|By Marketwired .||
|January 13, 2014 11:27 AM EST||
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/13/14 -- Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX: CTY) is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Med-Team medical clinic located in Kanata, Ontario. For the past 29 years Med-Team has been a long-standing healthcare provider to the Kanata and the greater National Capital Region providing family practice, urgent care and walk-in medical services.
"Med-Team has an excellent reputation for providing quality healthcare services and we are delighted to work with the owners, healthcare practitioners and staff of Med-Team. We look forward to leveraging their expertise and best practices into Calian's national medical clinic program," stated Kevin Ford, President of the Business and Technology services division. "The Med-Team acquisition aligns to our strategic goals related to the establishment of a national civilian healthcare footprint to augment our military offerings, strengthening our national medical practitioner network and expanding our health service offerings to our clients."
"When searching for a company to carry on our long history of caring for the people of West Ottawa, we were pleased to discover Calian. With its strong financial position, people based culture and reputation for quality, this company is becoming a leading player in the nation's health care. We are excited to be part of their long term strategy and to provide advice on the execution thereof," stated Dr. Michael Eden-Walker, President of Med-Team.
Calian employs over 2400 people with offices and projects that span Canada, the United States and international markets. The company's capabilities include the provision of business and technology services to industry and government in the health, operations and maintenance, IT services and training domains as well as the design, manufacturing and maintenance of complex systems to the satellite communications and defence sectors. Our goal is to be the best company to work for, buy from and invest in.
Med-Team is a medical practice management business providing facility management, medical support staff and administration services to doctors working from their clinic. Med-Team was established in 1984 under the principle that quality medical care starts and ends with timely service. Initially operating as a walk-in clinic, the facility has expanded several times over its 29 year history to support increased demand and provides urgent care, walk-in, family practice and chiropody services.
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