The BMC 2013 Fall Conference was a great success! The attendees had an opportunity to listen to informative presentations, provide input to key players in the pharmacare process and engage with peers.
Conference handouts and presentations are available to download below:
Agenda BMC Conference Oct 29-30 2013
Biographies of Speakers
Context and Political Environment - Bill Dempster, 3Sixty Public Affairs Inc.
Why Doctors Care About Pharmacare - Alissa Von Bargen, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Healthcare Providers Perspective - Arlene Worstman, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
Pharmacare: Making Care Affordable - Prof. Steve Morgan, University of British Columbia
Private Payer Perspective - Stephen Frank, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
Advocating Through Social Media - Megan Boyle, Global Public Affairs
Social Media Case Study - Jenn McNeil, Canadian Breast Cancer Network
Putting Social Media to Work for Patients - Noah Faber, Asthma Society of Canada
The value of social media played out firsthand as Deb Maskens tweeted about the conference, resulting in Global TV coming out to interview her and Megan Winkler for a timely story on drug access issues.