Embracing Innovation in Canadian Health Benefits

Embracing Innovation in Canadian Health Benefits

May 18, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Central Time Zone
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments Format: Web

An Online Session Hosted by CPBI Manitoba

Many people believe that healthcare remains as an industry stuck in the 20th century. However, innovation has been booming in the healthcare sector for many years and continues to evolve. This session will break down the healthcare innovations in the Canadian marketplace, how these impact various facets of our daily lives and can positively improve employer’s financial and organization health. The presentation will also take a look at how employers can incorporate innovation into their benefits plan. With changing demographics in the workplace and technology becoming more in demand, healthcare innovation will be top of mind with employees and employers going forward.

In this session we will discuss:

  • What is healthcare innovation
  • How health innovation is targeting different areas of life
  • Areas of innovation of most interest to employers
  • Considerations for incorporating innovation into benefits plan

CJ Gordon is a Senior Associate in Mercer’s Health business. In addition, CJ is a member of Mercer’s Health Innovation LABS team which has met with over 400 med-tech vendors in the Canadian marketplace. CJ regularly provides guidance to clients relating to benefits plan design and incorporating health innovation into their plans. CJ has particular expertise in Telemedicine, Mental Health, and Executive health products.


Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular PricePlan Sponsor Price
Regular membership$25.00 CDN$25.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Membership$25.00 CDN$25.00 CDN
Associate$25.00 CDN$25.00 CDN
Student$25.00 CDN -
Non Member$65.00 CDN$65.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy
CE Credits will be offered in partnership with ICM Insurance Council of Manitoba and the Saskatchewan Insurance Council.
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