Accountable Healthcare Staffing Acquires MedAscend

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Accountable Healthcare Staffing, Inc., ("AHS") a growing national provider of quality healthcare staffing solutions, announced today that the company has acquired MedAscend.  Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, MedAscend provides physicians, advanced practice and allied health staffing solutions for healthcare providers throughout the United States.

"I am pleased to welcome Jan Casford, and her MedAscend team, to the AHS family.  Having worked with Jan for many years, I look forward to her continuing her legacy of high performance in her new role as Chief Operating Officer of our Allied Division.  It is our objective to continue to build our national Allied staffing business and MedAscend increases both AHS' scale as well as our footprint in Chicagoland.  MedAscend also brings Accountable an Advanced Practice expertise that will complement our new CRNA division. We also look forward to working with the healthcare professionals and new clients that the MedAscend transaction brings to Accountable" stated Robert Adamson, Charman and CEO.

Leo Sheridan, MedAscend's Chief Executive Officer commented, "The creation of MedAscend filled a void in the healthcare staffing marketplace. We used an innovative platform to develop a high-touch, high-sophistication solution for physician, advanced practice, and allied staffing.  We are proud of the progress we made and are pleased to align MedAscend with Accountable as they seek to expand their Illinois presence ."

MedAscend is the tenth acquisition AHS has completed since inception as the Company continues to execute its long-term business plan through a combination of organic initiatives and scale strategic acquisitions.

About Accountable Healthcare Staffing

With over two centuries of combined experience between their Executive Management and Branch Teams, AHS is one of the fastest growing healthcare staffing companies in the U.S.  With offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and Washington, the Company's combined expertise began in the '70s when healthcare staffing was just gaining recognition and momentum.  Today, AHS teams bring together market knowledge and insights that are reshaping service delivery with an emphasis on quality, integrity and clinical excellence.

To learn more about Accountable Healthcare Staffing, visit the Company's website at

Media Contact: Eddie Albert, Accountable Healthcare Staffing, Inc., (231) 946-7100,

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