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Expanding the Playbook on Product-Specific Network Design, Contracting and Specialty Distribution Strategy

December 11-12, 2018
  • Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

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DAY ONE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Stella Vnook
Vice President, Managed Markets and Trade
Assertio Therapeutics

Industry Integration, Channel Trends, Market Economics and Emerging E-Commerce Players Impacting Trade Dynamics

8:45

OPENING KEYNOTE Drug Channels Update — Things to Watch in 2019

Adam J. Fein, PhD
CEO
Drug Channels Institute

9:30

MARKET MATTERS Walk Down Wall Street — Examine Revolutionary Deals, Breakthroughs and
E-Commerce Players Impacting the Life Science Marketplace

MODERATOR:

Adam J. Fein, PhD
CEO
Drug Channels Institute

PANELISTS:

Marc Appel
Vice President
Marathon Asset Management

Lance Wilkes
Senior Equity Analyst, Healthcare Services
Sanford C. Bernstein

Bob Jones
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

George Hill
Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Navigate the Evolving Managed Care Landscape and Identify Emerging Models in Utilization Management to Enhance Product Access and Network Design

Jeff Henderson
Vice President, Head of Market Access and Government Affairs, US
Sobi, Inc.

Kris Thiruvillakkat
Global Market Access Strategist
Pfizer Inc

11:15

Navigate 340B Intricacies to Overcome Program Challenges and
Ensure Compliance

Elizabeth Kolbe
Associate
Sidley Austin

11:45

Fragmentation and Customization Comes to Pharmaceutical Channels

William Roth
Founding Partner
Blue Fin Group

12:30

Networking Luncheon

Tailored Pharmacy and Distribution Strategies Based on Product Type, Site of Care and Reimbursement

1:45

Specialty Pharmacy Benefit —
Industry’s Leading Pharmacy and Distribution Models

Spencer Miller
Senior Director, Trade and Channel Development
Romark

2:15

Specialty Pharmaceutical Product Medical Benefit —
Optimal Models for Enhanced Access

John C. Robicsek
Assistant Vice President, Strategy, Business, and Program Development,
Specialty Pharmacy Service, Division of Pharmacy Services
Atrium Health

Jacob Jolly, PharmD, CSP
Program Director, Specialty Pharmacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

3:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30

Orchestrate a Seamless Distribution Model for Orphan Therapies

Dave MacLeod
Senior Director, Patient Services and Channel Operations
Intercept Pharmaceuticals

4:15

Navigate the Biosimilars Landscape to Uncover Leading Strategies for Market Access

Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Widener University

5:00

Navigate the Regulations and Considerations for Free Drug Distribution

Tara Herington
Vice President
Sonexus™ Access & Patient Support

5:45

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018

7:30

Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Stella Vnook
Vice President, Managed Markets and Trade
Assertio Therapeutics

8:15

ELITE EXCHANGE AND FIRESIDE CHAT Pharmacy and Distribution Trends Reshaping and Revitalizing the
Life Sciences Sector

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Erika Chiles
Director, Pricing, Contracting and Trade
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

Sheila M. Arquette, RPh
Executive Director
National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP)

Chris Boneham
Executive Director, Managed Markets
Aralez Pharmaceuticals US Inc.

9:00

Distributor Dialogue — Playbook to Propel Industry Partnerships

Speaker TBA

9:30

The Role of IDNs/ACOs and the Unique Characteristics of Successful Integrated Model Partnerships

Scot Buchanan
Vice President, Biotech and Specialty Services
Therigy

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30

Update on NCPDP’s New Specialty Pharmacy Work Group and
Task Group Activities

John Klimek, RPh
Senior Vice President, Standards and Information Technology
NCPDP

11:15

PANEL DISCUSSION Partnership Pavilion —
Collaborating with the Right Complex Patient Data Providers to Drive Value

MODERATOR:

Troy Polan
Vice President, Technology
ExceleraRx Corp

PANELISTS:

Kyle Skiermont
Chief Operating Officer
Fairview Pharmacy Services

Eric Cannon
Assistant Vice President, Pharmacy Benefit Services
SelectHealth

12:00

Networking Luncheon

CHOOSE FROM THREE TAILORED CONTENT OFFERINGS:

BENEFIT FROM OUR NEW MASTER CLASS SERIES

Master Class A

1:00

Integrating Pharmacy and Medical Benefits for Better Health and Cost Reduction

John C. Robicsek
Assistant Vice President, Strategy, Business, and Program Development,
Specialty Pharmacy Service, Division of Pharmacy Services
Atrium Health

Master Class B

1:00

Specialty Pharmacy Network Design and Product Lifecycle

Vanessa MacGregor, PharmD, CSP
Director of Specialty Pharmacy
Sandoz Inc., A Novartis Company

Kelly Pokuta, PharmD
Senior Vice President, Industry Relations
Diplomat

1:45

Close of Session and Brief Transition Break

Master Class C

1:55

Navigate Limited and Closed Pharmacy Network Models

Speaker TBA

Master Class D

1:55

Accelerate Access through Patient Support Programs and Hub Services in an Increasingly Competitive Market

Roxanne Schwans
Vice President, Managed Markets,
Access, Specialty
Horizon Pharma

Jack Rivetti
Executive Director, Head Immunology and Dermatology PSS Field Team
Novartis Pharmaceuticals

2:40

Networking and Refreshment Break

Master Class E

3:10

Advanced SP Contracting Course — Industry Best Practices During an Evolving and Consolidating Era

Marc Duey
CEO and President
ProMetrics LLC

Master Class F

3:10

Managed Markets Compliance — Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Relationships with Specialty Pharmacies, Wholesalers, Distributors and GPOs

Speaker TBA

4:00

Close of Master Class Series

 
ATTEND OUR: Specialty Product Data Strategies Summit

1:00

INDUSTRY BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS I Know What I Want, but How Do I Get There? Building an Effective, Innovative Commercial Operations Organization

Jane Urban
Lead, Specialty Decision Support and Reporting
Takeda

Rachel Twardowski
Senior Manager, Specialty Analytics
Takeda

1:45

Value-Based Therapy Management Driven by Data Collection throughout the Patient and Product Journey

Jon Hamrick, MBA
President, Chief Operating Officer
Therigy

Russel Allinson, RPh, MS
Executive Chairman
Therigy

2:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:00

Revamp and Restructure Contracting Agreements for Specialty Data to Create Operational Efficiencies

Sopheara Peoples
Manager, Enterprise Data Strategy
GSK

3:45

Strategies to Foster High Quality Data for Advanced Analytics

John Giannouris
Vice President, Specialty Pharma Services
ValueCentric

4:30

CASE STUDY SYMPOSIUM Opportunities for Data-Driven Patient Services

Joshua Halpern
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Product and Strategy
IntegriChain

5:15

Close of Specialty Product Data Strategies Summit

Agenda

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

Want more agenda details? Download the brochure.

DAY ONE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Stella Vnook
Vice President, Managed Markets and Trade
Assertio Therapeutics

Industry Integration, Channel Trends, Market Economics and Emerging E-Commerce Players Impacting Trade Dynamics

8:45

OPENING KEYNOTE Drug Channels Update — Things to Watch in 2019

Adam J. Fein, PhD
CEO
Drug Channels Institute

9:30

MARKET MATTERS Walk Down Wall Street — Examine Revolutionary Deals, Breakthroughs and
E-Commerce Players Impacting the Life Science Marketplace

MODERATOR:

Adam J. Fein, PhD
CEO
Drug Channels Institute

PANELISTS:

Marc Appel
Vice President
Marathon Asset Management

Lance Wilkes
Senior Equity Analyst, Healthcare Services
Sanford C. Bernstein

Bob Jones
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

George Hill
Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

10:15

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:45

Navigate the Evolving Managed Care Landscape and Identify Emerging Models in Utilization Management to Enhance Product Access and Network Design

Jeff Henderson
Vice President, Head of Market Access and Government Affairs, US
Sobi, Inc.

Kris Thiruvillakkat
Global Market Access Strategist
Pfizer Inc

11:15

Navigate 340B Intricacies to Overcome Program Challenges and
Ensure Compliance

Elizabeth Kolbe
Associate
Sidley Austin

11:45

Fragmentation and Customization Comes to Pharmaceutical Channels

William Roth
Founding Partner
Blue Fin Group

12:30

Networking Luncheon

Tailored Pharmacy and Distribution Strategies Based on Product Type, Site of Care and Reimbursement

1:45

Specialty Pharmacy Benefit —
Industry’s Leading Pharmacy and Distribution Models

Spencer Miller
Senior Director, Trade and Channel Development
Romark

2:15

Specialty Pharmaceutical Product Medical Benefit —
Optimal Models for Enhanced Access

John C. Robicsek
Assistant Vice President, Strategy, Business, and Program Development,
Specialty Pharmacy Service, Division of Pharmacy Services
Atrium Health

Jacob Jolly, PharmD, CSP
Program Director, Specialty Pharmacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

3:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:30

Orchestrate a Seamless Distribution Model for Orphan Therapies

Dave MacLeod
Senior Director, Patient Services and Channel Operations
Intercept Pharmaceuticals

4:15

Navigate the Biosimilars Landscape to Uncover Leading Strategies for Market Access

Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Widener University

5:00

Navigate the Regulations and Considerations for Free Drug Distribution

Tara Herington
Vice President
Sonexus™ Access & Patient Support

5:45

Close of Day One

Networking, Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following the final session on day one

DAY TWO WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018

7:30

Continental Breakfast

8:00

Chairperson’s Review of Day One

Stella Vnook
Vice President, Managed Markets and Trade
Assertio Therapeutics

8:15

ELITE EXCHANGE AND FIRESIDE CHAT Pharmacy and Distribution Trends Reshaping and Revitalizing the
Life Sciences Sector

CONVERSATION CONTRIBUTORS:

Erika Chiles
Director, Pricing, Contracting and Trade
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.

Sheila M. Arquette, RPh
Executive Director
National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP)

Chris Boneham
Executive Director, Managed Markets
Aralez Pharmaceuticals US Inc.

9:00

Distributor Dialogue — Playbook to Propel Industry Partnerships

Speaker TBA

9:30

The Role of IDNs/ACOs and the Unique Characteristics of Successful Integrated Model Partnerships

Scot Buchanan
Vice President, Biotech and Specialty Services
Therigy

10:00

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30

Update on NCPDP’s New Specialty Pharmacy Work Group and
Task Group Activities

John Klimek, RPh
Senior Vice President, Standards and Information Technology
NCPDP

11:15

PANEL DISCUSSION Partnership Pavilion —
Collaborating with the Right Complex Patient Data Providers to Drive Value

MODERATOR:

Troy Polan
Vice President, Technology
ExceleraRx Corp

PANELISTS:

Kyle Skiermont
Chief Operating Officer
Fairview Pharmacy Services

Eric Cannon
Assistant Vice President, Pharmacy Benefit Services
SelectHealth

12:00

Networking Luncheon

CHOOSE FROM THREE TAILORED CONTENT OFFERINGS:

BENEFIT FROM OUR NEW MASTER CLASS SERIES

Master Class A

1:00

Integrating Pharmacy and Medical Benefits for Better Health and Cost Reduction

John C. Robicsek
Assistant Vice President, Strategy, Business, and Program Development,
Specialty Pharmacy Service, Division of Pharmacy Services
Atrium Health

Master Class B

1:00

Specialty Pharmacy Network Design and Product Lifecycle

Vanessa MacGregor, PharmD, CSP
Director of Specialty Pharmacy
Sandoz Inc., A Novartis Company

Kelly Pokuta, PharmD
Senior Vice President, Industry Relations
Diplomat

1:45

Close of Session and Brief Transition Break

Master Class C

1:55

Navigate Limited and Closed Pharmacy Network Models

Speaker TBA

Master Class D

1:55

Accelerate Access through Patient Support Programs and Hub Services in an Increasingly Competitive Market

Roxanne Schwans
Vice President, Managed Markets,
Access, Specialty
Horizon Pharma

Jack Rivetti
Executive Director, Head Immunology and Dermatology PSS Field Team
Novartis Pharmaceuticals

2:40

Networking and Refreshment Break

Master Class E

3:10

Advanced SP Contracting Course — Industry Best Practices During an Evolving and Consolidating Era

Marc Duey
CEO and President
ProMetrics LLC

Master Class F

3:10

Managed Markets Compliance — Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Relationships with Specialty Pharmacies, Wholesalers, Distributors and GPOs

Speaker TBA

4:00

Close of Master Class Series

 
ATTEND OUR: Specialty Product Data Strategies Summit

1:00

INDUSTRY BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS I Know What I Want, but How Do I Get There? Building an Effective, Innovative Commercial Operations Organization

Jane Urban
Lead, Specialty Decision Support and Reporting
Takeda

Rachel Twardowski
Senior Manager, Specialty Analytics
Takeda

1:45

Value-Based Therapy Management Driven by Data Collection throughout the Patient and Product Journey

Jon Hamrick, MBA
President, Chief Operating Officer
Therigy

Russel Allinson, RPh, MS
Executive Chairman
Therigy

2:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:00

Revamp and Restructure Contracting Agreements for Specialty Data to Create Operational Efficiencies

Sopheara Peoples
Manager, Enterprise Data Strategy
GSK

3:45

Strategies to Foster High Quality Data for Advanced Analytics

John Giannouris
Vice President, Specialty Pharma Services
ValueCentric

4:30

CASE STUDY SYMPOSIUM Opportunities for Data-Driven Patient Services

Joshua Halpern
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Product and Strategy
IntegriChain

5:15

Close of Specialty Product Data Strategies Summit