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Healthcare Industry Expert Michael Ansel Joins Matrix Medical Network as Chief Growth Officer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Medical Network® (Matrix), the leading provider of in-home assessments and care management, has announced that Mr. Michael Ansel has joined the company as chief growth officer. In this role, he will provide overall leadership to the company’s account management, business development and sales functions.

In recent years, Matrix has seen significant expansion in the services it provides to new markets such as Exchange and Managed Medicaid, in addition to continued growth in its traditional Medicare Advantage services. As a result, Matrix has added new leadership and expertise and expanded the sales and account management organization that Mr. Ansel will now lead.

Mr. Ansel is a healthcare industry expert with more than 30 years of wide-ranging healthcare experience leading business development, sales and strategic partnerships in a variety of settings. Most recently, Mr. Ansel served as the executive vice president of business development at BioIQ, a population health technology company.

“I am excited to have Michael join our team,” said Mr. Walt Cooper, Matrix chief executive officer. “His impressive track record and dynamic leadership experience is unparalleled and will contribute greatly to both our company and our clients’ continued success.”

Previous to BioIQ, Mr. Ansel led corporate development, client management and sales and marketing at a number of companies within the healthcare and medical industry. For each company he served, Mr. Ansel’s contributions were instrumental in developing successful sales strategies, driving business expansion and executing programs that deliver revenue and market share growth.

“Matrix has done remarkable work in engaging health plan members and delivering high-quality in-home care solutions,” said Mr. Ansel. “I am eager to join the team and to help us capitalize on the budding opportunities that will shape the future of in-home care.”

About Matrix Medical Network

Matrix Medical Network, part of The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ:PRSC), provides in-home assessments and comprehensive care management services to 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; or hrodgers@matrixhealth.net

Source: Matrix Medical Network