For the first time, the annual conference will take place online, bringing together Alexandra Chong, Ph.D., and other experts to deliver insights into the rapidly changing oncology care landscape
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Care--The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading multimedia peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, announces the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC) 2020 conference will be transitioning to a virtual format on Sept. 25, to ensure safety amid the global pandemic.
“Unprecedented times call for extra effort and new innovative approaches,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Life Sciences™, parent company of AJMC®. “The health and safety of our attendees are of the utmost importance to AJMC®, and that is why we have made the decision to transition our annual conference to a live virtual format. We look forward to delivering an exceptional interactive experience for participants at this year’s PCOC conference.”
This year at PCOC, Alexandra Chong, Ph.D., health insurance specialist for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will give the keynote presentation on the Oncology Care Model (OCM), focusing on how the impact of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on patient care and the development of updates to model policies. Industry leaders such as Natalie Dickson, M.D.; Aaron Lyss, MBA; Terrill Jordan; David M. Jackman, M.D.; Lee Schwartzberg, M.D., FACP; Karen Marie Winkfield, M.D., Ph.D.; Robert Daly, M.D., MBA; and Karen K. Fields, M.D., will then dive deeper in several panel discussions surrounding the future of value-based care as it relates to precision health, biosimilars, health care disparities, chronic care management, policy, technology and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to mingle with their peers and engage with leaders from payer, community, academic and patient advocacy groups on critical issues in oncology value-based care in the virtual networking lounge.
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The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a multimedia, peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps industry leaders on the forefront of health policy by sharing digital research relevant to industry decision makers. Other brands in the AJMC® family include The American Journal of Accountable Care®, Evidence-Based Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™. These comprehensive multimedia brands bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. AJMC® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America, dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.
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