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Bernard Lord

Bernard Lord

Chief Executive Officer, Medavie

Bernard Lord became Chief Executive Officer of Medavie in September 2016 to provide strategic leadership to further the company’s mission to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. Prior to this role, he spent eight years on the Board of Medavie and was President and CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunication Association of Canada. He sits on boards of several companies and organizations, including as Chair of Ontario Power Generation. Mr. Lord served as Premier of New Brunswick from 1999 to 2006.

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Canada’s Health Care System of the Future: Collaborative, Innovative and Transformative


Demographic shifts. Digital health. Big data. Chronic disease. High cost specialty drugs. These are just a few of the mega trends that are disrupting health care and health insurance....

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The evolution of Medavie over the years


Former premier of New Brunswick Bernard Lord became CEO of Medavie last September, during the development of the company’s 2018-2020 strategic plan, which is based on a 10-year vision. Lord says that beyond group insurance, Medavie offers ambulance...

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Pressure on health care: Medavie plans to increase partnerships with governments


Medavie’s goal is to deliver care directly to people. “More home visits and more services in the community relieve the burden on emergency rooms and improve patient care. Our program in New Brunswick shows that when possible, patients prefer home...

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Inspired by international innovations


“Specialists have told us how many lives have been saved, how many complications have been avoided, thanks to new models. He urges the Canadian industry to open its mind and look at what is happening elsewhere in the world....

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