Jean-François Théberge

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Research lacking on medical marijuana, new prescription guideline suggests

A new medical marijuana guideline developed by Edmonton researchers warns physicians that the risks may outweigh the benefits for the vast majority …

Medicine

Following the money between patient groups and Big Pharma

<i>Good morning! This is an excerpt from</i> Second Opinion<i>, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to</i> …

Canada

New acne diagnoses linked to increased depression risk

In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients' risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than …

Depression

Accepting These 6 Painful Truths Will Make You a Better Leader

It may seem that leaders get all of the glory and share none of the pain. But great leaders know there is more to their work than most people see.<p>So …

Positive Thinking

Assurance collective : une fraude de 700 000 $

Des employés d’une entreprise de Montréal ont soutiré frauduleusement près de 700 000 $ à la Great-West en produisant de fausses réclamations à leur …

Man who faked physiotherapy licence recently worked at Halifax clinic using alias

A man with a lengthy history of faking his physiotherapy credentials, including during his time in the Canadian Forces, was until recently working …

5 Secrets to Building Self-Discipline

What are some good ways to build strong self-discipline? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Nela Canovic<b>, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on</b> Quora:<p><b>Here’s why</b> …

Boost Your Confidence With These 8 Simple Exercises

Confidence is essential to your success in business.<i>I’d also argue that it’s essential to success in life.</i>Confidence doesn’t compensate for a lack of …

Big data and predictive analytics: will they save the insurance industry?

We are told that today we are living the age of big data, where information is abundant and smart technologies help us processing them. If there is an industry that can benefit from this golden age, it will be the insurance sector...<p>If you ask any company or decision-maker whether they feel …

Startups want to change what you insure and how you insure it

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>In an insurer’s ideal world, there’d be a profitable policy for every conceivable risk. Click once, …

Les assureurs doivent embrasser l’innovation | Journal de l'assurance

<b>Les nouveaux entrepreneurs qui émergent en assurance peuvent inspirer l’industrie à faire mieux pour moins cher, dit la firme de consultation</b> …

13 Emerging Trends For The Insurance Industry in 2016

Group Insurance: The 10 Trends in 2016

As in many other industries, the world of group insurance is forever changing. Read more to discover the 10 biggest trends of the year!

The Future of Insurance | Financial Times

Tuesday, 1 November, 2016<p>People who seem cautious in their choice of words likely to pay less than others<p>Tuesday, 1 November, 2016<p>Tuesday, 28 June, …

Insurance

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The next level of insurance fintech: gamification and design

Insurance – arguably one of the most traditional and established sectors in the finance world – is recognising the need for modernisation in its …

Gamification in Insurance: Playing to Win

Among the many innovations happening in the insurance industry today, gamification is surely one of the more interesting.<p>At the nexus of trends …

The Effects of Wearable Technology on Insurance

Technology hasn’t just infiltrated our work and personal lives, it’s also insinuated itself onto our bodies. Wearable technologies such as the Fitbit …

How Wearable Devices Can Transform the Insurance Industry | Insurance Innovation Reporter

// September 15, 2016<p><i>(Image source: Fitbit.)</i><p>Wearable technology is still in its infancy, but it’s growing more popular every day. Bluetooth headsets …

Wearable Tech Is Plugging Into Health Insurance

Today the average American’s health insurance payments fluctuate once a year. Imagine if that rate changed each <i>day</i>, determined in part by a sensor-rich gadget on the wrist. Sound far fetched?<p>The next generations of devices like the Fitbit or Jawbone Up are already preparing to play a bigger role in …

Fitness trackers are popular among insurers and employers – but is your data safe?

Wearables can be a helpful tool, but some warn that the privacy of the data they compile might be compromised. How worried should you be?<p>That fitness-tracking device on your wrist may soon be charting your bottom line as well as your health, as a growing number of insurance companies and employers …

Half of Americans have diabetes or a high risk for it — and many of them are unaware

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and …<p>diabetes.<p>That’s right. The metabolic condition is about as American as you can get, according to a new national report card on diabetes released Tuesday by the<p>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The report shows that nearly half of Americans have diabetes …

Deux ans après l’entrée en vigueur de la Loi 41 : déjà plus de 710 000 services offerts à la population

Publié le 20 juin 2017 à 10 h 03 min par Bertrand Bolduc<p>Le <b>20 juin 2015</b> marque une journée importante dans l’histoire de la pharmacie au Québec : …

Médicaments génériques: entente sur 1,5G$ d'économies

<b>Dans le cadre des efforts visant à diminuer les coûts des médicaments pour la population québécoise, le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux,</b> …

Le vrai visage de l’absentéisme au travail

52 % des absences occasionnelles ne sont pas liées à la maladie.<p>L’analyse des données recueillies auprès d’un groupe représentatif d’employés, …

Médicaments génériques : Québec et l’ACMG s’entendent | Journal de l'assurance

Le <b>Gouvernement du Québec</b> et l’<b>Association canadienne du médicament générique</b> (ACMG) ont conclu une entente de principe qui permet au gouvernement de …

L’ACCAP se réjouit de la baisse des prix des médicaments génériques | Journal de l'assurance

<b>L’Association canadienne des compagnies d’assurance de personne</b> (ACCAP) se réjouit de l’entente conclue entre le <b>Gouvernement du Québec</b> et</b> …

Intact Assurance n’envoie plus de contrats papier à ses clients | Journal de l'assurance

Les clients d’<b>Intact Assurance</b> ne reçoivent plus la copie complète de leur contrat d’assurance par la poste. L’assureur envoie désormais par la poste …

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