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The ACCC 44th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit offerred transformational education, compelling speakers, and valuable networking opportunities for business leaders, healthcare executives, and cancer care providers who strive to stay ahead of the curve in today’s evolving healthcare environment.

The oncology landscape continues its dramatic evolution, requiring new skills, cutting-edge technologies, and personalized services to achieve excellence and grow market share. Annual Meeting sessions were divided into four tracks—Business, Quality, Technology, and Policy—to address these challenges and provide strategic insight, hands-on resources, and diverse perspectives on the most critical issues facing oncology providers today.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

7:00 – 9:00 AM
Capitol Hill Day Registration, Breakfast, and Issues Overview

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Capitol Hill Meetings and Lunch (Exclusive to ACCC Provider Members)

3:00 – 6:00 PM
Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit Registration Open

5:00 – 6:00 PM
ACCC Member Meet and Greet

6:00 – 7:00 PM
Welcome and Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Thursday, March 15, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration Open

7:00 – 7:55 AM
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

7:55 – 8:05 AM
Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
Mark S. Soberman, MD, MBA, FACS, ACCC President
Christian G. Downs, JD, MHA, ACCC Executive Director
Michael L. Blau, Esq., Foley & Lardner, LLP

8:05 – 9:05 AM
Innovation in Cancer Care Delivery
Moderator:
Harlan Levine, MD, Chief Strategy Officer, City of Hope
Panelists:
Roy A. Beveridge, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Humana
Barbara McAneny, MD, FASCO, MACP, President, American Medical Association
Anand Shah, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, CMS
Greg Simon, JD, Biden Cancer Initiative

The federal government, provider organizations, payers, and private sector are applying forward-thinking approaches to transform the status quo in cancer. Hear about ongoing efforts to create a health system that is more patient-centered, cost-efficient, and outcome-focused.

9:05 – 9:50 AM
General Session: Trends That Will Change the Practice of Oncology
Moderator:
Deirdre Saulet, PhD, Practice Manager, Advisory Board
Panelists:
Jo Duszkiewicz, MSA, RN, Vice President and Administrator for Cancer Services, Renown Health Institute for Cancer
Mark Liu, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Mount Sinai Health System

Hear key takeaways from the Oncology Roundtable on the most noteworthy trends that can impact your strategic planning, budgeting, and bottom line in 2018, with findings cited from the 2017 Trending Now in Cancer Care Survey, a partnership between ACCC and The Advisory Board.

9:50 – 10:20 AM
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:20 – 11:05 AM
General Session: The Convergence of the “Big Data” Explosion, Workforce Shortages, Clinical Advancements, and Payment Reform
Moderator:
Kavita Patel, MD, MS, FACP, Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Institution
Panelists:
Bobby Green, MD, MSCE, Senior Vice President, Clinical Oncology, Flatiron Health
Michael Kolodziej, MD, FACP, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, ADVI Health
Brenda Nevidjon, RN, MSN, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer, Oncology Nursing Society
Michael V. Seiden, MD, PhD, President and Chief Medical Officer, McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network

The seismic shift in healthcare delivery and payment models requires every cancer program and practice to rethink its business model, structure, and mode of operations. Gain a big-picture perspective on four daunting challenges, then take home insights that can help you effectively lead your program during this time of transformational change.

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Track 1: BUSINESS
  • Track 2: QUALITY
  • Track 3: TECHNOLOGY
  • Track 4: POLICY
Hospital & Physician Alignment Strategies

Moderator:
Michael L. Blau, Esq., JD, Foley & Lardner, LLP
Panelists:
George Daneker Jr., MD, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Jason Ervin, MBA, Oklahoma Cancer Specialists
Kelley D. Simpson, MBA, Oncology Solutions, LLC

Strategies for Improving Care Coordination

Moderator:
Mark Krasna, MD, Meridian Health System, Ocean Medical Center
Panelists:
Marcus Neubauer, MD, McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network
Tricia Strusowski, RN, MS, Oncology Solutions, LLC
Barbara Tofani, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center

Leveraging Data Collection & Quality Reporting to Drive Change

Moderator:
Gitesh Patel, Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center
Panelists:
Lani Alison, BSN, MS-HCQ PCMH CCE, Regional Cancer Care Associates, LLC
Austin Cadden, MBA, MPH, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute
Diana Verrilli, McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network

MIPS and MACRA Update

Moderator:
Leah Ralph, ACCC
Panelists:
Sibel Blau, MD, Northwest Medical Specialties
Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Andrew Furlow, JD, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Stephen S. Grubbs, MD, FASCO, American Society of Clinical Oncology

12:00 – 1:10 PM
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

1:10 – 1:55 PM
General Session: Integrated Cancer Care Teams: Opportunities & Challenges
Moderator:
Kavita Patel, MD, MS, FACP, Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Institution
Panelists:
Mark S. Soberman, MD, MBA, FACS, President, Association of Community Cancer Centers
Thomas Asfeldt, MBA, RN, Director, Outpatient Services & Radiation Oncology, Sanford Cancer Center
Robin Hearne, RN, MS, Director, Cancer Services, The Outer Banks Hospital

Oncology professionals must assess how to move from siloed care models to a future in which care is coordinated around the patient and disease. From the 2017 ACCC Institute for the Future of Oncology forum, we’ll discuss the five top-level takeaways that reflect the powerful forces that are shaping next gen multidisciplinary cancer care.

2:05 – 2:50 PM

  • Track 1: BUSINESS
  • Track 2: QUALITY
  • Track 3: TECHNOLOGY
  • Track 4: POLICY
Physician Practice Models that Succeed in a Value-Based World

Moderator:
Ronald R. Barkley, MS, JD, Cancer Center Business Development Group
Panelists:
Ann Marie Edwards, Alliance Cancer Specialists
Brad Prechtl, MBA, Florida Cancer Specialists
Jim Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO, Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, SC

Managing Clinical Trials & Improving Patient Accrual in the Community Setting

Moderator:
Carla Balch, MS, TransMed Systems, Inc.
Panelists:
Olalekan Ajayi, PharmD, MBA, Welch Cancer Center, Sheridan Memorial Hospital
James Hamrick, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente & Flatiron Health
Kevin Krenitsky, MD, TransMed Systems, Inc.

Streamlining Cancer Program Operations Through Technology

Moderator:
Brian Gockerman, MBA, Unlimited Technology Systems
Panelists:
Michael Peters, MBA, CMC, CSSBB, RT(R)(T), US Cancer Specialists
Lijo Simpson, MD, OncoLens

Drug Pricing & Drug Access

Moderator:
Jessica Turgon, MBA, ECG Management Consultants
Panelists:
Barry Fortner, PhD, AmerisourceBergen
Ira Klein, MD, MBA, FACP, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, Value in Cancer Care Consortium

2:50 – 3:20 PM
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:20 – 4:05 PM

  • Track 1: BUSINESS
  • Track 2: QUALITY
  • Track 3: TECHNOLOGY
  • Track 4: POLICY
Organizing and Optimizing a Regional Cancer Delivery System

Moderator:
Michael L. Blau, Esq., JD, Foley & Lardner, LLP
Panelists:
Kathleen LaRaia, MS, Munson Healthcare
Matt Sturm, MBA, ECG Management Consultants

Accreditation, Standards, and Metrics – Challenges & Successes

Moderator:
Kashyap Patel, MD, Carolina Blood & Cancer Care Associates
Panelists:
Dava Gerard, MD, FACS, MPH, CPE, Advantage Oncology
Barry Meisenberg, MD, Anne Arundel Medical Center, DeCesaris Cancer Institute
Anne Marie F. Rainey, MSN, RN, CHC, Clearview Cancer Institute

Leveraging Technology to Improve the Patient Experience

Moderator:
Brenton Fargnoli, MD, Flatiron Health
Panelists:
Roger Holzberg, BFA, Reimagine Well
Ann Yager, MHA, RT(R)(T), Nebraska Medicine, The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
Debbie Wagers, MHA, CCLS, Nebraska Medicine, The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
Satish Shah, MD, Gettysburg Cancer Center

Preparing for Commercial Bundles in Oncology

Moderator:
Ronald R. Barkley, MS, JD, Cancer Center Business Development Group
Panelists:
Lili Brillstein, MPH, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Stuart Goldberg, MD, COTA
Mah-Jabeen Soobader, PhD, Archway Health

4:15 – 5:00 PM

  • Track 1: BUSINESS
  • Track 2: QUALITY
  • Track 3: TECHNOLOGY
  • Track 4: POLICY
Hospital & Practice Benchmarking Models

Moderator:
Christian G. Downs, JD, MHA, ACCC
Panelists:
Bo Gamble, Community Oncology Alliance
Teri Guidi, MBA, FAAMA, Oncology Management Consulting Group
Elaine Towle, CMPE, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer Service Line Redesign to Enhance Quality of Care & Operational Efficiency

Moderator:
Linda Bosserman, MD, FASCO, FACP, City of Hope
Panelists:
Kim Bell, RN, MBA, Cleveland Clinic Health System-Taussig Cancer Institute
Cynthia Knorr-Mulder, MSN, BCNP, NP-C, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Patrick McCormick, MBA, Oregon Health & Science University, Knight Cancer Institute
Christina Cancel, MBA, Business Manager, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

EHR Data-Driven Strategies to Improve Processes & Reduce Costs

Moderator:
Sofia DeMarco, LeanTaaS
Panelists:
Jamie Bachman, MPA, University of Colorado Hospital, University of Colorado Cancer Center
Pamela Tobias, MS, RHIA, CHDA, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Everything You Need to Know About 340B and Site of Service

Moderator:
Anil Shankar, JD, Foley & Lardner, LLP
Panelists:
Chris McLean, MBA, Methodist Health System
Erich A. Mounce, MSHA, West Cancer Center

5:30 – 7:45 PM
Downtown Washington D.C./Chinatown Tour (registration required)
Explore the rich history of our nation's capital and some its most iconic landmarks as you embark on a private tour of downtown D.C., including one of our most popular neighborhoods - Chinatown. Then, gaze at the prominent figures who shaped America's culture in a guided walk through the National Portrait Gallery, including the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House.

$35 per person and available to first 30 registrants.

Friday, March 16, 2018

7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration Open

7:00 – 8:00 AM
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 – 9:00 AM
ACCC House of Delegates/Business Meeting (Open to All)

9:00 – 9:45 AM
General Session: Technology’s Role in the Future of Community Oncology
Moderator:
John Doulis, MD, Chief Information Officer, Health Investment Partners Fund
Panelists:
Barry Russo, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Glenn Balasky, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (invited)
Charles Saunders, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Integra Connect

Information technology is being adopted to help streamline operations, improve care quality, and reduce costs. From finding inefficiencies in operational processes to developing symptom management pathways, bolstering patient care through remote monitoring, and using data to optimize value-based care performance, technology has become an integral player in today’s cancer care team. Explore several of the tools that are shaping the future of oncology—today!

9:45 – 10:15 AM
Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:15 – 11:00 AM

  • Track 1: BUSINESS
  • Track 2: QUALITY
  • Track 3: TECHNOLOGY
  • Track 4: POLICY
Strategies for Mitigating the Financial Impact of Cancer Treatment

Moderator:
Krista Nelson, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, BCD, Providence Cancer Center
Panelists:
Erin Bonde, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center
Jacki Sobieski, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center
Melanie Woodland, Saint Alphonsus Health System

Physician Burnout and Oncology Workforce Redesign

Moderator:
Erich A. Mounce, MSHA, West Cancer Center
Panelists:
Kathleen Blake, MD, MPH, American Medical Association
Linda Bosserman, MD, FASCO, FACP, City of Hope
Jim Grayson, West Cancer Center

Precision Medicine & Genetic Testing in the Community Setting

Moderator:
Lawrence D. Wagman, MD, Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, St. Joseph Health System
Panelists:
Catherine Fine, MS, CGC, Genome Medical
Jonathan Trent, MD, PhD, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami

Strategies for Meeting USP <800> and Other Pharmacy Standards

Moderator:
Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCOP, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Panelists:
M. Jay Brown, PharmD, BCOP, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center
Nina Chavez, MBA, FACMPE, New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants
Marc Earl, PharmD, BCOP, Cleveland Clinic-Taussig Cancer Center

11:10 – 11:55 AM
General Session: Patient Engagement in Value-Based Care: Real-World Case Studies Using Shared-Decision Making and ePROs
Moderator:
Carrie Tompkins Stricker, PhD, RN, AOCN, Chief Clinical Officer, Carevive
Panelists:
Brad Bott, MBA, CCRP, Director, Oncology Clinical Program, Intermountain Healthcare
Ethan Basch, MD, Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program; Professor, Medicine and Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill Cancer Prevention and Control
Nancy Lutz Paynter, MBA, CHCP, Director of Learning & Clinical Integration, Medical Affairs, Genentech

Expert panelists will share perspectives on a collaborative research initiative—designed to advance the science of patient engagement—using shared decision making to align clinician and patient understanding of care goals, while systematically enabling electronic capture of Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) and solicitation of patient values, preferences, and care goals.

11:55 AM – 1:00 PM
Annual Meeting Adjournment and Lunch

This event is co-hosted by:

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