2018 COA Annual Conference

April 23, 2018

CLINICAL TRACK

National Harbor 12-13

BUSINESS TRACK

Potomac AB

PHARMACY TRACK

National Harbor 10-11

ADVOCACY TRACK

Chesapeake D-F

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

5:30 – 7:00 PM Registration & President’s Reception

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

6:30 – 7:30 AM Registration & Buffet Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 – 7:55 AM Conference Opening Day One: Welcome from the Co-Chairs

– Robert Baird, Jr., RN, MSA, CASC, Chief Executive Officer, Dayton Physicians Network
– David Eagle, MD, Lake Norman Oncology
– Lucio Gordan, MD, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
– Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA, Vice President, Texas Oncology
– Jeffrey Patton, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Oncology
– Barry Russo, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

7:55 – 8:40 AM A New FDA: Progress & Plans
Scott Gottlieb, MD | Commissioner of Food & Drugs, U.S. Food Administration, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
8:45 – 9:30 AM CDK4/CDK6 Protein Coding in Breast Cancer

– Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD, Baylor University Medical Center

A Comprehensive Review of the 340B Drug Discount Program

– Aaron Vandervelde, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC

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Advocacy University: Welcome & Agenda Review

– Miriam Atkins, MD, Augusta Oncology Associates
– Michael Diaz, MD, Director of Patient Advocacy, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Vice President, Community Oncology Alliance
– Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance

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9:45 – 10:30 AM What it Takes: Fighting for My Life & My Love of the Game
Mark Herzlich | New York Giants Linebacker, Super Bowl Champion & Cancer Survivor
10:30 – 10:55 AM Break & Mark Herzlich Q&A/Book Signing in the Exhibit Hall
11:00 – 11:45 AM Role of Molecular Profiling in Tumors & Identifying Targets for Therapeutic Intervention in Patients with Advanced Cancers

– Joshua H. Bilenker, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Loxo Oncology

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A Practical Guide to Navigating MIPS

– Richard Kane, Senior Director, Avalere
– Caroline Pearson, Senior Vice President, Policy & Strategy, Avalere

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Opioid Risk Assessment in Cancer Patients

– Bob Twillman, PhD, Executive Director, Academy of Integrative Pain Management

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Advocacy 101: What We Stand For

– Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance (Moderator)
– Amanda Hodges, BSN, RN, OCN, Director of Clinical Programs & Support Services, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
– Ray Page, DO, PhD, President & Director of Research, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
– Barry Russo, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
– CPAN Chapter Advocates, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

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11:50 AM – 12:35 PM Sequencing the Therapeutic Options in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

– Shaji K. Kumar, MD, Professor of Medicine, Consultant, Division of Hematology, Chair, Dysproteinemia Group, Medical Director, Cancer Clinical Research Office, Mayo Clinic

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OCM Progress & Future

– Jeff Hunnicutt, Chief Operations Officer, Northwest Medical Specialties
-Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS, Co-Founder, Tuple Health (Moderator)
– Jeffrey Patton, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Oncology
– Anand Shah, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, CMS & Radiation Oncologist, National Cancer Institute

Community Pharmacies: Leveraging Access & Data to Impact Health Care Quality & Value

– Tripp Logan, PharmD, Partner, MedHere Today Consulting

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Advocacy in Action: Case Studies & Lessons Learned

– Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance

-CPAN Chapter Leaders

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12:35 – 1:30 PM Lunch & Networking in the Exhibit Hall
1:35 – 2:35 PM From Cancer to Ebola: How an Oncologist Played a Role in Helping Eradicate Ebola From Liberia

– Richard W. Childs, MD, Rear Admiral, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Assistant United States Surgeon General, Clinical Director, National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, NIH

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PBMs: Legal Update & What You Should be Doing

– Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq., Founding Partner, Frier Levitt

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Cancer Care Politics: The View from the Capitol Hill & Beyond

– Ted Okon, MBA, Executive Director, Community Oncology Alliance

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2:35 – 3:20 PM Moving the OCM 2.0 from Concept to Universal Payment Model

– Mark Fendrick, MD, Director, Value-Based Insurance Design, University of Michigan
– Bruce Gould, MD, Medical Director, Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, Immediate Past President, Community Oncology Alliance
– Ted Okon, MBA, Executive Director, Community Oncology Alliance (Moderator)
– Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS, Co-Founder,Tuple Health

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Leaving Your Mark: Effective Advocacy Communications – Panel

– Rachel Griffith, Senior Director, McCabe Message Partners
– Paul Skowronek, Senior Vice President, McCabe Message Partners

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3:20 – 3:50 PM Networking in the Exhibit Hall
3:55 – 4:40 PM CAR-T in Community Oncology Practice

– Houston Holmes, MD, MBA, FACP, Texas Oncology
– Jesus G. Berdeja, MD, Director of Multiple Myeloma Research, Tennessee Oncology, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancers

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How Community Oncology Practices Are Evolving & Thriving

– Jeffrey Vacirca, MD, FACP, Chief Executive Officer, NY Cancer & Blood Specialists, President, Community Oncology Alliance

Securing an Increased Capture Rate on Oral Drugs

– Stacey McCullough, PharmD, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy, Tennessee Oncology

Leaving Your Mark: Developing Your Personal Story – Workshop

– Rachel Griffith, Senior Director, McCabe Message Partners -Paul Skowronek, Senior Vice President, McCabe Message Partners

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4:40 – 5:25 PM The Value of Community Oncology: Site of Care Cost Differences in the Age of New Cancer Therapies

– Lucio Gordan, MD, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

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5:25 – 6:30 PM Networking & Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

6:30 – 7:30 AM Buffet Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 – 8:00 AM Conference Opening Day Two: Update from the Co-Chairs

– Robert Baird, Jr., RN, MSA, CASC, Chief Executive Officer, Dayton Physicians Network
– David Eagle, MD, Lake Norman Oncology
– Lucio Gordan, MD, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
– Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA, Vice President, Texas Oncology
– Jeffrey Patton, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Tennessee Oncology
– Barry Russo, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

8:00 – 9:00 AM Washington DC Update: The Latest Legislative Issues Impacting Cancer Care & Your Practice

Sean Callinicos, Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations & Public Policy, Cardinal Health
– Christian Downs, JD, MHA, Executive Director, Association of Community Cancer Centers
– Ben Jones, Vice President, Government Relations, McKesson Specialty Health
– Deborah Kamin, RN, PhD, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy, American Society of Clinical Oncology
– Rita Norton, Senior Vice President, Government & Public Policy , AmerisourceBergen
– Ted Okon, MBA, Executive Director, Community Oncology Alliance(Moderator)

9:00 – 9:45 AM Employer-Focused Initiatives in Advancing Payment for Cancer Care

-Bo Gamble, Director of Strategic Practice Initiatives, Community Oncology Alliance (Moderator)
– Robert LoNigro, MD, MS, Executive Vice President, Health Care Operations, Heritage Provider Network, HealthCare Partners
– Sarah D. Ponder, Director, Client Success, SEMMA Health, Inc.
– John Robinson, President, Chief Executive Officer, RobinsonBush
– Jeffrey Vacirca, MD, FACP, Chief Executive Officer, NY Cancer & Blood Specialists, President, Community Oncology Alliance

Community Oncology 101: Key Issues Impacting Patients & Practices

– Sibel Blau, MD, Medical Director, Northwest Medical Specialties
– Michael Diaz, MD, Director of Patient Advocacy, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Vice President, Community Oncology Alliance (Moderator)
– Lucio Gordan, MD, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
– Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA, Vice President, Texas Oncology

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9:45 – 10:10 AM Break & Networking in the Exhibit Hall
10:15 – 11:00 AM Latest on Lung Cancer Immunotherapy

– Melissa L. Johnson, MD, Associate Director, Lung Cancer Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute

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How to Lobby Congress – From DC to Your Practice

– Michael Diaz, MD, Director of Patient Advocacy, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Vice President, Community Oncology Alliance
– Jeff Mortier, Partner, Farragut Partners (Moderator)
– Kathy Oubre, Chief Operating Officer, Pontchartrain Cancer Center
– Mark Thompson, MD, The Mark H. Zangmeister Center, Past President, Community Oncology Alliance

11:05 – 11:50 AM The New World of Biosimilars: From Clinical Use to Reimbursement

– Robert M. Rifkin, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Biosimilars, McKesson Specialty Health, The US Oncology Network

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Tech Talk: IT Issues That Should Be on Your Practice Radar Screen

-Barry Russo, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders (Moderator)
– David Stewart, Chief Information Officer,Tennessee Oncology
– Alti Rahman, MHA, MBA, CSSBB, Practice Administrator, Oncology Consultants

Patient Access & Reimbursement: Current Challenges & Strategies

– Chris Mancill, Vice President, Government Programs & Reimbursement, EMD Serono, Inc.

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Growing Your CPAN Chapter: Strategies for Success

– Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance (Moderator)
– CPAN Chapter Advocates, Northwest Georgia Oncology

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11:50 AM – 12:50 PM Lunch & Networking in the Exhibit Hall
12:50 – 1:35 PM Recent Advances & Ongoing Challenges in Head & Neck Cancers

– Robert I. Haddad, MD, Disease Center Leader, Head & Neck Oncology Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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APPs & APNs: Increasing Importance to a Successful Community Practice

-Robert Baird, Jr., RN, MSA, CASC, Chief Executive Officer, Dayton Physicians Network (Moderator)
– Suanne Gersdorf, FACHE, MSB, Chief Executive Officer, Oklahoma Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
Todd Schonherz, Chief Operating Officer, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Fort Myers, FL

Pharmacy Roundtable: Hot Community Oncology Practice Issues

– COPA Board Members

Looking Ahead: Planning for 2018 & Beyond 

(Closed Session: CPAN Scholarship Recipients Only)
– Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance

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1:40 – 2:25 PM Integrating Palliative Care in Oncology Practice: Building Better Bridges to Quality of Life

– Rebecca A. Kirch, JD, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Quality & Value, National Patient Advocate Foundation

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Preventing Physician Burnout: Curing the Chaos & Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine

– Byron C. Scott, MD, MBA, Deputy Chief Health Officer, Simpler Consulting, IBM Watson Health

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Advocacy University: Wrap Up & Next Steps

– Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance

2:30 – 2:50 PM Conference Wrap-up: Meeting Observation from the Co-Chairs & Audience