Endorsement recognizes conference as a leading educational forum on clinical pathways

MALVERN, PA (May 30, 2018) – HMP, a leading healthcare event and education company, today announced its Clinical Pathways Congress (CPC) was endorsed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology®, the world’s preeminent professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer.

The Clinical Pathways Congress is a three-day conference that focuses on the practical implementation, utilization, and measurement of oncology clinical pathways. The meeting attracts nearly 300 stakeholders throughout the healthcare spectrum, including cancer center directors, clinical pathway directors, medical and pharmacy benefit managers, pathway vendors, and payers. Now in its third year, the Congress will take place October 26-28 in Boston.

“We are honored that the Clinical Pathways Congress has received an endorsement from ASCO®,” said Randy Robbin, President, NACCME, the medical education subsidiary of HMP. “The endorsement reflects the rapid growth of the conference and our unwavering commitment to providing practical strategies for the design, development, implementation, utilization, and outcome measurement of clinical pathways. We are pleased to have this educational forum recognized, and believe this endorsement solidifies the Congress as a well-respected and leading outlet for the continued learning, exchange, and progress on clinical pathways.”

The Congress aims to focus on the practical, taking a deep dive to address the operational questions raised by Pathway stakeholders who will have the opportunity to connect with experts and gain readily usable solutions to achieve optimal patient care while successfully supporting new value-based approaches. Attendees of the 2018 meeting can expect more interactive sessions, how-to content, and networking opportunities. The meeting will highlight tools and platforms to support data analysis for pathway development and evaluation; offer real-world experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating clinical pathway programs; and host a town hall featuring the CPC 2018 Steering Committee.

For more information about the Clinical Pathways Congress, visit clinicalpathwayscongress.com.

About HMP

HMP is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical and is a multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. Its brands include Consultant360, the year-round, award-winning platform relied upon by primary care providers and other specialists; Psych Congress, the largest independent mental health meeting in the U.S.; EMS World Expo, North America’s largest EMT and paramedic event; and the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC), the largest wound care meeting in the world. For more information, visit hmpglobal.com.

ASCO® is a registered trademark of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. ® Used with permission. ASCO® is not a partner or affiliate of HMP. With more than 30,000 members, ASCO is committed to improving cancer care through scientific meetings, educational programs, and peer-reviewed journals. For ASCO information and resources, visit asco.org. Patient-oriented cancer information is available at cancer.net.