The American Society for Automation in Pharmacy

2011 Annual Technology & Industry Issues Conference

January 21-23, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida

The U.S. Pharmaceutical Market: What’s In, What’s Out, and What’s Ahead
Doug Long, M.B.A., Vice President, Industry Relations, IMS Health

Current Challenges and Opportunities in Long-Term Care Pharmacy
Lynne Batshon, Director of Professional Affairs, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Patient Compliance and Adherence Is Good Business
Clarence Lea, R.Ph., Vice President, Marketing and Industry Relations, FDS

Firewall Fairy Tales and Other Scary Stories
Steve Belovich, Ph.D., CEO, IQware

The Impact of REMS on the Practice of Pharmacy
Kevin Hennessy, Pharm.D., C.G.P., B.C.P.S., Senior Manager for Pharmacy Relations, Cephalon

Review of the Impact of AMP Reimbursement and Future Considerations
Tim Kosty, R.Ph., President, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions

Physician, Pharmacist, and Patient Attitudes on e-Prescribing: Experiences of a Full-scale National Implementation
Bengt Åstrand, R.Ph., Ph.D., Adjunct Lecturer, eHealth Institute, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden, and Vice President and Founder, Vårdapoteket, Sweden

Achieving the Change You Need Now
Bruce Merrifield, M.B.A., President, Merrifield Consulting Group

An Update on 340B: Preparing for an Expanded Program
Ted Slafsky, Executive Director, Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access

On the Same Page? FDA, Brookings Institution, and the Quest for a Single-Document Solution for Consumer Medicine Information and MedGuides
Ray Bullman, Executive Vice President, National Council on Patient Information and Education

Overview of the New Privacy and Security Rule: Provisions, Compliance Tips, and Timelines
Mary Jo Carden, R.Ph., J.D., President, Carden & Associates

Current Research Supporting Pharmacists’ Clinical Services
Brian Isetts, Ph.D., B.C.P.S., Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy’s Crystal Ball: What the National Pharmacist Workforce Survey Reveals About the Profession
Jon Schommer, R.Ph., Ph.D., Professor and Associate Department Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Healthcare IT and Open-Source Software
Tom Wilson, CEO, Jack Russell Software

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for Dummies in Just 2,875,043 Easy Steps
Jeanne Scott, Talking-Head-in-Chief,

2011 Midyear Technology & Industry Issues Conference

June 23-25, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

The Value of Accurate Prescriber Data
Craig Ford, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Business Segment, Health Market Science

NABP’s Community Pharmacy Accreditation Program
Robert Cowan, COO, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

E-QuIPP: Building a Standardized Platform to Equip Pharmacies for a New Model of Care
Laura Cranston, R.Ph., Executive Director, PQA, Inc.
Annette Boyer, R.Ph., Vice President, Sales,

Health Information Exchanges: A Foundation for Health System Change
Gina Bianco Perez, President, Advances in Management, Inc.

Changes in HIPAA Transactions and Code Sets
Debbi Meisner, Vice President, Regulatory Compliance Strategy, Emdeon

Increasing Awareness of Acetaminophen via Pharmacy-Generated Prescription Labeling
Dan Ramirez, R.Ph., Consultant, McNeil Pharmaceutical

The National Health Plan ID 101
Annette Gabel, Executive Director, Industry Standard Compliance, Medco Health Solutions

Telepharmacy: An Emerging Technology Trend
Don Dietz, Vice President, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Bedside Medication Barcode Scanning: The Role of Mobile Technology in Five Rights Checking
Matt Kern, Manager, Medication Services Department – Information Services, Carolinas Healthcare System

Direct-to-Patient Programs: A Clinical Opportunity for Retail Pharmacists
Bruce Briggs, R.Ph., Founder, Briggs PRN, LLC

Pharmacy e-HIT Collaborative Overview: Integrating the Pharmacist’s EHR into the Practice of Pharmacy
Shelly Spiro, R.Ph., FASCP, Director, Pharmacy e-Health Information Technology Collaborative

The PCAST Health Information Technology Report
Marsha Millonig, President, Catalyst Enterprises, LLC

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