The 2014 COA Community Oncology Conference

The 2014 Community Oncology Conference is being held on April 4-5, 2014 in Orlando, Florida at the Swan Hotel (on the Disney property). To access the agenda and register for the conference, click here. 

Below you can view materials and presentations from the 2013 Conference.

View the FINAL 2013 Conference Schedule and Speaker Presentations below:



2013 Conference Schedule and Speaker Presentations:

Clinical Business Advocacy
Moving On in Colorectal Cancer Thomas H. Cartwright, MD, Ocala Oncology 2013 Oncology Reimbursement Review with the Coding Mistress: Everything You Should Know Roberta Buell, MBA, Principal, onPoint Oncology  
Drug Shortages, Generics & Biosimilars: Clinical & Cost Implications Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, Special Practice Pharmacist, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital Oncology Market Trends 7 Forecasts: Implications for your Practice Barry Fortner, PhD, VP ION Solutions  
    How Oncologists Advocate for Patients Michael Diaz, MD, Florida Cancer Specialists Erin Dunbar, MD, Assistant Professor, Neuro-Oncologist University of Florida Rick Frame, MD, Utah Cancer Specialists/Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network Medical Chairman Hamidreza Sanatinia, MD, Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Putting on a New Face Jeffrey Jones MD, PhD, Internist, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center How to Develop, Report & Analyze Effective Metrics for your Practice & Payers Scott Parker AdvocacyReport from Capitol Hill: Community Oncology Alliance’s Initiatives Ted Okon, Executive Director, Community Oncology Alliance
  RAC VS. Oncology A Coalition-Building Prototype to Quell Onerous Attacks Dane J. Dickson, MD National Oncology News: What Is Oral Parity? Advocate Opportunities Mary Kruczynski, Director of Policy Analysis, Community Oncology Alliance Mary Jo Wichers, Founder & CEO of MJ Executive Management
The 340B Program: Policy & Provider Perspective Jeff Mortier, Legislative Partner, Ryan, Mackinnon, Vasapoli and Berzok, LLP, Former Legislative Staff: House Energy & Commerce Committee Patrick Cobb, MD, St. Vincent Frontier Cancer Center    
Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer; Sequence Selection Among the 5 FDA Approved Agents William R. Berry, MD, Cancer Centers of North Carolina Jennifer Klemp, PhD, MPH Creating & Implementing a Survivorship Program in your Practice  
    Utilizing the Media as an Advocacy Tool Joni Aldrich, Co-owner, W4CS Cancer Support Network
Best Options for Curative Treatment in Gastroesophageal Cancer W. Thomas Purcell MD, MBA, Associate Director of Clinical Services, University of Colorado Cancer Center Health Insurance Marketplace, Essential Benefits & Medicaid Expansion; How will they affect your practice? Jennifer Kowalski, VP Avalere Health  
A Practical Guide for the Dispensing & Management of Oral Drugs in Your Practice Jody Pelusi, PhD, FNP, AOCN, US Oncology The Ultimate ICD-10 Prep Course Roberta Buell, MBA, Principal, onPoint Oncology  
Lung Cancer: Next Steps in Incurable Disease Christopher G. Azzoli, MD, Internist, Massachusetts General Hospital You Won’t Believe What CMS Will Be Reporting on Your Oncologists! David Eagle MD Understanding Oncology Medical Homes & Benefits to Cancer Patients Bo Gamble, Director of Strategic Practice Initiatives, Community Oncology Alliance
BRCA Mutations: How To Find Them, What To Do With Them Larry J. Geier, MD, University of Kansas Engaging & Contracting with Major Employers & Your Cancer Clinic Michael Koroscik, MBA, CEO, Austin Cancer Centers Physicians’ Perspective: Oncology Drug Shortages Rick Frame, MD, Utah Cancer Specialists
  Community Oncology Alliance’s Oncology Medical Home Initiative: Transforming Your Practice Bo Gamble, Director of Strategic Planning Initiatives, Community Oncology Alliance Bruce Gould, MD, President & Medical Director, Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, PC Carol Murtaugh, Chair, RN, OCN, Practice Administrator, Hematology Oncology Consultants  
  New Challenges: Specialty Pharmacy & Oncology Dawn Holcombe, MBA  
Practice & Hospital Site of Service Costs: Understanding & Utilizing Comparative Data Richard R. Frye, President, Forte Information Resources