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December 18, 2014

AMN Healthcare to buy Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis for $82.5m

US-based AMN Healthcare Services has signed an agreement with healthcare and technology workforce solutions holding company OGH to acquire Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis for around $82.5m.

US-based AMN Healthcare Services has signed an agreement with healthcare and technology workforce solutions holding company OGH to acquire Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis for around $82.5m.

AMN Healthcare president and CEO Susan Salka said: "This acquisition will enable us to increase the fill rates of our clients’ critical staffing needs.

"As a combined company, we are immediately growing our talent pool of quality clinicians and physicians and adding experienced sales and service team members."

"This acquisition will enable us to increase the fill rates of our clients’ critical staffing needs."

Onward Healthcare provides healthcare staffing to hospitals, outpatient clinics, magnet facilities, long-term care facilities and schools.

Locum is specialised in placing physicians in temporary assignments across the nation, and is said to be one of the fastest growing locum tenens recruitment firms.

Medefis offers vendor management services (VMS) technology for hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country.

OGH CEO and founder Kevin Clark said: "We are pleased that AMN will carry on the legacy of Onward Healthcare, Locum Leaders and Medefis. Under AMN’s leadership, we are confident these brands will continue their success in the market, which was built around best-in-class customer service and support."

Subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, the transaction is expected to be completed by mid-January 2015.

AMN Healthcare provides healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, and its clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centres, and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centres, home health facilities.

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