Company Strengthens Executive Team with Addition of Experienced Executive to Handle Legal Affairs.
Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) January 6, 2009 -- Jackson Healthcare (JH) announced that Dennis J. Stockwell has joined the executive team of Jackson Healthcare as General Counsel. At Jackson Healthcare, Dennis will be responsible for all legal affairs including general corporate compliance, client and non-client contracting, and intellectual property including patents and trademarks.
"The addition of Dennis provides additional depth to our management team and fills a significant need as our company continues to grow organically and through acquisitions. Dennis brings a broad base of experience to JH, having handled wide-ranging legal issues in public and private companies" stated Richard L. Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare.
Prior to coming to Jackson Healthcare, Dennis was the General Counsel of TurboChef Technologies, Inc. and PracticeWorks, Inc., both publicly traded companies, and he previously was a corporate and securities attorney with the law firm of Kilpatrick Stockton LLP in Atlanta. He earlier served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Dennis graduated from Harvard Law School, received a masters degree from the University of Rhode Island, and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the U. S. Naval Academy.
About Jackson Healthcare
Founded by healthcare pioneer Richard L. Jackson, Jackson Healthcare addresses the two biggest challenges facing healthcare today: finding the right people and delivering the right information at the right time. The JH family of companies provides clinician staffing, anesthesia management and healthcare information technology solutions proven to improve clinical and financial outcomes and increase operational efficiency.
With over 400 associates in Alpharetta, Ga., and a total of 600 nationally, JH serves more than three million patients in some 1,000 hospitals each year. With a 53-percent compound annual growth rate between its founding in 2000 and year-end 2007, the company ranked seventh on Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Pacesetters" list of Atlanta's fastest-growing companies in 2007 and 2008. JH was ranked the 5th largest Healthcare Staffing Company by Staffing Industry Analyst Report in October, 2008. JH also was named to the Inc. 500 list in 2004; to the Inc. 5000 in 2007 and 2008; ranked 6th on the 2008 Georgia Trend Fastest Growing Mid Market Companies, and as one of "Atlanta's Best Places to Work" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2007 and 2008. The firm's operating entities include: Jackson & Coker, Jackson Hospital Affiliates, Jackson Therapy Partners, LocumTenens.com, Parker HealthcareIT, Patient Placement Systems, Premier Anesthesia, StatCom, and Travel Nurse Solutions.
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