Gary Harvat, Manager, Business Development & Marketing

In his role as Manager of Business Development and Marketing, Gary is responsible for working cooperatively with the Vice President of Business Development in exploring and evaluating new initiatives, service lines and supporting QMC’s client base. Additionally, Gary serves as the organization’s marketing resource in managing key marketing and promotional activities.

Previously, Mr. Harvat served as the General Manager of HC Global handling all administrative level activities including contracts, project oversight, personnel management and marketing. Mr. Harvat grew the company by building a public safety customer base given his long-standing background in emergency medical services (EMS). HC Global is based in North Huntingdon, PA and has client ties across the United States, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Harvat has nearly 3 decades of healthcare management between 1982 and 2010 with the West Penn Allegheny Health System. During this time, Mr. Harvat directed multiple departments including emergency medical communications, pre-hospital services, air medical (LifeFlight), security, outreach and patient transport. He also served on a number of internal hospital committees and chaired the hospital’s Emergency Response and Disaster Operations Committee for many years.

Mr. Harvat’s background includes nearly 40 years of pre-hospital experience beginning in the mid-1970s. Gary was one of the many contributors to Pennsylvania’s original EMS Act in the 1980s serving on several workgroups. He attended the Community College of Allegheny County and is both an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and paramedic instructor. Over the years, Mr. Harvat has spoken at regional, statewide and national EMS Conferences on varied topics including priority dispatch procedures and his hospital’s experience with the timely pre-hospital management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients.

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