2018

March 19, 2018

Digital Health Solutions (DHS): The launch of a coast-to-coast virtual care service

On March 4, Sun Life Financial became the first national insurance carrier to launch a coast-to-coast virtual care service. Working in partnership with innovative Canadian companies, we’re excited to be putting new digital health tools in the hands of Canadians to help them live healthier lives as well as supporting/promoting Canadian innovation.

Virtual care solutions offer the ability to chat with a range of medical professionals, from doctors to registered nurses to mental health therapists, all via secure video connecting by using your phone, tablet or computer. This method helps save time as it is so convenient and easily accessible from your home or office. Patients encounter no busy waiting rooms, and avoid interacting with other ill patients. These providers offer convenient hours often including evenings and weekends.

Key Considerations
These options are only launching via our mobile app at this time. There will be a new option in the Benefits/Health pillar, similar to the Fitness & Wellness tab that exists today.

Questions?
Please contact your Sun Life Financial Group Retirement Services representative.