Medical Solutions Acquires HOST Healthcare

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Omaha, Neb., Nov. 1, 2022 — Medical Solutions, one of the nation’s largest providers of total workforce solutions serving the healthcare industry, announces its acquisition of San Diego, CA based Host Healthcare. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Host Healthcare, which will continue to operate independently as its own brand under the Medical Solutions parent company, was founded in 2012 and has experienced rapid growth in the healthcare staffing industry. Specializing in Nursing, Allied, and Therapy staffing, Host Healthcare has earned numerous healthcare staffing industry awards in categories including fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. and best places to work.

This acquisition reinforces Medical Solutions’ vision to create the healthcare talent ecosystem that delivers great patient outcomes while enriching the lives of people who provide care. “The timing was right for both of our organizations to align,” said Craig Meier, CEO of Medical Solutions. “The synergy that will evolve from leveraging the strengths of both companies will expand our market share and allow us to fulfill the rapidly growing needs of new and existing clients. The industry as a whole will benefit as we infuse more resources into the healthcare system pipeline. It’s always our ultimate goal to connect care, ensuring better patient outcomes.”

“Our Host Healthcare brand and company was built on trust, mutual respect, and strong values,” said Adam Francis, Founder and CEO of Host Healthcare. “The foundation at Medical Solutions is built upon these same principles. Our travelers, customers, and employees will all benefit from this acquisition, and I’m thrilled to be able to bring this opportunity to them.”


Medical Solutions specializes in placing quality nurses, allied healthcare professionals, and interim clinical leaders in contingent as well as permanent, local, and per diem positions for hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities throughout the U.S. The Company’s workforce solutions include a managed services program, which offers hospitals and healthcare systems a streamlined approach to contingent workforce processes, helping facilities gain efficiencies, control labor costs, and enhance patient care standards. Medical Solutions is headquartered in Omaha, Neb., with company locations in San Diego, Cincinnati, Denver, Tampa, Jacksonville, Tupelo, and Durham. In 2018, the Company acquired PPR Talent Management Group in Jacksonville, Fla., and in 2019, acquired Omaha-based C&A Industries, parent company to workforce solution firms Aureus Medical Group, Aureus Group, AurStaff, Celebrity Staff, and FocusOne Solutions. In 2022, Medical Solutions acquired Matchwell; its business model of subscription-based, per diem and local services expanded Medical Solutions’ portfolio of service offerings into the per diem and local markets to further bolster the company’s total workforce solutions model. Medical Solutions was one of the first travel nursing and allied healthcare staffing companies to be certified by the Joint Commission and has been continuously certified since January 2005. For more information, visit


Host Healthcare is an award-winning healthcare staffing company of travel nursing, allied and therapy professionals. Host Healthcare has been recognized, 2 years in a row, as the #1 ranked travel healthcare company by Highway Hypodermics and has been named on both Staffing Industry Analyst’s list of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms and the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S. for 6 years in a row. Host Healthcare generated over $400MM million in 2021, showing an astounding 85% three-year growth rate. Based in San Diego, CA, Host Healthcare was also named by Glassdoor as one of the top 50 best places to work in the U.S. in 2021.

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