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Jun 25, 2015, 08:00 ET

Doctors Say Affordable Care Act Increasing Cost of Healthcare

 On the eve of a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could impact the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a new survey of American...

May 28, 2015, 13:00 ET

John Bardis Named to Jackson Healthcare Advisory Board

John A. Bardis, founder of MedAssets, Inc. and a healthcare executive with more than 30 years experience, has been named to the board of advisors...

May 08, 2015, 11:36 ET

Two Hospital Leaders Appointed to National Award's Advisory Board

Jill Stowers, with Indiana University Health, and Roxanne Elliott, with FirstHealth of the Carolinas, have joined the advisory board of the...

Feb 17, 2015, 13:33 ET

Six Hospital Programs Awarded for Innovative Community Outreach

From a medical home for foster children to bringing diabetes to rural areas via telehealth, six hospital programs were named Programs of Promise...

Feb 13, 2015, 12:20 ET

Jackson Healthcare Named Healthiest Large Employer in Atlanta

Jackson Healthcare was named Atlanta's Healthiest Large Employer at an awards breakfast presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in partnership...

Feb 09, 2015, 17:04 ET

10 Hospital Programs Awarded For Their Impact On Local Communities

 From street outreach in Burlington, Vermont to a New York City taxi network to infant mortality prevention in Detroit, ten hospital programs...

Nov 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Dr. Stephen A. Martin Appointed to Board of National Hospital Awards Program

 Stephen A. Martin, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H., Executive Director of the Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI), has joined the...

Oct 13, 2014, 15:44 ET

Jackson Healthcare Announces Finalists for Hospital Charitable Services Awards

 Fifty-four finalists were announced for Jackson Healthcare's annual Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program that recognizes...

Oct 08, 2014, 14:36 ET

Jackson Healthcare Names Jonathan Ward VP of Corporate Development

 Jackson Healthcare announced the appointment of Jonathan Ward as Vice President of Corporate Development. In this new role, Ward will...

Sep 17, 2014, 11:30 ET

Jackson Healthcare Named Best Place to Work in 2014 by Atlanta Business Chronicle

 Jackson Healthcare, the nation's third largest healthcare staffing company, was named the best place to work today by the Atlanta Business...

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...

Jul 30, 2013, 16:57 ET
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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...

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....

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,...

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...