VANCOUVER, April 27, 2020 /CNW/ - WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX: WELL) (the "Company" or "WELL"), a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, is pleased to announce it has appointed Tara McCarville to its board of directors.
With a professional background in healthcare, consulting, and telecom, Tara has over 18 years of experience providing senior leadership in the private, public, and not for profit sectors. Tara is Principal of Brighton Group, a health industries solution firm. Previously, Tara was Partner and the National Health Industries Leader for PwC Canada where she was accountable for leading a national practice focused on improving quality and outcomes for government, hospital, healthtech/medtech, long term care, homecare and private equity clients. Tara also previously served as a board member with OntarioMD, Canada's only certification body for Electronic Medical Records companies from 2017 to 2019. Tara also previously held an executive role with Trillium Health Partners from 2013 to 2016 and as Principal/Practice leader with TELUS Health from 2011 to 2013 where she led a number of important initiatives and strategies.
"We are delighted to welcome Tara McCarville as a valued addition to our board of directors," said Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of WELL. "Tara has built a solid reputation of translating complex strategy to high performing operations, making her a leader in the collaborative health sector. Tara's extensive experience and contacts are not only impressive but also highly relevant to WELL's direction as a company."
Tara McCarville commented, "I am delighted to be joining the WELL Board at such a pivotal time for the company, and for the industry. WELL is at the forefront of innovation in the Canadian Healthcare sector. I look forward to working with Hamed and the WELL team to continue to grow the success of the business."
Tara holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Arts, Honours from Queen's University. Tara has served on a number of volunteer-based, non-profit and community boards including Street Health in Toronto, which is focused on improving the health of the homeless in an area with the largest concentration of shelters in Canada.
WELL also announces effective today that Peter Maclean has resigned from the Company's board of directors. The Company thanks Mr. Mclean for his contributions and board service and wishes him well in his future endeavours.
WELL HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES CORP. Per: "Hamed Shahbazi" Hamed Shahbazi Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Director
WELL is a unique company that operates Primary Healthcare Facilities as well as a significant EMR or Electronic Medical Records business that supports the digitization of such clinics. WELL owns and operates 21 medical clinics, is a majority owner of SleepWorks Medical and provides digital Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software and services to 1,446 medical clinics across Canada. WELL's overarching objective is to empower doctors to provide the best and most advanced care possible while leveraging the latest trends in digital health. WELL is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "WELL-T". WELL was recognized as a TSX Venture 50 Company in 2018, 2019 and 2020. To access the Company's telehealth service, visit virtualclinics.ca and for corporate information, visit: www.WELL.company
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