Innovation and Quality:
New Directions in Value-Based Care
November 8, 2019
Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Joseph Alvarnas, MD

Vice President of Government Affairs and Senior Medical Director for Employer Strategy Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Kashyap Patel

Carolina Blood and Cancer Center
Rock Hill, SC

Featured Faculty
Edward Abrahams, PhD

Personalized Medicine Coalition
Washington, DC

Featured Faculty
Jennifer Atkins

Vice President, Network Solutions
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Chicago, IL

Featured Faculty
Sibel Blau, MD

Medical Oncology Provider
Northwest Medical Specialties, PLLC
Puyallup, WA

Featured Faculty
Stephen B. Edge, MD, FAS, FACO

Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy
Professor of Oncology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery
University of Buffalo and Jacobs School of Medicine
Buffalo, NY

Featured Faculty
Terrill Jordan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Regional Cancer Care Associates
Hackensack, NJ

Featured Faculty
Rebeca Kaul, MBA

Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Featured Faculty
Sonia T. Oskouei, PharmD

Director of Pharmacy Program Development for Biosimilars
Premier Inc.
Charlotte, NC

Featured Faculty
Jeffrey F. Patton, MD

Chief Executive Officer
Tennessee Oncology
Nashville, TN

Featured Faculty
Collette Pitzen, RN, BSN, CPHQ

Clinical Measure Developer
MN Community Measurement
Minneapolis, MN

Featured Faculty
John W Sweetenham MD FRCP FACP FASCO

Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Clinical Affairs
Harold C Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
UT Southwestern

Featured Faculty
Lalan Wilfong, MD

Vice President, Quality Programs
Texas Oncology
Dallas, TX





8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Keynote Presentation

9:00 to 9:40 a.m.

Panel: CAR-T Therapy Updates: Reimbursement, Policy, and Patient Access

John Sweetenham MD
Stephanie Farnia

9:40 to 10:20 a.m.

Panel: Innovation in Oncology Care and Treatment

Jennifer Atkins
Sonia Oskouei, PharmD

10:20 to 10:40 a.m.


10:40 to 11:20 a.m.

Featured Speaker

Rebecca Kaul

11:20 to 12:00 p.m.

Personalized Medicine and Value-Based Care

Edward Abrahms, PhD
Jim Almas, MD
Bryan Loy, MD

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award Luncheon

1:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Featured Speaker

Jeff Patton, MD

1:30 to 2:10 p.m.

Patient-Reported Outcomes and Quality Metrics

Stephen Edge, MD
Collen Pitzen, RN

2:10 to 2:30 p.m.


2:30 to 3:10 p.m.

Panel: Future of Oncology Advanced Payment Models

Steven D'Amato, RPh
Hoangmai Pham, MD
Lalan Wilfong MD

3:10 to 4:00 p.m.

Oncology Networks: Collaboration for Value-Based Care

Sibel Blau, MD
Terrill Jordan, JD CEO
Erich Mounce, MSHA
Brad Prechtl, MBA

4:00 to 4:10 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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