Webinars

PBMI offers a variety of informative webinars for training and professional growth.  You can view a list of previous webinars here


Upcoming Webinars*

Innovative Ways Plan Sponsors Can Optimize Healthcare Spend Using Precision Medicine

Thursday, May 24th | 1:30 pm Eastern

Precision medicine, an emerging trend in pharmacy benefits, offers an opportunity for plan sponsors to meet the challenges of rising healthcare costs. The convergence of clinical and technological advances have enabled significant innovations in medicine.

Pharmacogenetics, a component of precision medicine, looks at metabolic traits that influence an individual’s ability to process medications. These traits can impact the risk and severity of medication side effects, as well as whether an individual is able to achieve a safe and effective therapeutic level of the medication. Pharmacogenetic data can help to reduce adverse drug reactions and improve healthcare outcomes.

Presenters
Jennifer Fuhrmann-Berger, PharmD, Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, Benecard PBF
Michael Perry, President, Benecard PBF

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It's Your Pharmacy Plan...Practical Ways to Take Control of It

Wednesday, May 30th | 1:30 pm Eastern

Join us for this encore presentation from our 2018 annual conference. During this webinar, attendees will increase their fundamental PBM knowledge and learn how to have more productive dialogue.

Goals of the webinar:
  • Increase fundamental knowledge of PBM terminology to improve decision making
  • Describe how to create a practical framework for evaluating disruption
  • Demonstrate how to develop and use questions to create optimal outcomes

Presenter
Kevin Gregory, Director Business Solutions, Health Action Council

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Headaches No More...Improving Parity in Medical Specialty Reimbursement

Wednesday, June 13th | 1:30 pm Eastern

A large public health plan in California identified issues in the payment of Specialty Rx paid under the medical benefit. An innovative approach was necessary to correct claim adjudication issues.

This webinar will present the approach to the problem, the analyses, the current health plan interventions, and the plans for future next steps. The goal is to present what one health plan has done, and plans to do, to make Specialty Rx more efficient, accurate, and less costly.

Presenter
Craig S. Stern, RPh, PharmD, MBA, President, Pro Pharma Pharmaceutical Consultants, Inc.

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Perspective on the Rx Pipeline: Understanding Market Impacts and How to Improve Plan Performance

Tuesday, June 26th | 1:30 pm Eastern

The need to continuously monitor the drug pipeline, particularly with specialty medications, is increasingly important as treatment options change with new drugs coming to market. The evaluation and communication of clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness of newly approved medications has become vital for building trust and value with plan sponsors. Our Perspective on the Rx Pipeline (POP) reports provide ongoing insights with recommendations to protect and improve plan performance.

Learn from our team of clinical experts five key ways to distill the breadth and depth of drug pipeline information to its simplest form to uncover meaningful insights for your organization.

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:
  • Discuss current and future trends of the drug pipeline
  • Identify activities that impact drug utilization and costs
  • Understand how to tailor solutions for various stakeholders
  • Select key elements of a quality pipeline product
  • Asses the potential value of pipeline services

Presenters
Christa Bigham, PharmD, RPh, MSCS, Drug Information Pharmacist, EnvisionRxOptions
Christine Anderson, PharmD, Director Clinical Services and Outcomes, EnvisionPharmacies
Ian Parnigoni, PharmD, RPh, Clinical Account Executive, EnvisionRx 

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