Chronic disease in the workplace is more prevalent than you may think. The Public Health Agency of Canada’s 2014 survey found 60% of Canadians aged 20 years or older have a chronic disease and 80% are at risk of developing one.
by Anne Nicoll Welcome to the first of our three-part series exploring the growing burden of chronic diseases and the impact they have on the health care system, employers, employees and their families. As a health benefits provider, Medavie Blue Cross is taking a stance to drive the discussion toward healthier and more thoughtful solutions. …
by Anne Nicoll
While presenting the results of the 2015 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey in Halifax last month, I was able to demonstrate the importance of making proactive changes to ensure the viability of long-term health care plans.
by Pierre Marion
Sanofi Canada recently published the results of the 2015 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey. Now more than ever, it is crucial to make deliberate and efficient changes to how we view and design future health care plans.
This is going to be the year! I’m going to get in shape. I’m going to lose weight. I’m going to take more time for me! That’s it — I’m quitting smoking. Sound familiar? With a new year we always seem to have a sense of renewal— a time to improve ourselves—and a lot of …