Workshop Series

Workshop Series


Medlior is offering a workshop series to inform hot topics in HEOR to our clients and collaborators.

Are you planning to launch an innovative therapy for a rare disease within the next two years?

Medlior and MORSE Consulting are pleased to offer a workshop dedicated to the reimbursement considerations for drugs for rare disease indications.

The workshop will be tailored for market access teams working on rare disease assets to understand the fundamentals of outcomes-based agreements (OBAs) and steps in generating real-world evidence (RWE) to support these agreements.

The specific topics for the workshop include:

  • Navigating the Landscape: Understanding possibilities for OBAs in rare diseases and characteristics of a product and therapeutic area best suited for successful OBAs in Canada
  • Data-Driven Success: How to assess your RWE needs for HTA and negotiations
  • Canadian Requirements: Identifying Canadian RWE sources, processes, and requirements for accessing and generating necessary data
  • Strategic Planning: Building an RWE strategy that serves multiple purposes across market access
  • Leveraging Patient Support Programs: Effective strategies for partnership and success

The 2-hour workshops will be held virtually and led by senior staff from MORSE and Medlior. All participants will receive a comprehensive PDF of the workshop content, as well as Q&A notes that could serve as a future reference.

Contact us at for more information on pricing and availability.

  • Tara Cowling, President and Managing Principal, Medlior
  • Suzanne McMullen, Senior Principal, Medlior
  • Sang Mi Lee, Director of Innovative Access Solutions, MORSE Consulting
  • Jaclyn Beca, Director of Pharmacoeconomics and RWE, MORSE Consulting

Are you planning to launch an innovative therapy in oncology within the next two years?

Medlior and MORSE Consulting are pleased to offer a workshop dedicated to the reimbursement considerations for drugs for oncology indications.

The workshop will be tailored for market access teams working on oncology assets to understand the best practices for generating and/or leveraging real-world evidence (RWE) to support payer negotiations and potential outcomes-based agreements (OBAs) in Canada.

The specific topics for the workshop include:

  • Navigating the Landscape: Understanding possibilities for OBAs for oncology drugs, including Project Orbis and drugs without OS data, and characteristics of a product and indication best suited for successful OBAs in Canada
  • Data-Driven Success: How to assess your RWE needs for HTA and negotiations
  • Canadian Requirements: Identifying Canadian RWE sources, processes, and requirements for accessing and generating necessary data
  • Strategic Planning: Building an RWE strategy that serves multiple purposes across market access
  • Leveraging Patient Support Programs: Effective strategies for partnership and success

The 2-hour workshops will be held virtually and led by senior staff from MORSE and Medlior. All participants will receive a comprehensive PDF of the workshop content, as well as Q&A notes that could serve as a future reference.

Contact us at for more information on pricing and availability.

  • Tara Cowling, President and Managing Principal, Medlior
  • Suzanne McMullen, Senior Principal, Medlior
  • Sang Mi Lee, Director of Innovative Access Solutions, MORSE Consulting
  • Jaclyn Beca, Director of Pharmacoeconomics and RWE, MORSE Consulting

1.Introduction to RWD/RWE
2.Overview of Canadian RWD sources
Pros and cons for industry-sponsored studies
3.Process and requirements for accessing data
4.Latest trends
Outcomes-based agreements
CADTH and INESSS guidance
Global applications
5.Case study examples

The 2-hour workshops will be held virtually and led by senior staff from Medlior. All participants will receive a comprehensive PDF of the workshop content, as well as Q&A notes that could serve as a future reference.

1.Overview of CADTH procedures for manufacturer clinical evidence
Former –vs– New changes (October 2022)
2.Introduction to the GRADE tool
3.Live demonstration of the GRADE tool
4.International use of GRADE for HTA

The 2-hour workshops will be held virtually and led by senior staff from Medlior. All participants will receive a comprehensive PDF of the workshop content, as well as Q&A notes that could serve as a future reference.

Our introductory statistical analysis workshops cover the fundamental concepts and methods commonly used in healthcare and medical research. Choose one or more workshops to suit your needs.

1.Statistics 101
An introduction to descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and probability
2.Introduction to Analysis
An overview of statistical tests, sampling and study design, epidemiological measures, survival analysis, and meta-analysis
3.Applying Statistics in Health Research
A discussion of ethical and practical considerations, communicating results, quality control, critical appraisal, data management, and software

Each workshop is 2 hours in duration. The 2-hour workshops will be held virtually and led by senior staff from Medlior. All participants will receive a comprehensive PDF of the workshop content, as well as Q&A notes that could serve as a future reference.

Our introductory workshops provide a foundation for understanding medical writing and communicating scientific and medical information effectively. Choose one or more workshops to suit your needs.

1.Medical Writing 101
An all-in-one overview of medical writing, including terminology, audience considerations, ethical considerations, tips for writing structure/organization, style, proper referencing and citation styles, and effective data presentation
2.Processes in Medical Writing
An overview of processes in medical writing, including research papers, clinical trial documentation, regulatory writing, patient education materials, editing and proofreading, and manuscript publishing
3.Medical Writing Toolkit
A practical workshop for medical writers, including essential communication skills for writing teams, adapting writing for different genres, software and tools for medical writing, and industry standards and guidelines for writing. Opportunity will be provided to practice medical writing through exercises, assignments, and peer review.

Each workshop is 2 hours in duration. The 2-hour workshops will be held virtually and led by senior staff from Medlior. All participants will receive a comprehensive PDF of the workshop content, as well as Q&A notes that could serve as a future reference.

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