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Monday, April 15, 2019

TIME EVENT
7:00 am Registration Open
7:00 – 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00 – 9:00 am
SPECIALTY SUMMIT
A Futurist's View of Specialty Pharmacy: Innovation, Affordability Issues & Government Influence
SPEAKER
Jane Barlow, MD, MPH, MBA
EVP and Chief Clinical Officer
Real Endpoints
8:00 – 9:00 am
TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SUMMIT
Investment in Technology: Moving Your Solutions Forward
SPEAKER
Eric Lefkowitz
Director, Business Solutions
MedImpact
9:00 – 10:00 am
SPECIALTY SUMMIT
The Future of Payment Models: Ensuring the Value of Specialty Therapies: Payers, Patients & Prescribers
SPEAKER
John Fox, MD, MHA
VP Associate Chief Medical Officer
Priority Health
9:00 – 10:00 am
TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SUMMIT
Maximizing Success: Interactive Training for Your Technology Users
SPEAKER
Paul Chan
Senior Vice President Operations
MedImpact
10:00 – 10:30 am
BREAK
Refreshments served in the Meeting Lounge/Outdoor Courtyard
10:30 – 11:30 am
SPECIALTY SUMMIT
Managing Current and Upcoming Pipeline Blockbuster Oncology Drugs
SPEAKERS

Susan Trieu, PharmD
Director, Enterprise Specialty Clinical Programs
MedImpact Direct

Jann Rigell, RPh, MBA
Director, Enterprise Specialty Programs
MedImpact Direct

10:30 – 11:30 am
TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SUMMIT
Starting Off Right: New User Training
SPEAKER
Eric Lefkowitz
Director, Business Solutions
MedImpact
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
SPECIALTY SUMMIT
Expert Panel: Pulling it All Together — Where Do We Go from Here?
SPEAKERS

Jane Barlow, MD, MPH, MBA
EVP and Chief Clinical Officer
Real Endpoints

John Fox, MD, MHA
VP, Associate Chief Medical Officer
Priority Health

Steve Avey, RPh, MS
Vice President, Enterprise Specialty Clinical Solutions
MedImpact Direct

11:30am – 12:15 pm
TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SUMMIT
SPEAKER
TBD
12:15 – 1:30 pm
LUNCH
Lunch served in the Meeting Lounge/Outdoor Courtyard
1:30 – 1:45 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Leading the Way Together: A Look at Our Journey
SPEAKER
Lisa Varrato
Senior Vice President, Account Management
MedImpact
1:45 – 2:30 pm
GENERAL SESSION
A Look at 2018 Drug Trend and Insights for the Future
SPEAKERS

Doug Long
Vice President, Industry Relations
IQVIA

Susan Trieu, PharmD
Director, Enterprise Specialty Clinical Programs
MedImpact Direct

2:30 – 2:45 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Leading the Way: Current Market Landscape and Implications for the Future
SPEAKERS

Ray Marsella
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
MedImpact

2:45 – 3:45 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Battling the Opioid Epidemic Together: Collaborating with a Health System to Reduce Opioid Utilization
SPEAKERS

Mike Evans
Chief Pharmacy Officer & Director of the Center for Pharmacy Innovations
Geisinger

Jamie Miller
Pharmacy Director
Geisinger

3:45 – 4:00 pm
BREAK
Refreshments served in the Meeting Lounge/Outdoor Courtyard
4:00 – 5:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Opening Keynote: Leading the Climb to Inspire Others to Get Up and Accomplish Their Goals
SPEAKER

Sergeant Charlie Linville
The first combat-wounded veteran to summit Mount Everest

5:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Closing Day One
SPEAKER

Lisa Varrato
Senior Vice President, Account Management
MedImpact

5:15 – 6:00 pm
LIGHT RECEPTION
Cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres served
6:00 – 9:00 pm
DINNER EVENT
Come out to our Pool Party and enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

TIME EVENT
7:00 – 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00 – 9:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: COMMERCIAL TRACK
Leading Strategies for Minimizing High-Cost Generic Utilization and Spend
SPEAKERS

Alan Lukazewski, RPh
Director of Pharmacy
WEA Trust

Sara Carruth, PharmD
Manager, Health Care Economics and Outcomes
MedImpact

8:00 – 9:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: HOSPITAL TRACK
Taking the Lead: Optimizing the Value Delivered Through your Formulary and Network
SPEAKERS

Lisa Cashman, PharmD
Director, Clinical Account Services
MedImpact

Ash Yerasi, Pharm D, MBA
Vice President Network Strategy
MedImpact

8:00 – 9:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
Leading Stars Performance: Assessing and Improving Star Ratings
SPEAKER

Sarah Dykstra, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy Services
Independent Care Health Plan

DeLona Davis-Jones
Vice President, Government Programs & Services
MedImpact

9:00 – 10:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: HOSPITAL TRACK
Forward-Thinking Strategies: Increasing In-House Utilization While Managing Access to Specialty
SPEAKER

Keith Cook, RPh
Vice President Operations
MedImpact Direct

9:00 – 10:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: COMMERCIAL TRACK
Leading Trend Reduction: How the Largest Health Plan in Alabama Achieved Negative Trend
SPEAKER
Diane Scott
Chief Financial Officer
Alabama PEEHIP
9:00 – 10:00 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
Blockbuster Pipeline Impact — Looking at Current and Future Medicaid Trends
SPEAKERS

Brian Peltz, MS, RPh, FAHM, FACHE
Managing Principal Government Programs
MedImpact

Susan Trieu, PharmD
Director, Enterprise Specialty Clinical Programs
MedImpact Direct

Karen Watkins, PharmD
Emerging Therapeutics Strategy Pharmacist
MedImpact

10:00 – 10:30 am
BREAK
Refreshments served in the Meeting Lounge/Outdoor Courtyard
10:30 – 11:30 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: HOSPITAL TRACK
Maximizing Health System Performance: Managing Spend, In-House Utilization and Outcomes
SPEAKER
Trenia Yielding PharmD
Executive Pharmacy Director
AdventHealth
10:30 – 11:30 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: COMMERCIAL TRACK
Taking the Lead: Optimizing the Value Delivered Through your Formulary and Network
SPEAKERS

Lisa Cashman, PharmD
Director, Clinical Account Services
MedImpact

Ash Yerasi, PharmD, MBA
Vice President Network Strategy
MedImpact

10:30 – 11:30 am
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
Advancing Quality for Medicaid
SPEAKER
Brian Peltz, MS, RPh, FAHM, FACHE
Managing Principal Government Programs
MedImpact
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: HOSPITAL TRACK
Partnering with a Large Health System to Improve Diabetes Management and Adherence
SPEAKERS

Chris Guinther, PharmD, RPh
System Director, Pharmacy Director
Bon Secours Mercy Health

11:30 am – 12:15 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: COMMERCIAL TRACK
Advancing Integrated Solutions to Manage Specialty Spend Where It Happens
SPEAKER
Jann Rigell, RPh, MBA
Director, Enterprise Specialty Programs
MedImpact Direct
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS
A National Perspective Looking at Future Trends, Expansion, Waivers, and Rebates
SPEAKERS
Vernon Smith, PhD
Senior Advisor
Health Management Association
12:15 – 1:30 pm
LUNCH
Lunch served in the Meeting Lounge/Outdoor Courtyard
1:30 – 1:45 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Welcome Back: Looking Forward
SPEAKER
Ray Marsella
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
MedImpact
1:45 – 2:30 pm
GENERAL SESSION
The Future of Rebates: Will Rebates Disappear? Are You Prepared for Point-of-Sale Rebates?
SPEAKER

Mike Struhs
Vice President, Trade Relations
MedImpact

2:30 – 3:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Focused on the Future: What's New at MedImpact
SPEAKERS
Lisa Varrato
Senior Vice President, Account Management
MedImpact
3:00 – 3:45 pm
GENERAL SESSION
2019 & Beyond: The Potential Impact of Policy on Pharmacy
SPEAKER

JC Scott
President and CEO
PCMA

3:45 – 4:00 pm
BREAK

Take a quick break before the Closing Keynote

4:00 – 5:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Closing Keynote: Leading the Way in High Performance
SPEAKER

John Foley
Blue Angels Pilot

5:00 pm
GENERAL SESSION
Closing Address: Leading the Way Together: Looking Forward
SPEAKER

Greg Watanabe, RPh, MBA
President & Chief Operating Officer
MedImpact

6:00 – 9:00 pm
DINNER EVENT
Join us in celebrating 30 years! Enjoy great food, a little music and some comedy.

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

TIME EVENT
7:00 – 8:00 am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
 

Agenda subject to change without notice.

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