Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE™), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will conduct two continuing education symposia at the 52nd ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4, announced Dave Heckard, PTCE™ president.
Overall, young adults who stayed on their parents’ health plans due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gained access to prescription drugs, but most of the new spending took place in middle-class households, according to a study in the current issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, announces its latest State of the Science Summit™: Gastrointestinal Malignancies, which will take place at the New York Palace Hotel on Dec. 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The program will be co-chaired by expert oncologists from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, M.D., and Eileen M. O’Reilly, M.D., associate director for Clinical Research, David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™: Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) on Dec. 4, at the Hilton Pasadena in California. The activity will be chaired by Karen Reckamp, M.D., M.S., thoracic oncologist and co-director of the Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program, medical director of clinical research operations and associate professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research at City of Hope.
In support of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, CURE Connections® unveiled a discussion series featuring American Lung Association’s National Director of Lung Cancer Education Carly Ornstein, MPH, former NFL linebacker, founder of The Chris Draft Family Foundation and co-founder of Team Draft Chris Draft, and stage IV lung cancer patient Nancé Neshanian to share their experience with lung cancer. The series was done in conjunction with the expert lung cancer team from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center including Leora Horn, MD, MSc, associate professor of medicine, assistant director of the educator development program and clinical director of the thoracic oncology program. CURE Connections® is a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer featuring information, stories, and advice about the cancer journey.
More physicians screened patients for diabetes and hypertension and especially for tobacco use in the years after 2010, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) required that payers cover preventive screenings without out-of-pocket costs to patients, according to a new study in the current issue of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
The inaugural Luminary Awards in GI Cancer, which will be hosted by OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers, will honor Julie Fleshman, Daniel G. Haller, Henry T. Lynch, Frank McCormick and Andrew L. Warshaw for their dedication to the gastrointestinal (GI) cancers community. The celebratory cocktail reception will be held at The St. Regis Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1. The winners were selected for their tremendous devotion and leadership in research, clinical care and advocacy in GI cancer.
OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host a live webinar, entitled “Pre-Conference Perspectives on Hematologic Malignancies.” The exclusive broadcast, which will feature a panel of leading hematology and oncology professionals, will go live on Dec. 1 and run from 3 to 4 p.m. EST, announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., parent company of OncLive®.
Healthcare Research & Analytics® (HRA®), a consultative healthcare market research practice, will host a webinar, “Pediatric Oncology: How to Win the Long-Term Fight,” featuring Justin Baker, M.D., director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, on Nov. 30 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The event was announced by Steve Ennen, chief digital strategy officer at Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., parent company of HRA®.
CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, honored Al Musella, D.P.M.; Linda Liau, M.D.; Kay Verble; and Matt Anthony as this year’s winners of its third annual Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Heroes® Awards. The celebration gala took place yesterday at the City View at the Metreon in San Francisco during the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology.
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) honored Dr. Ilana Graetz from the University of Tennessee as the recipient of the 2017 “Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award” during the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting on November 16th.
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, in conjunction with the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) will host the activity, “Pharmacists Reaching Out®: Improving Treatment and Care in Patients with Lung Cancer,” on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Swan Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Attendees will be able to live stream the 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. portion of the seminar.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading media resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education, presents its latest conference, Precision Medicine Through Plasma: Using Liquid Biopsies in Contemporary Oncology Care. Chaired by Benjamin P. Levy, M.D., clinical director of medical oncology at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, the event will be held Dec. 2 at Convene at 117 West 46th St. in New York City.
To assist patients, caregivers and medical professionals to better understand carcinoid syndrome, CURE Connections® unveiled a 13-part discussion series featuring patients and doctors who shared their experience with carcinoid syndrome. CURE Connections® is a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer featuring information, stories and advice about the cancer journey.
OncLive®, a leading provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, will host its latest State of Science Summit™ to discuss controversies in managing melanoma. The event will take place at the New York Hilton Midtown on Nov. 20 at 5:30pm. The program will be chaired by renowned oncologist, Mario Sznol, M.D., professor of medicine (medical oncology) and co-director of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer.
OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on advanced non-small cell lung cancer at Le Meridien Charlotte, North Carolina, on Nov. 15, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The summit will be co-chaired by Edward Kim, M.D., chair, solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics, Donald S. Kim Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research at the Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, and Jared Weiss, M.D., associate professor, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill, clinical research, Thoracic Oncology Program
Dr Michael Kolodziej, vice president and chief innovation officer of ADVI Health Inc, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of Managed Markets, announced that the event will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on Nov. 16.
As a part of the continuing effort to raise awareness and celebrate the pharmacy profession following American Pharmacist Month, Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, and their sister publication, Specialty Pharmacy Times®, have kicked off the #APharmacistIs campaign.
Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, celebrated American Pharmacists Month (APhM) last month with its annual nationwide #ThankAPharmacist and #PTThanksYou social media campaign. Honoring thousands of pharmacists through its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels, Pharmacy Times® outreach helped to bring broader awareness to the profession and the role pharmacists play in modern health care.
OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals announces the latest State of the Science Summit™: Gastrointestinal Malignancies, which will be held on Nov. 14 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Texas. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the program will feature distinguished speakers from the field of oncology and will be chaired by Carlos Becerra, M.D. (Hematology and Medical Oncology) of Texas Oncology-Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center.
The first annual Luminary Awards in GI Cancers honoring five outstanding individuals who have devoted their time, talent and resources to improving the care for patients and families affected by GI cancers, will be presented Friday, Dec. 1 at the 8th Annual Ruesch Center Symposium: Fighting a Smarter War on Cancer in Washington.
CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, is proud to announce that Maria Menounos, Emmy winning journalist, TV/radio host, brain tumor survivor and caregiver will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 GBM Heroes®. The annual celebration honors the heroes who have made a difference in the lives of people with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). This year’s gala, will take place on Nov. 16 at the City View at Metreon, San Francisco, California, during the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Annual Conference.
With each headline about a new, life-saving cancer treatment, life becomes more interesting for a group of healthcare professionals whose role is rapidly changing: pharmacists.
Contagion®, the nation’s leading digital and print publication that provides infectious disease practitioners and specialists with disease-specific information designed to improve patient outcomes and assist with the identification, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, has appointed Jason Gallagher, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS, as its editor in chief.