CSE partner with False Creek Healthcare

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CSE partner with False Creek Healthcare
Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE) are proud to announce today their partnership with False Creek Healthcare Centre. As the organization\'s official executive health care partner, False Creek Healthcare has been chosen by the Canucks to be the official supplier of key healthcare services, including Executive Health & Family Practice. False Creek Healthcare is part of Centric Health\u2019s Surgical Division and provides high quality private care options to patients from British Columbia and across Canada.

Vancouver, B.C. – Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE) are proud to announce today their partnership with False Creek Healthcare Centre. As the organization's official executive health care partner, False Creek Healthcare has been chosen by the Canucks to be the official supplier of key healthcare services, including Executive Health & Family Practice. False Creek Healthcare is part of Centric Health’s Surgical Division and provides high quality private care options to patients from British Columbia and across Canada.

Quotes:

Victor de Bonis, COO, Canucks Sports & Entertainment and Alternate Governor, NHL

"We know that good health is vital to the success of an organization. We have seen firsthand the effect it can have on our players and wanted to mimic that level of care off the ice to maintain a high level of productivity and focus. Through False Creek Healthcare's state-of-the-art facilities and world class physicians, we are confident our executive team will be provided the care and attention needed to stay in optimal health."

David Cutler, President & CEO of Centric Health

"This is an exceptional opportunity to raise awareness of our False Creek facility, one of the largest facilities in the Centric Health family and its comprehensive health services among the public. We look forward to welcoming Canucks Sports & Entertainment to our executive health program and sharing information about the need to be proactive about health among the business community in BC. We are also keen to connect with Canucks fans and raise awareness across the province about the value of preventative health. We are proud to be a preferred partner."

Dr. Lauren Fineman, MBBS, CCFP, Medical Director - Executive Health & Family Practice, False Creek Healthcare

"We are thrilled to collaborate with Canucks Sports & Entertainment for the provision of their healthcare needs. Through our Executive Health program, with a focus on preventative health, we look forward to ensuring that Canucks Sports & Entertainment's executive team leads healthier, more energetic, and productive lives. There is peace of mind knowing that all potential health concerns can be investigated and managed on an expedited basis through our multi-disciplinary centre."

Key Facts:

· CSE's executive team will make use of False Creek Healthcare's expert medical team and state-of-the-art facilities.

· False Creek Healthcare is a fully accredited, state-of-the-art medical facility comprising multiple departments over several floors located a short distance from Rogers Arena at West 8th Avenue and Cambie street.

· False Creek Healthcare is part of Centric Health, Canada's leading diversified health company.

· Canucks Sports & Entertainment will have access to CCTA (Cardiac Computed Tomography Angiography) scans when medically warranted. The scans use a state-of-the-art GE LightSpeed 64-Slice VCT that enables False Creek Healthcare's team of expert radiologists (from the prestigious Vancouver Imaging) to provide a detailed assessment of cardiac health.

· Leading the executive health program is Dr. Lauren Fineman, MBBS, CCFP, a fellowship trained family doctor. Dr. Fineman is the medical director of the Urgent Care Centre, Private Family Practice, Executive Health Program and Women's Wellness Program, and leads a team of health professionals who are dedicated to optimal patient care and health outcomes.

About the Executive Health Assessment

The Executive Health Assessment is tailored with today's leadership in mind, identifying medical concerns early, when disease is most easily prevented and managed. The assessment includes a complete blood profile, physician assessment, urinalysis, metabolic syndrome screening, and cardiovascular, neurological, respiratory, abdominal, dermatological and musculoskeletal assessments. Patients undergo tests including ECG, cardiac stress test, ultrasounds of abdomen, pelvis and carotid arteries, a comprehensive physical examination, complete lab work and more. Following the assessment, patients receive a report containing assessment results, and recommendations for achieving optimal health. Consider False Creek Healthcare for your executive health assessment http://www.falsecreekexecutivehealth.com/

About Family Practice

In response to a family doctor shortage in BC, False Creek Healthcare created the Family Practice program, offering rapid access to patients requiring prompt attention and convenient on-site lab testing and diagnostics. With one-hour appointments, patients never feel rushed and are able to discuss all their concerns. A limited number of families per physician creates an environment where doctors and patients develop a close, trusting relationship.

About False Creek Healthcare Centre

Founded in 1996, False Creek Healthcare has become one of Canada's most renowned private health providers. More than just a medical clinic, it offers world-class service and immediate access to the best medical care Canada has to offer, utilizing the most advanced technology and techniques available. A comprehensive vision of care sets it apart, with services such as executive health, family practice, urgent care, surgeons, specialists, advanced diagnostics and more under one roof. False Creek Healthcare's team of over 60 physicians and surgeons are leaders in their fields, chosen for their professional qualifications and dedication to the care of others. To learn more visit http://www.falsecreekhealthcare.com/

About Centric Health

Centric Health's vision is to be Canada's premier healthcare company, providing innovative solutions centered on patients and healthcare professionals. As a diversified healthcare company with investments in several niche service areas, Centric Health currently has operations in medical assessments, disability and rehabilitation management, physiotherapy and surgical centres, homecare, specialty pharmacy and wellness and prevention. With knowledge and experience of healthcare delivery in international markets and extensive and trusted relationships with payers, physicians, and government agencies, Centric Health is pursuing expansion opportunities into other healthcare sectors to create value for all stakeholders with an unwavering commitment to the highest quality of care. Centric Health is listed on the TSX under the symbol CHH. Centric Health companies in BC include False Creek Healthcare, Motion Specialties and Lifemark Health, providing integrated care for all patients. To learn more visit www.centrichealth.ca.