The American Journal of Managed Care® Announces the Latest Institute for Value-Based Medicine Meeting

The meeting will focus on Insights and Implementation: Experience From Leaders in Oncology Value-Based Care

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The American Journal of Managed Care®, the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, will host a regional meeting, Institute for Value-Based Medicine (IVBM) on insights and implementation of oncology value-based care. The meeting will take place on Aug. 10, 7 pm at the Courtyard Marriott Charleston Historic District in Charleston, South Carolina.

“This live, interactive meeting presents a unique opportunity for health care professionals to learn from the leaders in the field of managed care,” said Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of Managed Markets. “We look forward to discussing the transformations in the healthcare landscape.”

This meeting features a robust and engaging agenda. Attendees will gain insight through case studies in implementing value-based payment models in oncology practices. Additionally, featured speakers will discuss payer perspectives on the current status and future of value-based care and the role of medically integrated pharmacy in value-based care. Attendees can also address questions during the panel discussion.

The following speakers will present at the meeting:

  • Matthew Bartels, MD, CPE, FAAP, vice president, chief medical officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, is president-elect ACCC Association of Community Cancer Centers
  • Kashyap Patel, MD, program chair and moderator, Carolina Blood and Cancer Center

The Institute for Value-Based Medicine is an informative regional series that focuses on multi-stakeholder perspectives from oncologists, pharmacists, and practice executives. With a goal to discuss pressing topics such as implications of value-based medicine on clinical practice, best practices in implementing the Oncology Care Model, and integration of both oncology clinical and financial management perspectives with the evolving value-based medicine arena, the program features leading experts from the field of managed care to enhance audience knowledge.

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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. 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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Source: The American Journal of Managed Care

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