Jackson Healthcare Acquires Sullivan Healthcare Consulting

Jul 01, 2014, 09:50 ET from Jackson Healthcare

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National staffing company, Jackson Healthcare, announced the purchase of Michigan-based Sullivan Healthcare Consulting (SHC), a firm focused on improving the performance of the hospital's perioperative suite.

For nearly forty years, Sullivan Healthcare Consulting has specialized in perioperative governance, surgery benchmarking, scheduling, staffing, sterile processing, and surgery IT implementation in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers in the United States and Canada. The company also provides operational improvement, and implementation and interim management for perioperative areas, sterile processing departments, and cath labs in hospitals of all sizes across the United States and Canada.

"Randy Heiser and his team will be a complementary service offering to two of our existing operating companies, Premier Anesthesia and Jackson Surgical Assistants," said Richard L. Jackson, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare. "These three companies use an 'evidence-based' approach to improving the primary revenue generating department of hospitals. SHC brings with them an extensive benchmarking database which will allow hospital surgery departments to compare their performance with their peers."

"It is very exciting to begin the newest chapter in SHC's history. I am extremely happy about partnering with one of the most respected companies in healthcare, as are all SHC associates," said Randy Heiser, president and CEO of SHC. "We look forward to expanding both our consulting practice and our interim leadership business with the resources and access to hospitals that Jackson Healthcare can provide."

About Jackson Healthcare 

Jackson Healthcare is one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the U.S., serving more than five million patients in over 1,300 healthcare facilities. The company also provides hospitals with logistical solutions for patient throughput and systemic operational efficiency. Jackson has earned national media coverage by providing innovative solutions to healthcare problems, in addition to championing local, national and international charitable work. Atlanta Business Chronicle has recognized the company as one of the Best Places to Work for seven consecutive years. Visit JacksonHealthcare.com to learn more.

About Sullivan Healthcare Consulting

Sullivan Healthcare Consulting is a surgery consulting and implementation firm that has been working with hospital operating rooms for over 40 years.  The firm provides a wide range of consulting solutions to surgery programs ranging from facility planning to surgery operational improvement and strategic planning.  Sullivan also has an active surgery interim direction program that provides proven leadership to OR's of all sizes. Visit sullivanhc.net to learn more.


SOURCE Jackson Healthcare