LÉVIS, QC, May 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting today, with the Health is Cool 360° platform, Desjardins Financial Security (DFS) will be giving Canadians 24/7
access to the information they need on treatment options for specific
illnesses, services available in their areas, health care system wait
times, as well as other health-related reference material and guides.
With the new Health is Cool 360º platform developed by Novus Health, eligible DFS group insurance plan members
can take better care of their health on a day-to-day basis. The
platform offers a wealth of up-to-date health and wellness information
they can trust and access is only a phone call or click away.
This innovative tool encourages plan members to become more proactive
about their health. It also gives users access to various articles on
health-related subjects, information about drugs and how to prepare for
a doctor's visit, as well as advice on how to cope with chronic illness
"A tool like the Health is Cool 360º platform makes it easier to take a preventive approach to your health care. It
also helps employers manage the costs associated with health problems
and absenteeism," explains Nathalie Laporte, Vice-president Product
Development and Marketing, Group and Business Insurance, at Desjardins
"With our innovative online and telephone assistance solutions,
Canadians can navigate the health care system with greater ease and
find the health information they need in one place. Members of group
insurance plans that include this service will appreciate their
coverage even more," says Marc Giguère, Vice-President of Novus Health
About Desjardins Financial Security
Desjardins Financial Security, a subsidiary of Desjardins Group, the
leading cooperative financial group in Canada, specializes in providing
life insurance, health insurance and retirement savings products to
individuals and groups. Every day, over five million Canadians rely on
Desjardins Financial Security to ensure their financial security.
Desjardins Financial Security employs over 3 500 people and
administers $25.9 billion in assets from offices in several cities
across the country, including Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto,
Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Lévis, Halifax and St. John's. For more
information, visit our website at www.desjardinsfinancialsecurity.com.
About Novus HealthTM
Novus Health, a leader in Canadian Health Navigation, delivers
innovative online and telephone support solutions for today's complex
health care environment. Novus Health works with insurers, employers,
financial services firms, and health organizations to provide
personalized, knowledgeable and compassionate assistance.
Novus Health empowers the member to navigate their health options and
provides the trusted health information that they need to make informed
Novus Health has offices in Toronto and Montreal and serves Canadians
coast to coast. For more information, go to www.novushealth.com.
SOURCE DESJARDINS FINANCIAL SECURITY
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