May 3, 2016

The Future of Healthcare Management

At the recent TELUS Health industry conference, Vincent Ng, Health Business Consulting Senior Manager at TELUS Health spoke about harnessing the power of technology to improve health care. He says a behaviour change is needed.

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May 3, 2016

VRSP Deadline Approaches

To encourage workers to save for retirement, the Quebec government has introduced the Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP). It will give workers who do not have access to an employer-sponsored RRSP, TFSA, or Pension Plan,.

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March 3, 2016

Pension Plan Updates

ORPP: Schedule of Effective Dates The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan continues to be developed. The latest update provides more details about participation requirements and enrollment dates. The ORPP requires all companies without a comparable pension.

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January 1, 2016

Drug Channel Waste, Pharmacy Services, Coordination of Benefits and Changes to the TFSA

Drug Channel Waste:  Refill FrequencyWhenever a drug is prescribed, there are many opportunities to find cost efficiencies:  substituting a lower-cost alternative prescription, having it filled at a lower-cost pharmacy, adhering to the treatment plan, etc. .

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November 1, 2015

Diabetes Awareness Month

A lot of press has been given to new high cost biologic drug treatments that are expected to drive increases in health care costs over the next few years. While this is an important development.

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Benefits Bulletin

September 5, 2017 Another Reason to Opt for a Mandatory Drug Benefit

Mandatory drug plans (sometimes called enhanced generic plans) are becoming the standard drug plan as they protect the plan from.

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Health & Wellness

August 1, 2017 Preparing your Teens for University

Thousands of teens will be heading off to university in a few short weeks.  For many of them, it will.

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GMS Quiz Corner

May 1, 2016

Question

What is the next number in the series?

3   6   18   21   63   ??

Answer

66

Congratulations to Igor Nikolajev – this month’s Quiz Wiz!

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