Friday, September 14, 2018

7:00–7:45 am

Registration (and Breakfast for Preconference Registrants)

7:45–11 am

Preconference Session: Managing Your Cancer Program

Lindsey Amerine, PharmD BCPS MS

Kelly Scott-Rice, PharmD

Timothy Tyler, PharmD FCSHP FHOPA

11 –11:50 am

Registration, Exhibits (and lunch for Preconference Registrants)


Morning Welcome

Noon–1 pm

Keynote: How Payers are Changing Cancer Care

Michael Kolodziej, MD FACP

1–2:30 pm

Investigational Drug Services

Facilitating the Transition to a Fully Electronic Record Keeping System for Investigational Drug Services

Lindsey Amerine, PharmD BCPS MS

Optimizing Oral Investigational Dispensing Workflows

Stephen Polley, PharmD BCPS MPA MS

23 and Pharmacy: Gearing Pharmacy Operations for Preparation of Vaccine and Viral Vector Therapies

Rebecca Prevost, PharmD

2:30–3 pm

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

3–4:30 pm

Reimbursement Updates


Liz Hansen, RpH
Jonathan Levitt, Esq.

4:30–5 pm

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

5–6 pm

CAR-T Implementation

CAR-T, Can We Afford the Cure? Financial and Operational Considerations for CAR-T Therapy Implementation

Julie Kennerly, PharmD BCPS MS MHA

6–7:30 pm

Networking with the Experts, Reception and Exhibits

7:30–9 pm

Non-CE Dinner Symposium

Saturday, September 15, 2018

6:45–7:45 am

Non CE Symposium Breakfast

7–7:50 am

Breakfast and Exhibits

7:50–8 am

Morning Welcome

8–9 am

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Updates

Marc Earl, PharmD BCOP
Jim Koeller, MS

9–10 am

Value Based Care

Pharmacist’s Opportunities in Oncology Quality

Shannon Hough, PharmD BCOP
Emily Mackler, PharmD BCOP

10–10:30 am

Information Technology

Harness the Power of Business Intelligence to Impact your Oncology Practice

Jeffrey Reichard, PharmD BCOP BCPS MS

10:30–11 am

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

11 am–Noon

Grit, Resilience, and Happiness: Fostering Success in the Workplace

Amy Pick, PharmD BCOP

Noon–1 pm

Boxed Lunch and Exhibits

Non CE Lunch Symposia
Biosimilars in Present Tense: Applying the Science to Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Practice
Sponsored by: The France Foundation

1–2 pm

Oral Chemotherapy

Demonstrating our Worth: Pharmacist Impact on Patient Outcomes in Oral Chemotherapy

Alison Palumbo, PharmD BCOP

2–3 pm

Operational, IT and Safety Pearls

The Cost of Doing Business: a Sterile Compounding Technician Budget Metric

Nicholas Baker, PharmD BCPS MPH

Transition of Cancer Center into New Building: Unanticipated Challenges and Lessons Learned

Marc Earl, PharmD BCOP

Safety and Cost-Savings Optimization through Automation of Chemotherapy Dose-Rounding

Sara Koth, PharmD BCOP

Developing a Successful Patient Assistance and Pre-Certification Program

Monica Macik, PharmD BCOP BCPS

Utilization of Employed Pharmacy Interns at an Oncology Infusion Center

Paul Morales, PharmD BCOP

Best Practices in Clean Room Viable Sampling

Alison Smith, PharmD

3 pm

Closing Remarks

Early-bird registration closes on August 17, 2018. Find out how to register here.