Asembia 2023 Conference Preview

The Asembia 2023 Specialty Pharmacy Summit is one of the best places to be this year if you want to meet with key industry decision-makers and discuss current and future trends that affect your organization. This event runs from April 30 to May 4, 2023, at the Wynn and Encore hotel complex in Las Vegas. The conference will have networking, sessions, special exhibits and more.

If you are planning to attend AXS23, get a feel for the types of presentations and learning opportunities available. Here’s what you need to know to ensure you attend the best sessions and meet with notable attendees to make the most of your conference experience.

Asembia 2023 Registration and Travel

Asembia is a major conference in the pharmaceutical industry, with more than 6,000 attendees arriving in Las Vegas to learn and grow their careers. Over 1,000 organizations are represented at this conference and more than 200 companies attend as exhibitors or sponsors. This is a great opportunity to meet people who work in your position and experience similar pain points as you.

If you are planning to attend, register early to save. Until April 28, 2023, it costs $1,695 to attend AXS23 ($1,195 for GPO members). If you register onsite, the cost increases to $1,995 for industry attendees ($1,395 for GPO members).

The team at AXS23 also provides information related to hotels and travel. The Wynn and Encore conference room block is sold out, but you can stay close by in hotels such as the Palazzo, Venetian and Aria.

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Can’t Miss Speakers and Presentations

There’s a lot of information to take in at AXS23. Don’t get overwhelmed by the conference agenda and various panels and presentations available to you. Here are a few highlights from the event that you absolutely can’t miss.

2023 Specialty Therapy Pipeline Update and Analysis

Monday, May 1 at 1:00 PM

Ray Tancredi, divisional vice president at Walgreens, will give an overview of the latest FDA approvals, with a focus on drugs and biologics in development. This is considered a perennial high point for summit attendees. It also provides a high-level discussion that can benefit almost any conference-goer regardless of your medical specialty.

Key Considerations to Prepare for Implementation of the IRA’s Drug Pricing Policies

Monday, May 1 at 2:00 PM

A major financial focus for this year’s summit is the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) which will affect most Americans and their healthcare options. Three representatives from Avalere Health, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm, will break down the drug pricing changes that various stakeholders need to prepare for.

Speakers Omar Hafez, Matt Kazan and Ryan Urgo will also highlight the ambiguous provisions in the law that the Department of Health will need to clarify before medical providers can move forward with the guidelines.

What’s Working in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Healthcare Edition

Tuesday, May 2 at 4:00 PM

Our products and services are only as strong as the teams that develop them. This session will be led by Bansi Nagji and Preeti Parikh of Good Rx along with Genentech’s Pierre Theodore. These speakers will dive into the business case for investing in diversity, equity and inclusion, and how inclusion requires a complete change in mindset, not just a program launch. The experts at GoodRx will show how their DEI efforts have improved transparency, increased scale, and moved the business beyond employees to benefit customers.

Leveraging the Home Site of Care for Infused Specialty Medications

Wednesday, May 3 at 8:00 AM

Connie Sullivan, president and CEO of the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) will be talking about the benefits of home care for patients with disabilities, those with transportation challenges and those living in rural areas. In addition to increasing patient access, studies show that home healthcare leads to improved adherence and better clinical outcomes.

Customer and Prescriber Experience Transformation

Wednesday, May 3 at 1:00 PM

Olga Korsunsky and Christine Sawicki of CVS Health will focus on how data connectivity is advancing specialty care. They will look at the entire journey to highlight how EHR data automates the therapy experience and leads to better outcomes.

Find Claritas Rx at Booth #1710

There’s one more thing you need to make note of as you draft your AXS23 plans: Don’t forget to visit our booth on the exhibition floor. You can find Claritas Rx at booth #1710 and one of our team members will be happy to talk about your goals for the conference and technology pain points.

Our aim is to help biopharma improve the patient treatment experience through better data and analytics. Whether you work for a small biotechnology company launching its first specialty product or a large global manufacturer, we can help you see the patient experience in a new light. We focus on providing actionable information that can move your company forward.

Our team members Stuart Kamin, Gina Black, David Bradford, David Frank, and John Paulson would love to meet with you. See you at AXS23.

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