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Enhance Patient-Centric Services, Optimize Program Effectiveness and Drive Speed to Therapy

September 26-27, 2019
  • San Diego, CA

Agenda

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DAY ONE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast Hosted by:

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

Discuss Recent Regulatory Activities Impacting Patient Support

8:45

State of The Industry — Legal Action Update

MODERATOR:

Jeffrey M. Schumm
Assistant General Counsel, Compliance Director, and Privacy Officer
Cardinal Health Sonexus™

PANELISTS:

Christopher Mancill
Senior Vice President, Head of Market Access & Policy
MorphoSys US Inc.

Neil Ross
National Vice President, Business Development & Patient Services
KabaFusion

Rachael Honig
First Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey

9:45

Patient Spotlight — Surviving the Impossible

Daiva shares her unique patient journey and how she is a survivor/thriver of a very rare NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer) specifically, Malignant Insulinoma (Functional).

Daiva Debra Minter
Patient Perspective

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break Hosted by:

Deep-Dive into the Patient
Journey to Strategize on Key
Advancements in Patient Support

11:00

The Fusion of Big Data and Technology —
Real-World Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Rusty Lewis
Chief Digital and Chief Information Officer
AppianRx

11:40

Networking Luncheon

12:45

PATIENT EXPERIENCE PANEL SESSION Navigate a Positive Patient Journey from Diagnosis to Treatment for both Pharmacy and Medical Benefit

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Melissa Paige
Oncology/Infusion Center Patient Access Principal Coordinator
UVA Health System

Amber Eppard
Medication Authorization & Procurement Coordinator
UVA Health System

PANELISTS:

Amy Morris, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
UVA Health System

Jeremy Sen, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
UVA Health System

Hannah Fine, CPhT
Pharmacy Medication Authorization Technician
UVA Health System

Matthew Allsbrook
Director of Specialty Pharmacy Services
Northwestern Medicine

2:00

Drive Better Patient and Provider Experiences and Better Results from Care with the Perfect Balance of Tech and Talent

Jan Nielsen
Division President
AssistRx Patient Solutions

Kevin Robbins
Vice President, Business Development
AssistRx

2:40

Networking and Refreshment Break Hosted by:

3:10

PANEL SESSION Fostering a Collaborative Relationship between Manufacturers, SPs and Hubs

MODERATOR:

Kevin Cast
Partner
Archbow Consulting

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Afryea Holland
Director, Patient Services
Array BioPharma

Cheryl Allen
Principal Consultant
Blue Fin Group

Tom Doyle
Senior Vice President, Commercial Solutions
EVERSANA

3:55

Technologies and Best Practices to Drive the Patient Journey from Office to Hub

Ticia Cawley
VP, Client Solutions
ConnectiveRx

4:35

Streamlining Patient Access Through Adaptable Technology:
Next Generation in Hub Services

Conversation Contributors:

Erica Conroy
Vice President of Specialty Business
CoverMyMeds

Meagan Sampogna, PhD, RHIA
Vice President, Business Transformation
RxCrossroads by McKesson

5:15

CHOOSE FROM TWO HUB MODEL THINK TANKS (A & B)

A Optimizing Your Current Hub Model

This working group session provides open discussion and collaboration with industry peers on core parameters and strategic approaches for optimizing your organization’s hub model.

FACILITATORS:

Elizabeth Pinto
Senior Director, Patient Services
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Elizabeth Kanter
President & Executive Creative Director
Pivot Design, Inc.

 
B Transitioning Your Hub Model and Lessons Learned

This working group session provides open discussion and collaboration with industry peers on lessons learned and proactive steps to take when entering into the transition stage for your organization’s hub model.

FACILITATORS:

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

Snehal Patel, PharmD, RPh
Vice President,
Pharmacy & Access Solutions
Asembia

Mark Erwin
Vice President, Market Access
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

6:15

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and
Cheese Reception
immediately following the final session, Hosted By:

DAY TWO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

7:30

Continental Breakfast Hosted by:

8:00

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

Collaborate on Key Data-Centric Trends to Optimize Patient Outcomes

8:15

CASE STUDY Patient Case Study — A Day in the Life of a Patient

Neil Ross
National Vice President, Business Development & Patient Services
KabaFusion

9:00

Moving Past Perceptions: Understanding the Drivers to Optimize Your Patient Treatment Experience

Edward Gajewski
Principal
Nuvera Life Science Consulting

Jens Kulstad
Manager, Management Consulting
Nuvera Life Science Consulting

9:45

Nurse Educator Programs — Compliant Program Design and Oversight

Abigail Mallon
Senior Vice President of Innovation and
Chief Compliance Officer
VMS BioMarketing

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

Breakthrough Strategies to Keep on the
Pulse of Evolving Hub Models

11:00

Aligning Patient Services and Market Access for Rare Disease Launch Success

Jared Pray
Director, Head, U.S. Market Access
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc.

11:45

Working with Charitable Assistance Foundations to Support Medicare Patients

Ayesha Azam
Senior Director, Medical Affairs
Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN)

12:30

Networking Luncheon

1:30

Manufacturer-Only Round Up

This exclusive, manufacturer-only round up, is an excellent opportunity to continue the conversation. Eligible attendees must work within the bio/ pharmaceutical industry. In this working session, meet fellow colleagues to share experiences and brainstorm solutions to common challenges together. The discussion points will be summarized and distributed after the conference concludes. Participants are surveyed prior to the meeting to help the facilitators prepare key topics of discussion. Take part in this knowledge-exchange session to connect on key challenges facing the market access/patient access/channel professionals working within the life sciences industry.

FACILITATOR:

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

2:30

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

2:45

Close of Conference

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast Hosted by:

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

Discuss Recent Regulatory Activities Impacting Patient Support

8:45

State of The Industry — Legal Action Update

MODERATOR:

Jeffrey M. Schumm
Assistant General Counsel, Compliance Director, and Privacy Officer
Cardinal Health Sonexus™

PANELISTS:

Christopher Mancill
Senior Vice President, Head of Market Access & Policy
MorphoSys US Inc.

Neil Ross
National Vice President, Business Development & Patient Services
KabaFusion

Rachael Honig
First Assistant U.S. Attorney
U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey

9:45

Patient Spotlight — Surviving the Impossible

Daiva shares her unique patient journey and how she is a survivor/thriver of a very rare NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer) specifically, Malignant Insulinoma (Functional).

Daiva Debra Minter
Patient Perspective

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break Hosted by:

Deep-Dive into the Patient
Journey to Strategize on Key
Advancements in Patient Support

11:00

The Fusion of Big Data and Technology —
Real-World Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Rusty Lewis
Chief Digital and Chief Information Officer
AppianRx

11:40

Networking Luncheon

12:45

PATIENT EXPERIENCE PANEL SESSION Navigate a Positive Patient Journey from Diagnosis to Treatment for both Pharmacy and Medical Benefit

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Melissa Paige
Oncology/Infusion Center Patient Access Principal Coordinator
UVA Health System

Amber Eppard
Medication Authorization & Procurement Coordinator
UVA Health System

PANELISTS:

Amy Morris, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
UVA Health System

Jeremy Sen, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
UVA Health System

Hannah Fine, CPhT
Pharmacy Medication Authorization Technician
UVA Health System

Matthew Allsbrook
Director of Specialty Pharmacy Services
Northwestern Medicine

2:00

Drive Better Patient and Provider Experiences and Better Results from Care with the Perfect Balance of Tech and Talent

Jan Nielsen
Division President
AssistRx Patient Solutions

Kevin Robbins
Vice President, Business Development
AssistRx

2:40

Networking and Refreshment Break Hosted by:

3:10

PANEL SESSION Fostering a Collaborative Relationship between Manufacturers, SPs and Hubs

MODERATOR:

Kevin Cast
Partner
Archbow Consulting

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Afryea Holland
Director, Patient Services
Array BioPharma

Cheryl Allen
Principal Consultant
Blue Fin Group

Tom Doyle
Senior Vice President, Commercial Solutions
EVERSANA

3:55

Technologies and Best Practices to Drive the Patient Journey from Office to Hub

Ticia Cawley
VP, Client Solutions
ConnectiveRx

4:35

Streamlining Patient Access Through Adaptable Technology:
Next Generation in Hub Services

Conversation Contributors:

Erica Conroy
Vice President of Specialty Business
CoverMyMeds

Meagan Sampogna, PhD, RHIA
Vice President, Business Transformation
RxCrossroads by McKesson

5:15

CHOOSE FROM TWO HUB MODEL THINK TANKS (A & B)

A Optimizing Your Current Hub Model

This working group session provides open discussion and collaboration with industry peers on core parameters and strategic approaches for optimizing your organization’s hub model.

FACILITATORS:

Elizabeth Pinto
Senior Director, Patient Services
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Elizabeth Kanter
President & Executive Creative Director
Pivot Design, Inc.

 
B Transitioning Your Hub Model and Lessons Learned

This working group session provides open discussion and collaboration with industry peers on lessons learned and proactive steps to take when entering into the transition stage for your organization’s hub model.

FACILITATORS:

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

Snehal Patel, PharmD, RPh
Vice President,
Pharmacy & Access Solutions
Asembia

Mark Erwin
Vice President, Market Access
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

6:15

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and
Cheese Reception
immediately following the final session, Hosted By:

DAY TWO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019

7:30

Continental Breakfast Hosted by:

8:00

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

Collaborate on Key Data-Centric Trends to Optimize Patient Outcomes

8:15

CASE STUDY Patient Case Study — A Day in the Life of a Patient

Neil Ross
National Vice President, Business Development & Patient Services
KabaFusion

9:00

Moving Past Perceptions: Understanding the Drivers to Optimize Your Patient Treatment Experience

Edward Gajewski
Principal
Nuvera Life Science Consulting

Jens Kulstad
Manager, Management Consulting
Nuvera Life Science Consulting

9:45

Nurse Educator Programs — Compliant Program Design and Oversight

Abigail Mallon
Senior Vice President of Innovation and
Chief Compliance Officer
VMS BioMarketing

10:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

Breakthrough Strategies to Keep on the
Pulse of Evolving Hub Models

11:00

Aligning Patient Services and Market Access for Rare Disease Launch Success

Jared Pray
Director, Head, U.S. Market Access
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc.

11:45

Working with Charitable Assistance Foundations to Support Medicare Patients

Ayesha Azam
Senior Director, Medical Affairs
Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN)

12:30

Networking Luncheon

1:30

Manufacturer-Only Round Up

This exclusive, manufacturer-only round up, is an excellent opportunity to continue the conversation. Eligible attendees must work within the bio/ pharmaceutical industry. In this working session, meet fellow colleagues to share experiences and brainstorm solutions to common challenges together. The discussion points will be summarized and distributed after the conference concludes. Participants are surveyed prior to the meeting to help the facilitators prepare key topics of discussion. Take part in this knowledge-exchange session to connect on key challenges facing the market access/patient access/channel professionals working within the life sciences industry.

FACILITATOR:

John Wiedemann
Director, Patient Services
Retrophin

2:30

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

2:45

Close of Conference