CALGARY, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada will make public the findings of the report, Disability Management: Opportunities for Employer Action, at the Disability Management and Benefits 2013 conference in Calgary. Karla Thorpe, one of the study's authors, will reveal the results of this national survey for the first time in Western Canada. This publication, the third of a three-part series, provides advice and guidance for organizations to more effectively manage absenteeism.
Louis Thériault, the Conference Board's director of Health Economics, will also be presenting findings from the recent study, Reducing the Health Care and Societal Costs of Disease: The Role of Pharmaceuticals.
|When:||November 15, 2013|
|Where:||Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre Street SE, Calgary, AB T2G 5P6|
|Karla Thorpe - Director, Workplace Health and Wellness Research, The Conference Board of Canada|
|Louis Thériault - Director, Health Economics, The Conference Board of Canada|
|Diana McNiven - Manager, Compensation and Benefits, GE Canada|
|Paula Allen - Vice-President, Research and Integrative Solutions, Morneau Shepell Ltd.|
|Kate Dickerson - Executive Director, Workplace Health, Vancouver Coastal Health|
For the full schedule and times, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/disability/default.aspx
Follow the Disability Management and Benefits Conference 2013 on Twitter with the hashtag: #DMAB2013
The event is sponsored by Centric Health, Merck Canada Inc., Morneau Shepell Ltd., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, ESI Canada, Pfizer Canada Inc., Canadian Society of Professionals in Disability Management.
SOURCE: Conference Board of Canada
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