McKesson Onmark Oncology Practice Summit 2019

Browse the best of the 2019 Onmark Oncology Practice Summit below including photos, key highlights, presentations and tools to help your practice lead through change.

  • Event Highlights

    Over 200 oncology provider customers from more than 90 oncology practices and 35 states joined together in Austin, Texas for the 2019 Onmark Oncology Practice Summit. Attendees represented the clinical, practice administration and pharmacy sides of community-based cancer care. The event offered engaging sessions on biosimilars, navigating challenges in the oncology landscape, healthcare policy, strategic planning, employee engagement and much more.

Key Sessions

Check out the highlights below or visit the Customer Center "News and Announcements" section to download the full presentations.

Focus for Today and Investments for Tomorrow

McKesson’s strategy and product team introduced biomarker test guidelines to support precision medicine, its new strategic planning services designed to help practices succeed and grow into the future, and its collaboration with Augmedix to enhance the doctor-patient relationship. Additionally, the team shared enhancements to solutions that support success throughout the value-based care journey, clearing the path for practices to focus on patient care.

Innovating with the Onmark GPO

The Onmark GPO is comprised of over 600 active members representing $7 billion in annual drug spend, resulting in over $1 billion in annual savings for members. The GPO team shared innovative approaches to contract negotiations, their strategy for navigating drug pricing challenges and the arrival of biosimilars and introduced a new oncology GPO community.

Learn about the Onmark GPO

Public Policy Update

Ben Jones, vice president of Government Relations and Public Policy, kicked off his session with a reminder to Summit attendees that legislation and regulation continue to happen but is often overshadowed by other political activity. He covered drug pricing reform, International Pricing Index and physician fee schedules and enabled attendees to choose additional topics covered through live polling, including congressional activity, and key community practice issues such as site neutrality, radiation oncology alternative payment model and 340B reform.

Discover more policy resources

Interactive Breakout Sessions

Attendees also had the opportunity to join interactive breakout sessions led by customers and McKesson experts to:

  • Better understand strategic planning through simulation exercises
  • Gain insights on maintaining employee engagement on any budget
  • Learn to lead through change and understand barriers to resistance
  • Negotiate with payers using a structured approach
  • Understand revenue cycle management

Other highlights

While the Summit agenda was jam-packed, attendees also visited The Lounge, where they could engage with experts on how McKesson can help practices adapt to regulatory changes, protect their bottom line, lower drug costs with group purchasing power, reduce operational headaches, and much more.

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