cat·a·lyst | \ ˈka-tə-ləst \
an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action That waterway became the catalyst of the area’s industrialization. he was the catalyst in the native uprising.
Catalyst Health Solutions Inc.
Since its founding in 2016 Catalyst Health Solutions Inc has become an integral part of the community and province, advancing our mission to tangibly contribute to the transformation of health care delivery in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. We advocate for ongoing improvement and efficiency in order to preserve socially delivered, publicly funded health care.
Catalyst Health Solutions Inc was founded in February of 2016 by owner and CEO, June Tavenor, to address the gap in patient care between hospitalization and home.
In March of 2020, Catalyst Health Solutions expanded operations to focus on supporting patients, employers, and the health care system during the the global pandemic created by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Meet Our CEO
June Tavenor, RN, CEO
June Tavenor is a Registered Nurse and the founder and CEO of Catalyst Health Solutions, an innovative nursing and medical support services company in Paradise, NL. June was previously an Emergency Department nurse for over 16 years and founded Catalyst as a mechanism to improve care delivery in the province by integrating direct patient care with virtual health delivery.
June graduated from the Genesis Evolution program in 2019 and placed second in the Pitch and Pick competition with Catalyst’s innovative Cancer Care at Home program, a concept which originated from a 2018 Hacking Health Hackathon. June is also the Director of Medical Services for PAL Aerospace and a passionate believer in fostering great ideas from the front line practitioners in health care.
June graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2005 with a Bachelor or Nursing degree and a passion for emergency nursing. She immediately began working at Level One Trauma Centre in downtown Toronto, moving to several other hospitals through a nursing agency.
Upon moving home to Newfoundland in 2010, June was working in the emergency department, while completing her Masters in Nursing from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and continued to work as an Emergency Nurse and as a Nurse Educator before founding Catalyst Health Solutions.
Catalyst brings together June’s passions for advanced health care, patient education, and helping individuals take ownership of their own health care.