Health Carousel Acquires Next Medical Staffing

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Pictured above (left to right): Andrew Simon (Director, Strategy and Corporate Development – Health Carousel); Bill DeVille (CEO – Health Carousel); Stacey Stanley (President – NEXT Medical Staffing); Ty Nelson, (VP of Operations – Health Carousel); and Lair Kennedy (Chairman of the Board – Health Carousel)

Health Carousel’s first acquisition part of continuing growth strategy; increases market share in nurse travel staffing and adds locum tenens physician staffing to the company’s service offerings

CINCINNATI – November 3, 2015 – Health Carousel, a leading provider of workforce solutions for healthcare, today announced the acquisition of Dayton, Ohio-based Next Medical Staffing. The acquisition is part of the company’s growth strategy, which includes expanding services and market share through acquisition of complementary high quality staffing companies. As a result of Next joining Health Carousel’s family of brands, the company adds scale to its existing nurse travel staffing business, adds locum tenens physician and nurse practitioner staffing to its service offerings and increases the number of healthcare professionals on assignment across the United States by 25 percent.

Next’s team will maintain its Dayton office and operate as a separately branded division of Health Carousel. Next founder and President Stacey Stanley will remain the leader of Next, joining the Health Carousel executive team as division president.

“We are very impressed with the Next team and believe they are a great addition to our company. We have similar cultures, working philosophies, and a shared commitment to customer and employee satisfaction,” said Bill DeVille, Health Carousel’s CEO. “The combination of services offered by Next immediately broadens Health Carousel’s menu of services, while Next’s travel staffing business adds scale and a second nurse travel recruiting brand. Our plan is to support Next’s growth by providing resources to hire and train additional internal staff, expand their marketing initiatives, and access to a more robust back-office infrastructure.”

“Health Carousel has a stellar reputation in the healthcare staffing industry, and this is a great opportunity to join forces and expand on what we have built here at Next,” said Stanley. “Joining Health Carousel allows us to maintain our brand and the continuity of our staff and provides the resources to accelerate our growth. Together, we can better serve our customers and clinical staff members and offer enhanced career opportunities for our employees. Health Carousel’s leadership team has a compelling vision for the future. We are thrilled to help make that vision a reality.”

DeVille added, “Our goal is to be considered among the top healthcare staffing companies in the country. We plan to achieve this goal by serving our clients and employees well, growing our current businesses, and expanding our portfolio of service offerings through strategic acquisitions of great companies like Next. We are excited to have Stacey and the Next team as part of the Health Carousel family. Together, we are a stronger business that is poised for tremendous growth.”

About Health Carousel

Health Carousel is the parent company of Tailored Healthcare Staffing, PassportUSA and now, Next Medical Staffing. Health Carousel is a Joint Commission Certified company that supports leading hospital systems, long-term care and rehab facilities, outpatient facilities, and home health agencies with travel staffing, international contract-to-hire staffing, and professional search services. Currently, more than 500 working healthcare professionals from Health Carousel are working in 38 states across the United States. In addition to its headquarters in Cincinnati, the company has an affiliate office in Dayton, Ohio and Manila, Philippines. For more information, visit www.healthcarousel.com.

About Next Medical Staffing

Next Medical Staffing is a Joint Commission Certified healthcare staffing company based in Dayton, Ohio. Next was founded in 2009, and provides nurse travel staffing, locum tenens staffing, and direct placement services for registered nurses, physicians, advanced practice professionals, and allied healthcare professionals. Our client organizations include some of America’s leading healthcare institutions, including federal government healthcare facilities. For more information, visit www.nextmedicalstaffing.com.

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Health Carousel Contact Information:
Name: Andrew Simon, Director of Strategy and Corporate Development
Health Carousel
Phone: 513-872-4750
Email: andrew.simon@healthcarousel.com

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