Medavie Health Services appoints Richard Losier as President of Medavie Health Services New Brunswick
December 14, 2017
Erik Sande, president of Medavie Health Services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Losier to the position of President of Medavie Health Services New Brunswick. Losier will be joining the organization in this newly created role that will oversee, through a publically funded entity, the integrated operations of Ambulance New Brunswick (ANB), the Extra Mural Program (EMP) and Telecare 811.
“Through his extensive career in the healthcare industry, Richard has the experience required to refine and implement our strategic vision for primary care in New Brunswick, overseeing the collaboration of the ANB and EMP systems in a way that will provide New Brunswickers with the healthcare they deserve and expect,” said Sande. “Key to his role will be maintaining close relationships with our stakeholders and our communities, working with them to ensure we are providing the right care at the right time for the right patient.”
Losier brings a long history of more than 25 years of progressive leadership in a variety of areas across the New Brunswick healthcare landscape. His deep experience spans more than a decade with the Vitalité Health Network, including Chief Operating Officer Zone 1 and Vice President Professional Practice -Research and Academic Affairs, where he was responsible for leading EMP. He was also Executive Director, Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Center.
“Richard’s leadership and experience are major assets to help us move ahead with our approach to take a more integrated and innovative approach to primary health care,” said Hon. Benoit Bourque, Minister of Health. “This appointment will help us to better respond to the current and future challenges we face with our aging population.”
With a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor degree in Nursing Science, both from the Université de Moncton, Losier is fluently bilingual and a Member of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives.
About Medavie Health Services
Medavie Health Services New Brunswick (MHSNB) is the subsidiary of Medavie Health Services responsible for the optimal operation and management of Ambulance New Brunswick and the Extra-Mural program, an integrated, service-led primary health care organization.
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