Contemporary Applications for Specialty Pharmacy Research
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Highlights included Panel Discussions on Capalizing on Collaborative Research Partnerships to Transform Care in Complex Diseases & Using Real World Evidence to Optimize the Effectiveness of Specialty Pharmaceuticals as well as a presentation by the AMCP Format Executive Committee Chair on Updating the AMCP Format for Specialty Pharmaceuticals.
FMCP will publish proceedings that will document the meeting’s discussion and capture important learnings for the future direction of research in our industry. This publication is scheduled to be released in February/March, 2013.
The Foundation would like to thank the meeting sponsors Amgen, Daiichi-Sankyo, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Gilead and Xcenda for their support of the FMCP Research Symposium.
For a list of speakers and their biographies, click here.
For a list of sponsors, click here.
Program Agenda and Objectives
Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM, CEO, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
Welton O’Neal, Jr., PharmD, Executive Director Foundation for Managed Care Pharmacy
Diana Brixner, RPh, PhD, Professor and Chair Department of Pharmacotherapy, Executive Director Outcomes Research Center, University of Utah, College of Pharmacy (FMCP Symposium Moderator)
Bringing about Healthcare Transformation through Evidence Based Research: Challenges Introduced by Specialty Pharmaceuticals
Maggie Gunter, PhD President and Executive Director, LCF Research, New Mexico Health Information Collaborative, Member of Governing Board HMO Research Network
Maximizing Payer/Pharma Research Partnerships Utilizing Real World Evidence
Industry Utilization of Real World Evidence
Brian Sweet, BS Pharm, MBA, Executive Director Healthcare Alliances Astra Zeneca
Evidence Based Research Examples
Mark Cziraky, BS Pharm, PharmD, V.P., Industry Sponsored Research, HealthCore
Updating the AMCP Format for Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Companion Diagnostics and Comparative Effectiveness Research
Peter Penna, PharmD, Chair Format Executive Committee, AMCP
TransformingResearch into Action: Specialty Pharmacy Research Showcase
Specialty Pharmacy Perspective: Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy
1. Atheer Kaddis, PharmD Senior Vice President, Managed Markets/Clinical Services
Health Plan Perspective: United Health Care/Optum Rx
2. Suzanne Tschida, PharmD, BCPS Vice President, Specialty Benefit & Outcomes Strategy, OptumRx