June-September 2013 Meetings
CBI’s 6th Summit on Managed Care Market Strategies
June 19-20, 2013
Meeting Highlights: Specialty pharmacists looking to work more effectively with payers and get reimbursed for specialty products should attend this meeting. Case studies and information about leveraging comparative effectiveness research and health economics outcome research data will be included in these sessions.
DIA 2013 Annual Meeting
June 23-27, 2013
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Boston, MA
Meeting Highlights: Tutorials will center around comparative effectiveness research, translational medicine, regulatory affairs for biologics, the selection of end points in clinical trials, the role of emerging markets, pharmacovigilance, personalized therapies in rare disease, biomarkers, biosimilars, rare disease and orphan products, antibody drug conjugates, and the science of compliance.
CBI’s Orphan Drug Innovation Summit 2013
July 17-18, 2013
Meeting Highlights: Sessions of this summit will focus on issues surrounding orphan drugs, their pricing and reimbursement, emerging regulatory policies regarding their release, and development through collaborations between pharmaceutical companies, the patient community, and government agencies.
6th Annual Congress on Access Programs for Investigational and Pre-Launch Drugs
July 17-18, 2013
Meeting Highlights: This program is perfect for those currently working on the design and execution of drug access management programs.
NACDS Total Store Expo
August 10-13, 2013
Sands Expo and Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada
Meeting Highlights: Innovative strategies to engage patients through gaming and mobile pharmacy solutions will be discussed here. An industry round table hosted by a network of female executives called “Strategies for Harnessing the Power of Female Talent” is a notable addition to this year’s agenda.
Reimbursement and Access 2013
August 13-14, 2013
Meeting Highlights: Attendees may choose between 2 tracks at this conference: the first track focuses on the changes in reimbursement policies as they relate to the Affordable Care Act and health insurance exchanges, whereas the other track discusses regional requirements and strategies for global market access. A special in-conference workshop will also cover comparative effectiveness research.
The National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference
August 21-23, 2013
The Washington Hilton Washington, DC
Meeting Highlights: Pharmacy preceptors will meet to learn practical tips about balancing precepting with other duties, teaching across generational gaps, motivating and challenging preceptees, and remediating poor performers.
3rd Annual Forum on Strategic Distribution Planning for Specialty Products
September 20-21, 2013
Hilton Hotel East Brunswick, NJ
Meeting Highlights: Participants will learn to evaluate the benefits of open, limited, and closed distribution networks, explore opportunities to enhance e-prescribing as it relates to specialty pharmaceuticals, and develop measures to determine contract performance.