Best Doctors to Provide Improved Quality Healthcare to Canadian Members of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l



    More than 2,400 pilots and their families will receive access to unique
    medical diagnosis and treatment

    TORONTO, July 9 /CNW/ - Best Doctors(R) Canada, the trusted resource that
connects seriously ill Canadians and their treating physicians with world
renowned specialists to confirm the right diagnosis and the right treatment
options, today announced that the Air Line Pilots Association Int'l (ALPA)
Canada Board has selected Best Doctors unique diagnosis evaluation as a
valuable service to its members.
    Eligible Canadian ALPA members, with serious or complex medical
conditions, can access Best Doctors to obtain an expert diagnostic assessment
of all of the pertinent medical information in their case. The findings
generated by the world's most respected doctors are delivered to both the
member and the treating physician, so they can work together to ensure the
diagnosis is correct and determine the best course of treatment.
    "ALPA's Canada Board continuously demonstrates dedication to its pilots
by offering a rich benefits package," said Dianne Carmichael, president, Best
Doctors Canada. "Best Doctors is pleased to work with ALPA to bring their
Canadian members a highly valuable benefit that helps them deal with their
serious illnesses by providing the right diagnosis and right treatment
options."

    About ALPA

    The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l is the world's largest airline
pilot union, representing nearly 55,000 pilots at 40 airlines in Canada and
the U.S. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the
Canadian Labour Congress. For more information, visit www.alpa.org

    About Best Doctors

    Best Doctors connects seriously ill Canadians and their treating
physicians with world renowned specialists to confirm the right diagnosis and
right treatment options without ever having to leave home. Best Doctors
delivers certainty to members facing uncertainty about their medical
conditions. Best Doctors delivers a complete and methodical understanding of a
member's medical condition giving actionable and educative information to both
the Best Doctors member and their treating physician.
    Founded in 1989 by two Harvard Medical School professors, Best Doctors
serves more than 260 insurers, employers and health plans, touching 10 million
people in 30 countries - 4,000,000 in Canada alone. For more information,
visit www.bestdoctorscanada.com or call 1-866-553-2300.

    (R) BEST DOCTORS and other trademarks shown are trademarks of Best
Doctors, Inc. Used under license.





For further information:

For further information: Jodi Marrin, Best Doctors Canada, (416)
775-2495, jmarrin@bestdoctors.com

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