Jackson Healthcare Acquires Executive Search Firm, Tyler & Company

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jackson Healthcare, the nation's third largest healthcare staffing company, announced the purchase of Tyler & Company, a 35-year-old national firm that recruits healthcare executives for organizations including hospitals, health systems, physician group practices and academic medical centers.

Tyler & Company officially joined Jackson Healthcare on December 1, 2013. Like Jackson Healthcare's other companies, Tyler & Company will continue as an independently run firm. J. Larry Tyler will continue in his role as chairman and CEO. Dennis J. Kain will remain president.

"Larry is one of the most trusted, respected and sought-after healthcare executive consultants in the nation," said Richard L. Jackson, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare. "We are able to offer Tyler & Company a platform for growth that will significantly expand their influence in our industry."

Jackson and Tyler's business relationship began in the 1970s, when they worked for Coker & Associates. In 1978, Jackson purchased Coker's physician search division and Tyler purchased its executive search division, launching both men into industry leadership roles that continue today.

"The associates of Tyler & Company are extremely happy to be partnering with Jackson Healthcare," said Tyler. "We are looking forward to expanding our search practice with the resources that Jackson Healthcare can provide, as well as helping Jackson Healthcare extend its service offerings."

About Jackson Healthcare 

Jackson Healthcare is the third largest healthcare staffing company in the U.S. and serves more than five million patients in over 1,300 healthcare facilities. The company also provides technology solutions that enable total hospital efficiency. Jackson has earned national media coverage by providing innovative solutions to healthcare problems, in addition to championing local, national and international charitable work. Atlanta Business Chronicle has recognized the company as one of theBest Places to Work for seven consecutive years. Visit http://www.JacksonHealthcare.com/about to learn more.

About Tyler & Company

Tyler & Company is a national executive recruitment firm that has placed thousands of healthcare and physician executives in organizations including health systems, hospitals, physician group practices and academic medical centers. Its specialties include healthcare executive search, succession planning, board governance and executive coaching. Headquartered in Atlanta, it also has offices in Pennsylvania, Texas and North Carolina. Celebrating its 35-year anniversary in 2013, the firm is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants. To learn more, visit www.tylerandco.com.

Media Contact: Keith Jennings, Jackson Healthcare, 678-690-7942, kjennings@jacksonhealthcare.com

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