Sun Life Financial enhances its online wellness centre by choosing Novus Health

TORONTO (Aug. 10, 2010) – Sun Life Financial has teamed up with Novus Health to offer comprehensive online health navigation and information services to enhance Sun Life’s online wellness centre (available to members via password protected site at

Designed with the plan member in mind, this online offering allows members to access tools and resources designed to help them manage their own health as well as navigate and understand health care in Canada. Novus Health navigation tools and resources allow plan members to access reliable health information, enabling them to search for provincial health care services and providers close to where they live.

“Sun Life is committed to offering innovative tools and resources to support employee and organizational health. The complementary information that Novus Health brings to our online wellness centre is easy to navigate and understand and provides a broader and more complete solution,” said Lori Casselman, AVP, Health and Productivity Solutions, Group Benefits, Sun Life Financial Canada. “Together, we have created a richer experience for plan members, enabling greater health awareness and disease management, through access to the information they want when they need it most.”

“Novus Health is pleased to be working with Sun Life, an organization that puts a strong emphasis on providing comprehensive solutions to help plan sponsors manage organizational health and wellness,” says Mira Jelic, Vice President Client Services, Novus Health. “The need for assistance in navigating reliable medical information and the Canadian health care system is very real. Sun Life is offering a valuable resource to help empower plan members to make informed decisions about their health.”

About Novus Health

Novus Health, a leader in Canadian Health Navigation, delivers innovative online and telephone support solutions for today’s complex health care environment. Novus Health works with benefit providers, employers, financial services firms, and health organizations to provide personalized, knowledgeable and compassionate assistance. Novus Health empowers the member to navigate the health care system and provides the trusted health information that they need to make informed health decisions.

Novus Health has offices in Toronto and Montreal and serves Canadians coast to coast.

About Sun Life

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Chartered in 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2009, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of CDN$433 billion. For more information please visit

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