Private equity firm Achieve Partners acquired Optimum Healthcare IT, a provider of healthcare IT staffing and solutions focused on implementation and integration of headquartered in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

The acquisition is the first in Achieve Partners’ Putting America Back to Work Fund. Optimum Healthcare IT’s offerings include Optimum CareerPath, a paid apprenticeship program that helps to develop healthcare IT workers. Optimum has partnerships with several schools including the University of North Florida and the University of Rhode Island.

“Economic mobility and public health outcomes are two sides of the same coin,” Optimum CEO Jason Jarrett said. “By expanding access to one of the country’s fastest-growing industries, we’re both improving patient care and creating new pathways to opportunity as the economy begins to recover.”

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