The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 2018
The AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting, held April 23-26, in Boston, Massachusetts, will gather managed care professionals who work in the ever-changing world of pharmaceutical management to discuss opportunities and challenges. Sign up for our daily e-mail blasts on our registration page, and check back here during the conference for the full coverage.
June 11, 2018
Somali Burgess, PhD, senior director, Xcenda, discusses how patient-reported outcomes (PROs) help advance patient care and challenges with translating PROs into clinical and pharmaceutical decisions.
June 04, 2018
Kimberly Lenz, PharmD, clinical pharmacy manager, MassHealth/Office of Clinical Affairs, University of Massachusetts Medical School discusses initiatives introduced to implement appropriate opioid prescribing, best practices for enforcing appropriate prescribing, and if current opioid restrictions have reduced utilization.
May 27, 2018
There's the potential for new nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and multiple sclerosis drugs to be approved in 2019, said Aimee Tharaldson, PharmD, a senior clinical consultant in Emerging Therapeutics for Express Scripts.
May 25, 2018
Pharmaceutical companies have helped in the shift to value-based care through value-based prices, as well as outcomes- and performance-based risk-sharing contracts, explained Robert Navarro, PharmD, clinical professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida.
May 24, 2018
The endgame for both the health system and the payer is always the patient, so we try to focus on treating patients in the most cost-effective manner with the most clinically appropriate evidence-based approach, explained Ashley Pappas, PharmD, MHA, assistant director of pharmacy, University of North Carolina Hospitals.
May 20, 2018
Calvin Knowlton, BScPharm, MDiv, PhD, chief executive officer and founder of Tabula Rasa HealthCare, discusses innovative practices that have been introduced in Enhanced Medication Therapy Management (eMTM) and what he sees in the future for eMTM improvement and innovation.
May 19, 2018
Tina Joseph, PharmD, BCACP, assistant professor, college of pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, discusses the role of pharmacists in helping manage chronic diseases and the transition for integrating pharmacists into value-based care models.
May 17, 2018
Brian Litten, JD, chief strategic officer, Tabula Rasa HealthCare, discusses how Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services work to improve health outcomes, challenges with the adoption of MTM services, and how CMMI's Enhanced MTM Model addresses these challenges.
May 13, 2018
Kimberly Lenz, PharmD, clinical pharmacy manager, MassHealth/Office of Clinical Affairs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses identifying patients most at risk for misusing or abusing controlled substances and how approaches to treatment differ for these patients.
May 12, 2018
We have to decide if we’re prepared to not cover low-value treatments as we shift to value-based care, said Robert Navarro, PharmD, clinical professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida.