McCrary will Lead the EMS and Mobile Health Provider’s Outreach Efforts
Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile health provider, welcomes Rachel McCrary to its executive team as the new Communications Manager and Public Information Officer.
In this diverse and multifaceted role, McCrary will handle the company’s internal and external communications as well as community information outreach. She will continue Medstar’s mission to raise awareness about its team of clinical and support providers, care, and services provided throughout lower Michigan.
“We are very pleased to have Rachel join our team,” said Kolby Miller, Medstar CEO. “She will provide strategic communications support by increasing internal and external communications with our team and stakeholders, as well as communicating the impact that Medstar has on the patients, communities, and healthcare systems we serve. Rachel’s experience will help grow our relationships with team members, community and healthcare leaders throughout the region, and everyone who relies on Medstar for emergency and mobile health clinical services. Additionally, Rachel will help in our engagement with civic and charitable partners to strengthen relationships and to help make our communities better places to work and live.
McCrary joins the team with over a decade of experience in journalism and communications. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Oakland University. She began her career at WXYZ-TV in Detroit as a traffic reporter before moving north to WNEM-TV in Flint as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor.
“Medstar is continuously recognized for its care and innovative approach to improving the lives of patients in every aspect of need throughout its service area. To work for a company so dedicated to helping people and giving back makes me extremely proud,” said McCrary. “I have covered thousands of stories across the state of Michigan, helping to give a voice to the voiceless. I look forward to blending my journalism experience with the remarkable information and messaging that Medstar provides.”
Medstar is Michigan’s largest and most integrated 911 EMS and mobile health provider, serving more than 190,000 patients annually throughout lower Michigan. Originally created in 1993 by two local hospitals committed to quality EMS in their communities, the non-profit now serves patients and healthcare systems in in 9 counties. Medstar is led by clinicians and community leaders representing Ascension-Michigan, the Henry Ford Health System, and the McLaren Healthcare Corporation. For more information, visit www.medstarambulance.org.