CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise focused on patients with cancer, cancer centers and advocacy groups, is accepting nominations for the 2018 MPN Heroes® awards. This program honors individuals and organizations who have made a difference in the field of rare blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) by going above and beyond the standard of care, demonstrating leadership within the MPN community or a commitment to individual patients.
Mary Reed, DrPH, a research scientist at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, will serve as the special guest editor of the annual health information technology (IT) issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), which will appear in January 2019.
Data has become so essential in cancer treatment decisions that policymakers should view technology developers as stakeholders on par with physicians and pharmaceutical leaders when designing new payment models, according to authors from Flatiron Health, whose commentary appears in a new issue of Evidence-Based Oncology™ (EBO™), a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care®.
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP), a nonprofit organization representing all stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy industry, including the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, health plans and integrated delivery systems, is pleased to announce the addition of a pre-conference workshop on home infusion on September 24 at 7 a.m. at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. The event will be held prior to 6th Annual Meeting and Educational Conference by NASP.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will host the 17th Annual International Congress on the Future of Breast Cancer® West on July 13-14 at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in California.
CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focusing on patients with cancer, will be hosting its monthly TweetChat on Wednesday, June 27, at 1 p.m. EDT, for readers to ask questions and to facilitate discussions about the recent specialty issue on immunotherapy.
The American Journal of Managed Care® has published core clinical guidelines from Joslin Diabetes Center, the world-renowned center for research, treatment, and education on a disease that now affects 30.3 million people in the United States and more than 422 million worldwide.
MD Magazine®, a leading online and print source of physician news, conference coverage and peer-to-peer discussion, adds NYU Langone Health to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program, announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of MD Magazine®.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host a webinar on the practice changes for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) on June 28 at noon (EST). The live broadcast will be hosted by H. Jack West, M.D., medical director, thoracic oncology program, Swedish Cancer Institute, web editor, JAMA Oncology, founder and president, Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE).
As healthcare systems strive to achieve the Triple Aim—better care, better health, and lower costs—the best ideas are those that keep people out of the hospital without spending much money. One example is the Food Is Medicine movement, which recognizes that eating healthy prevents chronic conditions or keeps diabetes or heart disease from getting worse.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, is excited to announce its latest State of the Science Summit™ that will focus on topics discussed during the 2018 Annual Oncology Meeting. This event will take place on June 30 from 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.(CDT), at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in Missouri. The program will be chaired by Suman Kambhampati, M.D., co-medical director of the Blood Cancer Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health, vice-chair of the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network and principal investigator with Southwest Oncology group.
CURE® Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise dedicated to patients and survivors of cancer, was honored with four Digital Health Awards®, a competition that recognizes the world’s best digital health resources.
MJH Associates, Inc., a full-service health care communications company, has received six American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA. The winning publications include CURE® magazine (spring 2018 and winter 2018 issues), OncologyLive® (March 2018, No. 2), Specialty Pharmacy Times® (September 2017), ), MD Magazine® (March 2018), and Veterinarian’s Money Digest® (December 2017). All won in the program’s publications category.
The American Journal of Managed Care®, the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, will host the webcast “Implementing Alternative Payment Models for Improved Population Health: Experiences From the Oncology Care Model (OCM)” on June 28 at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. (EST). This webcast offers payers, healthcare practitioners, and practice administrators the opportunity to hear a distinguished panel as they review and compare OCM implementation in community and academic practices, discuss performance feedback from the initial reconciliation reports, and the impact of program updates, continuing needs, and potential next steps for the Model.
Lung cancer screening is free under the Affordable Care Act for certain current and former smokers, after a national study found their risk of cancer death fell 20 percent through annual screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) instead of chest x-rays.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, presents the latest State of the Science Summit™ on Breast Cancer on June 21 at 5 p.m. at the Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza in New York City. The program will be chaired by Francisco Esteva, M.D., Ph.D., director, breast medical oncology program, New York University (NYU) Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, and professor, department of medicine, NYU School of Medicine.
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information for oncology professionals, presents the latest Regional Seminar Series on lymphoma. The program will be held June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Del Frisco’s Grille in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), will host the 2nd Annual International Congress on Oncology Pathology™: Towards Harmonization of Pathology and Oncology Standards on June 23 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in New York. The program will be co-chaired by Alain Borczuk, M.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, vice chairman for anatomic pathology, department of pathology and laboratory medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine; and Balazs Halmos, M.D., professor of clinical medicine, director, thoracic/head and neck oncology, director, clinical cancer genomics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center.
CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise dedicated to patients and survivors of cancer, welcomes Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association to the Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program.
U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, and Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for the pharmacy industry, today released the 2018 Top Recommended Health Products. Consumers and health care professionals can visit U.S. News Top Recommended Health Products and otcguide.net to see the collective recommendations of thousands of pharmacists for more than 1,100 over-the-counter brands, representing 154 product categories.
Winning approval from the US Food and Drug Administration is only the first step toward getting drugs into patients’ medicine cabinets. Getting drugs onto formulary—where they will be covered by insurance—is the key to reaching patients.
American Veterinarian®, a premier multimedia provider of cutting-edge veterinary news, research and conference coverage, has released the agenda for the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference (ACVC) on Oct. 8-11 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The meeting focuses on the latest strategies to drive veterinary practices forward.
Pharmacy Times®, the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, is the most-read pharmacy journal among total pharmacists, according the 2018 Kantar Media Pharmacy Readership study.1
OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, announces its latest State of the Science Summit™ about advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) on June 20 from at 5- 9 p.m., at the Hyatt in Bellevue, Philadelphia. The program will be chaired by Joshua Bauml, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center.
Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems, founding partners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist®awards announce the panel of judges for the 2018 awards.
As part of its continuing effort to recognize the important role an oncology nurse plays throughout a patient’s cancer journey, Oncology Nursing News® has kicked of the #AnOncNurseIs campaign.