NAMCP Spring 2013
The 2013 Spring Managed Care Forum is being held May 2-3, 2013 at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, FL.
Day 1
Jacques Sokolov, MD, Discusses the Impact of ACOs on Value-Based Products
Jacques Sokolov, MD, chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions Inc, says CIOs and ACOs are the foundation for many value-based products.
Martin Edelman, MD, Talks About Improving Outcomes in the Management of NSCLC
Martin Edelman, MD, Greenbaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD, says that organizations like NCCN and ASCO have guidelines for the management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Overcoming Challenges in the Management of Obesity: A Closer Look at Emerging Therapeutic Options
In the presentation Overcoming Challenges in the Management of Obesity: A Closer Look at Emerging Therapeutic Options, Trissa Reid, MD, an endocrinologist from the Columbia University Medical Center, reviewed the current concepts and practices around medical weight management.
Rapidly Changing Payer, Physician, and Hospital Value-Based Product Landscape Realities
With healthcare change comes challenge, but change also creates opportunity. This year's keynote general session for the NAMCP Spring Managed Care Forum was presented by Jacques Sokolov, MD, chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions, Inc, in Orlando, Florida.
Day 2
The Impact of Health Reform's State Exchanges
The realities of the emerging healthcare marketplace are quickly being recognized. Layna Cook, with law firm, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, discussed these realities with her presentation, The Impact of Health Reform's State Exchanges.
Emerging Treatment Strategies for ACS Management: Improving Patient Outcomes
In the presentation Emerging Treatment Strategies for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Management: Improving Patient Outcomes, Frederick Korley, MD, an emergency medicine practitioner from John Hopkins, reviewed the role of available antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents for the treatment of ACS.
Vandana Abramson, MD, Addresses Treatment Strategies for Metastatic Breast Cancer
In this video, Vandana Abramson, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, discusses the various strategies utilized in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.
Russell Cohen, MD, Discusses Medication Adherence in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Russell Cohen, MD, says medication adherence is an important issue for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), because patients must stay on medications long term. Dr Cohen comments, "IBD is a chronic relapsing condition, you don't just stop your medicines."