Matrix Medical Network Appoints Jenny Ritchie as Vice President of Sales

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Medical Network® (Matrix), the leading provider of in-home assessments and care management, has announced that Ms. Jenny Ritchie has joined Matrix as vice president of sales. Ms. Ritchie will be responsible for leading new business development opportunities for Matrix’s wide-ranging products and services.

In recent years, Matrix has significantly expanded the in-home clinical services it provides as well as the populations it serves. Ms. Ritchie’s leadership, expertise and industry relationships will be instrumental in connecting Matrix’s services to the changing needs of payer organizations.

“We are delighted to have Jenny join our team,” said Aerste Howells, senior vice president of sales. “Jenny’s experience in supporting a customer-focused business, with complementary business development skills and deep knowledge of the healthcare industry, is a perfect fit to support our continued rapid growth.”

Ms. Ritchie is a healthcare sales industry expert with more than 20 years of experience working with payers to help them achieve their strategic business objectives. Most recently, Ms. Ritchie served as regional vice president of payer sales at Availity, a healthcare information technology company that helps improve the collaboration between health plans and providers.

“More than 10 years ago, Matrix correctly predicted that in-home care would be an essential part of modern healthcare,” said Ms. Ritchie. “I have always admired the innovation and impact Matrix’s services have on people’s lives and look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success.”

“Matrix in-home services offer unparalleled insights into the needs of members – risks that can be difficult to capture in normal clinical settings,” said Michael Ansel, chief growth officer. “Ms. Ritchie will be a great asset to Matrix as we work to bring our innovative solutions to even more payers in 2017 and beyond.”

About Matrix Medical Network

Matrix Medical Network provides in-home assessments and comprehensive care management services to health plan members that improve health outcomes. Using an advanced technology platform, Matrix providers 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. Matrix is a joint venture between Frazier Healthcare and Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ:PRSC) of Stamford, CT. For more information, visit www.matrixmedicalnetwork.com.

Matrix Medical Network Media Contact: Heather Rodgers: office 480.862.1887 or hrodgers@matrixhealth.net

Source: Matrix Medical Network