SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Special Session - Regional Pharmacy Chains Can Win with Consumer Driven Health Care

Jeff Gregori Group Vice President, Consumer & Shopper Analytics, Nielsen
Jennifer Colamonico Vice President, Healthcare Insights, Nielsen

Consumers increasingly aspire to healthier living yet hurdles prevent them from reaching their goals, particularly those with chronic illness. This session will provide a comprehensive playbook on some of the most prevalent disease states and how to drive sales based on consumer lifestyle, category usage and retail choice. Other key issues addressed are how approaches to wellness vary across key consumer segments, what the most essential elements of a well-informed disease state management strategy are and how can your organization recognize best practices in wellness and emulate quickly.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
General Session - Community Pharmacy: Innovative Care

Larry Kocot Principal and National Leader, Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight, KPMG

Innovations in patient care delivery are evolving rapidly on the pharmacy front. Get an inside look into cutting-edge advancements in team-based care delivery models, including Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Primary Health Medical Homes (PCMHs). In addition, gain valuable insight on the new Medicare Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Model and what role community pharmacy will paly in this innovative program. Join our expert speaker in this session and engage your organization on the forefront of change.


11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Insight Session - Community Pharmacy: Innovative Care

Larry Kocot Group Principal and National Leader, Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight, KPMG

Innovations in patient care delivery are evolving rapidly on the pharmacy front. Get an inside look into cutting-edge advancements in team-based care delivery models, including Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Primary Health Medical Homes (PCMHs). In addition, gain valuable insight on the new Medicare Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Model and what role community pharmacy will paly in this innovative program. Join our expert speaker in this session and engage your organization on the forefront of change.


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Insight Session - DEA Compliance

Don Bell Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel, NACDS

In response to DEA’s increased enforcement initiatives, this session will explore steps pharmacies must take to comply with controlled substance laws while serving patients’ healthcare needs. Topics to be addressed include how to investigate and resolve DEA “red flags”, dealing with robberies and security standards, and proper interactions with patients, prescribers and wholesalers.


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Insight Session - Small Format Equity

Jeff Gregori Group Vice President, Consumer & Shopper Analytics, Nielsen

The biggest drives of growth at retail are small formats specifically drug stores, extreme value grocery stores, C-Stores and Dollar Stores. The national players see the opportunity and are tinkering with smaller version (Citi-Target, Walmart Express), but what really drives store choice and equity for smaller retailers? Jeff Gregori will present how The Nielsen Store Choice Drivers model will evaluate the most important influencers of small format retail equity including speed, convenience, assortment, service, etc. across Drug, C-Stores, Dollar Stores by consumer segment to uncover new growth opportunities in this expanding market.


1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. 
General Session - Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues and Forecasts

Doug Long Vice President, Industry Relations, IMS Health Incorporated

Get and expert view of what lies ahead for the pharmaceutical market. Doug Long will highlight trends, issues and forecasts in demographic sales, markets and more. Find out which industry segments are growing or declining and how evolving trends may impact your business.


2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
eneral Session - Transitions of Care: Opportunities to Partner

Eric A. Wright, Pharm. D., MPH Director and Senior Investigator, Geisinger Center Pharmacy Innovations and Outcomes

With the advent of incentives to reduce readmissions within 30 days of discharge, establishing partnerships across the care continuum are essential to advancing patient care. Learn how one health system and community pharmacies established a strong collaboration, including how the team developed the infrastructure behind the collaboration, and the transitions of care model.


3:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Insight Session - Transitions of Care: Opportunities to Partner Part II

Eric A. Wright, Pharm. D., MPH Director and Senior Investigator, Geisinger Center Pharmacy Innovations and Outcomes

With the advent of incentives to reduce readmissions within 30 days of discharge, establishing partnerships across the care continuum are essential to advancing patient care. Learn how one health system and community pharmacies established a strong collaboration, including how the team developed the infrastructure behind the collaboration, and the transitions of care model.

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Insight Session - The AMP Rule & Major Changes to Medicaid Reimbursement

Don Bell  Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel, NACDS
Carol Kelly Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Public Policy, NACDS

This special session will review the latest analysis and impact of the recently pulbished AMP rule.

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Insight Session - Pharmaceutical Trends, Issues and Forecasts Part II

Doug Long Vice President, Industry Relations, IMS Health Incorporated
Carol Kelly Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Public Policy, NACDS

Get and expert view of what lies ahead for the pharmaceutical market. Doug Long will highlight trends, issues and forecasts in demographic sales, markets and more. Find out which industry segments are growing or declining and how evolving trends may impact your business.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. 
General Session - Re-defining the Community Pharmacy Experience

Eric Graf CEO, Ritzman Pharmacies, Inc.

Overwhelmed with competitive pressures and the commoditization of community pharmacy? Value-based care is pushing healthcare into a uncertain future and creating a unique healthcare experience is imperative to future success. Rebranding to elevate the customer experience, increase patient engagement and remove burdens from the pharmacist positioning them at the forefront of the customer healthcare journey are crucial. Eric Graf will present these critical success factors as elements of this rebranding strategy.

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 
General Session - Retail 2025 - The Future of Retail Landscape

Brian Owens Director of Retail Insights, Kantar Retail

What does the future of the Retail Landscape look like? In this session, Brian Owens, Kantar Retail - The Retail and Shopper Specialists, will share attributes of what of the next generation value looks like in the health and wellness space across retail channels and how retailers and supplier should invest resources to win.

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 
General Session - Pharmacist Overtime and other Legal Landmines

Deborah Kelly, Partner and Deputy Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP

This session will focus on the growing conundrum of how to pay your pharmacists sufficient compensation to work for and stay with your company without inadvertently turning them into employees who are entitled to overtime. We will address whether you can ever can pay by the hour, how to structure bonuses, and other forms of compensation. We will also explore the latest legal landmines and developments affecting your business including violence in the workplace, litigation around use and misuse of social media and practices you should have in place to avoid discrimination claims.

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Insight Session - Pharmacy Regulatory Compliance

Don Bell Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel, NACDS.

Find out how to comply with an ever-growing list of federal and state regulatory mandates. Attendees will discuss new CMS training requirements, staffing, budgeting and structuring mandatory compliance programs, responding to patient privacy breaches, and satisfying a wide variety of new fraud and abuse standards. Ask questions and learn compliance strategies and best practices from your peers during this interactive session.

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Insight Session - Retail 2025 - The Future of Retail Landscape Part II

Brian Owens Director of Retail Insights, Kantar Retail

What does the future of the Retail Landscape look like? In this session, Brian Owens, Kantar Retail - The Retail and Shopper Specialists, will share attributes of what of the next generation value looks like in the health and wellness space across retail channels and how retailers and supplier should invest resources to win.