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Paul Kusserow Joins Matrix Medical Network’s Board of Directors

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Medical Network® (Matrix), the leading provider of in-home assessments and care management, has announced that Mr. Paul Kusserow has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Kusserow, a healthcare industry veteran, is currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer for Amedisys. Prior to Amedisys, he served as President and Vice Chairman of Alignment Healthcare Inc., an integrated clinical care company focused on providing care to the Medicare population.

“We look for exceptional individuals to strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and background, and we are fortunate to have Paul join us,” said Brian Morfitt, Chairman of the Board for Matrix. “We know that he will have an important and positive impact on our company.”

“Paul is a true thought leader in the healthcare industry and we are excited to welcome him to our board of directors,” said Mr. Walt Cooper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Matrix. “His deep experience, especially in growing companies and corporate development, will play an important role in helping Matrix fully achieve its vision of making healthcare more accessible and affordable.”

“I have always been impressed with Matrix’s ability to deliver and manage care in the home, and I’m excited to be joining their board,” said Mr. Kusserow. “Matrix has a unique opportunity to further engage its members as they’ve continually proven how effective a home based approach can be to lowering costs and improving outcomes.”

Mr. Kusserow's experience also includes executive roles as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy, Innovations and Corporate Development officer of Humana; Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Ziegler HealthVest Fund; Managing Director of San Ysidro Capital Partners LLC; and started his career in healthcare as Head of Strategy and Ventures for Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Prior to Tenet, Kusserow was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Mr. Kusserow serves on the boards of Amedisys, Connecture (Nasdaq:CNXR), New Century Health, and Picwell. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University, Phi Beta Kappa, and his Master of Arts from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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 David Goodspeed: office 480.862.1970 or dgoodspeed@matrixhealth.net

Source: Matrix Medical Network