Liaison Newsletter – 2016 articles

The shingles vaccine
In Canada, as in all industrialized countries, about a third of individuals will suffer from shingles at one point in their lives. Although the incidence of shingles increases with age, most sufferers (60%) are less than age 65, and are most likely still working.

Helping employees return to work after a burnout
In addition to having to face others, employees returning to work after a burnout have to readjust to their work tasks and schedule.

The 2016 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey
What do employers and plan members think of their group health plans in 2016? The highly-anticipated results make for a fascinating read.

What wearable fitness-tracking devices can do for your corporate wellness program and your bottom line
Companies invested in the health of their employees are adding this new tool to their corporate wellness toolbox.

What new technology can do to promote health and wellness
Close to 400 participants from the group insurance industry attended Forum 360° events in Montreal and Toronto on February 23 and 24, and Vancouver and Calgary on March 2 and 3.

Telework: A few things you need to know before taking the plunge
More and more companies are giving their employees the option of teleworking. Discover advantages but also drawbacks of this policy for employers and employees!

Effects of recent changes to medical marijuana laws
These changes will encourage research and the production of new products not requiring inhalation, which would be subject to rigorous clinical trials to determine their efficacy.