staffing, locumtenens, and physician permanent placement.
"Hospitals today want to be able to come to one source to get the majority of their overall staffing needs," she said. "That wouldn't have been
in a statement it wanted to add locumtenens services to differentiate it from competitors and to further its stated goal of providing specialty niche services.
Separately, Vedior said it will buy a 70 percent
. On Assignment also completed its $41 million buy of Vista Staffing Solutions Inc., a Salt Lake City-based company that operates a locumtenens business and provides physician search services.
operate under three brands: Club Staffing, Nursefinders and Linde Healthcare/Kendall and Davis, a supplier of locumtenens and physician recruitment services. Club Staffing provides allied health staffing
for improved nurse-patient ratios is ultimately translated into political will, that, too, will drive up demand.
Locumtenens can expect another year of double-digit growth in 2005, and allied healthcare also
recorded a gross profit of $11.5 million, or 28.4% of first quarter revenue, up from $665,000 in the first quarter of 2004. Locumtenens business accounted for about 40% of the company's revenue this quarter