Virtual care and your workplace
How employers can create a culture of psychological safety
Beyond performance and employee success, improving psychological safety for employees has many additional benefits. An atmosphere of emotional well-being can nurture creativity, improve team engagement, and cultivate a sense of belonging among employees.
How employees can prioritize their mental and physical health
Every week, at least 500,000 Canadians miss work due to mental illness. On top of that, more than one in five Canadian adults is living with cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, or diabetes — chronic diseases that can have serious implications.
8 ways to improve employee mental health in the new year
January isn’t exactly the brightest month of the year, and your employees are likely feeling that. With holiday bills piling up, colder, darker days, and summer vacation seeming far away, this time of year can take a toll on their mental health and workplace performance.
How to manage stress in the workplace during the holidays
As the holiday season approaches, many of us start looking forward to spending time with loved ones, making new memories, and unwinding before the new year. Often, that’s not all the holidays bring.
4 tips to support employees with diabetes in the workplace
As diabetes continues to affect more Canadians than ever before, employers must put in place policies to support employees with diabetes in the workplace.
5 ways to build a resilient team
At work, employees often have to navigate stress, face adversity, and adapt on the fly. The capacity to recover quickly from these physical, mental, and emotional pressures is called resilience. But just what is resilience, and why is resilience so important at work?
What is quality of life at work and why is it important?
Improving quality of life at work can help employers boost productivity and efficiency while supporting retention. Here’s why quality of life at work matters.
8 strategies to help employees with inflation
With inflation soaring, employees are looking to cut costs and maximize their benefits. Here are some strategies to support employees with inflation.
Neurodiversity and inclusion in the workplace
How your workplace can benefit by fostering a culture of inclusion for neurodiverse staff with autism, ADHD and learning disabilities.
Data privacy in healthcare, and why it matters to you
Learn why data protection, record-keeping, and privacy and security are essential to securing personal information on Maple.
Why employees are looking for a boost in benefits
High-impact benefit programs can benefit both employer and employee. Here’s why employees today are looking for a boost in employee benefits.
How to manage stress at work
How unmanaged chronic work stress creates health problems, affects performance, workplace culture and more. Find how you can get mental health support online.
Mental health is a personal journey: how to support your team no matter which stage of life they're in
Different life stages bring different hardship. Here's what organizations can do to offer their employees solutions to support their personal mental health, and not take a one-size-fits-all approach.
How virtual care empowers women with their health
Easy access to medical care can make a world of difference for women. Discover how virtual care helps organizations support women’s health.
Employee retention: 4 effective strategies for employers
Employers can use these four employee retention strategies and boost employee engagement.
How to strengthen workplace culture in 2022 and beyond
Strengthen your hybrid workplace culture in 2022 and beyond by prioritizing psychological safety, transparency, and quality of communication.
7 tips for improving employee engagement
Helpful tips to boost employee engagement, rethink your employee benefits package, and modernize your corporate culture.
How to boost employees’ mental health during the winter months
Winter can be tough on employee mental health, especially when navigating a global pandemic. Organizations should strive to prioritize communication, compassion, goodwill, and teamwork to boost morale, and maintain optimal productivity.
Healthcare goes virtual: A disruptor to watch for
The approach to healthcare is changing with technology, thanks to the growing wave of virtual healthcare services being offered in Canada, with services accessible anywhere an internet connection is available.
Supporting mental health with living room-accessible benefits
At a time when a work-from-home lifestyle has become the norm, virtual counselling from the comfort of the living room is more than a nice-to-have for retaining employees and increasing engagement, it’s becoming essential.
Younger Canadians embracing virtual healthcare
At the forefront of transformations in healthcare is virtual healthcare, gaining prominence in Canada, especially among the younger digital savvy population.
5 reasons why top employers offer virtual care to employees
With virtual care being the new norm, here are five reasons why leading employers are offering it as part of their employee benefit programs.
Continuity of care seamless in virtual healthcare setting
The increasing popularity of virtual healthcare means its role in continuity of care is more important than ever.
Trailblazing employers can help employees battle burnout with virtual health
Maple helps organizations support their staff by offering a cutting-edge model of health-care delivery. Nowadays, everyone banks, shops and works online — why not access doctors and other health-care providers in the same on-demand way?
Why companies should listen: The growing demand and need for mental health support
COVID-19 has brought new challenges to the work force and all organizations can benefit from an increase in mental health awareness.
Five tips for re-opening your office with employee wellness in mind
Bringing your staff back to the office will require a well-planned, comprehensive communication plan, but with careful research and consideration, a smooth transition is possible.
The Canadian employer’s Guide for safely returning to the office
There are many considerations for navigating a safe return to the office while caring for your employees. Here are some helpful tips to know for re-opening the office to keep employee safety, physical and mental health top of mind.
Automatic Data Processing (ADP) – How the future of work and healthcare intersect
ADP wanted to modernize their employee benefits plan by going where the data pointed – investing in innovative benefit solutions like virtual care.
CAA Club Group - Healthcare as mobile as your employees
CAA surveyed the market of virtual care providers and came to the conclusion that not all are created equal.
How to compare virtual care service models
No two virtual care providers are exactly alike. Understanding the different service models for virtual care will help you select the best provider for your needs and budget.
Guidelines for choosing a corporate virtual care provider
With so many virtual care providers, it can be confusing to evaluate which vendor best fits your company’s needs. Here are some useful tips on criteria for evaluating a virtual care provider.
How to implement virtual care into your workplace
We now expect convenience from our weather reports, streaming services, and food delivery apps, so why should healthcare be different? Here’s how to implement virtual care into your workplace.
Powering virtual care for your hospital and region
From virtual clinic visits to remote postoperative patient monitoring, virtual care is furthering the goal of a truly connected, accessible healthcare system.
Four pillars to build a company culture of health and well-being
All organizations can benefit from creating a culture of health and wellness. Workplaces should view health as a state of holistic physical, mental, social, and financial well-being.
Virtual care and your workplace
Building a strong workplace culture starts with investing in the health of your employees. Here are some of the top reasons to offer virtual care to your employees.
Shoppers Drug Mart makes $75 million investment in Maple
Shoppers Drug Mart is investing $75 million in Maple, the leading virtual care provider in Canada, providing new ways for Canadians to get access to care.
Why you need to rethink your health benefits package
Health and wellness have been at the centre of the world’s attention since the start of COVID-19.
Six tips for bringing your staff back to the office safely
It’s been a hard adjustment for Canadians to stay at home 24/7. We’ve put together some helpful tips on how to bring your team back to the office.
Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
Nearly every small business owner has wondered if they’ll be able to weather the COVID-19 storm, or if permanent closure would be better.
How to get the flu shot during COVID-19
Usually, the seasonal flu is the most of our health worries come fall and wintertime. This year, it’s more important than ever that Canadians get their flu shot. But where should you go for a flu shot if you’re working from home?
Telemedicine benefits for employers and employees
The most competitive businesses rely on finely-tuned processes driven by a healthy and happy workforce. Without competitive healthcare benefits, it’s hard to create a winning workplace where talent can flourish. Here’s why virtual care is a game changer for employers and employees.
How technology is helping seniors gain access to healthcare
The increasing number of older adults presents many challenges for the Canadian healthcare system. Learn how technology, like virtual care, is helping our more senior population.
Virtual meetings, the new reality? How to improve communications with your team
Virtual meetings held over video chat platforms have become a daily reality for many workers. Here are some ways you can improve communication among your team.
How to improve mental health in the workplace.
Workplaces play an essential role in nurturing positive mental health. Most adults spend more of their waking hours at work than anywhere else.
How companies can support employees with chronic illnesses
Chronic illnesses are long-term conditions that are a part of an employee’s daily life. Here are some ways to support your employees with chronic illness.
Shaping the future of life insurance through digital disruption
In light of a global health crisis, Canadians feel more vulnerable. One way Canadians are protecting themselves and their loved ones is with life insurance.
What to know about COVID-19 vaccine and your workforce
The development of a COVID-19 vaccine in less than a year was an incredible achievement. Here are some important elements to consider as your organization prepares for a return to the office.
7 ways to help reduce anxiety of your staff while working from home
As an employer, it’s important to be mindful of the impact COVID-19 is having on your employees’ mental health. You can do a lot to create a positive, supportive working environment. Here are some ways to help your staff.
How to develop a wellness strategy for your workplace
Creating a top-tier company culture starts with the simple truth — invest in people. A team that is healthy, happy, and secure operates like a well-oiled machine. Learn how you can develop a wellness strategy for your company.
Why are young workers so stressed out?
Employees are human beings. Despite their best attempts, many employees carry the weight of their mental health alongside their work responsibilities. Learn about why the younger population is stressed out.
How chronic pain impacts the workplace
When it comes to the workplace, chronic pain follows employees throughout their day, making small tasks seem outsized in effort. Learn about how chronic pain impacts our employees, and your workplace.
7 things you can do to improve the health and wellness for your employees
Even if your staff is putting on a cheery face, make no mistake — today’s conditions are still causing a strain on their mental and physical health. Employers need to give back to their staff’s health and wellness. Here are some tips to help.