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The Importance of Psychological Disconnect

Due to the restrictions and social distancing rules enforced by government bodies during the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations have had no choice but to function online, meaning employees have had to literally take their work home. This “new normal” of working from home, an option which has continued for many individuals post-pandemic, has blurred the boundaries between at work and not...

Debunking Myths Surrounding Solutions to Burnout

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “burnout” has been a buzzword that has increased in popularity given the myriad of unprecedented changes we have faced. Despite its recent rise in prevalence, ever since the original recognition and study of burnout, those in the healthcare industry have been at the forefront of concern and are deemed especially at risk. In fact,...

2022 Q3 Newsletter

Hello Hines Health Services subscribers! Thanks for signing up for our newsletter. We’re pleased to bring you these updates on Hines Health Services and occupational health trends in the community. Trends in Health From Pandemic to Endemic According to the Government of Alberta, COVID-19 is transitioning from pandemic to endemic. “While there is still work to do to ensure all barriers to vaccine access...

Proud sponsor of Business Over 100 Employees Award

Hines Health Services was proud to sponsor the Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award for over 100 employees.  Congratulations to the Recipients Acden and Birch Mountain Enterprises.  Also great to see our very own Health & Wellness Team Leads, Megan Jacobs and Hannah Wood out presenting at the Business Gala. #chamber #localbusiness #ymm

Hines Health Services – Awarded Public Health Agency of Canada Contract

Hines Health Services (HHS) is pleased to announce that it has been selected through a competitive bid process to provide nursing services in Alberta for travellers returning from outside of Canada who are housed in a Quarantine Site and placed under quarantine order by the Government of Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) requires nursing services and health...

What Employers & Employees Need to Know – Corona Virus and the Workplace

The following provides general recommendations to employers in dealing with the potential impacts of COVID-19 in the workplace. Please appreciate that information is quickly changing, and we will update as necessary however please also check with Federal or Provincial Health Agencies. Contact Hines Health Services for specific questions. Where can employers get regular updates on COVID-19? The Government of Canada’s Public Health...

Hines Health Services – Recipient of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Fund

Media Release For immediate release Hines Health Services – Recipient of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Fund FORT MCMURRAY, AB – Hines Health Services is pleased to announce that it has been named as a successful applicant of the Government of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Fund and received an investment of $100,000 to develop a workplace impairment assessment tool called WAIT. The Government of Canada is advancing women’s...

Hines Health Services – Recipient of the Women Entrepreneur Award of Distinction

Media Release For immediate release Hines Health Services – Recipient of the Women Entrepreneur Award of Distinction March 03, 2019 FORT MCMURRAY, AB – Hines Health Services is pleased to announce that Founder & Director, Kristi Hines has been recognized with the 2019 Women Entrepreneur Award of Distinction by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce. Finalists were announced Friday, March 01, 2019 at a gala...