News | February 7, 2019

The American Journal Of Managed Care Announces Latest Institute For Value-Based Medicine VB-Onc Meeting


The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, with its Institute for Value-Based Medicine will host a regional VB-Onc meeting on advancing quality in oncology care in the evolving value-based care landscape. The meeting will take place Thursday, March 7, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas.

“This live educational meeting is a wonderful opportunity for healthcare professionals to engage and interact with some of the top leading experts in oncology-focused value-based care,” said Gil Hernandez, director of sales of managed markets at MJH Associates, parent company of AJMC. “We look forward to educating attendees on the evolving value-based care transformations impacting the oncology landscape today.”

This meeting will feature four presenters: Ray D. Page, D.O., Ph.D., FACOI, president and director of research at The Center For Cancer and Blood Disorders, as the chairman and moderator; John V. Cox, D.O.,MBA, FACP, FASCO, medical director of oncology services at Parkland Health and Hospital System, UT Southwestern Medical Center; Kashyap Patel M.D., vice president of the Community Oncology Alliance and president of Carolina Blood and Cancer Care; Barry Russo, chief executive officer of The Center For Cancer and Blood Disorders; and Lance Spivey, co-founder and president of StratiFi Health. The presenters will provide attendees with the latest insights and case studies on how to implement value-based payment models in their oncology practices; educate on best practices in care management, pharmacy management and practice transformation in our new health care landscape; and provide practical guidance on use of clinical pathways, patient management and data reporting under new quality requirements.

The Institute for Value-Based Medicine offers informative regional series, such as VB-Onc, that focus on multi-stakeholder perspectives from oncologists, payers and practice executives. With a goal to discuss pressing topics, such as the implications of value-based medicine on clinical practice, best practices in implementing the Oncology Care Model and the integration of oncology clinical and financial-management perspectives with evolving value-based medicine, the program features leading experts from the field of managed care to enhance audience knowledge.

For additional information and to register, click here.

About The American Journal of Managed Care:

The American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) is a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps readers on the forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry decision makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of high-quality care. is the essential website for managed care professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC family include The American Journal of Accountable Care®, and two evidence-based series, Evidence-Based Oncologyand Evidence-Based Diabetes Management. These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC publications, please contact Gil Hernandez at 609-716-7777, ext. 139.

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