Personalized Healthcare Trends – Vancouver, May 24 | Mercer Canada

Mercer’s The Future of Healthcare event series addresses personalized healthcare and health benefit strategies in the age of the individual – Vancouver, Canada

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Mercer's The Future of Healthcare: The Age of the Individual Event – Vancouver, Canada
The Future of Healthcare: The Age of the Individual
Calendar23 April 2018

Demand for personalized healthcare is driving employers to reimagine their health benefit strategies, bringing opportunities to tackle healthcare’s most pressing challenges.

Join us to learn how personalized healthcare is changing how employers approach health benefit strategies. Connect with other business leaders, HR professionals and Mercer's thought leaders to explore The Future of Healthcare.


Date:  May 24, 2018
Time:  Breakfast & Registration:
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM (PT)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (PT)
 Jennifer Underhill
Location:  Terminal City Club
Ceperley/Walker Rooms
837 West Hastings Street
Vancouver (B.C.) V6C 1B6
Parking Info


The Age of the Individual: The Rising Demand for Personalized Healthcare

Health is deeply personal, yet since inception, employee health benefits have traditionally offered broad-based solutions. That’s changing now as consumerism and the need for customization has resulted in employees demanding personalized healthcare benefit plans that are as unique as they are. This brings exciting possibilities for employers.

At The Future of Healthcare: The Age of the Individual, our thought leaders will reveal the key drivers behind the personalization of healthcare, the opportunities these create, and how to shift your organizations’ health benefits strategy from challenge-focused to opportunity-bound.


You’ll leave with a better understanding of how to revamp your health benefits strategy, plan and implement individualized solutions, and stand out with a strong employee value proposition. We’ll be discussing how organizations should:

  • Use data to inform benefit strategies, including decision-making for today and predictive modeling for the future;
  • Implement a total health management strategy that addresses the rising health and wellness issues to measurably improve employee wellbeing, productivity and ROI;
  • Understand the complex vendor market and digital health solutions to identify the right partner for innovative health benefit plans.


Business leaders, CEOs, CHROs, Senior HR professionals, benefits plan professionals and healthcare innovators.



Vancouver Office Leader, Mercer Canada
Todd McLean is a Partner and Office Leader for Mercer Canada in Vancouver. Todd joined Mercer in 2016.

With over thirty years of consulting experience, Todd has worked with a broad cross section of clients in all industries and sectors. He’s provided advice and support to clients in many areas including management, total rewards, employee benefits, communications and change management. Prior to joining Mercer, Todd was managing principal for one of Canada’s largest privately-owned actuarial and HR consulting firms and served as an executive for a large Canadian insurance company. In addition, Todd’s past entrepreneurial pursuits have included serving as mentor, director and investor in a number of start-up companies, primarily technology-related, within the realm of health, wellness, finance and professional development.



Health Business Leader, Mercer Canada

Phil is a Principal and Health Business Leader for Mercer in Vancouver. Phil joined Mercer in 2017.

Phil has more than 16 years of consulting experience in the industry. He provides consulting services on a broad range of human resource issues. He works with his clients on setting strategic human resources objectives, total rewards program design, program funding implementation and evaluation, and has been involved with small to large clients.

Phil’s primary focus is the strategic design and on-going maintenance of group benefits programs. His experience also extends to cost containment strategies, flexible benefits, and valuation of post-retirement and post-employment plans.

Phil has a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from Université Laval. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and an Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA). Phil is also LLQP licensed.

Health Business, Mercer Canada

Fatima Di Biase is a Principal and a consultant in the Health business in Mercer's Vancouver office since 1999. Fatima leads Mercer Canada’s Health LABS team and is a member of the Canadian Health Innovation and Strategy team to map and make sense of the health innovation taking place in the health care space in Canada and assess/determine innovative health solutions as well as partnerships that would bring unique solutions and add further value for our clients.

Fatima advises public and private sector clients in various industries on the design and funding of employee benefit plans. This work includes flexible benefits plan design and implementation, renewal negotiations, financial accounting, collective bargaining costings, consolidation and re-design projects following acquisitions, education on benefit cost management, assisting with the design and implementation of health and wellness programs as well as Canada’s Psychological Health & Safety Workplace Standard.

Fatima holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. She has been a member of the Canadian Benefits and Pension Institute and is also a Certified Human Resource Practitioner. In addition to spending time with her two young children and partner, she also actively supports the BC Cancer Agency by organizing being one of the founding members and leads for Lina’s Dream, an endowment that raises money for research and education/awareness for breast cancer in young women.







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