A rendezvous where experts and professionals meet and share on what will shape tomorrow's workplaces

Medavie Blue Cross will host several national health care experts on April 13 to 14 in Moncton as part of the company’s Benefits3 Conference. Now in its 10th year, the event continues to foster important discussions on workplace leadership, health and productivity. Nearly 140 delegates from companies across Atlantic Canada as well as union members and industry brokers and consultants will join us this year.

“Benefits3 is an annual event that allows industry professionals and employers to come together to stay informed and share insights into new trends and possible innovative solutions that will help create healthier workplaces,” said David Adams, Medavie Blue Cross’ Atlantic Market Leader and host of the Benefits3 Conference.

This year’s conference will focus on the challenges and the constant evolution of the health care environment in Canada. The speakers include:

Dr. Paul Oh, Medical Director, Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program with the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. He will participate in an expert panel showcasing the impact of chronic diseases on organizations financial and productivity results in addition to highlighting solutions in order to improve health outcomes in the workplace.

Glenn Monteith, Vice President, Innovation and Health Sustainability with Innovative Medicines Canada. He will provide an overview of how Innovative Medicines Canada helps provide better healthcare solutions to Canadians.

Stuart Rudner, Partner, Rudner MacDonald LLP. He will address a hot-topic: medical marijuana and how to find a balance between accommodation and safety in the workplace.

Anne Nicoll, Vice President, Health and Disability Management; Chris Goguen, Strategic Pharmaceutical Partnerships Lead, and Anne-Marie Smith, Practice Lead, Drug Management Solutions, from Medavie Blue Cross will also take part in panel discussions during the event.

A full line up of speakers and the conference program are available at www.ben3.ca. The conference begins at noon on Wednesday, April 13 at the Delta Beausejour Hotel located at 750 Main Street in Moncton. Follow conference news and updates on social media with #Benefits3.

For more information, to attend any session or to arrange an interview with speakers, please contact:

Geneviève Cyrenne
Team Leader and Senior Communication Advisor
(514) 248-1625
genevieve.cyrenne@medavie.bluecross.ca

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About Medavie Blue Cross

Medavie Blue Cross is a not-for-profit organization that provides health, dental, travel, life and income replacement products to small and large companies in Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec and to individual customers in Atlantic Canada. It also administers various provincial and federal government sponsored health programs.

Our shareholder is the community. We're proud of our more than 1,900 employees who donate their time and money to support healthy outcomes in communities across the six provinces where we operate. Through our Building Healthy Communities program and the Medavie Health Foundation, we contribute over 10% of our annual net income to the communities where our clients and colleagues live and work.

Medavie Blue Cross is part of Medavie, a health services company. Together with Medavie EMS, the largest provider of Emergency Medical Services in Canada, we are dedicated to improving the health of all Canadians through integrating benefits management, health management and health care delivery.