Healthcare Research & Analytics (HRA®), a consultative healthcare market research practice, will host a webinar, “Blockchain’s Implications for Healthcare,” featuring Steven W. Teppler, attorney; Bitcoin/ Blockchain expert, Abbott Law Group, on Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. EST.
MD Magazine®, a leading online and print source of physician news, conference coverage, and peer-to-peer discussion, has united with the National Lipid Association (NLA) through its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) Program. The partnership will also include sister publications, Rare Disease Report® and Pharmacy Times®.
CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise dedicated entirely to patients with cancer, is extending the nomination deadline for its inaugural Ovarian Cancer Heroes™ Award program to Jan. 29.
Contagion®, the nation’s leading digital and print publication that provides information to practitioners and specialists working in the field of infectious disease, recently spoke with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ (NFID) medical director William Schaffner, MD, about influenza, this year’s flu season, and how clinicians can encourage their patients to get the vaccine, particularly those over 65.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, will present a live broadcast, “Major Breast Cancer Challenges of 2018,” on Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. The broadcast will be rebroadcasted on Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. and Jan. 31 at 1:30 p.m.
RAND Health researchers who studied how much US medical practices were using electronic health records (EHRs) found only about a quarter using them to their full potential, while 39 percent of the practices were underusing EHRs.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, will host the State of the Science Summit™: Genitourinary Cancers at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn, New York, on January 25 at 5:30 p.m. The program will feature distinguished faculty from the field of oncology and will be chaired by Arjun V. Balar, M.D., director of the genitourinary medical oncology program at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center and assistant professor in the department of medicine.
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to topics in managed care, will host the webcast, “Implementing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for Improved Population Health,” on Jan. 31 at 12 pm, 3 pm, and 6 pm. The webcast will be moderated by Kavita Patel, MD, nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, co-founder of Tuple Health, and primary care physician at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Patel will be joined by Stephen Grubbs, MD, clinical assistant professor of medicine at Thomas Jefferson Medical School and vice president of the Clinical Affairs Department, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Robin Zon, MD, chair of the government relations committee at the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Michael J. Hennessy Associates’ American Veterinarian® has acquired the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference (ACVC), broadening its leadership position in veterinary medicine by offering continuing education, live events and breaking news. ACVC will take place on Oct. 8-11 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City.
The seventh special issue on health information technology (IT) from The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) marks a turning point: the topic is no longer just about measuring large sets of data, but also about empowering patients with their own information and controlling costs.
CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise dedicated to patients and survivors of cancer, welcomes the Chris Draft Family Foundation to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) Program. The addition was announced by Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., parent company of CURE Media Group
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will host the 14th Annual International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies on Feb. 10 at the InterContinental New York Times Square.
CURE® magazine, is extending the nomination deadline for the 2018 Extraordinary Healer® Award to January 15, 2018. The award honors leading oncology nurses, who have made strides in the field of oncology or have demonstrated commendable compassion in patient care.
CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise dedicated to patients and survivors of cancer, has added Teen Cancer America (TCA) to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) Program.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will host the 22nd Annual International Congress on Hematologic Malignancies®: Focus on Leukemias, Lymphomas and Myeloma from March 1-4 at The Diplomat in Miami, Florida, announced Phil Talamo, president of PER®.
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE™), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will host the 8th Annual Directions in Pharmacy® conferences, which will take place in four major cities across the U.S. in spring 2018.
Healthcare Research & Analytics® (HRA®), a consultative healthcare market research practice, presents the second installment of the patient centricity webinar series titled, “Patient Centricity: Physician Perspectives on Wearable Healthcare Technology,” on Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. EDT, announced Steve Ennen, chief digital strategy officer at Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., parent company of HRA®.
OncLive® mourns the loss of Jimmie Holland, M.D., who passed away at age 89 on Dec. 24, 2017. Dr. Holland was a 2014 Giants of Cancer Care® Inductee, a member of the 2016 and 2017 Giants selection committee and was the founder of psycho-oncology. She will be remembered for her groundbreaking work to combat the traumatizing psychological impact of cancer diagnosis on patients.