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Event Organizer

Armada Health Care


 

2016 ARMADA Specialty Pharmacy Summit & Expo

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The 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit will return to Wynn & Encore Las Vegas on May 2-6, 2016. This annual event is the largest U.S. healthcare conference for specialty pharmacy. It welcomes thousands of attendees from pharmacy providers, pharma/biotech manufacturers, payers, drug wholesalers and many other specialty pharmacy stakeholder organizations. During the four-day meeting, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of all aspects of specialty pharmacy from more than 125 renowned industry speakers who share insight about the most current information on the many facets of the $150 billion specialty pharmacy channel.

VENUE LOCATION

Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas Nevada,

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Rob Hepler Lowe

Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe (born March 17, 1964) is an American actor. He garnered fame after appearing in such films as The Outsiders, Oxford Blues, About Last Night..., St. Elmo's Fire, Wayne's World, Tommy Boy, and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.On television, Lowe played Sam Seaborn on The West Wing, Senator Robert McCallister on Brothers & Sisters, and Chris Traeger in Parks and Recreation. He played President John F. Kennedy in Killing Kennedy, a 2013 television film that premiered on National Geographic Channel. In 2014, he began appearing in a series of DirecTV commercials. As of 2015, he stars alongside Fred Savage in The Grinder on FOX.

AGENDA

May 02   
10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Conference Registration & Information Center
11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Conference Networking Lounge
1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM
CE Session: Individualizing Treatment Regimens for Hepatitis C - A 2016 Update for Specialty Pharmacists
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Bringing It All Together - Integration of HUB Services, Distribution and Market Access
Speakers:
2:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
Exhibitor Set-Up
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Understanding the Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) Credential
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Compliance, Adherence, Abandonment & Enhanced Services for Boomers, Gen-X, Gen-Y, Millennials & Beyond
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Patient Focused Care: Communicating & Marketing Specialty Pharmacy Services to Key Stakeholders
Moderator:
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Real World Evidence: What Does It Mean for Your Commercialization Plans?
3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
CE Session: Current Trends in Multiple Sclerosis - Actionable Insights for Pharmacists
4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
Last Mile Best Practices: Shipments to the Pharmacy & to the Patient
Moderator:
4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
Navigate the Challenges of Evolving Dispensing Sites-of-Care for Specialty Drugs
Moderator:
Panelist:
4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM
Sterile Compounding & Regulatory Update
Speakers:
5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM
CE Session: Testing to Target in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Managed Care Perspectives
6:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
Evening Available for Private Client Dinners
Mar 03   
7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
Breakfast Buffet
7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Conference Networking Lounge
7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Conference Registration & Information Center
7:00 AM  -  1:00 PM
Exhibitor Set-Up & Final Review
7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
CE Session: Specialty Pharmacies & Care Coordination in Multiple Sclerosis
Speaker:
8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
CE Session: Emerging Strategies In Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Focus on Reduction of Disease Progression & Disability
Speakers:
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
Cancer Care Trends & the Future Directions
Moderator:
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
Digital Health 2.0: Are We Moving Fast Enough?
Speaker:
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
View from the Street: Specialty’s Continued Expansion
Speaker:
10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
CE Session: Easing the Patient Burden of Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis - The Role of the Specialty Pharmacist
Speaker:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
Managing Specialty Pharmaceuticals: A Payer's Point of View
Speaker:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
Ready, Set, Tech! - Should You Buy or Build Specialty Pharmacy Technology
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
Who Defines Excellence? The Centers of Excellence Movement & Its Impact on Patient Care
Speaker:
11:30 AM  -  12:45 PM
Buffet Lunch
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
The Changing Role Specialty Pharmacy Plays in the Overall Healthcare Continuum: Quality Standards & Future Outlook
Speaker:
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
Biosimilars on the Horizon
Speaker:
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
The Practice of Specialty Pharmacy & the Focus of Elevating Critical Patient Care & Support
Moderator:
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Exploring the Impact of ACOs & Payment Reform on the Specialty Pharmacy Business Model
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Specialty Drug Distribution: Taking Closed Door Technology & Methods into the Retail Setting
Moderator:
Speaker:
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Taking a Patient-Centric Approach to Product Commercialization
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Hepatitis C: Changing Therapy Landscape & SP Partnership - A Provider’s Point-of-View
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Key Trends from the EMD Serono 12th Edition Specialty Digest
Speaker:
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
The Specialty Pharmacy Pipeline: A Panel Review
Moderator:
4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Opening Exhibits & Networking
6:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
Evening Available for Private Client Dinners
May 04   
7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
Breakfast Buffet
7:00 AM  -  4:30 PM
Conference Networking Lounge
7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Conference Registration & Information Center
7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
CE Session: A 3D View - Towards an Early Diagnosis & Management of Alzheimer’s Disease & its Comorbidities Aimed to Maximize the Value of New Therapies
8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
CE Session: A 3D View - Leveraging Intracellular Pathways - Personalizing the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
10:00 AM  -  10:45 PM
The US Specialty Pharmaceutical Market: What’s In, What’s Out & What’s Ahead?
Moderator:
10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
CE Session: Evolving Trends in Hemophilia - Specialty Pharmacy Perspectives
11:30 AM  -  12:45 PM
Buffet Lunch
1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
General Session: Special Guest Speakers
5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
CE Session: The Evolving Role of Specialty Pharmacists in Cancer Immunotherapy - New Pathways, Agents, Opportunities, & Challenges
Speaker:
8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
Grand Evening Reception
May 05   
7:00 AM  -  8:15 AM
Breakfast Buffet
7:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
Conference Networking Lounge
7:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
Conference Registration & Information Center
7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
CE Session: Opportunities, Challenges & Clinical Adoption of Biosimilars- Updates for Specialty Pharmacy
Speaker:
8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
Johns Hopkins Specialty Services Year Two: Optimizing Patient Care within an Integrated Care Model
8:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
Medical Benefit Specialty Management: Current & Novel Applications
Moderator:
8:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
Pain Management & Specialty Pharmacy
Speaker:
8:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
Pharmacy Compliance 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meeting Regulatory Requirements
Speaker:
8:00 AM  -  8:45 AM
Real-World Evidence & Patient Support Programs: A Perfect Marriage?
Speaker:
8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
The Joint Commission: Strategies for Positioning Success within Integrated Healthcare Networks
8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
CE Session: Managing Hyperlipidemia - A New Charge for Specialty Pharmacy with the Advent of PCSK9 Inhibitors
Speaker:
9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
Practice Based Oral Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Model
Speaker:
9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
Putting the Pieces Together, a Review of the Benefits Investigation Process
Speakers:
9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
The Impact of Patient Satisfaction Data on Specialty Pharmacy Market Dynamics
Moderator:
9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
Using the Specialty Pharmacy to Enhance Engagement for Older Patients
Speaker:
9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM
Value-Based Management of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM
ACHC: The Value of Accreditation for Payors & Pharmacies
Moderator:
Speaker:
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
Driving Patient Satisfaction through Supply Chain Excellence
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
New Advances in the Treatment of Hemophilia B
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
The Practice of Specialty Pharmacy & Our Government Representatives
Moderator:
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
The Role of Oncology Pharmacy & the Future State
Speakers:
Moderator:
10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM
Transition of Care & Coordination: Solving the Puzzle
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
Inside a Specialty Pharmacy Review: What URAC has Observed
Speaker:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
New Alignments in Data-Driven Care Coordination & Access for Specialty Products: Insights from the DIMENSIONS Report
Speaker:
Panelist:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
A High-Touch Hepatitis C Pharmacy Program
Speakers:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
An Evidence-Based Assessment of PCSK9 Inhibitors & the Future of Hypercholesterolemia Management
Speaker:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
Specialty Markets & the Impact on US Society
Speaker:
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
The Truth about Medical Pharmacy Trends & How Payors are Managing
11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM
Buffet Lunch
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
CPPA: The Accreditation Every Specialty Pharmacy Practice Needs - All you need to know
Speaker:
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
Cystic Fibrosis: Small Disease Category, Large Healthcare Impact - A Collaborative Approach
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
Multiple Sclerosis: New Perspectives on the Patient Journey
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
Optimizing your Specialty Pharmacy Network in Conjunction with Product Lifecycle Management
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
Pharma Manufacturers' At-Risk Day is Coming Soon. Are you Ready?
Speakers:
1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
Specialty Drug Case Studies: Leveraging ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding
Speakers:
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Pharma’s Challenges to Limit High Drug Prices & Participate in Value Based Agreements & the Impact on Specialty Pharmacy
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
The Winning Team: Utilizing a Collaborative Practice Approach with Prescribing Partners to Improve Outcomes
Moderator:
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Oncology Pipeline: Who's Paying For It?
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Practical Review of Legal Issues in Manufacturer: Specialty Pharmacy Contracting
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM
Technology's Impact on Productivity and Employee & Patient Satisfaction
Speakers:
2:15 PM  -  3:15 PM
The Compliance Team: Operations-Based Pharmacy Accreditation
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Collaborating with Patient Advocacy Groups: Opportunities for Patient Education & Empowerment
Moderators:
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Financing Your Growing Specialty Pharmacy Business: Understanding Proper Capitalization
Speaker:
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
Making the Connection: Leveraging Social Networks to Increase Relationships with Patients
3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM
The Rise & Role of Connected Devices in Specialty Pharma: Going Beyond the Pill
Speaker:
3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM
Exhibits & Networking
6:00 PM  -  10:00 PM
Evening Available for Private Client Dinners
May 06   
7:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Exhibit Breakdown
8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
One-on-One Private Meetings
8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
Travel Day for Summit Attendees

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