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Maple vs. Appletree Virtual

With Maple you can instantly connect with Canadian doctors for medical care from your phone, tablet or computer — any time, 24/7.

Appletree Virtual Care is a service available in Ontario that allows you to schedule a virtual care appointment with a doctor via video or phone.

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Here's how our doctors can help you on Maple.

24/7 access to doctors

Maple connects you with a licensed physician quickly, so you can get the help or advice you need and move on with your day. Video consultations general practitioners for BC residents are covered by MSP with a valid BC Services Card.

We also offer specialists in a number of provinces, such as dermatologists, psychiatrists, endocrinologists, pediatricians and more.

Our doctors are well respected, Canadian licensed family or emergency medicine practitioners passionate about delivering outstanding healthcare — they can treat many common medical issues on Maple.

Some examples include:

Direct access to doctors

We created Maple to remove as many barriers as possible that stand in the way of seeing a doctor when you need one. 

That's why we provide the fastest real-time online connection to a doctor in Canada.

Maple directly sends your request to our network of physicians in real-time, so they can review and respond to you quickly.

Secure text chat, audio and video — you choose

The Maple app lets you choose how you want to interact with the doctor. If you’re in BC and you have a BC Services Card, then you can request a video consultation at no charge to you. Learn more.

If you’re not a BC resident, and if a video consultation is required for your case, the doctor will let you know ahead of time, and you can choose whether to continue or not.

National access

Maple is available 24/7 across every Canadian province.

In BC, video visits with general practitioners are covered by MSP.

Learn more about Appletree Virtual

Scheduled appointments only

Appletree Virtual Care does not offer on-demand visits. You must be willing to wait for a video consultation with a doctor. 

Depending on the availability of physicians, your appointment may not occur instantly.

Must choose your own doctor

You must find and select the doctor you want to see, which complicates the booking process.

This means it may take more time for you to find the right physician, then schedule an appointment with them.

Only video or phone appointments – no text option

To use Appletree Virtual Care, you must schedule a video or phone consultation with the physician.

Only video or phone appointments – no text option.

No-show fee of $25

If you miss your appointment, you can be charged a $25 fee.

This means you can be charged even if you don’t see a doctor.

See a doctor in 2 minutes or less.

Visits start at $49. Online medical visits are not covered by provincial health plans.

Patients love using Maple

Read our social media reviews, or download the app

Saves a lot of time compared to sitting in a doctor's office!

— Play Store review

Legitimate and just as described, with fabulous doctors. Totally fills the late-night worry gap!

— App Store review

Not having to endure a long wait at a walk in clinic is fabulous. Especially since I have twin pre-schoolers to contend with.

— App Store review

The service is so quick and professional and saves hours spent in a walk-in-clinic. This is a game changer for busy moms and I recommend it to everyone!

— Facebook review

Instead of my husband having to drag both kids to the hospital or walk in alone he was able to see a doctor right away and get a prescription faxed to our local pharmacy.

— Facebook review

Our family has used this service twice so far and it has been amazing. Both doctors were friendly, compassionate and you never feel rushed.

— Facebook review

Was concerned I wouldn’t be able to see a doctor without an appointment. I installed the Maple app, spoke to a doctor and had my prescription in under 30 min.

— Facebook review

I used Maple for the first time today. It was quick and easy, took less than ten minutes including connecting time and the doctor was professional and friendly. 

— Facebook review

LOVE This service. Not only do you have a doctor within seconds but they are professional and knowledgable.

— Facebook review

Absolutely blown away. It was SO easy to use. No wait time getting connected with a doctor. Getting the prescription faxed to the pharmacy made it a seamless process.

— Facebook review

How does Maple compare with other telehealth services?

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