Atlanta, GA, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogistiCare, the nation’s largest non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) broker, today announced Tim Canning has joined the company as chief customer officer with direct responsibility for sales, marketing, government relations and client services, reporting to Jeff Felton, LogistiCare CEO. In this newly created position, he will lead a collaborative effort with customers and across the organization to drive development of breakthrough strategies that deliver ever-evolving value propositions to key stakeholders and markets.
“Tim’s tremendous capacity to understand customers’ greatest needs and challenges was a driving force in creating this new position,” said Jeff. “He is a highly-experienced healthcare executive that has exhibited an innate ability to leverage trends in the healthcare industry to conceive and implement innovative solutions that exceed customer expectations.”
Canning brings more than 30 years of healthcare industry experience, ranging from startups to Fortune 5 companies. His diverse background includes leadership roles in sales, marketing and general management for some of the healthcare industry’s leading brands.
Prior to joining LogistiCare, Canning served as president and COO at HealthPlan Data Solutions and chief marketing officer for Omnicare. He spent 10 years at McKesson Corporation in senior positions, including president of McKesson’s Health Mart retail pharmacy franchise.
“LogistiCare’s mission of providing vulnerable populations with better access to healthcare and human services was a catalyst in my desire to join the company,” said Canning. “I look forward to working closely with our clients and members and advocating on their behalf for increased accessibility to quality healthcare services.”
Canning received his undergraduate degree in marketing from Marquette University. He currently serves as a board member and treasurer for the American Pharmacist Association Foundation and the Pharmacy Leadership Advisory Board for the University Of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College Of Pharmacy.
LogistiCare, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: PRSC), is the nation's largest manager of non-emergency medical transportation programs for state governments and managed care organizations. Its range of services includes call center management, networking credentialing, vendor payment management and non-emergency medical transport management. In 2017, the company maintained a 99 percent complaint-free service rate while managing over 65 million trips and more than 24 million eligible riders. For more information, visit www.logisticare.com.
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