The American Journal of Managed Care® Announces Latest Institute for Value-Based Medicine® Meeting in Tampa

Program will cover critical topics in oncology through value-based care

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IVBMThe American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading multimedia peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, will host a regional Institute for Value-Based Medicine® (IVBM) meeting titled Quest for Value: Advancing Oncology Value-based Care on Thursday, March 5, from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at the Hilton Tampa Downtown in Florida.

“We look forward to exploring yet another area of oncology care through our latest regional IVBM meeting in Tampa with Florida Cancer Specialists,” said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences,™ parent company of AJMC.® “During this program, our attendees will have the opportunity to engage with key stakeholders in live panel discussions while they address pressing topics in oncology value-based care.”

The educational program will be chaired by Lucio N. Gordan, M.D., president and managing physician at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute.

“Everyone is committed to continuously supporting their patients. The value-based care model unites health care professionals in a shared goal to improve patient health, affordability and overall patient experience,” Gordan added.

Presenters and panelists for the meeting include the following experts:

  • Ray Parzik, director of network programs, Florida Blue.
  • Robert Millette, MBA, FACHE, executive director, Innovatus Health at Lee Health.
  • Jeffrey Lowenkron, M.D., MPP, chief medical officer, The Villages Health.
  • Maen Hussein, M.D., physician director of finance, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute.
  • Michael Diaz, M.D., assistant managing physician, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, and president, Community Oncology Alliance.

The Institute for Value-Based Medicine® is an informative regional meeting series that focuses on multistakeholder perspectives from oncologists, physicians, providers, payers and practice executives. Attendees of this education program will gain insight on the how hospital systems, payers and community practices are collaborating to advance cancer care; learn best practices from community and health care systems in care management, pharmacy management and practice transformation in the new health care landscape; and receive insights and case studies on implementing value-based care models in their oncology practices.

To learn more and to register, click here.

About The American Journal of Managed Care®

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a multimedia peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps industry leaders on the forefront of health policy by sharing digital research relevant to industry decision-makers. Other brands in the AJMC® family include The American Journal of Accountable Care®, Evidence-Based Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management. These comprehensive multimedia brands bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. AJMC® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.


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