August 23, 2018 10:30
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The company in preventive health care Medisys Health Group was acquired by TELUS Health, a provider of health care solutions digital health care providers, health authorities, insurers and employers. Last spring, Telus Health had bought the subsidiary health of Symbility Solutions, a software company for the insurance industry.
Dr. Sheldon Elman and Terry Power will remain respectively ceo and CEO of the Medisys Health Group. The clinical teams and the existing infrastructure will also be maintained.
Deploy virtual care
“This collaboration will allow us to define a new direction for the health services and workplace wellness, and this, in support of the transformation of health care in Canada. Our cooperation and our combined forces will be used to promote a new standard reference in the field of health and well-being of employees who will put the emphasis on prevention so that canadian workers remain productive, committed and healthy, ” said Medisys.
Medisys also indicates that this acquisition will help to advance the accessibility of solutions of mental health in the workplace, to accelerate the deployment of virtual care in the workplace and to provide better access to health information through the implementation of electronic medical records systems (EMR) TELUS connects leaders and employees to family physicians.