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And now for something completely indifferent

A podcast from your friends at GSC

Officially called…”And now for something completely indifferent® ”, this podcast highlights the hottest topics and trends in Canadian health benefits. Brought to you by your friends at GSC, we lovingly refer to this as the industry podcast that absolutely no one asked for…but we’re doing it anyway.

Episode 31: Back to Biosimilars… is Canada Finally Stepping Up?

Episode 31, July 15, 2021

In episode 31, host David Willows invites returning pharmacy strategy guests Ned Pojskic (aka GSC’s “Outspoken Evangelist”) and super-pharmacist Leila Mandlsohn to discuss a topic near and dear to our hearts… Canada’s progress with biosimilar adoption. They discuss provincial drug plan movement, the ongoing (and curious) hesitancy from private payors, the patient experience, and the biosimilars pipeline.
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Episode 30: Pharmacare in 2021 – The Path to Meaningful Reform

Episode 30, April 19, 2021

In episode 30, host David Willows chats with returning guest Chris Bonnett, Principal Consultant at H3 Consulting, and first-time contributor Helen Stevenson, Founder and CEO of Reformulary Group, about (…to be blunt…) why the pharmacare debate never advances and what collaborative and practical approaches could help “fill the gaps” for Canadians without adequate drug coverage.
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Episode 29: Addressing gaps in oral health care

Episode 29, March 25, 2021

In this episode, host David Willows once again interviews Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, associate professor and program director at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. They re-visit the state of oral health care and talk about the Green Door Project – the largest-ever dental public health service and research program in Canadian history.
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Episode 28: On the air with Stephen Frank – 2020 Year in Review and 2021 Forecast

Episode 28, February 22, 2021

In this episode, GSC’s David Willows interviews CLHIA president and CEO Stephen Frank to reminisce about 2020 and forecast what 2021 will bring, namely a possible federal election, the pharmacare debate revisited and more Covid-19.
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Episode 27: Don’t Believe the Hype – How Medical Cannabis Flopped

Episode 27, January 25, 2021

In episode 27, we invite GSC’s Ned Pojskic and Mike Sullivan of Cubic Health Inc. to kick off 2021 with a look at where MC has been and where it might be headed.
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Episode 26: Pharmacogenomics – First Evidence to Action

Episode 26, July 22, 2020

In episode 26 of GSC’s podcast, we bring back pharmacist and researcher John Papastergiou, as well as Ned Pojskic, GSC’s leader of pharmacy and health provider relations, to talk about their research project that studied the impact of pharmacogenomics testing on patient outcomes.
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