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.
by Venky Kulkarni
Someone recently asked me if I thought technology was making our health care too impersonal. Things like reporting our blood pressure online, tracking our heart rate on our wrist, surgery through google glass, may all sound a little impersonal—but I disagree. Technology is helping to make our health care more personal than ever before.