Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, is developing an interdisciplinary educational video activity that features clinical pharmacists, physician pain specialists, managed care professionals and mental health specialists discussing and collaboratively reviewing strategies to prevent opioid misuse and abuse. Throughout the activity, panel members provide overviews of abuse-deterrent formulations, a collaborative approach to care, quality measures and current strategies to combat the epidemic. Featured in this presentation is the remarkable story of a woman who lost two siblings to overdoses and manages daily to support additional family members that are suffering from opioid abuse. This real-life story will inspire a call-to-action for participants.
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, announces renowned medical oncologist and president of the American Medical Association Barbara L McAneny, MD, as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting. The event will take place November 16th at Sofitel Philadelphia.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on non-small cell lung cancer. The summit will take place at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover, Maryland, on Thursday, August 23 from 5-9 p.m. The co-chairs, from the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, are: Julie R. Brahmer, M.D., MSc., co-director, upper aerodigestive department; director, thoracic oncology program; and associate professor of oncology, and Benjamin P. Levy, M.D., clinical director of medical oncology and assistant professor of oncology.
CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused on patients with cancer, was recently named a finalist in four categories in the Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards, the most prestigious and most inclusive awards program in the publishing community.
The American Journal of Managed Care®, the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, will host a regional Institute for Value-Based Medicine meeting on future perspectives on oncology value-based care. The meeting will take place Thursday, September 27, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Sofitel New York in New York City.
Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems, founding partners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards, announce the 30 selected finalists for the 2018 program. The Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards honor remarkable pharmacists, student pharmacists, technicians, and industry advocates who are chosen from 10 categories, including Civic Leader, Entrepreneur, Future Pharmacist, Health-System Pharmacist, and Rising Star.