Our Conference Keynote Speaker, Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal will breakdown the individual industries—hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, and drug manufacturers—that together constitute our healthcare system. She will expose the recent evolution of American medicine as never before. How did healthcare, the caring endeavor, become healthcare, the highly profitable industry?
|Speaker:||Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief of Kaiser Health News and Author of An American Sickness|
In this session, Alex Jung will highlight the latest pharmaceutical market trends and explain the increasing effect on employers. She will discuss prescription drug growth, retail spend, pricing pressures, emerging specialty drugs, clinical trends and the impact of technology. Alex will also provide a clear summary of trend implications and strategic opportunities for employers.
|Speaker:||Alex Jung, Partner/Managing Director, Parthenon EY|
Workshop 7: HBCH Specialty Pharmacy Collaboration
This session will present the results of the HBCH Employer Specialty Pharmacy Collaborative in which six local employers conducted a SWAT Analysis™. The results will demonstrate how employers can provide full visibility into all SP drug prices, identify key drivers of drug spend, quantify pricing variability in pricing under the medical plan, determine the lowest sites of care across all benefits, uncover specialty drug waste and clinical management opportunities, take action steps required to better control specialty drug spend.
|Speaker:||Brenda Motheral, CEO and Co-Founder, EpiphanyRx, Archimedes|
Workshop 8: Employer Strategies to Monitor PBM Performance
Pharmacy used to be less than 5% of the total medical spend, but not anymore. Tim Thomas will focus on what employers can do to reduce pharmacy costs and why employers need to continuously monitor the performance of their PBM contracts.
|Speaker:||Tim Thomas, Owner, CrystalClearRx|