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Spotlighting Emerging Insights in the Management of Asthma

Spotlighting Emerging Insights in the Management of Asthma

October 18th 2021, 12:40am

CHEST

Panelists of a session at CHEST 2021 discuss the latest research regarding efficacy and safety of therapies in the management of asthma, including biologics, corticosteroids, and more.

 Dr Evan Stepp on the FDA’s Decision to Authorize an e-Cigarette

Dr Evan Stepp on the FDA’s Decision to Authorize an e-Cigarette

October 17th 2021, 10:00pm

CHEST

Evan L. Stepp, MD, FCCP, CPE, a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health, director of the Highlands Ranch Clinic, and an assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, discussed the recent FDA decision to authorize an e-cigarette intended to help current smokers quit combustible cigarettes.

Dr Mariam Lewis on Why Women Are More Vulnerable to Effects From Tobacco

Dr Mariam Lewis on Why Women Are More Vulnerable to Effects From Tobacco

October 17th 2021, 8:00pm

CHEST

Mariam Lewis, MD, FCCP, a pulmonologist at UF Health and the UF College of Medicine, discusses why women are more sensitive to the effects of tobacco.

AMCP Nexus Sessions Will Focus on Drug Costs and Addressing Health Disparities

AMCP Nexus Sessions Will Focus on Drug Costs and Addressing Health Disparities

October 14th 2021, 8:45pm

AMCP Nexus: The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus

The fall meeting has multiple sessions on different aspects of health disparities and addressing drug costs, including 3 sessions on biosimilars.

Brenden O'Hara Discusses Tackling Diabetes in Disproportionately Affected Groups

Brenden O'Hara Discusses Tackling Diabetes in Disproportionately Affected Groups

October 14th 2021, 8:33pm

AMCP Nexus: The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus

Tackling disparities in diabetes management first requires collecting data and identifying affected groups before being able to take action, explained Brenden O'Hara, RPh, BCACP, from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.

For CHEST 2021 and Beyond, Expect to Hear More About Cannabis, COVID-19, Chronic Lung Disease

For CHEST 2021 and Beyond, Expect to Hear More About Cannabis, COVID-19, Chronic Lung Disease

October 13th 2021, 7:00pm

CHEST

Don Sin, MD, FRCP, MPH, who is presenting at CHEST 2021 on the topic of precision medicine and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, discusses other topics of interest at CHEST 2021, which takes place virtually from October 17 to October 20, 2021.

COVID-19 Topics and More Featured at CHEST 2021

COVID-19 Topics and More Featured at CHEST 2021

October 13th 2021, 6:30pm

CHEST

Compared with conferences held a year ago at this time, when vaccines were not yet available and the United States had yet to hit the peak of the pandemic, there are now more data to discuss about what we know and do not know about COVID-19.

Dr Christopher M. Whaley on Receiving 2021 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

Dr Christopher M. Whaley on Receiving 2021 Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

October 8th 2021, 7:24pm

Patient-Centered Oncology Care

An overview of the significance of the Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award and why the early career achievements of this year's recipient, Christopher M. Whaley, PhD, in the field of managed care deserved recognition.

Dr Marcus Neubauer Outlines the Benefits of the OCM and the Potential Successor Model

Dr Marcus Neubauer Outlines the Benefits of the OCM and the Potential Successor Model

October 1st 2021, 3:00pm

Patient-Centered Oncology Care

The Oncology Care Model (OCM) was a great program that led to practice transformation and improved patient care, but there needs to be a way to address the high cost of cancer therapies, said Marcus Neubauer, MD, chief medical officer of the US Oncology Network.

In Oncology Clinical Pathways, the Variability Isn’t With the Drugs

In Oncology Clinical Pathways, the Variability Isn’t With the Drugs

September 25th 2021, 4:45pm

Patient-Centered Oncology Care

Experts who took part in Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2021 said when guidelines recommend high-cost targeted therapies or immunotherapies, the focus must turn to areas such as imaging, diagnostic tests, and other elements that contribute to the cost of care.