LYMAN, S.C., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. (OTC: SHOM) announced today that the Encore Medical Staffing division is positioned for solid growth. Industry statistics suggest a very favorable market into the next decade. According to the latest projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published in the November 2007 "Monthly Labor Review," more than one million new and replacement nurses will be needed by 2016. Greg Tucker, President and CEO of the Company stated, "It is obvious that we are part of an industry poised for significant growth. As the life expectancy of Americans increases, the demand for nurses can only continue to grow. We are prepared to meet the demands within the industry."
Encore Medical Staffing currently has locations in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville, South Carolina, with additional locations in Kentucky, Florida, and Maryland. Encore Medical Staffing supplies quality healthcare professionals on a per diem, temporary and contract basis to hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes and other medical facilities. Encore Medical Staffing is aggressively recruiting motivated nursing professionals interested in franchising opportunities.
Mr. Tucker added, "We have gone to great lengths to ensure that our infrastructure is sound and that our business format is such that nursing professionals across the country will have an advantage when choosing us as their business option. For those interested in more information on our company, please visit our website at http://www.encoremedicalstaffing.com."
About Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc.
Southern Home Medical is a holding company with a focus on nurse staffing operations. Formed in January 2005, with its principal place of business in Lyman, S.C., Southern Home Medical will be expanding its operations through the start up and support of Encore Medical Staffing, Inc. businesses on a national level. The majority of the staffing professionals consist of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. Encore Medical Staffing is aggressively recruiting motivated nurse professionals interested in franchising opportunities. http://www.encoremedicalstaffing.com.
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