Space Coast Cancer To Present Healthcare Conference
By Space Coast Daily // March 30, 2015
Tuesday, March 31 at the Holiday Inn in Viera
Innovations Healthcare Conference
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BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Space Coast Cancer Center will present “Innovations – Improving Value In Healthcare” Accent On Cancer Conference, which will focus on timely issues that are affecting patients, employees and their employers.
This conference, an important one for Brevard County employers and the community to attend, will be held Tuesday, March 31 at the Holiday Inn in Viera.
Nationally recognized experts will present information on the Affordable Care Act and payment reform.
“The Business of Oncology” will be presented by Karen Van Caulil of the Florida Health Care Coalition; “The Evolution of Benefit Design” will be presented by Leah Burdett of Millennium Pharmaceuticals; and “The American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative”will be presented by Tracy Wagner, RN, of Space Coast Cancer Center.
Dawn Holcombe, MBA, FACMPE, DGH Consulting, Speaker/Moderator will address, “Challenges & Opportunities for the Employers and Health Plans in the Oncology Landscape.”
Today’s employers are faced with the tremendous challenge of making prudent business decisions for themselves and providing optimal benefits for their employee base.
The access to quality, state of the art medical care is critical. After job satisfaction health benefits are one of the primary factors in employee retention.
In today’s ever changing Affordable Care Act landscape even understanding the basic employer health care requirements can be difficult to decipher.
Every patient and their employer, especially those who are diagnosed with cancer, are concerned about the emotional, physical and financial impact of serious illness.
Both the patient and employer are concerned about short and long term disability, reduced attendance and productivity, just to name a few, Barbie Jacks, RainTree will explain “Physician Dispensing Value In The Community Oncology Setting”
Space Coast Cancer Center is a leader in Florida and the nation offering an oncology medical home.
The oncology medical home was developed to meet the challenge of improving quality and access to cancer care. This is a patient-centered system of delivering quality cancer care that is coordinated and efficient.
“COME HOME –The Oncology Medical Home” will be the topic for Jennifer Webster, IOBS.
Registration on March 31 begins at 8:30 a.m., and a complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be served. E-mail DianeP@spacecoastcancer.com to RSVP.
For more information about Space Coast Cancer Center, log on to SpaceCoastCancer.com or call Diane Petrocelli at 855-894-4673.