News Archive, January 2018

Contagion® Speaks with National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Medical Director on Influenza

  • 2018-01-23 14:47:00

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® to Host Live Broadcast "Major Breast Cancer Challenges of 2018"

  • 2018-01-22 16:17:00

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.

OncLive® to Host State of the Science Summit™: Genitourinary Cancers

  • 2018-01-19 14:25:00

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® Presents "Implementing the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System for Improved Population Health" Webcast

  • 2018-01-18 18:26:00

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.

American Veterinarian® Acquires Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

  • 2018-01-17 22:15:00

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.

Physicians' Education Resource® Presents the 22nd Annual International Congress on Hematologic Malignancies®: Focus on Leukemias, Lymphomas and Myeloma

  • 2018-01-09 14:50:00

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®.

Healthcare Research & Analytics® Presents "Patient Centricity: Physician Perspectives on Wearable Healthcare Technology"

  • 2018-01-05 15:26:00

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's Giants of Cancer Care® Mourns the Loss of Dr. Jimmie Holland

  • 2018-01-04 08:50:00

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.