The Future is Now: The 17th Annual Specialty Summit

For the first time ever, the Magellan Rx Management Specialty Summit was hosted virtually and the response from nationally-recognized payers, physicians, and industry insiders was remarkable: more than 700 people tuned in live on August 25 for three hours of forward-thinking content! Over 1,100 registered to take a journey through an exclusive selection of on-demand content, including playback of the live sessions and additional learning opportunities on the latest in specialty drug management.

The best part? It’s not too late to register! Take a peek at all the exciting and informative content listed below and visit  www.magellanrx.com/specialtysummit to unlock access to all Summit content, additional resources, plus branding and music to recreate those fun New York City vibes!

Thoughts and insights on the ever-evolving specialty drug landscape were covered during these live sessions:

  • Welcome to our Virtual Summit: Hear from our chief executive officer, Mostafa Kamal, and his thoughts on the state of specialty.
  • The Current Specialty Landscape: A look at what is currently impacting the specialty landscape, including discussions around key themes of oncology management, biosimilars, and orphan drugs.
  • Panel: Hear from Expert Payers on Key Areas Impacting the Future of Specialty: A discussion on the latest management strategies and innovations with key health plan payers from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Florida Blue, and Moda Health.
  • A Clinical Perspective on a Post-Pandemic World: The impacts of COVID-19 and helpful advice from our chief medical officer and resident “Dr. Mom”, Caroline Carney.
  • Keynote: A Journey into the Future of Genomics and its Impact on Health and Science: Revolutionary geneticist Dr. George Church, Harvard & MIT, highlights cutting-edge therapies and treatments with 30 minutes dedicated to answering questions from the live audience.
  • Live Q&A: Our experts dig deeper into oncology biosimilars, dose rounding, managing anxiety and benefit changes surrounding COVID, rare disease treatments, the role of technology, and more!

 

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We also curated bonus content for on-demand viewing to enhance this year’s virtual experience:

  • A deep dive into specialty trends with Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations at IQVIA
  • Interviews with key opinion leaders from Magellan Rx’s Expert Clinical Network on precision medicine in oncology, hemophilia, and sickle cell disease
  • Two patient stories on living with sickle cell disease and the promise of gene therapy treatments
  • More insights from key payers on:
    • How a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative is staying ahead of the trends and realizing six-figure savings in less than one year
    • What barriers to be aware of regarding the future of biosimilar utilization
    • How one Managed Medicaid plan is deploying innovative strategies to manage rising specialty trend
    • Key success factors in building high-functioning account team to client relationships
    • How to foster out-of-the-box thinking for complex case management

What our attendees had to say:

  • “Thank you for providing the opportunity to still engage and absorb valuable information virtually.”
  • “Very well put together. Relevant topics that aligned with the hot topics of the landscape today. The production was very professional and easy to follow.”
  • “Amazing and informative Summit. Thank you for collecting these experts for us!”
  • “Dr. Caroline Carney is beyond being merely an outstanding speaker. She is a force for good in global healthcare. What a remarkable blend of heart and mind!”

Mark your calendars to join us next year in person in NYC on August 30-September 1, 2021 for the 18th annual Specialty Summit. We look forward to another year of specialty insights and innovation!

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