Teladoc, Johnston Group rolling out telemedicine services to SMEs

Teladoc Inc. is partnering with Johnston Group to roll out its telemedicine services to 30,000 small- and mid-size employers in Canada.

The service, which includes around-the-clock access to medical care regardless of location, will be available to all organizations that belong to the Chambers of Commerce group insurance plan. Teladoc and Johnston Group also collaborate to offer Best Doctors medical services, which connects Canadians with medical specialists to answer questions about health conditions.

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“Plan sponsors will see a real-world impact on their business from attracting top talent to reducing the impact of workplace absenteeism,” said Karen Grant, vice-president of global product strategy at Teladoc, in a press release. “This extension of our partnership with Johnston Group is enabling us to help businesses and their employees get the health-care solutions they can count on in their time of need.”