The American Society for Automation in Pharmacy

2012 Annual Technology & Industry Issues Conference

January 19-21, The Don CeSar, St. Pete Beach, Florida

The U.S. Pharmaceutical Market Outlook
Doug Long, M.B.A., Vice President, Industry Relations, IMS Health

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy: Not Just Hospital Retail Pharmacy
Stuart Kersky, M.H.A., R.Ph., Managing Director, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions (a division of AmerisourceBergen)

Prior Authorizations: A Pharmacy Perspective
Tim Kosty, R.Ph., M.B.A., President, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Short Dispensing Cycles: The Impact on the Pharmacy and Nursing Home
Jae Chung, M.B.A., Pharmacy Workflow Designer, TCGRx

Social Media and Virtual Worlds: New Tools for a Digital Age
Brian Kaihoi, M.B.A., Web Administrator, Mayo Clinic

NASPA Update: State Legislative and Regulatory Trends
Becky Snead, B.Pharm., Executive Vice President and CEO, National Association of State Pharmacy Associations

Rx for Commodity Hell: Customer Niche Centricity (CNC)
Bruce Merrifield, M.B.A., President, Merrifield Consulting Group

Creating World-Class Digital Experiences
Rebecca Salerno, Director, Creative Services, Indiana University

EPCS Audit Requirements
Ron Fine, R.Ph., Vice President, National Health Plan Accounts, CoverMyMeds

Protecting Patient Health Information: A Regulatory and Technical Overview
Mary Jo Carden, R.Ph., J.D., Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Medco Health Solutions

The Benefits of Active Inventory Management
Ed Crimmins, Principal, Kindler & Crimmins Associates, Inc.

Pharmacy Technology Panel: What Pharmacists Need To Succeed
Moderator, Bruce Kneeland, Pharmacy Development Manager, Epicor Software Solutions


2012 Midyear Technology & Industry Issues Conference

June 14-16, The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reinventing LEGO: How LEGO Revolutionized Its Innovation System and Conquered the Toy Industry
David Robertson, M.B.A., Ph.D., Practice Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Cloud Services: Improving Compliance, Safety, and Business
Geoff Cooper, President and CEO, CaraSolva, Inc.

Clearing the Air on EHRs and Meaningful Use
Marsha Millonig, R.Ph., M.B.A., President, Catalyst Enterprises, LLC

Claims Switching: Where Do We Go from Here?
Paul Hooper, VP Pharmacy Network Services, Emdeon

340B Update: Contract Pharmacy, Government Regulations, and Telecom Standards
Michael Sullivan, Director of Government Programs and Policy, Wellpartner, Inc.

CMS and Prescriber ID Compliance: The Impact on Pharmacy and System Vendors
Matt Reichert, CEO, Health Market Science, Inc.

Medication Management and Accountable Care: The Emerging Technological Landscape
Troy Trygstad, Pharm.D., M.B.A., Ph.D., Director, Network Pharmacist Program and Pharmacy Projects, Community Care of North Carolina

Pricing Update: Market Changes and Proposed AMP Regulation
Tim Kosty, R.Ph., President, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Initiatives Affecting Community Pharmacy
Patrick Berryman, COO, National Community Pharmacists Association

Organized and Disorganized Crime: A View from the Streets
George Anastasia, Organized Crime Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Co-host of “The Crime Guys” Radio Show

Path Toward a Uniform Federal Solution for Drug Traceability
Shay Reid, VP of Operations, AmerisourceBergen

An Update on the NABP InterConnect
Robert Cowan, COO, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Improving Medication Use and Patient Care Outcomes: Practical Applications of Pharmacists Using EHRs
Jim Owen, Pharm.D., Senior Director, Professional Practice, American Pharmacists Association

Update on Pseudoephedrine Tracking: Monitoring versus Scheduling
Ron Hatfield, Practice Manager, Health Information Solutions, Appriss Inc.