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Matrix Medical Network Launches New Learning & Development Center of Excellence

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Medical Network® (Matrix), the leading provider of in-home assessments and care management, announced the launch of a new Learning & Development Center of Excellence that will further Matrix’s ability to support evolving customer needs. Matrix has added Dan Rust as Vice President, Learning & Development to lead this new Center of Excellence.

“It is an exciting time at Matrix. As our business expands to serve new markets, the skills of our associates also grow and expand,” said Matrix Chief Human Capital Officer Jean Callahan. “This added commitment to learning and development will allow us to continue to ensure that Matrix associates have the most comprehensive and advanced skills in the industry.”

Mr. Rust has more than 20 years of progressive leadership experience in helping people develop their skills, knowledge and capabilities. He comes to Matrix from GE where he spent nearly five years leading the commercial learning organization for GE Capital. Prior to GE, Mr. Rust led training organizations at Wellcare and Jostens. He also launched his own company, Frontline Learning, an e-learning company specializing in corporate training resources.

The new Learning & Development Center of Excellence will bolster the continuous development of all Matrix employees, while also ensuring they are prepared to adapt and support the fast-changing needs of the healthcare industry. Matrix has gathered educators and their respective teams from across the company to join Mr. Rust in leading this new Center of Excellence. The Learning & Development team will be responsible for creating a comprehensive clinical and leadership development curriculum, which will be implemented company-wide.

“I am delighted to be joining the company and look forward to helping Matrix associates advance their professional development,” said Mr. Rust. “Investments in people are crucial to the success of any business and it’s clear that Matrix takes great pride in the talent and skills of its associates.”

About Matrix Medical Network
Matrix Medical Network provides in-home assessments and comprehensive care management services for health plan members that improve health outcomes. Using an advanced technology platform, Matrix Nurse Practitioners visit with health plan members in their homes to obtain a deeper understanding about how to best support the members’ care needs. This information is used to ensure that provider and health plan services are best aligned with the needs of the member, resulting in better overall health outcomes. Matrix is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, and partners with leading health plans across the country. For more information, visit www.matrixforme.com.

Matrix Medical Network Media Contact: Heather Rodgers office - 480.862.1887 mobile - 480.290.1196 hrodgers@matrixhealth.net

Source: Matrix Medical Network