The developing COVID-19 situation has understandably generated significant media, much of which Canadians both need and want to know. There have been releases from the insurance and private healthcare industries too and maybe these should be receiving more press. The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association and its members have been releasing communications throughout the […]
Cancer Awareness Day was February 4, 2020… so I’m late… but more importantly, cancer is a 365 day a year disease. Cervical cancer has recently been on my mind because of a radio broadcast and a book. First, here are a few facts about cervical cancer. According to Statistics Canada, ‘Cervical cancer was more likely to […]
We’re Aging Anyone remember Boom, Bust and Echo by David K. Foot circa 1996 with an updated 2000 edition? There was a lot of good stuff in those books and I expect there will be new insights in John Ibbitson’s book Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline. In Ibbitson’s Globe & Mail article of January 26, […]
In 2020 there are important issues that will affect the benefits and private healthcare sector and all Canadians. Here is what’s in our first blog of 2020: A link to our December newsletter in case you missed it. It provides a summary of the important issues address at the BBC and BPHA in 2019. Topics […]
As we near the federal election on October 21st, those of us working in private healthcare in Canada are keeping a close eye on each party’s healthcare platforms, particularly as it relates to pharmacare. If Kelly Grant, the Globe and Mail’s Health Reporter, is correct in her October 1, 2019 article, there is a strong push […]
This fall is likely to herald significant changes to Canadian healthcare. The healthcare policy of whichever party comes into office following the federal election October 21, 2019 will dictate how pharmaceuticals will be priced and paid for in Canada. We are told that the final direction may put access to new drugs and innovation in […]
Every summer we spend some time updating the Connex website as we plan for our upcoming season of events. Some people might think we
Our first blog post.