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Jul 31, 2014, 11:00 ET

Kent Giles to Lead New Telemedicine Company for Jackson Healthcare

Jackson Healthcare today announced Kent Giles as president of its newest operating company, Virtual Medical Staff. Virtual Medical Staff helps...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:50 ET

Jackson Healthcare Acquires Sullivan Healthcare Consulting

 National staffing company, Jackson Healthcare, announced the purchase of Michigan-based Sullivan Healthcare Consulting (SHC), a firm...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:00 ET

Doctors with VA Experience Report Patients Get Worse Care than Private Sector

 Half of the physicians who have experience practicing medicine at the Veterans Administration and the private sector since 2000 say the...

Jun 02, 2014, 08:00 ET

Community Health Improvement Week, June 1-7, 2014

 The Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI) is celebrating Community Health Improvement Week June 1-7. This is the event's third...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Hospital Executives: 32 Percent of Healthcare Costs Due to Defensive Medicine

Hospital administrators estimate that one-third of healthcare costs are the result of tests and treatments that aren't medically necessary and...

Feb 06, 2014, 09:13 ET

Ten Community Programs Named Hospital Charitable Services Award Winners

From medical-legal services for veterans to HIV prevention to using art to help at-risk teens process their feelings, ten charitable programs were...

Dec 04, 2013, 10:23 ET

Jackson Healthcare Acquires Executive Search Firm, Tyler & Company

Jackson Healthcare, the nation's third largest healthcare staffing company, announced the purchase of Tyler & Company, a 35-year-old national...

Nov 19, 2013, 07:00 ET

Survey: Physicians Say Affordable Care Act Will Spike Costs, Impact Care

Physicians say that the Affordable Care Act will increase healthcare costs and reduce access to care, according to a new survey released today by...

Nov 18, 2013, 08:32 ET

Jackson Healthcare Announces Appointment of Shane Jackson as New President

Jackson Healthcare, the nation's third largest healthcare staffing company, today announced the appointment of Shane Jackson as its next...

Oct 03, 2013, 16:02 ET

Forty Finalists Named in Hospital Charitable Service Awards

In a national conference call on Wednesday, October 2, Chairman Charles R. Evans, FACHE, announced the finalists for the Hospital Charitable...

Jul 30, 2013, 16:57 ET
AdvancedPractice.com is the only national healthcare recruitment firm specifically addressing the locum tenens (temporary) and contract-to-hire staffing of Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants.  (PRNewsFoto/Jackson Healthcare)

Advanced Practice Professionals a Factor in Physician Satisfaction, Survey Finds

Forty-two percent of physicians are not happy with their job, according to a 2013 survey by Jackson Healthcare. However, satisfied physicians are...

Jul 16, 2013, 08:00 ET

Jeb Bush Joins Jackson Healthcare Advisory Board

Jackson Healthcare, the nation's third largest healthcare staffing company, announced today that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been appointed a...

Jul 02, 2013, 07:20 ET

Six Hospital Leaders Named to National Awards Program's Advisory Board

Leaders representing six award-winning hospital programs have joined forces as an advisory board for the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a...

Jun 11, 2013, 13:00 ET

Forty-two Percent of Physicians Unhappy with Job

In its latest survey of the nation's physicians, Jackson Healthcare found that 42 percent of practicing physicians are dissatisfied in their job....

Mar 27, 2013, 11:00 ET
We provide healthcare facilities with physicians, nurses and allied health professionals to ensure the delivery of timely, high-quality patient care. Founded by healthcare innovator Richard L. Jackson, Jackson Healthcare is the third-largest healthcare staffing company in the U.S. and serves more than four million patients in over 1,300 healthcare facilities. The company also provides technology solutions that enable total hospital efficiency.  (PRNewsFoto/Jackson Healthcare)

Advanced Practice Providers Satisfied, But Challenges to Profession Loom

Despite high job satisfaction and demand, nurse practitioners and physician assistants report taking on more risks, responsibilities and...

Mar 13, 2013, 06:24 ET
Jackson Healthcare serves more than four million patients in over 1,300 hospitals through its staffing expertise.  (PRNewsFoto/Jackson Healthcare)

Hospitals to Increase Physician Practice Acquisitions This Year

Fifty-two percent of hospitals plan to acquire physician practices in 2013 compared to 44 percent that made such purchases last...

Feb 14, 2013, 00:29 ET
Jackson Healthcare is the creator and sponsor of the Hospital Charitable Services Awards.  (PRNewsFoto/Jackson Healthcare)

Ten Community Programs Named Hospital Charitable Services Award Winners

From boot camps for new fathers to homeless healthcare services to bereavement support for young children, 10 charitable programs were honored for...

Jan 22, 2013, 08:18 ET

Nation's Therapists Taking on Greater Workload

Therapists throughout the country overwhelmingly say they enjoy their profession but at the same time report an escalation of duties and workload,...

Jan 16, 2013, 16:58 ET
Seventy-two percent of the nurses reported that risks loom ahead for the nursing profession.  (PRNewsFoto/Jackson Healthcare)

Nurses Sense Trouble Ahead in Profession, Survey Finds

Nurses throughout the country give high marks to their jobs but anticipate a host of challenges within the coming years, according to a nationwide...

Mar 02, 2005, 00:00 ET

Jackson Healthcare Solutions Hits $100 Million in Revenue

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a sluggish U.S. economy, Jackson Healthcare Solutions has more than quadrupled annual revenues...