Maine Hospital Association Exclusively Endorses On Assignment for All Areas of Healthcare Staffing

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASGN), a leading global provider of diversified professional staffing solutions, announced today that Maine Hospital Association (MHA), through its wholly-owned entity Associated Health Resources, Inc. (AHR), has expanded its exclusive endorsement with On Assignment. The expanded relationship now includes healthcare IT staffing through the company’s Oxford Healthcare IT division.

AHR and VISTA Staffing Solutions, the physician division of On Assignment, have had an exclusive endorsed provider relationship since 2004 that was expanded in 2009 to include On Assignment’s allied healthcare and nursing divisions. The addition of healthcare IT services makes On Assignment one of the only staffing companies with the ability to cover all of these various areas of staffing within a hospital.

“We highly value the relationship that we’ve established with MHA,” said Peter Dameris, president and CEO of On Assignment. “Our staffing solutions for healthcare facilities have never been stronger, and we look forward to being able to provide MHA comprehensive healthcare staffing along with the highest level of service.”

The exclusive endorsed provider relationship between MHA and On Assignment now offers physician, travel nursing, allied healthcare, health information management, and healthcare IT contract and permanent placement staffing for all MHA member hospitals.

“We're delighted to make even more services from On Assignment available to our member hospitals and look forward to a long relationship with On Assignment as an exclusive endorsed provider,” says Steven Michaud, president of the Maine Hospital Association.

About On Assignment

On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASGN), is a leading global provider of highly skilled, hard-to-find professionals in the growing life sciences, healthcare, and technology sectors, where quality people are the key to success. The company goes beyond matching résumés with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. On Assignment was founded in 1985 and went public in 1992. The corporate headquarters is located in Calabasas, California, with a network of approximately 80 branch offices throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium, and China. Additionally, physician placements are made in Australia and New Zealand. To learn more, visit

About the Maine Hospital Association

The Maine Hospital Association represents 39 community-governed hospitals in Maine. Formed in 1937, the Augusta-based nonprofit association is the primary advocate for hospitals in the Maine State Legislature, the U.S. Congress, and state and federal regulatory agencies. It also provides educational services and serves as a clearinghouse for comprehensive information for its hospital members, lawmakers, and the public. MHA is a leader in developing healthcare policy and works to stimulate public debate on important healthcare issues that affect all of Maine's citizens.


On Assignment
Alison Richmond, 818-878-7900
Maine Hospital Association
Tammy Butts
Director of Business Development and Administration
[email protected]

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