Bayshore HealthCare Ltd. Acquires CAREpath™ Inc.
Acquisition strengthens Bayshore’s ability to expand Cancer Care services in the Health Care Navigation area
Mississauga, ON (May 25, 2015) – To increase their presence and services in the Cancer Navigation space, Bayshore Healthcare Ltd. has acquired CAREpath™ Inc. as of May 4, 2015. A leading provider of home and community health care, Bayshore HealthCare has acquired CAREpath to enhance its’ Health Care Navigation and Disease State Management business.
“Partnering with the knowledgeable and experienced professionals at CAREpath Inc. allows Bayshore to expand our offerings to ensure our clients receive the right care, every time,” says Stuart Cottrelle, President, Bayshore HealthCare. “Through this partnership, we will continue to provide our clients with the most reliable, up-to-date information in order to be the go-to source for Health Care Navigation in Canada.”
CAREpath™ Inc. Medical Consultants and Nurse Case Managers are leaders in their field, with extensive experience in the Canadian cancer system. The program consists of a group of trained Canadian cancer specialists comprised of oncologists, support staff, and oncology nurses who work with clients to ensure they receive proper treatment in the right facilities and in a timely manner.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Bayshore HealthCare,” says Denny DePetrillo MD, FRSC Co- Founder of CAREpath™ Inc. “It will give us the opportunity to reach more Canadians who are trying to navigate through the Canadian cancer system, allowing us to help more individuals during a very difficult time in their lives.”
Through the acquisition, CAREpath™ Inc. will continue to operate under the CAREpath™ name.
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and is a Canadian-owned company. Its services are purchased by government health authorities, insurance companies, workers’ compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector, and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion, and pharmaceutical patient support services), Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy and rehabilitation services) and Bayshore Dialysis (dialysis centres). The company’s goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity, and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies award since 2006. For more information, call 1-877-289-3997 or visit www.bayshore.ca.
CAREpath™ provides individuals diagnosed with cancer a program that gives clear advice, information, and support to assist them in navigating the public health care system.
A group of highly trained Canadian cancer specialists (support staff, oncology nurses, and oncologists) work with clients to ensure that they receive the right treatment, at the right time, and in the right place.
Available as a stand-alone group program on employer benefit plans, and as an addition to extended health and disability insurance plans, CAREpath benefits extend to employees and their families. For more information, please visit www.carepath.ca or call 1-888-599-2720.