Future of Work: Virtual Health Care
November 19, 2020 at
Exploring new workplace health-care opportunities
Matt Sheldon, Registered Physiotherapist in Collingwood, ON
Dr. Kathee Andrews, MD, MCFP, NCMP, Medical Psychotherapist in Toronto, ON
Francois Parent, B.Sc., FMP, Leader, Facility Management, Equinor Canada ltd. in Calgary, AB.
A panel of experts will discuss how health-care disciplines have gone virtual, the efficacy of these treatments and how they've evolved since March, sharing tips on how and why senior workplace leaders should be adjusting their employee offerings to keep pace.
Matt Sheldon, Registered Physiotherapist
Matt Sheldon completed his MSc Physiotherapy in Glasgow, Scotland before moving to Toronto. He has worked extensively in private practice clinics, treating musculoskeletal injuries, providing rehabilitation and managing concussions in clients of all ages. Matt believes strongly in exercise-based treatment and promoting physical activity, an approach supported by the growing body of research around pain and recovery from injury. Matt owns a physiotherapy clinic in Collingwood, Ontario, with his wife, where they enjoy a busy outdoor lifestyle.
Dr. Kathee Andrews, MD, MCFP, NCMP, Medical Psychotherapist
Dr. Kathee Andrews has been a family physician for 30 years. She is past President of The Federation of Medical Women of Canada and is a Certified Menopause Practitioner. As a medical psychotherapist she provides patients with coping strategies for family- and work-related stresses, as well for anxiety, depression and other mental health problems. She uses a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches and prescribes medications when appropriate.
Francois Parent, B.Sc., FMP, Leader, Facility Management, Equinor Canada ltd.
Francois Parent has been Equinor Canada ltd.’s (formerly known as Statoil) Facility Management Leader for 13 years, overseeing all aspects of integrated facility management for the company in Canada. With a previous military background and a degree in Kinesiology, Francois has also contributed to the re-working of his company’s health and wellness program, including an adaptation to address employee wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.