Dynacare announced today that it has acquired Hooper-Holmes Canada Ltd. (Hooper-Holmes), one of Canada’s largest independent paramedical service providers to the life insurance industry. Hooper-Holmes will become part of Dynacare Insurance Solutions, which is the only Canadian company that offers a complete end-to-end solution designed specifically for the risk assessment needs of life insurance companies and insurance advisors.
Hooper-Holmes is a pioneer and leader of tele-underwriting for the Canadian life insurance industry, with a reputation for reliability, quality, and service excellence. For more than 45 years, Hooper-Holmes has provided paramedical exams and related services, medical examinations, inspections, Attending Physician's Statements, collection services, and an array of Tele-Interview services across Canada, helping insurance underwriters properly assess applications for insurance as well as make fair and sound business decisions.
“We are excited about the acquisition of Hooper-Holmes, as it emphasizes our ongoing commitment to be a leading provider of insurance medical services to Canadian life insurers,” said Naseem Somani, Dynacare President and Chief Executive Officer. “I am also very pleased to welcome the talented employees of Hooper-Holmes to the Dynacare team. Hooper-Holmes has a long history of building strong client relationships, and we look forward to working together to continue to deliver services of the highest quality.”
Dynacare, a LabCorp company, is committed to being Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader. Quality care is at the heart of everything we do. We are continually developing innovative programs and services to positively impact the lives of Canadians and help healthcare providers deliver the best care possible. This includes our cardiac risk reduction program, convenient home care services, and Dynacare Plus, an easy-to-use online portal where individuals can understand their lab test results and manage their health.
In addition to offering the largest and most advanced menu of diagnostic and screening tests in Canada, Dynacare supports physicians in making more confident diagnoses and clinical decisions. Dynacare Next is shaping the future by bringing advances in medical laboratory testing to clinicians. Through Dynacare Insurance Solutions we provide specialized testing and paramedical services for the insurance industry, and we are helping improve the health and safety of employees through workplace testing and wellness programs with Dynacare Workplace. Please visit Dynacare.ca
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