Jackson Healthcare can help find physicians to work at hospitals
and help keep track of patients as they enter and leave hospitals.
Its staffing businesses offer job search, recruiting, and placement
services for physicians and other health care professionals;
provide anesthesiologists; and coordinate the work of traveling
nurses. Jackson Healthcare's physician job boards attract thousands
of visitors per month, giving it a reputation for filling openings
quickly. Subsidiary Patient Placement Systems manages patient flow
through the medical system, and Care Logistics provides patient
tracking software. Richard Jackson formed the company in 1978.
Jackson Healthcare operates more than a dozen subsidiaries and
operations units and serves more than 7 million patients spread
throughout 1,300 health care facilities.
Subsidiaries and divisions include Premier Anesthesia, Jackson
Therapy Partners, LucumTenens.com, Jackson Nurse Professionals, and
Jackson & Coker. Other operations include AdvancedPractice.com,
Jackson Surgical Assistants, Jackson Pharmacy Professionals, Tyler
& Company, and Parker HealthcareIT.
Its health care software and technology portfolio is managed by
Care Logistics and Patient Placement Systems.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Jackson Healthcare's growth strategy involves acquiring other
staffing businesses to augment its geographical reach. In 2014 it
purchased Sullivan Healthcare Consulting (SHC), a Michigan-based
firm focused on improving the performance of the hospital's