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Morneau Shepell wins four Digital Health Awards
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Morneau Shepell wins four Digital Health Awards

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TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell (TSX: MSI) has won four awards in the 19th annual Digital Health Awards, which recognizes leading providers of the world's best digital health resources. The prestigious Digital Health Awards are held twice each year and are organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a U.S.-based information clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields.

Morneau Shepell received accolades across multiple categories in the spring 2017 Digital Health Awards, including a silver in the mobile website category for its online group counselling program and two bronze awards for its My SSP (student support program) app for international and domestic students in the mobile application tool category and the consumer directed digital health programs category. The company also received an award of merit for its Total Health Index – a suite of evidence-based analytical tools that help employers improve health, engagement and productivity.

"We are honoured to be recognized by the HIRC and Digital Health Awards as one of the top service providers in our industry and a global leader in digital health," said Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer, Morneau Shepell. "We continue to be focused on creating positive experiences for our clients and one of the ways we are doing this is by offering innovative digital resources that help improve businesses and the lives of those who reside in the areas we work."

The Digital Health Awards feature 80 categories in web, mobile, wearable technology, social media and more. A distinguished panel of 34 experts in digital health media judged over 500 entries to select recipients of gold, silver, bronze and merit awards. More information about the award can be found at http://www.healthawards.com/dha/index.html.

About Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrated approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. As a leader in strategic HR consulting and innovative pension design, the Company helps clients solve complex workforce problems and provides integrated productivity, health and retirement solutions.  Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations. With more than 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

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For further information: Heather MacDonald, Morneau Shepell, 416.390.2625, hmacdonald@morneaushepell.com