September 16, 2008

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2008 Educational Conference Is Goin’ To Kansas City!

Make your plans now to attend AMCP's 2008 Educational Conference in Kansas City October 15-18, featuring riveting keynote speakers and thought provoking educational sessions focused on managed care pharmacy trends and innovations. Choose from 30 sessions covering Medicare Part D regulations; specialty pharmacy trends; breaking biotechnology and specialty pharmacy news; emerging trends in managed care pharmacy; federal and state legislative updates; Medication Therapy Management; FDA reform; pharmaceutical payment methods; Value-Based Insurance Design; and the eagerly anticipated pharmaceutical pipeline updates.


-- Keynote addresses from Dr. David Kessler, former FDA Commissioner, on the capability of the FDA keep medication use safe, plus the agency's future role in drug development, and the dynamic duo of James Carville and Mary Matalin--just weeks before the nation's historic presidential election

-- Special Saturday session featuring health care futurist Joe Flower exploring implications of current health care trends

-- A newly re-formatted Managed Care Industry Forum - access industry professionals on a one-to-one basis

Visit the AMCP website to see the current schedule of events. Members of the press receive full access to sessions with proper credentials and a photo ID. This AMCP program is accredited for 12.5 hours of CE and CME.

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is a national professional association of pharmacists and other health care practitioners who serve society by the application of sound medication management principles and strategies to achieve positive patient outcomes. The Academy's 5,000 members develop and provide a diversified range of clinical, educational and business management services and strategies on behalf of the more than 200 million Americans covered by a managed care pharmacy benefit. More news and information about AMCP can be obtained on its website, at