitment and accountability to clients and the health care professionals we employ. Certification establishes, defines and measures delivery on key functional areas and performance measures across the entire industry.”


The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided in certified organizations. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

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