CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading multimedia peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, with its Institute for Value-Based Medicine® will host a regional VB-Onc™ meeting that will provide an overview of innovation and quality in oncology care. The meeting will take place on Thursday, July 18, 5:30-9 p.m., at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in New Jersey and will be chaired and moderated by Dr. Iuliana Shapira, chief medical officer of Regional Cancer Care Associates.
“We look forward to hosting our latest regional VB-Onc™ meeting in New Jersey,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of AJMC®. “During our educational program, attendees will receive insight from case studies in implementing value-based payment models in their practices, gain practical guidance on use of clinical pathways, patient management, and data reporting under new quality requirements and engage with leaders who are driving quality initiatives in oncology.”
Presenters for the meeting include the following experts:
- Lani Alison, RN, vice president of clinical affairs, Regional Cancer Care Associates.
- Barry Russo, chief executive officer, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorder.
- Dr. Steven Peskin, executive medical director, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
- Kim Woofter, RN, executive vice president of Strategic Alliances and Practice Innovation, Advanced Centers for Cancer Care.
The Institute for Value-Based Medicine® offers informative regional series, such as VB-Onc™, that focus on multistakeholder perspectives from oncologists, payers and practice executives. With a goal to discuss pressing topics—such as the implications of value-based medicine on clinical practice, best practices in implementing the Oncology Care Model and the integration of oncology clinical and financial management perspectives with evolving value-based medicine—the program features leading experts from the field of managed care to enhance audience knowledge.
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About The American Journal of Managed Care®
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a multimedia 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. AJMC.com 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 Gil Hernandez at 609-716-7777, ext. 139.