TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Bridgepoint Health Board of Directors today announced the appointment of David Denison as a Director of Bridgepoint Health.
"It is with great pride that we welcome David Denison to the Bridgepoint Health Board of Directors. David's extraordinary knowledge of financial services, his transformational leadership at CCPIB, combined with his impressive record of community involvement make him an excellent addition to our Board of Directors," said Ted Freedman, Chair, Bridgepoint Health Board.
Denison served as President and CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board from 2005 to 2012. Prior to that appointment, Denison was President of Fidelity Investments Canada Limited.
Denison serves on the Boards of BCE and Bell Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Bentall Kennedy and as a member of the World Bank Treasury Expert Advisory Committee, the Toronto Community Foundation Investment Committee and a director of The United Way of Greater Toronto.
Denison holds a University of Toronto Bachelor degree in mathematics and education and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
"Bridgepoint is poised to transform the delivery of care for patients living with complex health conditions. The benefits of this new model of care are enormous - this approach will advance the quality of care and outcomes for all patients," said Denison. "I'm also looking forward to working with the talented team of professionals at Bridgepoint Health."
Bridgepoint is a leader in managing, delivering and coordinating the highest quality healthcare for adults living with pervasive and complex health conditions, like diabetes, stroke, and neurological trauma.
As part of an integrated approach, led by interprofessional care teams Bridgepoint delivers inpatient and ambulatory CCC and restorative care. In partnership, Bridgepoint optimizes family health, community and home-based care. Outstanding quality is achieved by excellent staff, which delivers an exceptional care experience and provides value for healthcare funders.
The Bridgepoint Research Collaboratory conducts targeted clinical and health systems research on topics with the greatest impact on real-world health and wellbeing.
SOURCE: Bridgepoint Health
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