Prior to her move to Shared Health, Helen Clark was chief operating officer for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Emergency Response and Patient Transport Services, including Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Patient Transport, Emergency and Continuity Management (ECM) and police liaison.
Helen will lead a provincial team of EMS, Patient Transport, and ECM practitioners, while continuing to work closely with existing partner organizations such as the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, STARS Air Ambulance, Winnipeg Police Service, RCMP, other police services, community health and social service agencies, regional health authorities and the private sector. Helen and her team will focus on clinical service integration, business continuity and enhancing patient and client experiences as they transition between care settings and service providers.
Helen is a registered respiratory therapist, holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Manitoba, and is a fellow of both the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement’s EXTRA Program and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists. Her experience encompasses clinical and leadership roles in acute, community and long-term care, and in professional education, accreditation and regulation.