Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

Major Depressive Disorder and Presbyopia Reviews Presented by AMCP Foundation/AbbVie, Inc. Specialized Health Outcomes Interns

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:24am

While the program is now in its 13th year, internships were completed remotely for the first time this summer.

Key Points: 
  • While the program is now in its 13th year, internships were completed remotely for the first time this summer.
  • "Our interns' findings bring to light important research gaps and unmet needs in patient populations," said AMCP Foundation Executive Director Paula J. Eichenbrenner, MBA, CAE.
  • "We're thrilled to partner with AbbVie to introduce student pharmacists to the pharmaceutical industry and managed health care systems."
  • Specialized Summer Internship in Health Outcomesparticipants are:
    Tina Gholami, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, Calif.
    Poster #F10: The Economic Burden of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder Potentially Eligible for Adjunctive Treatment: A Systematic Literature Review

Student Pharmacists Complete New AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. Oncology Summer Internship Program

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:59pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20,2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP Foundation proudly recognizes two student pharmacists who recently completed the Managed Care: Oncology Summer Internship program with the generous support of Pfizer, Inc.'s US Oncology Organized Customer Team.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20,2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP Foundation proudly recognizes two student pharmacists who recently completed the Managed Care: Oncology Summer Internship program with the generous support of Pfizer, Inc.'s US Oncology Organized Customer Team.
  • This internship launched in 2020, allowing trainees to work alongside industry experts to learn about formulary management, benefit design, and adherence with a focus on oncology.
  • Future leaders gained first-hand experience working in specialty pharmacy, oncology, and related business areas within pharmacy benefit management companies.
  • Following their remote placements, interns presented posters showcasing real-world data at AMCP 2020 Nexus Virtual on Wednesday, Oct. 21 ( view all Nexus 2020 Virtual posters ).

Howard University Student Pharmacist Presents Critical Research Following the Conclusion of AMCP Foundation and Genentech Internship

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:57pm

Now in its seventh year, the AMCP Foundation and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.

Key Points: 
  • Now in its seventh year, the AMCP Foundation and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.
  • "Career journeys in managed care launch each summer through AMCP Foundation internships," said Executive Director Paula J. Eichenbrenner, MBA, CAE.
  • AMCP Foundation congratulates Mr. Taylor for completing the 2020 Evidence for Access Summer Internship Program in partnership with Genentech.
  • Established in 1990, the 501(c)3 nonprofit AMCP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).

AMCP Foundation Interns Evaluate COVID-19 Impact, Opioid Overdoses and Biosimilars in Partnership with Pfizer, Inc.

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:44pm

These highly competitive internships develop leadership skills in managed health care and nonprofit settings through real-world experience, relevant research projects, and networking opportunities.

Key Points: 
  • These highly competitive internships develop leadership skills in managed health care and nonprofit settings through real-world experience, relevant research projects, and networking opportunities.
  • Working closely with Pfizer's Medical Outcomes Specialist Team within North America Medical Affairs as well as AMCP Foundation volunteers, interns virtually participated in a certificate training, presentations, and discussions with industry experts.
  • Following their 10-week placements at health plans and at AMCP Foundation, participants presented posters about their capstones at AMCP Nexus 2020 Virtual on Wednesday, Oct. 21 ( view all Nexus 2020 Virtual posters ).
  • By facilitating innovative research initiatives and providing educational opportunities to learn about managed care pharmacy, the AMCP Foundation invests in the future of managed care.

AMCP Foundation Semiannual Best Poster Competition Virtually Illustrates the Financial Impact of Managed Care Pharmacy Strategies

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:47pm

"Congratulations to all who presented cutting-edge research in this Virtual Best Poster Competition," said Paula J. Eichenbrenner, MBA, CAE, AMCP Foundation Executive Director.

Key Points: 
  • "Congratulations to all who presented cutting-edge research in this Virtual Best Poster Competition," said Paula J. Eichenbrenner, MBA, CAE, AMCP Foundation Executive Director.
  • AMCP Foundation thanks the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, and the judges who volunteered to review and score poster abstracts.
  • Established in 1990, the 501(c)3 nonprofit AMCP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).
  • By facilitating innovative research initiatives and providing educational opportunities to learn about managed care pharmacy, the AMCP Foundation invests in the future of managed care.

Nearly 1,800 Managed Care Pharmacy Professionals Gather for AMCP Nexus 2020 Virtual

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:46am

"Today's health care climate is changing and spurring innovation," said AMCP CEO Susan Cantrell, RPh, CAE.

Key Points: 
  • "Today's health care climate is changing and spurring innovation," said AMCP CEO Susan Cantrell, RPh, CAE.
  • AMCP Nexus 2020 Virtual includes sessions that are relevant, innovative, and interactive, and that provide managed care professionals the knowledge and skills they need to enhance their professional competence.
  • AMCP is offering five education tracks:
    Through AMCP Foundation's health and wellness initiatives, Nexus 2020 Virtual attendees may also participate in the AMCP Foundation 5k for the Future as well as the Sleep-In for Success fundraiser.
  • AMCP members improve the lives of nearly 300 million Americans served by private and public health plans, pharmacy benefit management firms, and emerging care models.

AMCP Hosts Annual Legislative Days on Capitol Hill

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:53pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- During AMCP Legislative Day 2020, 40 AMCP members met with lawmakers in targeted congressional offices on AMCP's key issues to explain the value of managed care pharmacy in the broader health care system.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- During AMCP Legislative Day 2020, 40 AMCP members met with lawmakers in targeted congressional offices on AMCP's key issues to explain the value of managed care pharmacy in the broader health care system.
  • "AMCP and our members are committed to ensuring patients across the country can access the lifesaving medicine they need, at costs they can afford," said AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE.
  • More than 8,000 AMCP members leverage their expertise in clinical evidence and economics to optimize the benefit of medicines, population health management, and patient access to cost-effective, safe medications.
  • AMCP is the professional association leading the way to help patients get the medications they need at a cost they can afford.

AMCP Foundation P&T Competition Marks 20 Years; Winning Teams Develop Formulary Recommendations for Asthma Treatment

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:32pm

Eight national finalist teams were identified and invited to narrate their slides for virtual review by AMCP Foundation judges.

Key Points: 
  • Eight national finalist teams were identified and invited to narrate their slides for virtual review by AMCP Foundation judges.
  • Competition teams examine a dossier in the AMCP Format for Formulary Submissions to evaluate evidence on the study drug as they develop a monograph and presentation for defending their recommendations.
  • The AMCP Foundation thanks Sanofi US Services, Inc., for use of the dossier for DUPIXENT (dupilumab) injection for this competition.
  • Established in 1990, the 501(c)3 nonprofit AMCP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).

Research in Opioid Utilization, Migraine Therapy and Preterm Birth Recognized with AMCP Foundation Best Poster Awards

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 8:26pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce recipients of its spring 2020 Best Poster Awards, in partnership with CVS Health.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP Foundation is delighted to announce recipients of its spring 2020 Best Poster Awards, in partnership with CVS Health.
  • This year's Best Poster Competition took place virtually during AMCP eLearning Days, April 20-24 ( view all posters online ).
  • AMCP Foundation also periodically invites established researchers to compete for topical Best Poster Awards.
  • The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is the 501(c)3 philanthropic arm of AMCP.

AMCP and AMCP Foundation Announce 2020 Award Winners in Managed Care Pharmacy

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 4:07pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP and the AMCP Foundation are pleased to announce winners of this year's awards that recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the organizations and managed care pharmacy.

Key Points: 
  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --AMCP and the AMCP Foundation are pleased to announce winners of this year's awards that recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the organizations and managed care pharmacy.
  • "I offer my deepest congratulations to the outstanding AMCP and AMCP Foundation awardees," says AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE.
  • Established in 1990, the 501(c)3 nonprofit AMCP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).
  • By facilitating innovative research initiatives and providing educational opportunities to learn about managed care pharmacy, the AMCP Foundation invests in the future of managed care.