POHMS Annual Spring Conference April 28, 2023



Annual Fall Conference

Game On!
Winning Together in a New Era!

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration Check-In Garden Terrace Lounge
7:00 pm Vendor Set-Up Begins  
Thursday, November 3, 2022
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast  
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks  Lisa Smith - POHMS President
Cliff Goodman - Moderator
8:45 am Update on Everything Oncology in D.C. and Beyond Ted Okon
Executive Director
Community Oncology Alliance
9:45 am Keynote Speaker - Craig Karges
Renowed Entertainer & Mentalist
Karges combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. Tables float, minds are read, metal bends and your imagination is challenge because you won’t believe your eyes! 
10:45 am Break in our Exhibit Hall Please be sure to stop and visit all our exhibitors
11:15 am

Medically Integrated Dispensing in the Oncology Practice

Thomas Willett, RPh, MBA - Director of Practice Consulting
VitalSource GPO, Cardinal Health

Casey Foster, MBA - Senior Manager of Medically Integrated
Dispensing Solutions
VitalSource GPO,  Cardinal Health

The oral oncolytic pipeline continues to grow with new therapies. Providing
oral therapies in-
practice helps patients achieve best quality of care.  This
discussion will explore the evaluation, implementation, and operation of a
Medically Integrated Dispensary (MID). 

Topics will include:

  • Viability and justification for operating a dispensary
  • Typical timeframe to implement a dispensary
  • Regulatory / contractual requirements. 
  • Payor expectations, labor requirements, and best-in-class operational benchmarks will also be discussed.
12:30 pm


Please visit our Exhibit Hall 

1:30 pm

Oncology Reimbursement - Getting Ready for 2023!

Michelle Weiss
Weiss Consulting


2:30 pm

Break in our Exhibit Hall

Please be sure to stop and visit all our exhibitors

3:00 pm

Oncology Reimbursement continued - Part II


4:00 pm

CHOC Member Business Meeting (CHOC members only please)


6:00 pm

Reception and Dinner for Registered Guests

Join Us for a Fun Time:  Casino Night

 Castelian Room

Space is limited and registration is required to attend this event. Register here: Casino Night Dinner Event Registration

Friday, November 22, 2022
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast  
8:00 am POHMS Member Business Meeting
(POHMS Active and Associate Members only please)
9:00 am Financial Navigation Role Definition
Dan Sherman
The NaVectis Group

This session will focus on: 
Financial Navigation Role Definition - Responsibilities
Basic qualifications for the role
Discuss basic financial navigation interventions:

  • Free drug process. - When to use and not use free drug
  • Co- Pay Assistance Process
  • Low Income Subsidy (Extra Help for part D)
  • Medicare Savings Program
  • 5 star Rule
10:30 am Break in our Exhibit Hall  Please be sure to stop and visit all our exhibitors
11:15 am Great Leaders Help Others Act On Their Best Intentions
Susan Keane Baker

Exceptional people don’t hesitate to do the right thing. They don’t hesitate to reach out to other with openness, kindness and concern. Exceptional leaders help colleagues to act on their very best intentions. In this session, we’ll
look at 
the best practices of leaders who inspire and energize their teams. You’ll learn some secrets to loving your job and your life, even in these challenging years.

Discussion will include:

  • Three factors that influence performance and how you can use these factors  to inspire your colleagues.
  • Overcoming the obstacles to consistent rounding with staff.
  • A listening tool to help you listen more effectively while helping staff members take ownership of solutions.
  • Twenty tips for more positive days.
12:30 pm Conclusion and Closing Remarks
Lisa Smith – POHMS President


Speakers and topics subject to change               


POHMS Annual Fall Conference PDF


Speaker Disclaimer & Statement of Non-Endorsement
Speakers and Topics subject to change

The views expressed in presentations made at POHMS membership meetings or other POHMS events are
those of the speaker and not, necessarily, of POHMS. Presentations at POHMS events, or the presence
of vendors at POHMS events, do not constitute an endorsement of the vendor or speaker’s views,
products or services.

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With regard to any information presented at any POHMS event, POHMS does not make any warranty,
express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular
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The presence of a commercial vendor at a POHMS event, and the presentation by any vendor of any
information regarding any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name,
trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply POHMS’ endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring of such item or organization. POHMS offers the categories of Allied
Membership to organizations which are not oncology practices but have an interest in promoting the improvement of business conditions among oncology practices. As supporters of POHMS’ mission,
Allied Members are given the opportunity to present information to POHMS members.  

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to conduct their own due diligence and assessment of the vendor, product, or services as
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