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2014-09-17 12:27:34

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Healthcare, the nation's third largest healthcare staffing company, was named the best place to work today by the Atlanta Business Chronicle at a breakfast attended by the state's leading business leaders at the Georgia World Congress Center. For seven consecutive years Jackson Healthcare has ranked among the very top leaders of large businesses by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. This is the first year that the publication has given the...

2014-07-31 12:29:10

ATLANTA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson Healthcare today announced Kent Giles as president of its newest operating company, Virtual Medical Staff. Virtual Medical Staff helps hospitals and other healthcare providers improve patient access to a staff of physicians who work remotely via telemedicine. Giles brings more than 30 years of leadership experience and a successful track record of partnering with physicians to develop new models of care that improve patient access,...

2014-07-01 12:27:49

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...

2014-06-24 12:28:17

National Survey by Jackson Healthcare Studies Physicians' Experiences with the Veterans Administration ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of the physicians who have experience practicing medicine at the Veterans Administration and the private sector since 2000 say the quality of care is worse in the VA system, according to a national survey of more than 1,500 doctors conducted by Jackson Healthcare. Fifty percent of the doctors who have practiced at the VA and in the private sector...

2014-06-02 08:29:43

ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI) is celebrating Community Health Improvement Week June 1-7. This is the event's third annual celebration. Community Health Improvement Week is a national event to raise awareness and increase understanding of community health improvement activities and the people and organizations that lead them. The week's primary intent is to highlight the value that community health professionals...

2014-04-08 08:32:27

ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital administrators estimate that one-third of healthcare costs are the result of tests and treatments that aren't medically necessary and ordered to prevent lawsuits, according to a new survey by Atlanta-based Jackson Healthcare. Ninety-four percent of survey participants affirmed that the practice of defensive medicine drives up healthcare costs in the U.S. They also estimated an average of 57 percent of physicians practice defensive...

2014-02-06 08:29:47

ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- From medical-legal services for veterans to HIV prevention to using art to help at-risk teens process their feelings, ten charitable programs were honored for their community impact and named Programs of Excellence through the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program presented by Jackson Healthcare. The awards were presented at a dinner in Atlanta to representatives from hospital community programs serving urban areas such as Miami,...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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