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    Jan 27

    Arthritis Society Welcomes new President and CEO
    Health and Senior Living Executive Trish Barbato Brings Focus on InnovationTORONTO – The Arthritis Society today announced the appointment of a new President and CEO to lead the organization into a new decade and further strengthen its efforts to support the six million Canadians living...
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    Dec 18

    New research takes aim at back pain in arthritis
    One of 14 new awards announced by the Arthritis Society, brings annual research commitment to nearly $4 millionDecember 18, 2019 – TORONTO – Back pain. It’s the #1 cause of disability worldwide, so odds are you’ve probably experienced it. If you’re lucky, it went...
    Arthritis Society Canada
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    Dec 12

    Alberta will force patients to switch from biologics to cheaper biosimilar medications
    Globe and Mail coverage of the Alberta biosimilars announcement, highlighting some (non-arthritis) patient groups' concerns.
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    Dec 12

    Biosimilar drugs to provide safe, effective treatment
    The Alberta Government is changing coverage for biologics under the Alberta Drug Benefit List (ABDL). Public coverage for patients currently on certain originator biologics will be transitioned to biosimilars. This affects both patients who are new to biologics, and patients already receiving...
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    Dec 11

    Innovative Medicines Canada bans members from paying doctors fees for IV infusions
    Pharmaceutical companies will no longer be allowed to pay fees to Canadian doctors for overseeing intravenous infusions of their medications under a revised ethical code written by the industry group for brand-name drug makers. The goal is to remove incentives that encourage doctors to prescribe...
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    Dec 10

    Province turns to private sector for help reducing surgery wait times
    Alberta is increasing public funding to non-hospital surgical clinics to address the serious backlog in joint replacement surgeries in that province. Addressing wait times is one of our key areas of advocacy focus: arthritis is the leading cause of joint replacement surgeries, including 99% of...
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    Dec 03

    Redefining what it means to live with a disability
    Early Edition with Stephen Quinn profiles three lower mainlanders who redefine what it means to live with a disability. Features arthritis ambassador Eileen Davidson, who lives with RA.
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    Nov 27

    Arthritis Society Recognized Among Canada’s Most Admired Corporate CulturesTM Trade
    Investments in Research and Innovative Programming Transform Health CharityTORONTO – The Arthritis Society was today recognized among Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures™  by Waterstone Human Capital. Each year Waterstone surveys thousands of organizations...
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    Nov 22

    A look at medical cannabis coverage’s growing pains
    After the Arthritis Society’s extensive advocacy for medical cannabis research, it seemed only natural for the organization to cover the drug under its employee benefits plan. Features an interview with our COO, Cheryl McClellan, talking about our employee benefits solution.
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