Bayshore HealthCare partners with Calian Group…

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Bayshore HealthCare partners with Calian Group in health support contracts with the Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Veterans Affairs Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON (October 5, 2017) — Bayshore HealthCare today announced that it has joined Calian Group for the provision of health support services to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) under the Health Care Providers Requirements (HCPR) contract. Two additional contracts were also awarded for the provision of health support services to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC).

The HCPR contract has an initial term of four (4) years with an initial value of $275 million and an option to extend the contract for up to eight (8) additional years, with a total value for the 12 years of up to $875 million.

Additional contracts with similar terms were simultaneously awarded for the provision of health support services to the RCMP and VAC with initial four (4) year term values of $19 million and $17 million, respectively, and aggregate total contract values for the full 12-year period of up to $60 million and $55 million, respectively.

In order to support the expanded scope of these contracts, Bayshore and Calian will partner to provide the required services. As two of the leading health services providers in Canada, Bayshore and Calian are uniquely positioned to deliver the highest quality of care to the full complement of communities represented in these contracts.

“Bayshore strives to make a difference in people’s lives and there is none more deserving of excellent health care services than those who offer their lives to protect and serve us. I am honoured that Bayshore has been chosen to be part of the team to provide health care personnel for the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Veterans Affairs Canada,” states Stuart Cottrelle, President of Bayshore Healthcare Ltd., a national health care organization with over 12,000 staff across all provinces. “We look forward to the opportunity to help each department achieve their health care goals. We believe that our expertise combined with Calian’s experience over the past 12 years offers an excellent opportunity for us to further enhance the great work done by Calian in providing health care personnel and in developing auxiliary programs to support members, veterans, and their families.”

“Our commitment to delivery excellence and customer satisfaction has enabled Calian to not only retain current customers but attract several new clients in the health domain, directly supporting our corporate strategies of customer retention and diversification as well as our strategic goal of becoming the largest health services organization in Canada. This contract win provides our Health team with a solid foundation from which they will continue to grow and diversify our health services on a national scale,” stated Kevin Ford, President and CEO.

About Bayshore
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and is a Canadian-owned company. With over 100 locations across the country, including 60 home care offices, 16 pharmacies and 65 community care clinics, Bayshore has more than 12,000 staff members and provides care to over 200,000 clients. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers’ compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across three 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), and Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy and rehabilitation services). 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.

About Calian Health
Calian Health is one of Canada’s largest national health services companies with over 10 years of experience in the management of health care professionals and health programs, as well as the operation and management of primary care and occupational health clinics. With a network of over 1,500 health care professionals, Calian supports over six million patient visits per year at over 180 clinic locations across Canada. Calian employs over 2800 people with offices and projects that span Canada, U.S. and international markets. The company’s capabilities are diverse with services delivered through two divisions. Calian’s Systems Engineering Division (SED) located in Saskatoon plans, designs and implements complex communication systems for many of the world’s space agencies and leading satellite manufacturers and operators. SED also provides contract manufacturing services for both private sector and military customers in North America. The Business and Technology Services (BTS) Division is headquartered in Ottawa and includes the provision of business and technology services to industry, public and government in the health, training, engineering and IT services domains.

For more information:
Name: Janet Daglish
Title: National Director, Business Development & Government Relations
Phone: 905-822-8075 Ext 32282