First Health Care acquires Humanacare EAP further raising the bar for employee health services across Canada.
First Health Care expands its Employee Assistance platform across Canada
MARKHAM, Ont. (July 5, 2016) – First Health Care, a leading provider of employee health services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Humanacare.
“We have built Canada’s leading employee health platform. Humanacare enhances our reach and capabilities across Canada. This acquisition strategically enhances our EAP offering by combining our 20+ years of Nursing experience with Humanacare’s rich 38 year history of providing excellence in counselling and other employee support services,” said Jamie Marcellus, President of First Health Care. “Combined with our existing Employee Assistance Programs, Medical Second Opinion, Disability Support, Caregiving/Healthcare Navigation and Chronic Disease Management Services, Humanacare deepens our expertise in a number of key areas. We look forward to working with the dedicated team and professionals at Humanacare.”
“We are excited about joining their industry leading service platform,” said Craig Richman, President and CEO of Humanacare. “A single point of contact ensures the employee receives the right support which ultimately benefits the organization. This provides an uncompromising health solution to our client base and the broader market.”
Together the organizations will have offices in Eastern and Western Canada. Mr. Richman will continue to lead the EAP platform at Humanacare. First Health Care will transition its existing employee health programs to the Humanacare brand.
The transaction is expected to close on September 1, 2016.
About First Health Care:
First Health Care has 20 years of Canadian Healthcare experience providing millions of hours of nursing care and provides Employee Assistance Programs, Medical Second Opinion, Disability Support, Caregiving/Healthcare Navigation and Chronic Disease Management Services through a single point of contact. First Health Care is accredited by Accreditation Canada, the highest standards for care and quality in the industry.
For more details, please visit http://yournurse.ca
HumanaCare is a leading boutique provider of Employee and Family Assistance Programs and other Employee Wellness Services in North America. With more than 30 years of experience, Humanacare has provided more than 250,000 hours of counselling services to more than 500 organizations across North America
For more details, please visit http://www.humanacare.com
For more information, please contact:
Jamie Marcellus, President First Health Care