endorses the National Association of Healthcare Travel Organizations (NATHO) to help support the travel nursing community through a standard of conduct that promotes ethical business practices in the healthcare staffing industry. (, one of the largest and fastest growing free online communities for nursing professionals, today announced its endorsement of National Association of Healthcare Travel Organizations (NATHO). NATHO ( is a non-profit association of travel healthcare organizations, founded in 2008 to promote ethical business practices in the travel healthcare industry, setting the gold standard for conduct that is aligned among member agencies on behalf of travel healthcare candidates and clients.

As a component of this endorsement, NATHO will help to educate members regarding careers in healthcare travel, and the staffing organizations that provide them with travel opportunities, to help ensure that nurses make informed decisions on their career choices and the firms they work with.

“We’re very pleased to endorse NATHO in its mission to support the travel healthcare community,” said Jenny SolCruz, VP of Community for “ was founded to empower nurses through opportunities and encouragement, and the information and services that NATHO provides to travel healthcare professionals are in the spirit of these goals.”

Mark Stagen, President and Founding Member of NATHO said, “We’re excited to work with to provide support to the travel nursing community. has an audience reach of hundreds of thousands of nurses. The more we educate the nursing community on the standards of practice and conduct we’ve set within our member healthcare travel staffing organizations, the better off travelers, staffing firms and their clients will be in terms of satisfaction with the healthcare travel industry experience.”

The endorsement of NATHO also extends to its sister site, (, a free online community for allied therapy professionals.

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Based in Charlotte, NC, is one of the fastest-growing, free online professional communities for nurses. Specializing in unique nursing lifestyle, career and professional development information,’s mission is to empower the nursing community by providing top-quality original content from experts, interactive web-based social media tools, and value-added services through key strategic partnerships in a variety of nursing and lifestyledisciplines.

As the companion healthcare community Web site to, serves therapy professionals by providing top-quality original content from experts, online media tools, and value-added services through key strategic partnerships in a variety of therapy-related disciplines. 


For the first time in history, business leaders in the Travel Healthcare industry have come together to form the National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations (NATHO – As a professional association, NATHO was created to provide healthcare organizations with high standards of service and to represent the industry as a whole.

NATHO members are held to a strict code of ethics that was developed specifically for the Travel Healthcare industry. It is important for Travel Healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities to keep this in mind when selecting a company to provide services.