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The American Journal of Managed Care® to Host the 2017 Patient-Centered Oncology Care® Meeting


This meeting presents unique perspectives on emerging topics in managed care from today’s leading experts

CRANBURY, N.J.--The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the No. 1 ranked journal in managed care by Google Scholar, announces the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting on November 16 -17, 2017, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, announced Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of Managed Markets.

In making this announcement, Dr. Prescott said, “AJMC® is proud to host the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting which presents an exciting opportunity for managed care and oncology professionals to gather and discuss the impact they have on patient care. We are honored to be joined by an expert faculty at this year’s conference.”

This patient centric meeting will feature the following thought leaders from across the nation:

Jonas A. de Souza, MD, MBA, medical director, Office of the Chief Medical Officer at Humana

Brenton Fargnoli, MD, director of Product Marketing and Strategy at Flatiron Health

Torrie K. Fields, MPH, senior program manager of Palliative Care Design and Implementation at Blue Shield of California

Jason Harris, manager of Public Policy at National Health Council

Jonathan Hirsch, MSc, president and founder of Syapse

Sean Khozin, MD, MPH, associate director (Acting) at CDER, FDA, and founder and director of Information Exchange and Data Transformation, FDA

Felice H. LePar, MD, MPH, of Abington Hematology/Oncology Associates, Jefferson Health

Kathy Lokay, president and chief executive officer of Via Oncology

Stacey McCullough, PharmD, senior vice president of Pharmacy at Tennessee Oncology

Lalan Wilfong, MD, medical oncologist and medical director of Quality Programs at Texas Oncology

PCOC is a two-day educational event that will address topics such as the impact of novel therapies on oncology stakeholders, collecting the right data for patient-focused drug development, teamwork in care transitions, and the impact of nurse practitioners on patient care. The format of this program will allow attending medical and managed care professionals and health policy researchers to share their experiences and actively participate in panel discussions.

For more information or to register, please visit: www.ajmc.com/meetings/pcoc17#register.

About The American Journal of Managed Care®:

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps readers on the forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry decision makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of high-quality care. AJMC.com is the essential website for managed care professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC® family include The American Journal of Accountable Care®, and two evidence-based series, Evidence-Based Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™. These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC® publications, please contact Dr. Jeff Prescott at (609) 716-7777, x331.


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