Agenda for July 30 Virtual Conference Includes Sessions on Innovative Oncology Management Programs at Aetna and Anthem, Oncology PCMHs

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Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming July 30 virtual conference, “Oncology Management 2015: Innovative Strategies for Health Plans and Providers,” will review innovative oncology management strategies in use today such as pathway programs, evidence-based medicine and oncology patient-centered medical homes.

Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the full agenda for its upcoming virtual conference, “Oncology Management 2015: Innovative Strategies for Health Plans and Providers.” Featuring top oncology thought leaders at health plans, oncology provider groups and benefit management companies, this July 30 program will review innovative oncology management strategies in use today such as pathway programs, evidence-based medicine and oncology patient-centered medical homes.

  • 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: “Oncology Management Today” — Two benefit manager executives will discuss the oncology drugs providers are prescribing most often and for what uses, new techniques payers are using to manage patients undergoing cancer treatment, and strategies to make sure therapies in both the pharmacy and the medical benefits are appropriate.
  • 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: “Case Study: Anthem’s Cancer Care Quality Program: A Model for Value-Based and Cost-Effective Care” — An Anthem executive will explain how the insurer’s new pathways program works, what Anthem’s expectations are, what lessons it already has learned and what changes it already has made — as well as the strategies it has used to get providers on board.
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: “Case Study: How Aetna’s Oncology Strategy Is Delivering Increased Value” — Two national medical directors from Aetna will discuss details of the innovative oncology management programs the insurer has launched and the results their personalized, value-based initiatives have achieved thus far.
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.: “Case Study: How an Oncology PCMH Is Improving the Delivery of Cancer Care While Reducing Waste” —The Co-founder and Chief Physician of Consultants in Medical Oncology and Hematology (CMOH), the first oncology practice that the National Committee for Quality Assurance recognized as a level III patient-centered medical home (PCMH), will discuss how the oncology PCMH was established, lessons learned, the PCMH’s effects on quality, cost and patient satisfaction and much more.

AIS’s virtual conference allows participants to attend a live conference without having to travel to a meeting site. Plus, the registration fee includes a free On-Demand recording of each session, so any agenda items can be reviewed at a later time.

For more information, including a full agenda, speaker biographies and how to register, visit http://aishealth.com/oncology-management-2015.

About AIS
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for more than 25 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, websites, looseleafs, books, strategic reports, databases, webinars and conferences. Learn more at http://AISHealth.com.

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