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American Journal of Managed Care® Announces the Inaugural Institute for Value-Based Medicine on Advancing Quality in Oncology Care

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Featured care management experts will explore the value-based payment models


American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, introduces its regional meeting platform, the Institute of Value-Based Medicine. The inaugural event, a dinner meeting entitled “Advancing Quality in Oncology Care” will take place at 5:30 p.m., April 5th at Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando, Florida. The program will be chaired by Lucio Gordan, MD, director of medical informatics, Florida Cancer Specialists.

“We are thrilled to introduce a platform where experts can exchange ideas and best practices, as well as discuss updates affecting their local market,” said Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of Managed Markets.

The program will delve into pressing topics including the changing organizational process and culture and best practices in treatment planning and management of oral therapies and implementing an oncology medical home. Featured guest speakers will also present case studies on leveraging data to meet quality, outcomes reporting by payers and a robust panel discussion on the latest trends in care management.

Featured speakers at the program are as follows:

  • Don Champlain, RN, associate director of care management, Florida Cancer Specialists
  • Aaron Lyss, MBA, director of value-based Medicine, Tennessee Oncology
  • Chris Kepinski, PharmD, clinical oncology pharmacy manager, Southern Oncology Specialists

The Institute for Value-Based Medicine is an informative regional meeting platform that focuses on multi-stakeholder perspectives from physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and practice management executives with a goal to discuss implications of value-based medicine on clinical practice and best practices for participating in value-based payment models. The program features leading experts from the practice and managed care arena to enhance audience knowledge.

For additional information and to register, visit

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.

AJMC® Media:
Theresa Burek, 609-325-4811
Surabhi Verma, 609-716-7777 ext.851

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