SSQ Life Insurance Co. Inc. is partnering with digital health-care provider Dialogue to provide its employees and insured plan members with same-day access to health professional services through video conference.

The services include video consultations with general practitioners, live chats with nurses, prescriptions and renewals, as well as referrals to specialists. Adding the Dialogue platform to its group insurance offering emphasizes the importance of modernizing employee benefits to meet the needs of today’s workforce, noted a press release from SSQ Insurance.

Read: New virtual health-care program aims to save employee time, support wellness

“Since March 2017, we have been working closely with Dialogue on how best to integrate their solution into a group insurance context,” said Louis Régimbal, vice-president of strategy and innovation at SSQ Insurance.

“We have confirmed the relevance of this platform to employers and are convinced of the benefits for them as well as for all of their employees.”

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