Cape Breton orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Kevin Orrell has been named senior medical director for the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Project. He joins a local leadership team that will help to reshape health care delivery in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM).
In his role, Dr. Orrell will collaborate with family doctors and specialists, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) staff and local communities to ensure the infrastructure being created will meet the current and future health needs of patients.
“Being part of this project is an opportunity to leave a legacy for future generations and redesign the health system now, so that it meets the needs of people now and into the future,” says Dr. Orrell. “I look forward to being part of the team and providing a critical physician viewpoint to the work.”