Ned Pojskic, HonBSc, MSc, PhD
Leader, Pharmacy & Health Provider Relations at Green Shield Canada (GSC)
Ned Pojskic is Green Shield Canada’s Leader for Pharmacy and Health Provider Relations. In this role, he is responsible for setting GSC’s strategic direction with respect to provider and drug benefits management. He takes the lead in managing stakeholder relations with all health care providers, including pharmacy, dental, and paramedical. Ned is also responsible for overall drug formulary management, including pricing and policy as well as pharmaceutical industry partnerships.
Ned holds Masters and PhD degrees from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto and is currently appointed as an adjunct professor within the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.
Title: Biosimilar Transition – A Canadian Insurer’s Experience and Perspective
This session will explore the evidence supporting biosimilar transitioning and will present one Canadian insurer’s experience with a biosimilar transitioning program for patients on Remicade and Enbrel. The results of the program will be presented, with a particular focus on strategies to ensure optimum patient experience, uninterrupted access to safe and effective therapy while providing an important pathway for future sustainability of drug plans