Senior Healthcare Executive joins Williams Consulting / PathDMS

Senior Healthcare Executive joins Williams Consulting / PathDMS

by ecnationtalk on February 3, 20141438 Views



Press Release February 3, 2014                                                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Senior Healthcare Executive joins Williams Consulting / PathDMS 

Williams Consulting / PathDMS is excited to announce that Ruby C. Miller, B.Sc., R.N., and member of Six Nations of the Grand River will be joining our First Nation companies as a full-time Manager of Policy and Evaluation effective April 1, 2014.  As a Senior Healthcare Executive, Ruby brings more than 32 years of healthcare, program development, strategy development, change management and implementation experience to the First Nation companies.  

For the past seven years, Ruby C. Miller has been the Director of Health Services for Six Nations of the Grand River.  She will be retiring from that position effective March 31, 2014.  During her tenure, she worked with change management processes to develop, revise and implement policies and procedures, short- and long-range goals, objectives, health work plans and strategic health plan.  Ruby provided leadership to 285 health employees (including managers, supervisors and staff) and was responsible for Health Department fiscal accountability, contribution agreements, and reporting obligations (administering a $17 million budget).  In addition, she facilitated Accreditation Canada Certification.  Prior to this position, Ms Miller provided leadership and management of a stand-alone Aboriginal Midwifery Practice.  She developed and delivered community programming including Traditional Medicine workshops and Traditional Parenting classes.  Ruby Miller received her grounding in applied Indigenous knowledge and training during her 15 years employed at the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC) where she designed and delivered training programs for Criminal Courtworkers, Family Courtworkers, Long Term Care program workers and Northwest Region Board of Directors. 

The recruitment of Senior Healthcare Executive Ruby Miller culminates a number of changes implemented by First Nation owned companies Williams Consulting / PathDMS to be more responsive to growing needs and requests for services from First Nations and the Aboriginal community.  Williams Consulting / PathDMS have relocated to central Canada to better meet the needs of our current and potential customers (new contact information listed below). 

PathDMS (Data Management System) is exciting, innovative and easy to use software that captures health and social service client and program activities. It is currently being used in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan with upcoming sales in Alberta, Quebec and the Maritimes. We encourage you to follow up with us for more information, demonstrations or to complete your purchase before year-end. 

Williams Consulting is continuing to provide excellent services in the area of quality program planning, organizational reviews, evaluations, assessments and project management in many diff­erent fields. We are especially proud of our success with assisting clients in meeting new accountability requirements for Community Health Plans as well as our ongoing work in mental health, addictions and integration. 

By joining Williams Consulting / PathDMS, the talented Ruby Miller will enhance services offered to First Nations, Aboriginal organizations and government in the following areas: 

Vision building


Health Leadership

Financial and Legal Transactions

Risk Management Analysis

Change Management

Team Building

Negotiation Skills

Training / Education / Facilitation

Employment Standards & Law

Policy Development

Workplan Development and Management


Report Writing

Policy Analysis

Advanced Emergency Management

Health Research

Capacity Development

Ruby Miller’s areas of expertise include: 

Working with First Nations:  In addition to being a member of the Six Nations of the Grand River, Ruby has extensive experience working with a variety of First Nations cultures and communities across Canada. She has a comprehensive understanding of First Nations health issues and traditional health practices. 

Effectiveness and Accountability:   15 years experience in Executive management and has excellent problem solving skills, is a critical thinker and proponent of empowerment and accountability. 

Strategic Planning & Organizational Development:  extensive experience in strategic planning and policy development. Ruby supports change management as fundamental to organizational growth, development and goal achievement. 

Communications:  Ruby Miller brings more than 30 years of finely honed communication skills. She is known for her ability to develop and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with First Nation governance, Board of Directors, senior levels of Federal and Provincial governments, educational institutions, community workers and community members. 

Negotiations and Capital Projects – extensive experience in effective negotiations for funding for health programs and services, maintaining and enhancing of base funding and overseeing capital projects. 

With the addition of Ruby Miller to senior management, Williams Consulting / PathDMS will be better equipped to meet the increased needs of First Nations and Aboriginal organizations. The companies will continue to be accessible to all our current and upcoming clients. These changes will enhance service delivery and you are encouraged to contact Williams Consulting / PathDMS for more information as to how they can support your program planning, evaluation, information management, capacity development and accountability needs. 

Reminder: Year-end is fast approaching! Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase PathDMS.  


For Further Information Contact:  Andrea J. Williams or Kienan Williams
Phone:  (403) 949-5613 or toll free (855) 728-4367
Email:  [email protected] or [email protected]

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