Experts recognize Morneau Shepell as top provider of digital behavioral health resources

CHICAGO, October 4, 2017 – 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 counseling 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 honored 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 a leading North American human resources consulting and technology company with global reach, delivering solutions that integrate both the needs of organizations and their people in employee assistance, health and wellness, benefits and retirement planning and pension administration. The Company is a leading provider of employee assistance programs and administrator of retirement and benefits plans, and has a growing presence in the North American market for absence and disability management solutions. Through strategic HR consulting, innovative plan design and comprehensive technology solutions, the Company is powering positive change in progressive organizations by helping clients solve complex workforce problems, increase employee productivity, reduce costs and improve their competitive position. 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 North America and around the globe. For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

Contact:

Heather MacDonald
Morneau Shepell
416.390.2625
hmacdonald@morneaushepell.com