The Center for Biosimilars®, an online resource for emerging therapies that focuses on improving patient outcomes, launched its latest video interview series featuring Sheila Frame, vice president, head of biopharmaceuticals, North America, Sandoz, a Novartis Division. The interview discusses the evolving pharmaceutical marketplace and the role of Sandoz in the growing field of biosimilars. The first five segments of the 12-part series are available online.
Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, and Specialty Pharmacy Times®, the most read publication among specialty pharmacists, have been honored with the 2018 Hermes Creative Awards. In addition, two sister publications, Rare Disease Report® and Healthcare Analytics News™, scored honorable mentions.
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to topics in managed care, welcomes the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. The collaboration seeks to educate and promote the implementation of accountable care models.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, presents eight satellite symposia during the upcoming 2018 Annual Oncology Meeting. The symposia will take place June 1 to 3 at the Hilton Chicago.
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will host the Directions in Oncology Pharamacy® Spring Meeting on June 9 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
No matter what one thinks of the Trump administration’s plan to rein in drug prices, Harvard healthcare economist Michael E. Chernew, PhD, the co-editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), said its mere presence is a sign that the problem has broken through as a top-tier political issue that won’t go away easily.
Rare Disease Report® (RDR®), a digital component of Rare Disease Communications®, adds the Lowe Syndrome Association (LSA) to the Strategic Alliance Partnership program, announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of Rare Disease Report®.
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, seeks nominations for the Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research award. Nominations will be accepted through July 31.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on the treatment of ovarian cancer on May 24. The meeting, at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Santa Monica in California, will be co-chaired by Deborah Krakow, M.D., chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology and professor of orthopedic surgery and human genetics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical and translational research at Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, director of Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, professor of medicine and chief of hematology-oncology division and executive vice chair of research for UCLA department of medicine; and Gottfried Konecny, M.D., medical oncologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica.
CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, recognized four nurses as the 2018 Bone Health Champions™ on May 18 during the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 43rd Annual Congress.
Oncology Nursing News® will be hosting its first tweet chat on May 23, at 1 p.m. ET, to discuss findings presented at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) Annual Conference, held May 17-20 in Washington, D.C.
CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, has selected Christine Stone, M.S.N, RN, OCN, of Inova Loudoun Hospital as the winner of the 2018 CURE® Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing.
American Veterinarian®, a premier multimedia provider of cutting-edge news, research and conference coverage in veterinary medicine, recently spoke with Nancy Shaffran, CVT, VTS (ECC), about the tremendous value offered by the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference (ACVC), which will take place on Oct 8-11 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will focus on recent advancements in the treatment of genitourinary (GU) cancer in its latest State of the Science Summit™. The program will take place on May 24 at Little America in Salt Lake City. The event will be chaired by Neeraj Agarwal, M.D., an associate professor of internal medicine, the director of the GU oncology program at the Center of Investigational Therapeutics at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, will host Advancing the Treatment of Bladder Cancers Using Evidence-Based Immuno-Oncology Strategies. The live educational symposium will be held on May 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Moscone Center in San Francisco in conjunction with the American Urological Association’s 2018 annual meeting. The program will be chaired by Daniel P. Petrylak, M.D., a professor of medical oncology and urology, the director of prostate and GU medical oncology, and the director of Prostate Cancer Translational Research Group at Yale Cancer Center.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, announces its latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer. The event will take place on May 23 at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Oregon. The program will be chaired by Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., medical oncologist and assistant professor of medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).
Unnecessary trips to the emergency room (ER) are a recognized cost driver in healthcare, but not everyone agrees on how to prevent them. Health plans have tried higher co-payments, and Anthem has taken the controversial stepof refusing to pay for ER care if it later determines that a visit based on potentially serious symptoms turned out not to be.
How much do community factors drive 30-day readmission rates, the yardstick that Medicare has used since 2013 to gauge whether patients with heart failure or a heart attack get adequate follow-up care?
Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, has been named the 2018 Industry News Provider of the Year by the American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA). The APPA awards recognize outstanding performance in the pharmaceutical industry.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, presents two educational programs during the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) 43rd Annual Congress. Both programs will take place on May 17 at the Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom 5 in Washington, D.C.
CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise dedicated to patients and survivors of cancer, expands the Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program with the addition of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF), announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of CURE Media Group.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on May 10 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Detroit Novi, in Novi, Michigan. This summit will focus on scientific and clinical advancements in breast cancer.
Contagion®, the nation’s leading digital and print publication that provides practitioners and specialists working in the infectious disease field with disease-specific information, hosted 5 of the leading minds in infectious disease science in its latest Peer Exchange, “Battling Against Resistant Pseudomonas Infections in the ICU.” The first four segments of the 16-part series, which focus on leading treatment and prevention strategies for the multi-drug resistant condition, are available now.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, announced that clinical cardiologist Dipti Gupta, M.D., M.P.H., and medical oncologist Susan F. Slovin, M.D., Ph.D., will be presenters for the webinar “Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Prostate Cancer and Cardiovascular Risk,” which will take place May 11 at 2 p.m. EDT.
CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused on patients with cancer, launched #CanDoWithCancer social media campaign on May 1. The campaign features cancer patients accomplishing lifelong goals and completing everyday tasks.
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will offer five continuing medical education (CME) credits during the Accountable Care Delivery Congress hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). The congress will be held on May 11, starting at 7:30 a.m., at the Marriott Marquis and Marina in San Diego.
PER Global, the ex-US affiliate of Physicians’ Education Resource®, the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education, will host the Virtual Current Trends™: Global Perspectives on Emerging Data in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) webinar on May 10 at 4:30 p.m. Central European Time. This live webinar will be chaired by Arndt Vogel, M.D., professor of gastrointestinal oncology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover Germany.
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, (PER®), the leader in hematology and oncology continuing medical education (CME), has acquired the Winter Lung Cancer Conference™, continuing its commitment to providing the most impactful live continuing medical education programs in the field. As a result, the 2019 upcoming 16th Annual Winter Lung Cancer Conference™ will merge with PER’s historic Miami Lung Cancer Conference® to further become a world-class continuing medical education event. The meeting will take place in February 2019 in Miami, Fl.
A dedicated team of 15 individuals will take on the challenge of trekking through Grand Canyon National Park via the Havasupai Indian Reservation on May 2. The fundraiser is a part of Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma (MM4MM), a joint initiative between the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and CURE Media Group, and is sponsored by Amgen. This year’s team, comprised of patients, caregivers, family members, advocates and medical professionals, will take on this challenge to raise awareness and funds to advance research for multiple myeloma.
OncLive®, the leading provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, presents the latest State of the Science Summit™ on breast cancer. The event will take place on May 8 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The program will be chaired by Sara M. Tolaney, M.D., M.P.H, associate director, Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; associate director of clinical research breast oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, assistant professor of medicine Harvard Medical School.
Specialty Pharmacy Times®, the leading journal for the specialty pharmacy industry and the most-read publication among specialty pharmacists and pharmacy professionals, in collaboration with Zitter Health Insights (ZHI), announced the finalists and winners of the Specialty Pharmacy Patient Choice Awards.