Patrick Dicerni

Assistant Deputy Minister

Ontario Ministry of Health

Patrick Dicerni is the Assistant Deputy Minister and Executive Officer of the Drugs and Devices Division, and the Assistant Deputy Minister and General Manager of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan Division at the Ministry of Health.

Prior to this, Patrick was the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Strategic Policy, Planning, and French Language Services Division from 2015 to 2020. Prior to this, he worked in the Deputy Minister’s Office (DMO), serving as Director of Policy and Delivery. He played an important role in implementing the ministry’s policy agenda and delivering on a number of key ministry priorities. During his time in the DMO, he served two Ministers, and provided strategic advice and support to three deputy ministers.

Prior to joining the Ministry of Health, Patrick held a number of increasingly senior positions at the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

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Agenda: Day 1 Oct 5, 2020

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Overcome Risk and Seize Opportunities with Insight from Canada’s Key Health System Players

With PMPRB updates on hold again, and recent tweaks to the CADTH compliance process, a pandemic-shaken health system, and emerging opportunities in rare diseases, there is a lot of work to be done. Dialogue with government, regulatory, industry and patient group leaders as they consider the industry outlook and determine the immediate and future impact on your business. Take away high-level perspectives on:

  • Emerging opportunities within Canada’s impending national strategy for high-cost drugs for rare diseases
  • Incorporating best practices and lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Overcoming early stumbling blocks with the updated PMPRB regulations

Prepare your organization for opportunity and risk in the ‘new normal’

Agenda: Day 2 Oct 6, 2020