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Medavie Health Services Announces Appointment of Matthew Crossman as Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Medical Care and President of HealthEd

Medavie Health Services Announces Appointment of Matthew Crossman as Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Medical Care and President of HealthEd

Medavie Health Services (MHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Crossman as Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Medical Care Inc (EMC) and President of Medavie HealthEd.

EMC manages and operates ground ambulance, TeleCare, air medical transport operations, and the medical communications centre in Nova Scotia. HealthEd is a provider of recognized Paramedicine educational programs across the country and is accredited by Accreditation Canada who assess organizations against world class health standards to provide the highest achievable quality for patients.

“Matthew is a seasoned leader in the health sector with national experience leading health organizations on emergency operations,” said Erik Sande, President, MHS. “He has a proven track record of working with emergency services teams, to provide innovative solutions, which will serve us and the province well as we move forward.”

Matthew joins EMC following Paula Poirier’s retirement announcement for this Spring. Since joining Medavie in 2007, Matthew has held multiple positions including his immediate past role as Vice President of Operations for MHS. He has served as CEO of Ambulance New Brunswick and held extensive leadership roles at Island Emergency Medical Services and Medacom Atlantic.

“Leading the largest contracted provider of emergency management services in Canada is not a role I take lightly,” said Matthew Crossman. “As a Nova Scotian, I look forward to working with such a talented team who are committed to providing high quality care to Nova Scotians and the communities they serve.”

As a Canadian executive leader with national experience in health care, mental health and addictions, tele-health, communications, and public safety, Matthew has over 24 years of industry experience across North America. Matthew is a licensed paramedic and has a Bachelor of Healthcare Administration from Dalhousie and Executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Fredericton. He also holds an executive leadership certification from the Rotman School of Management.

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About Medavie
Medavie is a national health solutions partner that integrates benefits management, health management and health care delivery. Together, with our team of more than 8,000 professionals, we are committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians.

MHS, EMC and HealthEd are all members of the Medavie family of companies and provide support for the health care sector and to the people of Nova Scotia.

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Brittany Mitchelmore
Senior Communications Advisor
902.340.6423
brittany.mitchelmore@medavie.ca

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