News Archive, August 2018

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ Presents a Live Broadcast on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

  • 2018-08-22 17:50:00

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will host the live video broadcast “Novel Immunotherapy Options for the Long-term Care of Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL): The Role of Clinical and Specialty Pharmacists.” The webinar will take place Tuesday, September 18, at 7 p.m. ET.

OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies

  • 2018-08-21 19:40:00

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 hematologic malignancies. This event will take place on Tuesday, August 28, from 5-9 p.m. at the Hilton Tampa Downtown in Tampa, Florida. The summit will be chaired by Rami Komrokji, M.D., hematology certified, vice chair, malignant hematology department, lead clinical investigator, MDS Program, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

CURE Media Group Expands Strategic Alliance Partnership Program with The Biden Cancer Initiative

  • 2018-08-21 17:00:00

CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise dedicated to patients and survivors of cancer, welcomes The Biden Cancer Initiative to the Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. The partners will collaborate to promote patient education and administration policies for cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, research and care approaches.

The American Journal of Managed Care® Spotlights the Essential Role of Pharmacists in Boosting Vaccination Rates

  • 2018-08-17 16:15:00

A recent publication from The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, addresses the role of community pharmacies in boosting adult vaccination rates in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adult vaccination rates remain low for a variety of vaccines, including influenza, pneumococcal, and herpes zoster. As educated and accessible healthcare providers, community pharmacists are poised to increase immunization rates through outreach efforts and convenient administration of vaccines.

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ to Launch Educational Video Activity on the Opioid Epidemic

  • 2018-08-14 19:55:00

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, is developing an interdisciplinary educational video activity that features clinical pharmacists, physician pain specialists, managed care professionals and mental health specialists discussing and collaboratively reviewing strategies to prevent opioid misuse and abuse. Throughout the activity, panel members provide overviews of abuse-deterrent formulations, a collaborative approach to care, quality measures and current strategies to combat the epidemic. Featured in this presentation is the remarkable story of a woman who lost two siblings to overdoses and manages daily to support additional family members that are suffering from opioid abuse. This real-life story will inspire a call-to-action for participants.

The American Journal of Managed Care® Names Dr. Barbara L. McAneny as Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Patient-Centered Oncology Care® Meeting

  • 2018-08-14 19:00:00

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, announces renowned medical oncologist and president of the American Medical Association Barbara L McAneny, MD, as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting. The event will take place November 16th at Sofitel Philadelphia.

OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

  • 2018-08-13 17:55:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on non-small cell lung cancer. The summit will take place at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover, Maryland, on Thursday, August 23 from 5-9 p.m. The co-chairs, from the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, are: Julie R. Brahmer, M.D., MSc., co-director, upper aerodigestive department; director, thoracic oncology program; and associate professor of oncology, and Benjamin P. Levy, M.D., clinical director of medical oncology and assistant professor of oncology.

Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems Announce the 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist® Finalists

  • 2018-08-08 14:40:00

Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems, founding partners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards, announce the 30 selected finalists for the 2018 program. The Next-Generation Pharmacist® awards honor remarkable pharmacists, student pharmacists, technicians, and industry advocates who are chosen from 10 categories, including Civic Leader, Entrepreneur, Future Pharmacist, Health-System Pharmacist, and Rising Star.

OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

  • 2018-08-07 15:56:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on treatment of ovarian cancer. The summit will take place at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday, August 16 at 5:30 p.m. Chairs of the summit include Angeles Alvarez Secord, M.D., MHSc, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic oncology division, Duke University Medical Center, and Wendel Naumann, M.D., director, minimally invasive surgery, Atrium Health, obstetrics and gynecology, medical oncology, gynecologic oncology, Levine Cancer Institute.

OncLive® Presents the Latest State of the Science Summit™ on Gastrointestinal Malignancies

  • 2018-08-06 20:50:00

OncLive®, the leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, will host the latest State of the Science Summit™ on gastrointestinal malignancies. The summit will take place at the Fairmont in Dallas, Texas, on Wednesday, August 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. (CDT). It will be chaired by Carlos Becerra, M.D., interim chief of oncology, Baylor University Medical Center, Texas Oncology at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center.

Physicians' Education Resource® to Present at the 2019 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions' Annual Conference

  • 2018-08-02 17:40:00

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), the leading provider of oncology and hematology continuing medical and nursing education (CME/CE), will present at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions’ (ACEhp) 2019 Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD Jan. 23-26, announced Phil Talamo, CHCP, president of PER®. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Power of Education to...” that serves to enlighten participants to make an impact within the industry.

CURE® Magazine Releases Its Rare Cancers Specialty Issue

  • 2018-08-02 14:56:00

CURE® magazine, the nation’s leading consumer digital and print media enterprise focused on patients with cancer, published its most recent Rare Cancers issue, announced Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates Inc., parent company of CURE® magazine.

Physicians' Education Resource® Presents 2018 New York Cardio-Endo-Renal Collaborative

  • 2018-08-01 19:45:00

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®), will host the 2018 New York Cardio-Endo-Renal Collaborative (NY CERC) on September 29, 2018, at the Westin New York Grand Central in New York City. The program will be chaired by James Underberg, M.D., FACPM, FACP, FNLA, immediate past president of the National Lipid Association, clinical assistant professor of medicine, New York University School of Medicine. This educational event will discuss latest innovations and advancements to treat and manage metabolic and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).

Contagion® Raises Awareness About Vaccinations During National Immunization Awareness Month

  • 2018-08-01 15:05:00

To raise awareness about the importance of on-time vaccinations in recognition of the National Immunization Awareness Month in August, Jason Gallagher, PharmD., a clinical professor at Temple University School of Pharmacy and the editor in chief of Contagion®, shared strategies and tips with medical professionals to encourage parents to get their children vaccinated.