Medfinders, Inc. (formerly Nursefinders, Inc.), one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing providers, today announced it has signed an agreement with VHA Texas, a regional health care system of VHA Inc., to be the preferred provider of clinical vendor managed services for its more than 70 member hospitals located throughout Texas. Under the terms of the agreement, VHA Texas members can contract with Medfinders to oversee their agency staffing needs for nurses and other health care professionals.
“VHA Texas is committed to providing its members with industry-leading services and aggregated buying programs that will ultimately help them enhance their clinical and financial performance,” says Geoff Brenner, president and chief executive officer of VHA Texas.
Bob Livonius, CEO of Medfinders, commented, “We are proud to be recognized by VHA Texas and look forward to a partnership we know will deliver invaluable results to VHA Texas members.”
VHA Texas members will benefit from a range of services, including Medfinders' SingleSource®, the nation's largest provider of healthcare managed staffing programs. The program includes proprietary software technology, dedicated clinical support and a recruiting and staffing program that consists of a national network of approximately 400 subcontracted local and national medical staffing agencies. Members may also contract with Medfinders and its subsidiaries for temporary needs such as per diem, short-term contract, travel and temp-to-perm health care personnel.
According to Medfinders Regional Vice President Skip Lowe, “The decision by VHA Texas to pursue a preferred supplier partnership demonstrates their dedication to helping their members succeed through collaborative efforts.”
VHA Texas, based in Plano, Texas, is a regional health care system of VHA Inc. Through internal and external collaboration and a common vision, the organization develops strategies and business opportunities to meet the needs of its members and the communities they serve.
VHA Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is a national health care alliance that provides industry-leading supply chain management services and supports the formation of regional and national networks to help members improve their clinical and economic performance. With 16 offices across the U.S., VHA has a track record of proven results in serving more than 1,400 not-for-profit hospitals and more than 23,000 non-acute care organizations nationwide.
Medfinders Inc., based in Arlington, TX, provides nursing, allied healthcare and physician placement services through its Nursefinders, Nursefinders Travel, Club Staffing, National Healthcare Staffing, Resources on Call, TVL Healthcare, Linde Healthcare, and Kendall & Davis brands. Nursefinders’ Patient Care Division also provides home care services in 25 U.S. markets. Through its SingleSource Division, Medfinders is the largest provider of healthcare managed staffing programs (MSPs) in the industry. The company has approximately $500 million in gross billings and more than 100 offices across the U.S. and places more than 18,000 health care professionals in health care assignments each year. Medfinders is a portfolio company of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (“GS”). To learn more about Medfinders, please visit www.medfinders.com.
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