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Monkeypox: symptoms, causes, and treatment
Monkeypox: symptoms, causes, and treatment
It seemed like the world was beginning to get back to “normal” following two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. And then, we heard about a new, different type of viral outbreak: monkeypox. If you haven’t been feeling well lately, it’s…

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Family doctor shortage: Can telemedicine bridge the gap?
Family doctor shortage: Can telemedicine bridge the gap?
Having a family doctor is more than just access to a doctor for your yearly check-up. They provide lifelong care, helping you to manage health conditions, and prevent others from developing. A family doctor is also the healthcare provider who…

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Tele-rounding in PEI: solving rural physician shortages
Tele-rounding in PEI: solving rural physician shortages
As the administrator for community hospitals in Western PEI, Paul is directly responsible for the operation of two hospitals. This includes Western Hospital, located in the rural community of Alberton, population 4,000. Western Hospital is the acute care centre of…

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The inspiring women of Maple: what gender gap?
The inspiring women of Maple: what gender gap?
We’ve seen the stats, we’ve observed real life, and we’re very aware of the underrepresentation of women in the workforce. For every 100 men in the Canadian workplace, there are 87.62 women. If these are the ratios for the entire…

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The Maple mobile app is here, and we think you’ll love it
The Maple mobile app is here, and we think you’ll love it
Why? Because now you can instantly speak to a doctor right from your smartphone for advice, diagnosis, or prescriptions. We wanted you to be able to see a doctor right from your phone. Since launching Maple last year, we’ve had thousands of…

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Maple virtual care in pharmacies for a better prescription experience
Maple virtual care in pharmacies for a better prescription experience
No refills? No problem! We believe pharmacies have an active role to play in the health of communities. That’s why we have partnered with Whole Health Pharmacy Partners to introduce virtual care for patients interested in seeing a doctor right…

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Maple joins North America’s largest scaleup hub to expand telemedicine
Maple joins North America’s largest scaleup hub to expand telemedicine
We’re passionate about the future of healthcare and telemedicine. Our goals haven’t changed – we want to offer affordable and on-demand access to doctors online across Canada. So wherever you are in the world, you’re only an internet connection away…

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Maple online doctors now live in all 10 Canadian provinces!
Maple online doctors now live in all 10 Canadian provinces!
“We are very  proud of how quickly we’ve been able to expand across Canada since our initial launch in Ontario. Timely access to care is a significant issue for many patients across the country. We are planning to become a national…

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Get more accessible healthcare with Maple referrals
Get more accessible healthcare with Maple referrals
We all want to be a great system of support for our loved ones. Whether you’re offering a shoulder to cry on, helping with a messy break up, or simply listening with an open mind – you’re there for your family,…

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