There’s more to health than yearly doctor’s visits. There’s a need for care, guidance, and support all year long. Health Solutions by ShoppersTM connects your employees to a unique network of pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians. These programs offer a new level of care that employees value and rely on.Get Virtual Care
Healthcare advice when your employees need it.
Employees can access virtual care from anywhere through a simple and secure online platform, with the option of chat, video or phone consultations. By providing quick, direct access to nurses, pharmacists*, and dietitians, virtual care empowers employees with an easy way to check up on their health without always having to leave their home or the office. The resulting peace of mind and increased productivity can benefit employees and employers alike.
More than half of Canadian employees surveyed said they would use virtual care if it were offered through their employee group health benefit provider.1
Got a quick question about your health? Get a quick answer with virtual care
By facilitating quick access to licensed healthcare professionals, virtual care allows employees to get help without leaving their home or office.
- Leverages a unique team of pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians.
- Accessible care from anywhere through a simple and secure online platform, with chat, video or phone consultations.
- With affordable packages, virtual care is an attractive benefit for both employees and employers.
- There to support employees help resolve health issues quickly and cost-effectively.
Virtual care is best for
Allergies, cold and flu, upset stomach, skin concerns, nausea, joint and muscle pain, heartburn and fever.
Medication related questions
Like “Will a Natural Health product interact with another medication I am taking?” or “My toddler has a rash. Is there anything that can help?”
Diet and nutrition, quitting smoking, family planning, exercise, sleep, lactose or gluten intolerance and more
When needed, employees can be referred to available physicians who can provide more in-depth assessment or referral. An out-of-pocket fee would apply.
On-demand access to healthcare professionals can provide peace of mind when it comes to common, non-urgent health questions and concerns.
How it works
Employees register easily online via a secure website mobile or desktop.
Choose a method of communication
Employees can choose how they connect: by videoconferencing, messaging or phone and when they connect: instantly, via secure messaging or by appointment for video consults.
Chat with a licensed healthcare professional
Employees can chat live with a nurse, dietitian or a pharmacist, or book a time to chat later.
Virtual care can benefit your organization
Virtual care empowers employees to be proactive about their health and boost their productivity. It can help curb employee absenteeism and time off work. And provides an affordable option to deliver a meaningful additional benefit to employees. Add it today!Get in touch
1. Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. internal analysis
Virtual care is not meant to replace in-person visits with your primary care provider, nor is it meant for emergencies. If you have an emergency call 9-1-1 and get immediate assistance.