Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) September 12, 2007
Jackson Healthcare Solutions (JHS) has named Scott L'Heureux president and chief executive officer of Jackson Therapy Partners (http://www.jacksontherapy.com/). L'Heureux will manage operations and strategic business development for the Orlando-based firm, which provides physical, occupational and speech therapists and similarly allied professionals to hundreds of healthcare facilities across the United States.
"Scott L'Heureux helped me build Surgical Information Systems from the ground up into a major healthcare software firm," said JHS Chief Executive Officer Richard L. Jackson. "He offers the leadership ability required to motivate and nurture top talent and the business acumen necessary to deliver outstanding results. We are thrilled to welcome him back into the Jackson Healthcare Solutions family of companies."
Most recently L'Heureux served as president of EnableSoft, a leading provider of business efficiency software. Before joining EnableSoft, he was president and chief executive officer of Surgical Information Systems (SIS), a leading provider of integrated surgery management systems founded in 1996. In February 2006 Jackson Healthcare Solutions (http://www.jacksonhealthcare.com/) sold SIS in a management buyout backed by Vista Equity Partners.
A recognized leader in shaping healthcare business and technology for more than 15 years, L'Heureux has held management roles with McKesson, IBAX Healthcare (a subsidiary of IBM and Baxter) and Pharmacia Upjohn (now Pfizer) Pharmaceuticals. He has served on numerous external boards and advisory committees and is a current or past member of professional organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
L'Heureux holds bachelor and masters degrees in finance and management from Georgia State University and is a business professor at Seminole Community College. A native Central Floridian, L'Heureux currently lives with his family in Winter Springs.
About Jackson Therapy Partners
Jackson Therapy Partners provides highly qualified physical, occupational and speech therapists and similarly allied professionals to supplement staff at hospitals and nursing homes across the country. JAS has 30 Orlando-based employees, along with more than 200 allied clinicians providing rehabilitative care in all 50 states.
About Jackson Healthcare Solutions
Founded by healthcare pioneer Richard L. Jackson, Jackson Healthcare Solutions addresses the two biggest challenges facing healthcare today: finding the right people and delivering the right information at the right time. The JHS family of companies provides credentialed clinicians, and also develops healthcare software applications that can help hospitals improve clinical and financial outcomes and increase operational efficiency.
With approximately 300 associates in Alpharetta, Ga., and 400 nationally, JHS serves more than three million patients in some 1,000 hospitals each year. With a 62-percent compound annual growth rate between its founding in 2000 and year-end 2006, the company ranked number 7 on Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Pacesetters" list of Atlanta's fastest-growing companies in April 2007, having made the list in both 2005 and 2006. JHS also was included in Entrepreneur magazine's "Hot 500" in July 2007 and in the just-introduced "Inc. 5000" last month. The company has just been notified it will be among Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Best Places to Work" in late September.
The firm's operating entities include LocumTenens.com (http://www.locumtenens.com/), Premier Anesthesia (http://www.premieranesthesia.com/), Jackson & Coker (http://www.jacksoncoker.com/, Travel Nurse Solutions (http://www.tnsnurse.com/StatCom (http://www.statcom.com/) and Patient Placement Systems (http://www.patientplacement.com/default.aspx).