Jack Nathan Health® Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

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Serge Cinelli draws on 15+ years working in digital health as a software developer, executive, and regulator to drive Jack Nathan Health’s digital strategy

Jack Nathan Medical Corp. (TSXV:JNH) ("Jack Nathan Health" "JNH" or the "Company") a provider of primary care medical clinics located in Walmart® Supercentres under the Jack Nathan Health® brand, today announced that it has appointed digital health expert Serge Cinelli as Chief Technology Officer ("CTO"). Serge Cinelli’s responsibilities will include developing, executing and rolling out the Company’s proprietary technology that grows access to health care, increases patient connectivity, and creates better outcomes for patients, practitioners, and communities.

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"I’m excited to welcome Serge Cinelli to our senior leadership team," said Mike Marchelletta, President and Co-Founder of Jack Nathan Health. "He brings unparalleled experience in health care technology and understands the industry intimately. Jack Nathan Health’s digital strategy is central to our growth and success. Serge’s skill set and expertise will ensure we continue to create better health care outcomes for patients, practitioners, and communities."

"We are building a patient and practitioners focused digital solution that will allow patients to control their health care needs while reducing costs for practitioners," said George Barakat, CEO and Co-Founder of Jack Nathan Health. "As we continue to build on our trust relationship with patients and Walmart we are going to lean on Serge’s history as a medical software innovator and regulator to ensure we are building to the highest quality regulated standards. Serge has proven his ability to drive adoption of new technologies in multidisciplinary clinics and is the perfect fit as we roll out our platform to the existing two million patients annually who visit Jack Nathan Health clinics. Serge is a crucial piece in our vision of creating a Circle of Health Care™ for Canadians and patients worldwide."

"The intersection of technology and universal health care is defining the patient experience in many ways across the globe," said Serge Cinelli. "Jack Nathan Health’s technology roadmap is a vital component of the ecosystem we are building to ensure patients have much greater access and control over their interaction with health care professionals. In addition, practitioners must benefit from greater efficiencies through the integration of our technology solutions. The Company’s objective to automate, centralize and customize services, will reduce the administrative burden of running a clinic. I’m thrilled to be joining Jack Nathan Health. This is the best opportunity for me to impact the way health care evolves."

Serge Cinelli has a history of developing and implementing digital health solutions including integrated payment, referrals, insurance claims, billing and EMR platforms. During his time with OntarioMD he supported the creation and implementation of the Ontario EMR validation process, the regulatory framework for all current EMR platforms in Ontario. As an executive at a chain of diagnostic imaging centres, Serge managed and maintained custom developed EMR, electronic physician referrals and reports, and billing software for practitioners. Serge was responsible for IT planning, implementation and support through the network of twenty multidisciplinary clinics that included over 100 health care providers specializing in family medicine. As head of project management at Joseph Brant Hospital he effectively introduced and integrated new hardware and software technologies. Serge has a Master in Health Science, a Bachelor of Computer Science with a Software Engineering specialization and a diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

About Jack Nathan Medical Corp.

Jack Nathan Medical Corp., operating as Jack Nathan Health®, is one of Canada’s largest health care networks. Jack Nathan Health® is an innovative health care company that is improving access for millions of patients by co-locating physician and ancillary medical services conveniently located inside Walmart® stores.

Jack Nathan Health® provides an exceptional level of patient care, made possible through patient-centric physicians, a variety of medical services, technology and programs, designed to put patients first. Our mission is to provide everyone access to the finest quality retail medical centres, with both in-clinic physicians and digital telemedicine, so you and your loved ones can "Live Your Best Life".

Jack Nathan Health® was established in 2006 and continues to expand its international footprint, delivering exceptional, state-of-the-art, turn-key medical centres in 76 Walmart locations across Canada including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, as well as six locations in Mexico.

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Contacts

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