September 26, 2022
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Montreal, QC, September 26th, 2022 - HALEO, North America's leading virtual sleep clinic, has launched a partnership together with Green Shield Canada (GSC), one of the country’s largest health benefits carriers and a leader in healthcare innovation. Employers can now seamlessly add HALEO as a benefit via their GSC account team.
HALEO's end-to-end turnkey solution helps employers reduce the impact of sleep disorders on their organizations, namely absenteeism, presenteeism, short- and long-term disability, accidents, errors as well as replacement and overtime costs. Employees meet virtually with a healthcare professional to complete one of HALEO’s innovative programs tailored to their needs, including insomnia, shiftwork, nightmares and sleep optimization.
“Our partnership with GSC represents an important milestone as we pursue our mission to increase access to clinically-proven solutions for sleep disorders. We are extremely excited to work with such an innovative partner. By integrating our solution into GSC's platform, we're making it possible for employers to launch our solution within days” mentioned Bradley Smith, Founder and CEO at HALEO.
Luke Vigeant, SVP of Product at GSC, adds, “This partnership with HALEO strengthens our ever-growing digital health ecosystem and supports our commitment to better health for all. Sleep solutions are a critical piece of the mental health discussion and we’re excited about the impact that HALEO’s programs will have for plan members and for employers.”
Founded in 2015, HALEO is a virtual sleep clinic whose mission is to provide access to quality care based on clinically proven solutions for those experiencing insomnia or other sleep disorders. Its clinical experts provide personalized professional treatments supported by clinical research and accessible via a mobile application. The services offered range from sleep screening to the management of sleep disorders and have helped improve the health and performance of thousands of people across North America by helping them overcome their sleep problems.
About Green Shield Canada (GSC)
Green Shield Canada(GSC), one of the country’s largest health benefits carriers and uniquely structured as a social enterprise, has been shaping the healthcare landscape for 65 years with a unique brand of expertise and innovation, and currently serves over 4.5 million Canadians across health and dental benefits and pharmacy benefits management. Through the GSC group of companies’ strategic investments and commercial partnerships, GSC is also able to provide clients with an integrated experience that includes delivery of healthcare via an ever-expanding digital health ecosystem and full benefits administration support.
GSC believes all Canadians should have access to the services they need to improve their health and well-being, but for too many, that’s not a reality. With a focus on filling gaps in the Canadian health care system in oral and mental health, GSC and the Green Shield Association will invest $75M in oral and mental health social impact initiatives by 2025 to drive measurable improvements in health outcomes for Canadians – and support GSC’s commitment to Better Health for All.