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[PODCAST] Episode 7: The Evolution of Oncology Pharmacy

October 29, 2019

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Oncology pharmacy has undergone a rapid transformation in recent years. On this episode of CANCER BUZZ, learn more about the role that oncology pharmacists play in cancer care and how that role is changing in the face of new therapies and the advent of value-based health. Discover how the University of North Carolina Hospital’s Department of Pharmacy developed a closed-loop, pharmacy-managed, pre-certification and denials management program to avoid passing surprise bills to patients and ensure financial stability for the cancer program.


  • Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCOP, Clinical Coordinator of Hematology/Oncology, University of Arizona Cancer Center, Department of Pharmacy; 2019-2020 ACCC President
  • Suzanne Francart, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Director of Pharmacy, The University of North Carolina Hospitals

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