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September 23 & 24: 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo

Hilton Columbus at Easton

340B Midwest Conference & Expo
Join us for the second annual OPA 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo 2024, on September 23 & 24, at the Hilton Columbus at Easton, situated in the heart of Easton Town Center near shopping, dining and entertainment.

Pharmacists, other healthcare professionals, health-system and health center executives, GPOs, wholesalers, drug company decision makers, healthcare leaders, as well as federal, state, and local government officials are invited to attend to learn, interact, network and address today’s toughest challenges in community healthcare. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can earn up to six hours (0.6 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit. Breakout sessions each day will offer the opportunity to share and learn. Exhibitors will be on hand during breaks, Monday’s lunch and evening reception, as well as Tuesday's breakfast to discuss their products and services designed to meet your practice needs. Nationally recognized speakers, session titles and other details can be found in the 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo brochure.

CPE Titles and Speakers:

  • The State of 340B - Chris Hatwig
  • HRSA Audit Trends & Best Practices - Chelsea Violette, Brenda Reitz, and Heidi Larson
  • 340B State Legislative Actions - Mark Ogunsusi, Matt Walker, and Nick Saltsman
  • Breakouts
    • Hospitals - Operations: Ask the Experts - Sam Lewis and Heidi Larson
    • Grantees - Essentials in Clinic Administered Drugs - Chelsea Violette
  • IRA Impacts on the 340B Program - Mark Ogunsusi and Felicity Homsted
  • Entity-Owned Pharmacy Implementation & Optimization - Brenda Reitz, Logan Yoho, and Sid Viswanathan
  • Breakouts
    • Hospitals - Spend Optimization - David Bowman and Doug Huffman
    • Grantees - Operations: Ask the Experts - Felicity Homsted and Mark Ogunsusi
  • Federal Legislative Updates - Logan Yoho

MEET THE EXPERTS

David Bowman

Bowman

Chris Hatwig

Hatwig

Felicity Homsted

Homsted

Doug Huffman

Huffman

 

Heidi Larson

Larson

Sam Lewis

Lewis

Mark Ogunsusi

Ogunsusi

Brenda Reitz

Reitz

 

Nick Saltsman

Saltsman

Sid Viswanathan

Viswanathan

 

 

Chelsea Violette

Violette

Matt Walker 
Walker

Yoho

Yoho

2024 Registration Rates

Registrant type By 9/4 9/5 - 9/22 Onsite
Pharmacist $389 $439 $489
Pharmacy Technician or Student Pharmacist $189 $239 $289
Stakeholder $240 $290 $340

 

Click HERE to Register

Hilton Columbus at Easton:
Reserve your room, at the special conference rate, at the Hilton Columbus at Easton before August 23. Be sure to mention you are attending the 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo when you call 614.414.5000 or make an online reservation at bit.ly/340BMidwestConferenceExpo2024

Important Conference Details:

  • Dates: Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24, 2024
  • Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43219
  • Parking: There is ample free parking.
  • Time: Registration: 8:00 a.m. daily. Check in at the OPA 340B Registration Area for your name badge. CPE programming: Begins promptly at 9:00 am daily. The Conference schedule can be found in our brochure. 
  • Expo: Access to exhibits is included with registration. There are multiple times to interact with vendors of the Expo on Monday. The final Expo time is Tuesday morning from 8:00-9:00 am. 
  • Meals: Continental breakfasts, breaks, Monday lunch, and reception are included.
  • Climate: Bring a light jacket or sweater as meeting room temperatures and personal comfort vary.
  • App: The Ohio Pharmacists Association has a free App available for download for registrants. In the OPA app, the 340B Midwest Regional Conference app includes the meeting schedule; in-depth descriptions of programming and downloadable handouts; CPE reporting access; in-app messaging, speaker evaluations; sponsor information; exhibitors; and more. In the App store/Google Play, search for "Ohio Pharmacists Association." From the homepage of the OPA app, select the Events’ App Access tile. When you click on the 340B Midwest Regional Conference & Expo from the list of events, a check mark appears and there will be a slight pause as the content loads. Once downloaded, you will be on the Conference landing page.
  • CPE Reporting: Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can earn up to six hours (0.6 CEU) of live continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit at this Conference. To receive CPE credit for the live conference, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians must attend the entire session, actively participate, and complete the speaker evaluation(s) in OPA's LecturePanda platform indicating sessions attended within 60 days of the Conference. CPE Statements of Credit can be printed from the CPE Monitor. To access LecturePanda, use the corresponding CPE Credit/Evaluations tile in the OPA 340B Midwest Regional Conference app. To register on LecturePanda, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will use the same email address used to register for the Conference, and their NABP e-Profile ID number. Once registered for the 2024 OPA 340B Midwest Regional Conference, the attendee will have access to complete the following: speaker evaluation for each session, one-time conference evaluation, claim credit(s) in LecturePanda, and submit credit(s) via LecturePanda. Once live credits have been claimed, the attendee must submit the credits in the LecturePanda platform to the CPE Monitor by November 20, 2024.

Questions: Please contact the OPA office at 614-389-3236 or at opa@ohiopharmacists.org


Vendors: Register to meet 340B attendees and join these sponsors and exhibitors of the 340B Midwest Regional Conference and Expo by clicking here

Gilead Sciences, Inc. - Morning Coffee Sponsor


2024 Exhibitors
CCN Pharmacy
FQHC 340B Compliance
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Liberty Software, Inc.
Merck
PDMI

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