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Bernard Lord appointed as Medavie CEO15-Jun-2016

For immediate release Medavie announced today that Bernard Lord has been appointed CEO effec..

Canadians rank Blue Cross as Canada’s most reputable health insurance brand 15-Jun-2016

In its first year in the Leger ranking of Canada’s most reputable companies, Blue Cross ha..

Medavie Blue Cross Appoints Anne Nicoll to Vice President, Business Development19-May-2016

For immediate release Eric Laberge, President, Medavie Blue Cross is proud to announce the..

The 10th Edition of the Benefits3 Conference11-Apr-2016

A rendezvous where experts and professionals meet and share on what will shape tomorrow's workpl..

Medavie Blue Cross Invests in Chronic Disease Prevention with Toronto Rehabilitation Foundation01-Mar-2016

Toronto, ON - Medavie Blue Cross is pleased to announce a major partnership with Toronto Rehab Found..

Medavie welcomes Seasoned Industry Innovator to Board22-Feb-2016

MONCTON, NB—Michael Decter, Chair of the Board of Directors of Medavie, is pleased to anno..

Medavie Announces Retirement of CEO Pierre-Yves Julien12-Jan-2016

Medavie announced today that, after more than two decades in a leadership role with the company,..

Medavie Blue Cross: Positioned to Ensure Plan Sustainability and Patient Care09-Dec-2015

Through Evolved Specialty Drug Approach and Drug Cost Solutions Moncton, NB – For m..

Medavie Blue Cross Awarded Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures20-Nov-2015

For immediate release Moncton, NB – Medavie Blue Cross is proud to be named one of ..

Medavie Blue Cross named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 201609-Nov-2015

Medavie Blue Cross named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2016 For immediate release ..

Medavie Blue Cross Provides a New Way to Access Care05-Nov-2015

For immediate release Helping Individuals with Chronic Disease Get the Support They Need ..

Medavie Blue Cross Promotes Eric Laberge to President09-Sep-2015

For immediate release MONTREAL, QC — Pierre-Yves Julien, CEO, Medavie Inc. is p..

Making the Connection between Health Benefits, Wellness and Chronic Disease Management03-Jun-2015

Moncton, NB – While plan sponsors estimate that about one-quarter (26% on average) of ..

Medavie Blue Cross launches a new kind of personal health insurance04-May-2015

For immediate release MONCTON, NB — Medavie Blue Cross today launched ..

Medavie welcomes new board members29-Apr-2015

For immediate release MONCTON, NB—Michael Decter, Chair of the Board of Directors of..

Benefits3 Conference Brings Together Health Care Experts in Halifax14-Apr-2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE @MedavieBC (https://twitter.com/MedavieBC) Leadership, Health & Pr..

Medavie Blue Cross Promotes Eric Laberge to Senior Vice President, Group Business07-Jan-2015

For immediate release MONTREAL, QC — Pierre-Yves Julien, CEO, Medavie Blue Cross is p..

Medavie Blue Cross partners with Lung Association to tackle lung disease 27-Nov-2014

(Updated November 28) One in 5 Canadians lives with lung disease including asthma and COPD. ..

Medavie welcomes new board member24-Sep-2014

For immediate release MONCTON, NB—Michael Decter, Chair of the Board of Directors of M..

Medavie welcomes Greg Bambury as new Vice President, Human Resources14-Aug-2014

For immediate release DARTMOUTH, NS— Pierre-Yves Julien, CEO, Medavie and acting Presi..

Medavie Inc. welcomes new board member20-Jun-2014

For immediate release MONCTON, New Brunswick—Michael Decter, Chair of the Board of Direct..

THE SANOFI CANADA HEALTHCARE SURVEY 201403-Jun-2014

We are proud to sponsor and participate in the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey. The survey has p..

Gamification in health care: CIO and VP of Digital Health looks at future potential26-May-2014

For immediate release Moncton, NB ¬ As part of the Medavie Blue Cross Benefits3: Leader..

New mobile app gives clients benefit information on the go13-Aug-2013

For immediate release MONCTON – Medavie Blue Cross launched Medavie Mobile (http://www.yo..

Medavie welcomes new board member17-Jul-2013

For immediate release MONCTON, NB—Steve Parker, Chair of the Board of Directors of Medavie..

New on-line tool empowers members to manage their health risks20-Jun-2013

Moncton N.B. – While four out of five Canadians are at risk of developing a chronic disease, e..

Employees think employers should do more in the area of prevention according to new survey18-Jun-2013

Moncton N.B. – Over 69 per cent of employees think their employers should be doing more to pre..

Leaders gather in Halifax to discuss genomic breakthroughs, mental health challenges...23-Apr-2013

Leaders gather in Halifax to discuss genomic breakthroughs, mental health challenges and the evo..

Medavie Inc. welcomes new board member21-Mar-2013

For immediate release DARTMOUTH, NS—Steve Parker, Chair of the Board of Directors of M..

Once Again Awarded One of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures29-Nov-2012

TORONTO, ON — Medavie Blue Cross has once again been awarded the designation of one of Can..

Atlantic Business Magazine recognizes Medavie Blue Cross07-Nov-2012

DARTMOUTH, NS – Medavie Blue Cross is proud to be recognized with Atlantic Business Magazi..

Online contest encourages Atlantic Canadians to get healthy24-Sep-2012

MONCTON, NB — Make A Change invites Atlantic Canadians to share the steps you are taking t..

Medavie Blue Cross announces Khemani as new President; Julien to lead Medavie Inc.12-Sep-2012

Medavie Blue Cross announces Khemani as new President; Julien to lead Medavie Inc. For immedi..

Medavie Blue Cross launches new wellness blog: Small Steps03-Jul-2012

Moncton NB – There are a number of small lifestyle changes people can make to ensure overa..

Medavie Blue Cross employees take Commuter Challenge25-Jun-2012

Medavie Blue Cross employees – from Toronto to St. John’s – avoided 3,524 kg o..

Medavie Blue Cross approach to Wellness Programs validated by Conference Board of Canada18-Jun-2012

A Conference Board of Canada report, released today at the Workplace Wellness and Mental Health ..

New Contract seeks to Maximize Health Outcomes while Controlling Costs07-Jun-2012

ST. JOHN'S NL – The Council of Independent Community Pharmacy Owners NL and Medavie Blue C..

CLHIA launches industry initiative to protect Canadians' drug coverage03-Apr-2012

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) announced today that they are introdu..

Medavie Blue Cross hosts annual benefits conference02-Apr-2012

MONCTON, NB – Approximately 100 representatives from small to large businesses across Cana..

Medavie Blue Cross Launches Pharmacy Value Finder Website02-Feb-2012

MONCTON, NB – If knowledge is power then Medavie Blue Cross has put a lot of power at the ..

Medavie Blue Cross and employees raise more than $181,000 for United Way22-Dec-2011

DARTMOUTH, NS – Medavie Blue Cross and its employees raised more than $181,000 for United ..

Therapeutic Substitution: Will it Yield Benefits for Drug Plan Sponsors?12-Dec-2011

In July 2011, Medavie Blue Cross implemented a therapeutic substitution pilot program with a sma..

Medavie Blue Cross raises more than $155,000 for United Way06-Dec-2011

MONCTON, NB – Climbing the CN Tower, bosses serving mock jail time and significant employe..

Medavie Blue Cross expands leadership role in raising awareness and funding for multiple sclerosis i06-Dec-2010

HALIFAX – Medavie Blue Cross has expanded its six-year partnership with the Multiple Scler..

Strategic Partnership Earns National "Who's Who in Workplace Health" Award20-Oct-2010

MONCTON, NB – Medavie Blue Cross and Co-op Atlantic were recently honoured in the category..

Medavie Blue Cross welcomes new board member05-Aug-2010

MONCTON – Steve Parker, Chair of the Board of Directors of Medavie Blue Cross, is pleased ..

Medavie Blue Cross Canoe Challenge raises more than $1.5-million for IWK Health Centre Foundation...30-Jun-2010

Medavie Blue Cross Canoe Challenge raises more than $1.5-million for IWK Health Centre Foundatio..

Medavie Blue Cross Receives Canadian Cancer Society's Prestigious Community Champion Award11-Jun-2010

MONCTON -- Medavie Blue Cross was recently recognized by the National Council of the Canadian C..

Medavie Blue Cross and Shoppers Drug Mart Stores Reach Tentative Agreement05-Mar-2010

(Moncton) - Medavie Blue Cross today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with Sh..

Shoppers Drug Mart Gives Notice To Reject Medavie Blue Cross Card01-Mar-2010

(Moncton) -- Medavie Blue Cross announced today it has been informed by most Shoppers Drug Mart..

Customers of Medavie Blue Cross and Independent Pharmacy primary beneficiaries of new 2-year contrac23-Feb-2010

(St. John’s) - The Council of Independent Community Pharmacy Owners and Medavie Blue Cross..

Medavie Blue Cross and Employees Raise Funds for Haiti Earthquake Fund04-Feb-2010

Moncton, NB - When news broke of a 7.0 earthquake hitting the impoverished country of Haiti, Med..

Medavie Blue Cross recognized as a 2009 finalist for a Maritime Business Ethics Award16-Dec-2009

Halifax, NS – During an award ceremony held on November 18th, Medavie Blue Cross was recog..

Medavie Blue Cross raises more than $144,600 for United Way16-Nov-2009

Moncton, NB – Jailing their bosses, wearing pajamas and slippers to work and showcasing th..

Medavie Blue Cross One of "Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures"13-Nov-2009

Moncton – Yesterday, Medavie Blue Cross was named as an award recipient of Canada’s ..

Medavie Blue Cross raises over $128,000 for United Way01-Dec-2008

Moncton, NB – Traveling gnomes, spaghetti dinners and throwing pies at radio hosts were ju..

Pierre-Yves Julien elected Chairman of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association03-Jun-2008

At the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc. (CLHIA)..

Medavie Blue Cross awarded contract for design, operation of Prescription Monitoring Program25-Mar-2008

FREDERICTON (CNB) - A contract has been awarded and work has begun on the design and development..

Tool Helps Control Drug Costs07-Feb-2008

Moncton, NB (February 7, 2008) — If your physician prescribes you a new medication and two..

Innovative Asthma Study Wins National Workplace Health Award08-Nov-2007

Moncton, NB (November 8, 2007) — Medavie Blue Cross, GlaxoSmithKline Inc. and Moosehead Br..

Medavie Blue Cross relocating its Dartmouth offices04-Sep-2007

— Medavie Blue Cross announced today it will be relocating to a new office space in 2009. ..

Medavie Blue Cross Canoe Challenge raises over $106,00026-Jun-2007

The 12th Annual Medavie Blue Cross Canoe Challenge, held Saturday on Lake Banook, raised $106,23..

Medavie Blue Cross to operate NB province-wide ambulance system12-Jun-2007

June 12, 2007 (Moncton, June 12, 2007) -- New Brunswick’s 39 separate ambulance operators ..

Medavie Blue Cross President Named CEO of the Year11-May-2007

Atlantic Business magazine named Pierre-Yves Julien, President and CEO of Medavie Blue Cross, as..