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MedCAREERS GROUP, Inc. Reaches Agreement to Acquire MedCAREERS.com
Feb 26, 2010 (04:02 PM EST)
ATLANTA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedCAREERS GROUP, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: MCGI) today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to acquire the business operations and assets associated with the website MedCAREERS.com including the domain name. The transaction is scheduled to close upon the completion of an audit of the MedCAREERS.com business unit's operations and other requirements, which are planned to occur within the next 60 days. In connection with the acquisition, MedCAREERS GROUP will retain Benjamin Kealy as President of the MedCAREERS.com business unit. Mr. Kealy has been with MedCAREERS.com since 1999.
MedCAREERS.com is a job posting website for medical related jobs and formerly powered the job board for WebMD. MedCAREERS GROUP intends to expand the offerings of MedCAREERS.com to include a full line of services to healthcare professionals and the healthcare industry, including information on medical malpractice insurance and other industry information.
Commenting on the acquisition, MedCAREERS GROUP CEO Bryan Crutchfield noted, "This planned acquisition is the first step in the implementation of a strategy intended to make us a leading resource for healthcare professionals. The healthcare staffing industry offers a lot of opportunity both online and offline and MedCAREERS.com is intended to be the platform for the online strategy."
Commenting for MedCAREERS.com Benjamin J. Kealy added, "I'm very excited to expand the MedCAREERS brand we've established over the last 10 years and to fully realize its potential for health care professionals."
About MedCAREERS GROUP, Inc.:
MedCAREERS GROUP (www.medcareersgroup.com) mission is to become a leader in the healthcare career arena with a focus on the healthcare professional. MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers. MedCAREERS Group aims to be the "go to" place for the healthcare professional community. MedCAREERS Group intends to offers easy, comprehensive solutions and information that is exclusively healthcare related.
MedCAREERS.com, with over 200,000 registered users, began operation in September of 1999 as a comprehensive online job searching and recruiting web site designed exclusively for the healthcare industry. Besides creating a broad-based online healthcare staffing site, MedCAREERS.com has co-branded over 350 online career centers for health-related associations, publications, delivery systems, training programs, and Internet partners.
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