– Integrated cancer care professionals to address treatment, shortages and operational advancements leading to better outcomes –
ORLANDO, Florida., October 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other key clinical and administrative team members, along with pharmaceutical industry partner representatives from around the world, will gather to Orlando October 25-27 for the NCODA International Fall Summit 2023 advance best practices and innovations in integrated cancer care. At the heart of the conference is the impact of medically integrated oncology and how care coordination by a team of professionals is designed to ease the burden on patients and ensure they feel supported and receive the best care possible from a wide range of oncology. specialists.
Key topics at the Fall Summit include new cancer treatments and approaches, oncology pharmacy training and best practices, precision oncology, waste reduction, social determinants of health, and the current challenge of shortages of medicines.
Ancient Florida State University Notable and retired NFL player, Dr. Myron RolléMD, MSc will deliver the keynote address on Thursday October 26, sharing his incredible journey to finding a meaningful life caring for others after his football career. His transition as a neurosurgery resident to Harvard demonstrates the passion of healthcare professionals and the impact they have on patients.
Over the years, NCODA has become a cornerstone of oncology education and engagement and the Fall Summit embodies that leadership, bringing together experts from around the world to foster a collaborative community dedicated to improving patient care. Approximately 1,000 healthcare professionals will be in attendance, representing 11 countries, including members of the NCODA International Executive Council (IEC). These leaders come from a wide range of locations and health systems, including Croatia, Morocco, Brazil, Japan, Canada, SwedenAnd Greece.
Marko SkelinMPharm, PhD, President of IEC and Deputy Director of Sibenik General Hospital in Zagreb, Croatia said: “IEC members look forward to coming together and sharing what we are seeing in our respective countries to ensure we can all learn from each other and make a difference in the lives of our patients. Collaboration is at the heart of oncology and integrated strategy. model, and the NCODA IEC is a practical example.
“The NCODA Fall Summit is one of the highlights of our year bringing together so many world-class leaders in medically integrated oncology and pharmacy,” said Michael Reff, RPh, MBA, NCODA Executive Director and Founder. “Each year, I am amazed and energized by the innovation and commitment of our members and participants in advancing cancer care while never losing sight of the needs of the patient.
Natasha Khrystolubova, RPh, BPharm, BCOP, director of pharmaceutical clinical services, Rx To Go for Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, and member of the NCODA IEC, said: “The level of expertise represented by the approximately 1,000 professionals who join in Florida for the NCODA Summit is unprecedented. It is an honor to work with the IEC and focus on the collaboration of the international oncology pharmacist community to positively impact patient care and clinical outcomes.
NCODA is a leading medically integrated oncology nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering cancer care professionals to achieve positive, patient-centered outcomes through leadership, expertise, standards of quality and best practices. NCODA believes that care coordination facilitated by an integrated medical approach improves quality by involving all stakeholders in the care team, reduces the risk of waste and errors, and avoids unnecessary costs for patients. NCODA provides education and resources to oncology professionals and industry partners through the development of quality standards, best practices and advocacy. Founded in 2015, NCODA has helped more than 3,000 medically integrated practices and more than 8,000 healthcare professionals around the world provide better, personalized oncology care. Our team is a group of engaged, patient-centered community builders who connect medical providers to the vital information and resources they need to transform outcomes for those fighting cancer. For more information, visit www.ncoda.org Or follow us on LinkedIn