Asembia 2017:

Converge, Connect, Collaborate


Our pilgrimage to the largest specialty pharmacy gathering in the U.S. is near! What we’re looking forward to, how to make the most about of Asembia 2017

The 2017 Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit (formerly the Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit) will return to Wynn & Encore Las Vegas on April 30 – May 3, 2017.

From the producers, “This annual event is the largest U.S. healthcare conference focused on specialty pharmacy. It welcomes thousands of attendees from pharmacy providers, pharma/biotech manufacturers, payers, drug wholesalers and many other specialty pharmacy stakeholder organizations. During the four-day meeting, attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the $150 billion specialty pharmacy channel.”

What we’re looking forward to

The Asembia 2017 program is packed with great looking content. Here are some of the sessions we’ve got our eyes on.

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Hepatitis C Update: 2017 Insights for Specialty Pharmacists

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. – Can Digital Health Solve the $100 Billion Adherence Problem?

4:00 – 4:45 p.m. – The Role of Value-Based Agreements in Transforming the Pricing and Reimbursement Landscape

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – Consider the Patient’s Perspective in Building the Future of Specialty Pharmacy

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Patient Experiences and the Value of Caregiver Support

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. – General Session featuring Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leeza Gibbons and others

5:15 – 6:00 p.m. – Value-Based to Outcomes-Based Contracting: Is it Possible?

COO, Marc O'Connor and Blue Fin Group's Bill Roth present

Wednesday, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – IDN-ACO Integration: More of the Same Won’t Cut It, What you Need to Know Right Now

We’ll put up the highlights and the presentation deck in this space. Stay tuned!

How to make the most of Asembia 2017

Marc penned a few words on how to make the most out of Asembia 2017 for Specialty Pharmacy Times. Here are a few tips for specialty pharmacy and manufacturer representatives on effectively leveraging your investment in time, and benefit from the networking and educational opportunities. Hint: set your high priority meetings right now and set them for ‘after hours.’ Check out his insights here.

Interested in catching up?

Want to share thoughts on the future of specialty pharmacy and the ever-increasing need stakeholder alignment?  If so, drop us a line and be sure to follow us @curanthealth.

See you soon in Las Vegas!