MEDIA RELEASE: Spectrum Health Care enters the non-emergency patient transfer industry

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(Toronto, Ontario) September 25, 2013 – With Spectrum Health Care's continued focus on delivering excellent patient care in the community, Spectrum Health Care through a new legal entity has acquired the assets of one of Ontario's leading non-emergency patient transfer companies, Ontario Patient Transfer (OPT).

Ontario Patient Transfer is well known throughout the province for its gold standard service and expertise in non-emergency patient transfers. With humble beginnings as a small operation catering to infant transfers in Hamilton, it has grown into a province wide business with over 300 highly trained and dedicated staff, Ministry of Health approved vehicles and cutting edge GPS and reservation technology.

"Non-urgent patient transfer is an important component of Ontario's health care system" said Spectrum Health Care CEO, Lori Lord. "We are excited to be at the forefront of this industry with Ontario Patient Transfer and look forward to providing a level of service that is unsurpassed."

With its new investment from Spectrum Health Care, Ontario Patient Transfer is committed to improving services and providing increased value and peace of mind to its clients.

For more information regarding Spectrum Health Care's investment into Ontario Patient Transfer please contact:

Lori Lord
CEO Spectrum Health Care

About Spectrum Health Care:Spectrum Health Care is one of Ontario's leading providers of home health care services, offering a range of health care services which include: Nursing, Personal and Home Support, and Corporate Wellness. Headquartered in Toronto, Spectrum Health Care has proudly been serving the Ontario community since its inception in 1977. For more information on Spectrum Health Careplease visit: