Once again, our healthcare systems remain challenged even though Mental Health is gearing up to be the next Global Pandemic.
However, there is some good news as Digital Health and Virtual Care have stepped into the breach, provided an effective solution for many patients, and is clearly here to stay. Organizations across North America are looking to Virtual Care, Employee Assistance Programs, and Technology to help their people over the long haul. In this episode Kenrick is joined by Founder and CEO of Dialogue, Cherif Habib, to explore Dialogue’s virtual care platform, how it is disrupting primary care in both mental and physical health, their partnerships with some of the top insurance companies across Canada, and how they just keep growing!
Guest Speaker - Cherif Habib
Cherif Habib is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dialogue (TSX : CARE), Canada’s leading virtual care company. Launched in 2016, Dialogue offers its Integrated Health Platform to millions of Canadians and provides care to more patients every day than the largest emergency rooms in the country. Dialogue has received several industry accolades, including The Globe & Mail and L’Actualité 2020 Canada’s Top Growing Companies. The company has raised over $100M of venture capital from investors such as Sun Life, CDPQ and Portag3, and recently completed a 10x oversubscribed $100M IPO. Before launching Dialogue, Cherif was the CEO of EMcision, a medical device company acquired by Boston Scientific, and spent three years at McKinsey as a senior management consultant. He has an undergrad in Computer Science, a Master of Law and an MBA from Wharton with majors in Marketing and Operations. Cherif also seats on the board of the Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain.