Invicta Health (2023) inc. is focused on creating exceptional places for health and healing. Invicta Health owns and operates the Tantramar Community Health Centre, an 8,500 sq.ft. health professional centre and is also the principal developer of the Invicta Health Centre, a 20,000 sq. ft. development adjacent to the Tantramar Community Health Centre and next to the Sackville Memorial Hospital in Tantramar, New Brunswick. Invicta Health is wholly owned by Neil Ritchie.
Neil Ritchie, B.Sc., MHSA | president
Neil has worked as a senior executive in large, multi-site academic teaching centres, regional health authorities and community hospitals in Canada. He began his career in health care in Public Health working as a regional administrator in rural Nova Scotia. He was Administrator of the Sackville Memorial Hospital, Vice President of the Calgary General Hospital, Senior Operating Officer of the Calgary Regional Health Authority, CEO of the Cape Breton Health Care Complex and Chief Operating Officer of the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax.
He also has had a second career in health-related business development as founder the Business Development Office at Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine, as president of a number of health-related start up companies and as a venture investor. He is recent author of BioFuture 2030, the Growth Strategy for Nova Scotia's Health and Life Sciences Industry. He has just completed a term as the Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care, a national not for profit network of Hospitals and health professionals, focused on advancing environmental stewardship in health care.
Neil has participated in a number of national and international partnerships, business development initiatives and study tours. He has co-authored a book chapter on health reform, published an article and was an invited guest editor for the peer reviewed journal, Health Care Management Forum and has spoken at national and international conferences. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Dalhousie University and a Masters in Health Services Administration from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta.