Webinars

Leadership in DEI
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 (1:30 – 3:00 PM ET)

This webinar will feature discussions around human resources policies, employee well-being, retirement and benefits programs and legal considerations in the context of diversity, equity and inclusion. Employers considering their DEI policies and strategies will want to tune in.

Speakers:

Stephanie Braid,
director of inclusion, diversity and equity, KPMG in Canada

Lisa Hari, manager, Indigenous relations and diversity, equity and inclusion, Fluor Canada

Krista Hogan, director, product and solutions, group benefits, Sun Life

Farzeen Mawji, national practice leader, inclusion and diversity, Gallagher

Lou Poskitt, director of legal talent and operations, Miller Titerle + Co.

Jennifer Schmidt, partner, Mercer (made possible by Novo Nordisk Canada)

Moderator:

Jennifer Paterson,
editor, Benefits Canada


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Heart to heart on HCM: Expert insights and patient perspectives
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 (12:00 – 1:00 PM ET)

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a chronic progressive condition caused by dysfunction of the heart muscle that can affect people of all ages, genders and ethnicities. It can lead to a diminished quality of life, potentially serious long-term complications, financial and social burden.

This webinar will review current and emerging concepts in the screening, diagnosis and treatment of HCM. Cardiologist Dr. Bobby Heydari’s clinical expertise will be complemented by a patient testimony, which will help participants understand the burden experienced by patients with HCM and how it can impact your employees and their families. Join this session to hear expert insights and patient perspectives.

Speaker:

Dr. Bobby Heydari,
cardiologist

Benefits costs on the rise: 5 areas of focus for cost containment in 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (1:00 – 2:00 PM ET)

This year, benefits costs are projected to rise by 7%. Rising drug costs are a big part of the equation and since prescription medication cost is one of the most valued employee benefits, cutting back is not an option.

This webinar will explore the five areas that may be driving increases to plan costs. Attendees will discover the tools, many of which are free, that can help employers and plan members keep medication costs in check while getting the best health outcomes.

Speaker:

Jason Kennedy,
general manager, virtual pharmacy, TELUS Health