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were held on April 11 and 12, 2014 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld and have been deemed a huge success!  The theme presented was BIG Data.  Thank you, 2013 FLASCO Planning Committee, Dr. Marsland, Mr. Barr, and Mr.Koeller for organizing such an outstanding line-up of speakers!!

Business of Oncology Agenda

The following speakers agreed to share their slides:

Thomas Barr, MBA - Super Highway to Data

Brian Kiss, MD - Payer Highway

Michael Kolodziej, MD - Payer Highway

Bryan Loy, MD, MBA - Payer Highway

Keith Singer, MD - Payer Highway

Brad Prechtl, MBA - Physician Avenue

Barry Berman, MD - Physician Avenue

Thomas George, MD - Physician Avenue

Michael Diaz, MD - Oncology Medical Home Highway

Laura Stevens - Oncology Medical Home Highway

Spring Session Agenda

The following speakers agreed to share their slides:

William McGivney, PhD - Evolving Economics of Oncology

Clifford Hudis, MD - Disruptive Technology

Paul Jacobsen, PhD - Defining Quality

Brian Hunis, MD - Defining Quality

Tracy Wagner, RN - Measuring of Quality

Matthew Whitehurst, MD - Measuring of Quality

William McGivney, PhD - Guidelines and Pathways

The FLASCO Planning Committee appreciates the following companies for supporting the April meetings by exhibiting:

AMAG Pharmaceuticals

American Regent


Astellas Oncology

Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Baxter Bioscience

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals

Biodesix, Inc.

bioTheranostics, Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim

Bristol Myers-Squibb

BTG International Inc.

Caris Life Sciences

CBLPath Inc.



Eisai Inc.


Foundation Medicine

Galena Biopharma

Genentech BioOncology

Genomic Health




Janssen Diagnostics, LLC

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Lilly Oncology

Mayo Clinic

Mckesson Specialty Health/The US Oncology Network

MedImmune Specialty Care Division of AstraZeneca

Medivation Inc.

Merk and Co.

Millennium, The Takeda Oncology Co.

Miraca Life Sciences

Moffitt Cancer Center

Novartis Oncology

Oncology Supply/ION Solution/US Bioservices

Onyx Pharmaceuticals



Prometheus Laboratories Inc

Rosetta Genomics


SCIO Management Solutions

Seattle Genetics

Sigma Tau Pharmaceutical

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals

TEVA Oncology

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society



FLASCO Reaches

1000 Membership Mark!

Thank you Florida Oncology Professionals!

In an effort to increase engagement among physicians, clinicians and administration (including attendance at events), at the recent FLASCO Board Retreat, it was agreed to extend complimentary  membership for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants  and office staff  from practices, academic centers and hospitals  through 2016.  This will enable FLASCO to carry greater influence when carrying out activities related to improving reimbursement schedules and other pertinent actions. 

To keep this complimentary membership active these FLASCO members are encouraged to participate in at least one FLASCO event/initiative during this period of time or make a minimum contribution of $50 to the FLASCO Foundation, Inc.

April 9-12, 2014 –      FLASCO Annual Meeting, Spring Session and Business of Oncology Summit,  Renaissance at Sea World, Orlando, Florida

November 6-8, 2014 – FLASCO Fall Session –                                     Renaissance   International Plaza Hotel –                                     Tampa, Florida

FLASCO Membership includes the following benefits:

· Weekly FLASCO Blast (watch your email for this important and informative document.)

· Opportunities to advertise events, job board and other practice news in FLASCO Blast and website

· Automatically become a member of ACCC and enjoy all benefits of membership

· Educational Opportunities with reduced registration fee for FLASCO meetings and several FLASCO co-sponsored events

· Assistance with reimbursement issues whether Medicare, Medicaid or private payor

· Advocacy for oncology related issues

· Network opportunities

· Access to FLASCO website (www.flasco.org)

· Opportunity to contribute to FLASCO Foundation which provides patient advocacy programs and grants to Fellows and Residents of Florida

· CAC Representation

· Representation at National Meetings (ASCO, ASH, COA, ASTRO, NCCN)  



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Upcoming Events

26 Apr 2014 • Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale
06 May 2014 • Loews Hollywood Hotel Los Angelas, California
16 May 2014 • Grand Hyatt - Tampa Bay, Florida
28 Jun 2014 • Buena Vista Palace Hotel
18 Jul 2014 • The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans


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