Alignment Healthcare Selects Cielo as Strategic Talent Acquisition Partner

BROOKFIELD, WI – June 4, 2014 – Cielo Healthcare, formerly Pinstripe Healthcare, the world’s leading provider of talent acquisition and management solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced a talent acquisition partnership with Alignment Healthcare, a new, highly scalable and fully-integrated care coordination solution for population health management. Alignment Healthcare selected Cielo to provide a strategic talent acquisition solution that leverages the firm’s deep healthcare provider-side expertise.

“Our vision is to deliver transformational ‘value-based care’ across the healthcare system. Cielo is a partner committed to helping us do just that,” said John Kao, Chief Executive Officer of Alignment Healthcare. “Hiring the right talent is a critical piece to our solution. Physicians and clinicians that are innovative and patient-centric are the driving force of great care and improved outcomes. Cielo’s proven capabilities will allow us to accelerate our launch as we expand across the country,” added Kao.

“We are thrilled to partner with an organization that is truly transforming healthcare delivery,” said Jill Schwieters, Cielo EVP and Global Healthcare Leader. “Our shared mission to improve quality outcomes while driving efficient and cost effective solutions, make the partnership an ideal fit. We will provide Alignment Healthcare with a customized talent acquisition solution that is completely scalable to fit their needs. With our unparalleled depth of experience and recruitment expertise, we will serve as an extension of their team to deliver the best qualified talent,” added Schwieters.


About Alignment Healthcare 
Alignment Healthcare is dedicated to transforming the complex and confusing process of medical treatment so that every link in the healthcare continuum becomes more efficient, productive and effective. The company partners with providers, health plans and hospitals to create a seamless, fast and easy-to-navigate healthcare experience, which results in happier, healthier and more satisfied patients. Based in Irvine, California, Alignment Healthcare provides partners with an end-to-end continuous care program, including clinical care coordination, risk management capabilities, and IT enablement. For more information on Alignment Healthcare’s unique ability to transform the system from within, visit www.alignmenthealthcare.com.

About Cielo
Cielo is the world’s leading provider of global talent acquisition and management solutions. In May 2014, the company rebranded to reflect the successful integration of U.S.-based Pinstripe, Inc. and UK-based Ochre House, which combined to become the largest independent provider of strategic recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)search solutions and talent consulting services worldwide. Cielo leverages its global scale, customized, innovative solutions and entrepreneurial agility to help clients achieve sustained people advantage and outstanding business outcomes. Through world-class, technology-enabled solutions, Cielo serves clients primarily in the financial and business servicesconsumer brandstechnology and mediaengineeringlife sciences and healthcare industries. Cielo’s global presence includes nearly 1,000 employees, serving more than 90 clients across 57 countries in 26 languages. This footprint includes Moorland Gray, the largest and most successful executive search firm in the Middle East and North Africa. Cielo knows talent is rising – and with it, an organization's opportunity to rise above. For more information, visit cielotalent.com.