Implementing Evidenced-Based Treatment Regimens, New Models of Care, and Patient Management Strategies for Multiple Sclerosis
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Thursday, October 9, 2014. 6:00 AM - 7:45 AM at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA. Room 312.

Please note: Registration to AMCP Nexus 2014 is required in order to attend this satellite symposium.
Held in conjunction with AMCP Nexus 2014

Hot Topics Include:
  • Optimizing Therapeutic Decision-Making for MS
  • How New Care Models Can Improve Outcomes for Patients with MS
  • Implementing a Comprehensive MS Care Model

Who Should Attend?
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of managed care pharmacy directors, clinical pharmacists, quality directors, medical directors, members of AMCP, and other managed health care professionals attending AMCP Nexus 2014.

Statement of Need/Program Overview
There is a documented need to provide the managed care community with insights from notable clinical and managed care experts regarding the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and the evolving role of managed care and specialty pharmacy management. This educational program will include various discussions and interventions, as well as practical demonstrations, regarding current and emerging clinical data, pharmacy benefit design, and management resources for managed care professionals to consider. Neurology and managed care thought leaders will evaluate and recommend innovative strategies that will increase knowledge and competence of the target audience as they strive to improve treatment outcomes for MS patients.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
  • Review current and emerging clinical data to enhance therapeutic decision-making and optimize outcomes for MS treatments
  • Implement the necessary collaborations, processes, and systems that will drive successful MS treatment in a complicated new accountable care ecosystem
  • Evaluate innovative specialty pharmacy benefit models and specialty management services for MS
  • Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the managed care treatment team

Distinguished Faculty Presenters

Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA
Senior Vice President
VRx Pharmacy Services, LLC
Fred D. Lublin, MD
Saunders Family Professor of Neurology
Director, Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
Medical Director
Employer Health Coalition

Date and Time
Thursday, October 9, 2014
6:00 AM - 7:45 AM
Hynes Convention Center
Room 312
Boston, MA

6:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
6:15 AM Opening: Introduction/Objectives/Pre-Activity Assessment
Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA
6:20 AM Optimizing Therapeutic Decision-Making for MS
Fred D. Lublin, MD
6:45 AM Welcome to the Neighborhood: How New Care Models Can Improve Outcomes for Patients with MS
Bruce W. Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM
7:05 AM Implementing a Comprehensive MS Care Model: From Benefit Design to Specialty Pharmacy Management Services
Jeffrey D. Dunn, PharmD, MBA
7:30 AM Faculty Discussion Session
7:45 AM Evaluation and Post-Activity Survey

Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Impact Education, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Credit Designation
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number - 0809-9999-14-189-L01-P)

For Pharmacists: Upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form, you will receive an email from Postgraduate Institute for Medicine with a link and directions to submit your credit to NABP CPE Monitor Services.

Type of Activity: Application

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Americans with Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Impact Education, LLC, prior to the live event at (215) 619-8812.

Fee Information
No additional fee is required to attend this CPE/CME activity.

Note: There is NO FEE for attending this Satellite Symposium. However, if you wish to attend the AMCP Nexus 2014 sessions from October 7th through October 10th, a registration fee is required.

Pre-registration will close at 12:00 pm on October 7, 2014.
Walk-in registration will be available at the time of the program.
If you have any questions, please call (215) 619-8812 or email