FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 

VANCOUVER, B.C. – We are pleased to announce that Yoel Robens-Paradise has joined Gevity as our new Vice-President for Gevity Canada West – BC.

Yoel is a health care executive with an extensive track record of leading large, successful digital transformation initiatives. Prior to joining Gevity, Yoel was Vice-President of Providence Health Care (PHC), where he led all Health Information Management and Biomedical Engineering operations at Vancouver Coastal Health, Provincial Health Services Authority, Providence Health Care and the Fraser Health Authority (approximately 1,700 staff at 36 facilities).

As PHC's lead for Digital Health Informatics, Yoel was also co-sponsor for the Clinical and System Transformation Project, one of Canada’s largest electronic health record enabled transformations.

Yoel has a Masters in Public Administration and Health Policy from Columbia University. He speaks regularly at conferences and publishes articles on health information management, outcomes measurement, quality improvement, planning and evaluation of health services.

Based out of Gevity’s Vancouver office, Yoel will be accountable for leading and expanding the Gevity Canada West – B.C practice. In addition, Yoel's executive leadership and health information management expertise will further enhance Gevity’s ability to tackle our clients' most complex initiatives across the health, social sciences and life sciences sectors.

“Yoel has an extremely impressive track record of leadership and success in his previous roles and we are thrilled that he will be bringing that expertise and experience to bear on his new role as Gevity’s Vice-President, Canada West – BC,” said Gevity CEO Leon Salvail. “I look forward to working with him as we continue to expand our capabilities and footprint in Western Canada in projects and initiatives that contribute to enabling a healthier world.”

For More Information:
Kathleen Sibley, Communications Specialist
ksibley@gevityinc.com or 647-270-3340