Medical Solutions Becomes Third-Largest Travel Nurse Staffing Company with Acquisition of OA Nurse Travel from On Assignment

  Medical Solutions Becomes Third-Largest Travel Nurse Staffing Company with
  Acquisition of OA Nurse Travel from On Assignment

 The acquisition will offer additional opportunities and the highest level of
           customer service for more traveling nurses and hospitals

Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb. -- February 19, 2013

Medical Solutions, a leading national healthcare staffing company
headquartered in Omaha, Neb., today announced the acquisition of OA Nurse
Travel from On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). With the finalization of this
deal, the company will employ over 1,000 traveling nurses and become the
third-largest travel nurse staffing company, according to Staffing Industry
Analysts 2012 findings.

This acquisition will enable the company to offer significantly more
assignment locations across the country for traveling nurses. Additionally, it
provides a much larger base of highly skilled and qualified nurses to fill the
needs of its hospital clients more quickly and efficiently. Medical Solutions
will maintain its corporate headquarters in Omaha, Neb. and add offices
strategically located in San Diego, Calif.; Tupelo, Miss.; and Cincinnati,

“We are very excited about the acquisition of OA Nurse Travel. This will
expand the industry-leading customer experience that Medical Solutions
provides to all travelers and hospitals,” stated Scott Anderson, CEO of
Medical Solutions. “The addition of OA Nurse Travel will create the
third-largest travel nurse company—one that is solely focused on meeting and
exceeding the needs of healthcare professionals and our partner healthcare

“Medical Solutions will continue to offer the same level of customer support
we have become known for, and will maintain one of the largest recruiter and
support staffs in the industry,” said Christy Johnston, chief people officer
at Medical Solutions. “The internal company cultures of both groups are very
similar and focused on providing an outstanding customer experience. The
acquisition provides additional opportunities to further develop the combined,
dedicated staff, which has been the primary driver to Medical Solutions being
one of the fastest-growing and best places to work in the industry.”

Steven Francis, co-founder and former longtime Chairman and CEO of AMN
Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AHS), and current chairman of the board for
Medical Solutions stated, "Medical Solutions is a premier Travel Nurse company
which is solely focused on providing the highest quality nurses to its
Healthcare partners. Medical Solutions has an exceptional caliber of team
members, medical professionals, superior technology and a passion to serve the
Travel Nurse industry."

Mr. Francis went on to say, "The positive, team-oriented culture at Medical
Solutions is one that is built on mutual trust and respect. These two elements
are fueling our rapid growthas we continue to pursue companies and
professionals who share our passion for excellence. In my nearly thirty years
of experience in thisindustry, I have never witnessed such a strong culture
that is dedicated to providing such a positive work environment forthe
corporate staff as well as serving its healthcare professionals and
facilities. The two combined companies will bring unique and exciting
opportunities to the Travel Nursing marketplace, and I am excited to be a part
of it. We welcome OA Nurse Travel internal staff and its nurses to our growing

About Medical Solutions
Medical Solutions L.L.C. was one of the first Travel Nurse and Allied
Healthcare staffing companies to be certified by the Joint Commission and has
been continuously certified since 2004. Its focus is on meeting the urgent and
short-term staffing needs of its clients with highly skilled Allied Health
professionals, Nurses and Technologists. Medical Solutions was named one of
the top three staffing firms to work for in Staffing Industry Analyst’s 2012
Best Staffing Firms to Work For, and was also named to the 2012 Inc. 5000 list
of fastest-growing private companies. A nationwide network of travelers allows
Medical Solutions to help its client hospitals continue to provide excellent
patient care amidst a Nursing and Allied Health shortage. Medical Solutions
has contracts with nearly 1,200 client hospitals nationwide and is one of the
fastest-growing companies in the Travel Nursing and Allied Health industry.
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Medical Solution’s private equity Partners:
Tenex Capital Management-
McCarthy Capital Fund V -


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