Webinars

Past webinars

1) Biologics, Biosimilars and Your Benefits

Date and Time: Nov. 21, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST

This webinar has examined the clinical, legal and patient issues related to switching from an originator biologic to a biosimilar biologic, so that you are equipped with the information you need to assess the impact on your benefits plan.

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Presentations:

Biologics and Biosimilars 101, Dr. Arthur Lau, rheumatologist has provided an overview of science and regulatory landscape for biosimilars and switching.


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Legal Considerations, Tara Anstey, principal, Mercer (Canada), a benefits lawyer has reviewed the legal considerations for plan sponsors to consider regarding biosimilars.

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Patient Perspective, Mina Mawani, president and CEO, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has explained the potential impact of biosimilar switching on patients.


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Sponsors:

Abbvie
Amgen
Sanofi

2) A primer on cannabis legalization and benefits plans

Date and Time: June 18, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

With the federal government passing legislation to legalize the possession of recreational marijuana, employers have a lot of questions about what it means for them. Watch Benefits Canada’s recent webinar on some of the legal issues for benefits plans with Miller Thomson LLP’s Kim Ozubko.