Press Release: February 20, 2008

Fredericton (CNB) - Tele-Care services and health-related information lines will be enhanced to provide better and more efficient service, Health Minister Michael Murphy announced today. The announcement comes after the government signed a new contract with the existing service provider, Clinidata, following a request for proposals.

Press Release: October 29, 2007

Clinidata has expanded upon its Tobacco Cessation program with the launch of “Quittin’ Time”, a program designed to help B.C. Public Service employees and their immediate family members quit smoking. Ida Chong, Minister Responsible for the BC Public Service Agency, announced:  “Our government has made it a goal to be a leader in healthy living and, as an employer, we are leading by example by encouraging our employees to take steps to stop smoking.  By being proactive, we are ensuring our employees and their families have an opportunity to improve their health, while improving productivity, reducing absenteeism and benefit costs and enhancing job satisfaction.”